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280 Central Ave
Fredonia , New York 14063-1136

Disability Resource Office

Disability Support Services for Students
The Learning Center, Carnahan-Jackson Center, Reed Library Fourth Floor
280 Central Ave
Fredonia, NY 14063-1136
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About SUNY at Fredonia

SUNY at Fredonia, located in the scenic town of Fredonia, New York, is a vibrant and prestigious public university. With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1826, SUNY Fredonia has established itself as a prominent institution of higher education in upstate New York.

Situated in the heart of Chautauqua County, the university enjoys a picturesque campus surrounded by the natural beauty of Lake Erie and the rolling hills of Western New York. This tranquil setting provides an ideal environment for students to immerse themselves in their studies while enjoying a close-knit and supportive community.

SUNY Fredonia offers a diverse range of academic programs across four colleges: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Visual and Performing Arts, and the School of Business. Students can choose from over 100 different majors, minors, and programs of study, providing a wide array of options tailored to their individual interests and career aspirations.

The university is renowned for its strong emphasis on experiential learning and collaborative research opportunities. Students are encouraged to engage in hands-on learning experiences both in and outside the classroom, fostering critical thinking skills and practical knowledge that can be applied to real-world scenarios. This commitment to experiential learning prepares graduates to excel in their chosen fields and make meaningful contributions to society.

SUNY Fredonia takes pride in its distinguished faculty, who are not only accomplished scholars but also dedicated mentors. Professors at the university are committed to providing personalized attention and guidance to students, ensuring their academic success and personal growth. With small class sizes and a favorable student-to-faculty ratio, students can benefit from individualized support and meaningful interactions with their instructors.

Beyond academics, SUNY Fredonia offers a vibrant campus life with a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations. Students can participate in over 250 clubs and organizations, covering a diverse range of interests including arts and culture, sports and recreation, community service, and leadership development. This vibrant campus community provides countless opportunities for students to make lifelong friends, cultivate their passions, and develop valuable leadership skills.

Located in close proximity to the vibrant city of Buffalo and the world-famous Chautauqua Institution, students at SUNY Fredonia have access to countless cultural, recreational, and professional opportunities throughout the year. Whether it’s exploring the vibrant arts scene, attending professional sports events, or enjoying the natural wonders of the region, students have the chance to truly immerse themselves in a rich and dynamic surrounding area.

In conclusion, SUNY at Fredonia stands as a premier public university committed to academic excellence, experiential learning, and personal development. With its beautiful campus, diverse academic offerings, and strong community spirit, SUNY Fredonia provides a supportive and stimulating environment that empowers students to thrive academically, personally, and professionally. This university truly embodies the essence of higher education and is an excellent choice for those seeking a transformative college experience.

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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