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600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago , Illinois 60612

Disability Resource Office

Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, 60612
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About Rush University

Rush University, located in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, is a prestigious not-for-profit and private institution that has been providing exceptional education for over 45 years. With a commitment to academic excellence, research, and healthcare innovation, Rush University offers a diverse range of programs across various fields, attracting students from across the nation and around the world.

As a leading academic medical center, Rush University is renowned for its outstanding healthcare programs. The university’s College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, and College of Medicine are highly regarded for their contributions to the healthcare field. Students at Rush University are exposed to rigorous coursework and clinical experiences that prepare them to become compassionate and highly skilled healthcare professionals.

One of the distinctive features of Rush University is its close integration with Rush University Medical Center, which is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation. This unique partnership allows students to gain real-world experience in a clinical setting, working alongside leading medical professionals and researchers. The collaborative environment fosters a dynamic learning experience where students can apply their knowledge and contribute to cutting-edge research initiatives.

In addition to its healthcare programs, Rush University also offers degrees in other areas of study. The College of Health Sciences provides comprehensive programs in medical laboratory science, respiratory care, clinical research, and more. These programs equip students with the necessary skills to advance their careers in these critical healthcare fields. Furthermore, the university’s College of Nursing offers a range of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs that prepare nurses for leadership roles in patient care, education, and research.

Located in the vibrant city of Chicago, Rush University benefits from its prime location in one of the largest and most culturally diverse cities in the United States. Students have access to an array of cultural and recreational opportunities, including world-class museums, theaters, music venues, sports arenas, and a renowned food scene. The city’s rich history and diverse neighborhoods provide an immersive learning environment that complements the academic experience at Rush University.

Moreover, Chicago also boasts several renowned healthcare institutions, making it an ideal location for those pursuing careers in healthcare. The city’s robust healthcare ecosystem allows Rush University students and faculty to collaborate with medical professionals and researchers from various institutions, expanding their network and opportunities for professional growth.

Rush University is committed to providing its students with a well-rounded education that goes beyond the classroom. The university actively promotes diversity and inclusion, ensuring that students from all backgrounds can thrive and contribute to the university’s vibrant community. With its state-of-the-art facilities, experienced faculty, and a supportive learning environment, Rush University prepares students to make a significant impact in their respective fields and contribute to the advancement of healthcare.

In conclusion, Rush University stands as a premier institution in academic medicine, offering a comprehensive range of programs in healthcare and other disciplines. Located in the bustling city of Chicago, students have access to a wealth of resources and opportunities, both in and outside the classroom. With a reputation for excellence, a commitment to research, and a focus on preparing future healthcare leaders, Rush University continues to be a top choice for students seeking a transformative educational 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