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General Information
8000 Utopia Pky
Queens , New York 11439

Disability Resource Office

Staten Island Office of Disability Services
300 Howard Avenue
Spellman Hall, Room 101
Staten Island, New York 10301
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About St John’s University-New York

St. John’s University-New York, located in Queens, is a prestigious not-for-profit private university offering a comprehensive four-year education to its students. Situated in the bustling city of New York, the university provides a vibrant and diverse environment for students to thrive academically, culturally, and socially.

Established in 1870 by the Vincentian Fathers, St. John’s University has a rich history rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition. Over the years, the university has grown to become one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States, offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines.

Academically, St. John’s University is known for its rigorous curriculum and commitment to excellence. With a faculty composed of accomplished scholars and experts in their respective fields, students benefit from receiving a world-class education. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate programs, including business, liberal arts, sciences, education, and health sciences, among others. In addition, students can pursue specialized graduate programs in areas such as law, pharmacy, social work, and theology.

As a not-for-profit institution, St. John’s University prioritizes the holistic educational experience of its students. Emphasizing the development of character and leadership skills, the university promotes values-based education to foster responsible and ethical individuals. Students are encouraged to engage in service-learning opportunities, internships, and research experiences to apply their classroom knowledge in real-world settings.

The campus itself is located in Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City. Queens is known for its vibrant cultural diversity, bustling neighborhoods, and easy access to the rest of the city. St. John’s University takes advantage of its location by providing students with countless opportunities to engage with the bustling metropolis. The campus serves as a gateway to the vibrant cultural scene of New York City, offering students access to world-renowned museums, theaters, galleries, and a variety of entertainment options.

Moreover, St. John’s University is committed to enhancing student life beyond the classroom. The university offers a wide range of student organizations, clubs, and athletic opportunities to help students pursue their passions and develop lifelong friendships. Whether it be through joining a club, participating in intramural sports, or attending campus events, students have ample opportunities to become actively involved and foster a sense of belonging within the university community.

In terms of accessibility, St. John’s University-New York is committed to ensuring that all students can fully participate in campus life. With a score of 1 on the accessibility scale, the university strives to provide a supportive environment for individuals with disabilities, ensuring equal access to facilities, programs, and services.

In sum, St. John’s University-New York stands as a prominent and distinguished institution of higher education. Rooted in a rich legacy of providing quality education, the university prepares students to succeed both academically and personally. Surrounded by the vibrant city of New York, students have the unique opportunity to engage with diverse cultures, industries, and experiences, shaping them into well-rounded individuals ready to make a difference in the world.

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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

    • 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)
      • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
      • Close Off-Campus Transit
      • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
      • Institution Online Platforms
      • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
      • Entertainment and Event Facilities
      • Student Housing
      • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
      • On-Campus Transit

      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