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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
351 West University Blvd
Cedar City , Utah 84720

Disability Resource Office

Room 206F, Sharwan Smith Center
351 West University Blvd
Cedar City, UT 84720
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About Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University (SUU), located in the charming city of Cedar City, Utah, is a prestigious public institution that has been dedicated to providing quality education for over 120 years. Surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and a warm community, SUU offers a transformative educational experience for its students.

With its stunning campus nestled against the backdrop of the red rock mountains, SUU perfectly blends the beauty of nature with state-of-the-art facilities. The university offers a wide range of academic programs, including more than 140 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs, across various disciplines. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 19:1, students benefit from personalized attention and mentoring from accomplished professors who are experts in their respective fields.

SUU prides itself on its commitment to accessibility, ensuring that every student receives the tools they need to succeed. The university’s accessibility score of 1 highlights its dedication to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students. Whether students need academic accommodations or assistance navigating campus facilities, SUU’s dedicated staff and faculty are always ready to lend a helping hand.

At SUU, students are encouraged to actively participate in their education. The university emphasizes hands-on learning opportunities, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. From internships and research projects to community engagement initiatives, SUU fosters a culture of experiential learning that prepares students for success in their future careers.

Beyond academics, SUU offers a vibrant campus life that ensures students have a well-rounded college experience. The university hosts a wide array of clubs, organizations, and activities catering to diverse interests and passions. Whether it’s joining a student-run club, competing in intramural sports, or participating in cultural events, students at SUU can always find something exciting to engage in outside the classroom.

Cedar City, home to SUU, is a hidden gem in Utah. Known as the “Festival City,” it hosts an array of cultural and artistic events throughout the year, including the Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Neil Simon Theatre Festival. These events attract visitors from across the country and offer students at SUU unique opportunities to immerse themselves in the arts.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find Cedar City to be an ideal location. With its proximity to national parks, including Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park, students have easy access to world-renowned hiking trails, breathtaking vistas, and fascinating geological formations. This natural playground provides endless opportunities for adventure, exploration, and relaxation.

Southern Utah University truly embodies the perfect balance between academic excellence and a vibrant student experience. Its commitment to accessibility, hands-on learning, and community engagement sets it apart as a premier institution for higher education. Located in the picturesque town of Cedar City, surrounded by awe-inspiring natural landscapes and a thriving arts scene, SUU offers a truly unique and enriching educational experience for students seeking personal and professional growth.

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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