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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago , Illinois 60605-1394

Disability Resource Office

Academic Success Center
430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, 60605-1394
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About Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University, located in the vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution offering a range of academic programs across a variety of fields. Established in 1945, the university prides itself on its commitment to social justice and inclusive education. With its prime location in the heart of the city, Roosevelt University provides students with unparalleled opportunities for cultural engagement, professional networking, and personal growth.

One of the defining features of Roosevelt University is its dedication to providing accessible education to all. With an accessibility score of 1, the university goes above and beyond to ensure that students of diverse backgrounds have the opportunity to pursue their higher education aspirations. Whether through financial aid, scholarships, or disability services, Roosevelt University is committed to helping students overcome barriers and achieve their academic goals.

Being located in Chicago, Roosevelt University benefits from the city’s thriving cultural scene and rich history. Known for its architectural marvels, stunning skyline, and world-class museums, Chicago offers an inspiring backdrop for students seeking an enriching college experience. From iconic landmarks such as the Willis Tower and Millennium Park to vibrant neighborhoods like Wicker Park and Lincoln Park, the city provides endless opportunities for exploration and entertainment.

Furthermore, Roosevelt University’s close proximity to the Chicago Loop allows students to take advantage of the city’s robust job market. With various multinational corporations, start-ups, and nonprofits headquartered in Chicago, students have ample internship and job opportunities right at their doorstep. In addition, the university has strong connections with local industries and employers, offering students a network of professionals to engage with and learn from.

Academically, Roosevelt University offers a diverse range of programs across six different colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Performing Arts, the College of Pharmacy, and the College of Professional Studies. Students can choose from a wide array of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, ensuring that they can find the program that aligns with their individual interests and career aspirations.

At Roosevelt University, students experience a supportive and collaborative learning environment. With small class sizes and accessible faculty, students can engage in personalized education and receive individualized attention. The university’s emphasis on experiential learning and hands-on experiences provides students with the practical skills necessary for success in their chosen fields.

Beyond academics, Roosevelt University boasts a vibrant campus life, offering numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations for students to get involved in. These student-led initiatives foster leadership skills, promote community engagement, and create lasting connections among peers. From cultural clubs and music ensembles to social justice organizations and academic societies, there is something for everyone to explore and contribute to at Roosevelt University.

In summary, Roosevelt University stands as a testament to the power of education and the pursuit of social justice. With its commitment to accessibility, strong ties to the city of Chicago, and diverse academic offerings, the university provides students with a transformative college experience that prepares them for a successful future in their chosen fields. Whether students are drawn to the bustling city, the inclusive environment, or the esteemed faculty, Roosevelt University offers an unparalleled educational journey for those seeking excellence and personal growth.

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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