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General Information
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego , California 92182-0001

Disability Resource Office

Student Ability Success Center
Calpulli Cnter, Suite 3101
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
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About San Diego State University

San Diego State University (SDSU) is a prestigious public university located in the vibrant city of San Diego, California. Situated just a few miles away from the stunning Pacific coastline, SDSU offers students an exceptional educational experience coupled with an idyllic coastal atmosphere.

Established in 1897, SDSU has evolved into a leading institution renowned for its academic excellence, diverse student body, and vibrant campus life. With a strong commitment to providing a comprehensive education, the university offers more than 190 undergraduate programs and over 90 graduate degrees across a wide range of disciplines.

One of SDSU’s standout features is its emphasis on research and innovation. The university consistently ranks among the top research institutions in the nation, attracting renowned scholars and fostering groundbreaking discoveries across various fields. Students have the exceptional opportunity to engage in hands-on research, collaborate with esteemed faculty, and contribute to cutting-edge projects that have a substantial impact on various industries.

The campus itself is an impressive sight, spanning over 288 acres. SDSU’s beautiful grounds blend lush green spaces with modern architecture, creating an inspiring and inviting atmosphere conducive to learning and personal growth. Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including technologically advanced classrooms, research laboratories, and extensive library resources that cater to their educational needs.

Aside from its academic offerings, SDSU promotes holistic development and encourages students to be actively involved in campus life. With over 350 student organizations and clubs, there are endless ways for students to connect with like-minded individuals, explore their passions, and develop leadership skills. Whether it’s joining a cultural club, participating in community service initiatives, or becoming involved in student government, SDSU offers a thriving campus community that supports personal and professional growth.

Furthermore, being situated in America’s Finest City, SDSU benefits from its proximity to the vibrant city of San Diego. With its enchanting beaches, year-round sunshine, and diverse cultural scene, San Diego offers students a truly unique lifestyle outside of the classroom. From renowned museums, world-class dining, and professional sports events to outdoor adventures such as surfing, hiking, and paddleboarding, there is no shortage of activities to enjoy in this dynamic city.

SDSU’s campus is also conveniently located near various employment opportunities, providing students with valuable internships and job prospects in industries such as healthcare, technology, tourism, and military-affiliated sectors. The university’s strong connections with local businesses, organizations, and government agencies ensure that students have access to valuable networking opportunities, making SDSU graduates highly sought after in the job market.

In summary, San Diego State University is a distinguished public institution that offers an exceptional educational experience in a stunning coastal location. With its commitment to academic excellence, vibrant campus life, and strong ties to the surrounding community, SDSU provides students with the tools and experiences necessary to succeed academically, professionally, 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