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30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern , Pennsylvania 19355-1488

Disability Resource Office

30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, PA 19355-1488
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About Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley is a prestigious public university located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1963, this institution offers a comprehensive four-year education to students from diverse backgrounds.

Situated in the serene and picturesque town of Malvern, Penn State Great Valley encompasses a sprawling campus that provides an idyllic environment for students to pursue their academic dreams. Malvern itself is a vibrant and welcoming community, known for its charming small-town atmosphere and close-knit community spirit. The town boasts beautiful parks, local shops, and a thriving arts scene, offering students a well-rounded experience both inside and outside of the university.

Penn State Great Valley is renowned for its commitment to providing accessible education, with a score of 1 on the accessibility scale. This dedication ensures that students from all walks of life have the opportunity to excel academically, fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community. The university embraces a student-centric approach to education, tailoring programs and support services to meet the individual needs of its students.

One of the key strengths of Penn State Great Valley is its emphasis on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. The university offers an array of cutting-edge programs in various disciplines, empowering students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving job market. Whether students are interested in business, engineering, information science, or other fields, Penn State Great Valley provides rigorous and relevant coursework, equipping graduates with a competitive edge upon entering the workforce.

The faculty at Penn State Great Valley consists of highly accomplished and dedicated professionals who bring a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom. With small class sizes, students benefit from personalized attention and mentorship, allowing them to thrive academically and gain valuable insights from their professors. Furthermore, the university fosters a collaborative and engaging learning environment, encouraging students to actively participate in class discussions and group projects.

Beyond academics, Penn State Great Valley offers a rich array of extracurricular activities and organizations that cater to diverse interests. Students have the opportunity to join clubs, compete in sports, participate in community service, or engage in cultural events, enhancing social and personal development while fostering a sense of belonging.

In addition to its commitment to academic excellence and student support, Penn State Great Valley prides itself on its strong alumni network and extensive career services. Graduates benefit from the university’s reputable name and connections, often securing sought-after positions within their chosen fields. The career services department provides resources such as career fairs, networking events, and job search assistance to ensure students can seamlessly transition from college to the professional world.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley stands as a testament to higher education that is both accessible and innovative. With its prime location in Malvern, students not only have access to a top-quality education but also the opportunity to immerse themselves in a vibrant and welcoming community. Whether aspiring to become industry leaders, entrepreneurs, or change-makers, students at Penn State Great Valley are equipped with the tools and support they need to succeed both academically and personally.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

      Services Provided

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

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