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  • Neurodiverse
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901 S Fourth Street
Louisville , Kentucky 40203-2188

Disability Resource Office

901 S Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
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About Spalding University

Spalding University, located in Louisville, Kentucky, is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution that has been providing quality education for over 150 years. Founded in 1814, Spalding is one of the oldest universities in the state of Kentucky and has been consistently recognized for its academic excellence and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

At Spalding University, students have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees across various disciplines, including liberal arts, business, nursing, education, psychology, and social work, among others. The university offers a comprehensive range of programs designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s students and prepare them for success in their chosen careers.

One of the key aspects that sets Spalding University apart is its emphasis on personalized education. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, students benefit from small class sizes and individual attention from expert faculty members. This unique approach to education allows students to actively engage in discussions, collaborate with their peers, and receive the necessary support to thrive academically.

The campus of Spalding University is situated in the heart of downtown Louisville, offering students a vibrant and dynamic environment in which to live and learn. Louisville, known as the largest city in Kentucky and the 29th most populous city in the United States, is rich in cultural heritage and offers a wide range of opportunities for recreation and entertainment.

Surrounded by a thriving arts scene, students at Spalding can immerse themselves in a city that is home to numerous museums, theaters, art galleries, and music venues. The university itself is located adjacent to the historic Old Louisville neighborhood, which boasts the largest collection of Victorian homes in the United States and offers a unique living experience for students interested in architecture and history.

Furthermore, Louisville is well-known for its culinary scene, with a diverse range of restaurants offering cuisine from all over the world. Students can explore local eateries, food festivals, and farmers markets, indulging their taste buds and immersing themselves in the city’s culinary culture.

Beyond its academic and cultural offerings, Spalding University also prioritizes community engagement and service. The university encourages students to participate in various community service initiatives, providing them with the opportunity to make a positive impact in Louisville and beyond. This commitment to service further enriches students’ educational experience and prepares them to become compassionate leaders in their future professions.

In summary, Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, is a well-established private institution that offers a comprehensive education rooted in academic excellence, personalized attention, and community engagement. Located in the heart of a vibrant city, students have access to a wealth of cultural, culinary, and recreational opportunities, which further enhance their college experience. Whether students are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees, Spalding University provides an exceptional learning environment that nurtures intellectual growth and fosters personal development.

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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