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General Information
3690 East Ave
Rochester , New York 14618-3597

Disability Resource Office

Kearney 300
3690 East Ave
Rochester, 14618-3597
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About Saint John Fisher College

Saint John Fisher College is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in the vibrant city of Rochester, New York. Founded in 1948, this renowned college offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. With its commitment to academic excellence and fostering a supportive learning community, Saint John Fisher College has become a premier educational institution in the region.

Situated in Rochester, Saint John Fisher College benefits from being located in a city rich in cultural heritage, economic opportunities, and natural beauty. Rochester is the third-largest city in New York and boasts a thriving arts and music scene, a variety of entertainment options, and a diverse array of dining experiences. The city is also known for being a hub of technological innovation, with several prominent research and development institutions and numerous Fortune 500 companies calling it home.

The college itself is nestled on a picturesque 164-acre campus, offering students a serene and conducive environment for learning. The campus features state-of-the-art facilities, modern classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, and comprehensive learning resources, all designed to provide students with the tools they need to excel academically.

Saint John Fisher College prides itself on its commitment to personalized education and small class sizes. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1, students can engage in meaningful discussions and establish close relationships with their professors. This allows for enhanced learning experiences and opportunities for individualized attention and academic support.

Undergraduate students at Saint John Fisher College can choose from over 35 majors and 13 pre-professional programs, ensuring that there is a program that caters to their diverse interests and career aspirations. The college also offers numerous graduate programs in fields such as business administration, nursing, education, and pharmacy. These programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their chosen fields and make a positive impact in their respective industries.

In addition to its strong academic offerings, Saint John Fisher College places great importance on providing students with a well-rounded college experience. The campus boasts a wide range of extracurricular activities, including over 80 student clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and community service opportunities. These activities allow students to develop leadership skills, explore their passions, and create lifelong friendships.

Moreover, Saint John Fisher College is dedicated to fostering a campus community that celebrates diversity and inclusivity. The college values the unique perspectives and backgrounds that each student brings, promoting a collaborative and respectful learning environment. With a commitment to service and social justice, the college encourages students to actively engage in community service and address societal issues through various initiatives and programs.

Saint John Fisher College is more than just an institution; it’s a supportive community that nurtures students intellectually, socially, and ethically. With its outstanding academic programs, a scenic campus, and access to the vibrant city of Rochester, the college offers a comprehensive educational experience that prepares students for successful and fulfilling futures.

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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