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General Information
1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park , California 94928-3609

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services for Students
Salazar Hall 1049
1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
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About Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University, located in Rohnert Park, California, is a well-established public institution offering a comprehensive four-year education. Nestled in the scenic region of Sonoma County, the university provides students with a unique and enriching learning environment.

With its foundation laid in 1960, Sonoma State University has a rich history of academic excellence and community engagement. It is renowned for its dedication to sustainability, diversity, and a holistic approach to education. The university holds a strong commitment to ensuring accessibility and inclusivity, making it an ideal institution for students of all backgrounds.

Situated in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, the university enjoys a picturesque setting surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. Rohnert Park, aptly known as the “Friendly City,” provides a welcoming atmosphere to students choosing Sonoma State University as their academic home. The town embraces a rich cultural heritage and offers a range of recreational activities and amenities that contribute to a vibrant student life.

One of the distinctive features of Sonoma State University is its focus on sustainability and environmental awareness. The university has been honored with various accolades for its sustainable practices, including LEED-certified buildings, an organic garden, and environmentally friendly policies. Students who are passionate about environmental conservation and sustainability will find Sonoma State University to be an ideal platform to pursue their academic interests.

Sonoma State University offers a wide range of academic programs across its six schools, catering to diverse student interests and career goals. The university provides opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral studies. With over 45 bachelor’s degree programs, 17 master’s degree programs, and five doctoral programs, students have an extensive array of educational pathways to choose from.

The faculty at Sonoma State University are dedicated mentors and scholars, committed to providing a high-quality education. They engage students in critical thinking, research, and experiential learning opportunities, fostering an enriching academic journey. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention and meaningful connections between faculty and students, enhancing the overall learning experience.

In addition to its academic offerings, Sonoma State University boasts a vibrant campus life. With over 80 clubs and organizations, students have ample opportunities to explore their passions and engage with their peers. The university hosts a variety of cultural, athletic, and social events, creating a lively and inclusive campus community.

Beyond the campus borders lie numerous attractions and opportunities signature to Sonoma County. Known for its world-class wineries, students can explore the region’s vineyards and participate in wine tasting experiences. The county also offers stunning hiking trails, beautiful coastal landscapes, and a rich arts scene, providing students with a diverse range of recreational activities and cultural experiences.

Sonoma State University prides itself on its commitment to community engagement and public service. It encourages students to actively participate in volunteer activities, internships, and community outreach programs. Through these initiatives, students develop valuable skills, cultivate a sense of social responsibility, and contribute to the betterment of the surrounding community.

In summary, Sonoma State University stands as a distinguished public institution known for its commitment to sustainability, inclusivity, and academic excellence. Set amidst the captivating landscapes of Sonoma County, students have the opportunity to receive a holistic education while enjoying the natural scenic beauty and vibrant cultural offerings of the region. Whether pursuing academic goals or embracing the wider community, students at Sonoma State University find an enriching and fulfilling collegiate 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