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One Forestry Dr.
Syracuse , New York 13210

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services at Syracuse University
804 University Avenue, Suite 303
Syracuse, NY 13244-2330
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About SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, also known as ESF, is a public university located in Syracuse, New York. As the name suggests, ESF focuses on providing an exceptional education and conducting research specifically in the areas of environmental science and forestry.

Established in 1911, ESF has a long and storied history of academic excellence and commitment to sustainability. The college offers a unique range of programs and degrees that immerse students in the study and management of natural resources and ecosystems. With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, students at ESF have the opportunity to gain practical experience through fieldwork, internships, and research projects.

One notable aspect of ESF is its collaboration with Syracuse University, which offers students access to a wider array of academic opportunities. Through this partnership, students can participate in cross-registered courses and take advantage of the resources and facilities available on both campuses. This interdisciplinary approach further enriches the educational experience at ESF, allowing for a comprehensive and well-rounded understanding of environmental science and related fields.

ESF is known for its faculty, who are experts in their respective fields and passionate about environmental conservation. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, students receive personalized attention and guidance, fostering a supportive and engaging learning environment. The faculty not only impart knowledge but also actively involve students in their research efforts, providing valuable opportunities for collaboration and mentorship.

The college campus itself is located in Syracuse, a vibrant city in upstate New York. Syracuse offers a diverse range of cultural and recreational activities, ensuring that students can have a well-rounded college experience outside of their academic pursuits. From art galleries and museums to parks and scenic trails, there is always something to explore and enjoy in the area.

Furthermore, Syracuse’s location provides access to a variety of ecosystems, including the nearby Adirondack Mountains and the Great Lakes region. This proximity to diverse natural environments presents valuable fieldwork and research opportunities for ESF students. By immersing themselves in these settings, students can gain firsthand experience and contribute to the understanding and preservation of the environment.

ESF’s commitment to sustainability is evident throughout the campus, which boasts several environmentally friendly features and initiatives. The college is dedicated to reducing its carbon footprint and encourages students to actively participate in sustainability efforts. This commitment aligns with the college’s ethos and serves as a testament to its dedication to environmental conservation.

In conclusion, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry offers a unique educational experience for students interested in environmental science and forestry. With its strong focus on sustainability, diverse range of programs, and collaborative opportunities with Syracuse University, ESF provides a comprehensive and immersive education. Located in Syracuse, the campus benefits from its proximity to diverse ecosystems, offering students numerous opportunities for fieldwork and research.

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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