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General Information
2500 North River Road
Manchester , New Hampshire 03106-1045

Disability Resource Office

Online Accessibility Center
33 South Commercial Street
2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire 3101
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About Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a prominent not-for-profit private university located in Manchester, New Hampshire. With a rich history and commitment to academic excellence, SNHU has become a highly regarded institution in the region. Situated in the heart of an energetic city, students at SNHU benefit from a vibrant community and numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Established in 1932, SNHU has continually evolved to cater to the changing needs of students, embracing innovation and forward-thinking education. Today, SNHU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various fields of study, including business, liberal arts, education, healthcare, and technology. The university’s commitment to accessibility is evident through its robust online education platform, allowing students to take classes remotely and encouraging lifelong learning.

The campus itself is spread across more than 300 acres, providing a picturesque backdrop for students to engage in their academic pursuits. With state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, cutting-edge laboratories, and dedicated student spaces, SNHU ensures that students have access to the resources they need to succeed. The university also boasts a comprehensive library system, well-equipped athletic facilities, and a range of extracurricular activities to support a well-rounded educational experience.

Beyond its academic offerings, SNHU prioritizes the holistic development of its students. The university believes in nurturing not only the minds of its students but also their characters. Through various clubs, organizations, and community engagement initiatives, students are encouraged to develop leadership skills, engage in social causes, and build lifelong friendships. SNHU’s commitment to service is exemplified by its Community Service Program, which provides students with opportunities to actively participate in volunteer work and make a positive impact on the surrounding community.

Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, SNHU benefits from its proximity to a vibrant and thriving city. Manchester offers a diverse array of cultural, entertainment, and recreational opportunities, ensuring that students have plenty of options to explore during their time at the university. The city is home to numerous museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues, providing a rich cultural experience. Students can also enjoy a multitude of restaurants, cafes, and shops throughout the city, further enhancing their college experience.

Furthermore, Manchester’s location in the beautiful New England region allows students to take advantage of the area’s natural attractions. With picturesque mountains, stunning lakes, and charming small towns all within a short drive, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for hiking, skiing, and exploring the great outdoors.

In conclusion, Southern New Hampshire University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution situated in the heart of Manchester, New Hampshire. With a strong commitment to academic excellence, accessibility, and community engagement, SNHU provides students with a well-rounded education and ample opportunities for personal growth. Surrounded by the vibrant city of Manchester and the natural beauty of New England, SNHU offers an enriching and fulfilling college experience.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

    Services Provided

    • Priority Enrollment
    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Reduced courseload
    • Medical leave

    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

        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations