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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore , Maryland 21251-0001

Disability Resource Office

Student Disability Support Services
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, Maryland 21251
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About Morgan State University

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Morgan State University is a public institution known for its rich history and commitment to academic excellence. With a four-year accessibility score of 1, the university is dedicated to providing a high-quality education to students from all backgrounds, ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Established in 1867, Morgan State University has a deep-rooted heritage and has played a pivotal role in the advancement of African American education in the United States. Initially known as Centenary Biblical Institute, the university evolved over the years and was eventually renamed Morgan College in honor of its benefactor, Reverend Lyttleton F. Morgan. In 1975, it gained university status and became what is now known as Morgan State University.

Morgan State University is situated in Baltimore, a vibrant city offering a unique blend of historical charm and modern amenities. Known as the largest city in Maryland and a major seaport, Baltimore has a thriving arts and culture scene, a diverse population, and a rich maritime history. Students at Morgan State University have the opportunity to explore all that Baltimore has to offer, from renowned museums and galleries to exciting sports events and music festivals.

The university campus itself spans over 150 acres, providing a spacious and serene environment for students to live, learn, and grow. Morgan State University offers a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines, including business, engineering, social sciences, education, and the arts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, students benefit from personalized attention and meaningful interactions with their professors.

At Morgan State University, there is a strong emphasis on research and innovation. The university is classified as a higher research activity institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, demonstrating its commitment to advancing knowledge and making significant contributions to society. Students are encouraged to engage in research projects and work alongside faculty mentors, gaining valuable hands-on experience and contributing to cutting-edge discoveries.

Beyond academics, Morgan State University offers a vibrant campus life with numerous student organizations, clubs, and cultural activities. From Greek life to academic societies, there are plenty of opportunities for students to get involved, make connections, and develop leadership skills. The university also hosts various events and performances, showcasing the talents of its diverse student body.

Notably, Morgan State University has a strong reputation for producing successful alumni who have made significant contributions to their respective fields. From accomplished scientists and engineers to influential politicians and successful entrepreneurs, the university takes pride in its graduates and the impact they have made across the globe.

In conclusion, Morgan State University stands as a beacon of excellence in higher education. With a rich history, commitment to diversity, and dedication to academic and research pursuits, the university provides a nurturing environment for students to pursue their passions and achieve their goals. With its prime location in Baltimore, students also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a vibrant city full of culture, innovation, and countless opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

Services Provided

  • Medical leave
  • Residence Hall Accommodations
  • Reduced courseload
  • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
  • Priority Enrollment

Campus Accessibility

Accessible Level

      • Student Health Services
      • Mental Health Support Services
      • The library(ies)
      • Institution Online Platforms
      • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
      • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
      • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
      • Entertainment and Event Facilities
      • On-Campus Transit
      • Close Off-Campus Transit
      • Student Housing
      • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

      Services Provided

        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations