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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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2004 Randolph Ave
Saint Paul , Minnesota 55105

Disability Resource Office

O’Neill Center, Disability Resources
2004 Randolph Ave.
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul , Minnesota 55105
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About St Catherine University

St. Catherine University, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is a prestigious not-for-profit private university that has been providing quality education for over a century. With its rich history and commitment to empowering women, St. Catherine University has become a trailblazer in promoting education, leadership, and social justice.

Founded in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Catherine University has been at the forefront of promoting women’s education in the region. It was the first women’s college to establish a nursing program in Minnesota and has since expanded its offerings to include a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The university prides itself on its tradition of inspiring women to become confident leaders who make a positive impact in their communities.

Situated in the vibrant city of Saint Paul, St. Catherine University benefits from its prime location in the heart of Minnesota’s twin cities. Saint Paul, along with its sister city Minneapolis, forms a bustling metropolitan area that offers a mix of urban amenities, cultural attractions, and natural beauty. Students at St. Catherine University have easy access to a wide array of entertainment options, including theaters, art galleries, museums, and music venues.

Beyond the bustling city life, St. Catherine University is surrounded by beautiful outdoor spaces, such as parks, lakes, and trails. Students can explore the picturesque scenery of the Minnesota landscape, participate in outdoor activities, and enjoy the changing seasons. The university’s proximity to the Mississippi River provides opportunities for recreational activities, such as kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding.

St. Catherine University’s campus itself is a haven for learning and personal growth. The university features state-of-the-art facilities and modern classrooms equipped with cutting-edge technology to support innovative teaching methods. The library offers an extensive collection of resources, both physical and digital, ensuring that students have access to the information they need to excel in their studies.

Moreover, St. Catherine University values a supportive and inclusive community. Students from diverse backgrounds and cultures come together to create a vibrant campus atmosphere. The university promotes a culture of social justice, encouraging students to engage in critical thinking, dialogue, and action to address societal issues. St. Catherine University’s commitment to inclusivity is also reflected in its accessibility initiatives, ensuring that individuals with disabilities have equal opportunities to fully engage in their education.

Additionally, St. Catherine University places a strong emphasis on experiential learning and hands-on opportunities. Through internships, research projects, and community engagement activities, students gain practical skills and make meaningful contributions to their fields of study. The university also fosters strong connections with local businesses, organizations, and healthcare facilities, providing students with valuable networking opportunities and professional development experiences.

In conclusion, St. Catherine University is a respected educational institution with a rich history and a commitment to empowering women. Situated in the lively city of Saint Paul, Minnesota, the university offers students a dynamic learning environment surrounded by a vibrant urban scene and beautiful natural surroundings. By providing quality education, fostering inclusivity, and promoting experiential learning, St. Catherine University equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

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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.)
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers

Services Provided

  • Residence Hall Accommodations
  • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
  • Priority Enrollment
  • 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
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing
    • On-Campus Transit

    Services Provided

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