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1920 Purdue Parkway
Anderson , Indiana 46016

Disability Resource Office

Disability Resource Center
1920 Purdue Parkway
Anderson, IN 46016
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About Purdue University – Purdue Polytechnic Anderson

Purdue University – Purdue Polytechnic Anderson, located in Anderson, Indiana, is a public university offering a variety of programs and degrees. As part of the larger Purdue University system, the Polytechnic Anderson campus focuses on providing a unique blend of classroom instruction, hands-on learning experiences, and industry partnerships to prepare students for successful careers in technology, engineering, computer science, and other related fields.

One notable aspect of Purdue Polytechnic Anderson is its commitment to accessibility. With a 4-year accessibility score of 1, the university strives to create an inclusive and supportive environment for students with disabilities. This dedication to accessibility ensures that students with varying needs have equal opportunities to excel academically and fully participate in campus life.

Located in Anderson, Indiana, the university benefits from its proximity to a diverse range of industries and employment opportunities. Anderson is a thriving community known for its strong manufacturing presence, particularly in the automotive industry. With companies like General Motors, Nestle, and Red Gold operating in the area, students at Purdue Polytechnic Anderson have access to potential internships, coop programs, and networking opportunities that can enhance their education and future career prospects.

Beyond the professional opportunities, Anderson offers a welcoming and vibrant community for students to call home. The city boasts numerous cultural and recreational amenities, providing a well-rounded college experience. Students can explore local art galleries, boutique shops, and restaurants, as well as enjoy the city’s parks, trails, and sports facilities for outdoor activities. Anderson also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, creating a lively atmosphere that students can engage in and contribute to.

While Purdue Polytechnic Anderson is a relatively small campus compared to the main Purdue University in West Lafayette, students still benefit from the renowned reputation and resources of the larger institution. The university system’s strong commitment to excellence in education, research, and innovation trickles down to the Anderson campus, ensuring that students receive a high-quality education that aligns with industry demands.

Purdue Polytechnic Anderson takes pride in its faculty, who are experts in their respective fields and often have industry experience. This combination of academic expertise and practical knowledge allows students to gain valuable insights and real-world application of their studies, preparing them for the competitive job market upon graduation.

The university also emphasizes the importance of experiential learning, providing students with opportunities to work on industry-sponsored projects, internships, and cooperative education experiences. By engaging in hands-on learning, students can directly apply what they learn in the classroom, develop problem-solving skills, and build a strong portfolio that showcases their abilities to future employers.

In conclusion, Purdue University – Purdue Polytechnic Anderson offers a comprehensive and accessible education for students interested in pursuing careers in technology-driven fields. With its commitment to inclusivity, industry partnerships, and hands-on learning experiences, students at the Anderson campus have the opportunity to thrive academically and professionally. Located in the vibrant city of Anderson, students can also enjoy a supportive community and numerous recreational activities, adding to their overall college experience.

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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