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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse , New York 13244

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
804 University Avenue, Suite 303
Syracuse, NY 13244
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About Syracuse University

Syracuse University, situated in upstate New York, is a highly regarded private research institution known for its dedicated pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1870, Syracuse has since grown into a large and diverse university, offering a wide range of academic programs and opportunities for its students.

As a not-for-profit institution, Syracuse University is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience and fostering a vibrant learning community. With a four-year accessibility score of 1, the university aims to ensure that students from all backgrounds have the opportunity to pursue their educational goals.

One of the notable aspects of Syracuse University is its strong emphasis on research and innovation. The university is home to various research centers and institutes, covering diverse fields such as sustainable energy, cybersecurity, social sciences, and health-related studies. These centers not only contribute to the advancement of knowledge but also provide invaluable opportunities for students to engage in hands-on research projects and gain real-world experience.

Academically, Syracuse University offers over 200 majors and 100 minors across its nine schools and colleges. Whether students are interested in business, communications, engineering, social sciences, or the arts, they can find a suitable program tailored to their interests and career aspirations. The university prides itself on its distinguished faculty members who are experts in their respective fields and are committed to nurturing the intellectual growth of their students.

Beyond academics, Syracuse University is known for its vibrant campus life and commitment to fostering a strong sense of community. With over 300 student organizations, including clubs and societies dedicated to various interests and causes, students have ample opportunities to get involved, make lifelong friendships, and develop leadership skills. The university also hosts numerous cultural and artistic events, including concerts, theater performances, and art exhibitions, adding to the vibrant atmosphere on campus.

Located in Syracuse, New York, the university benefits from its proximity to a dynamic and culturally rich city. Syracuse offers a diverse array of entertainment, dining, and recreational options for students to explore. The city is also home to numerous museums, galleries, and theaters, providing enriching experiences and opportunities for students to engage with the local community.

Additionally, Syracuse University boasts a beautiful campus featuring a mix of historic and modern architecture. From the iconic Hall of Languages to state-of-the-art research facilities, the physical environment facilitates a conducive atmosphere for learning, collaboration, and personal growth.

In conclusion, Syracuse University is a prestigious private institution known for its commitment to academic excellence, research, and fostering a vibrant campus community. With a wide range of academic programs, dedicated faculty, and a dynamic city as its backdrop, Syracuse University provides students with a well-rounded educational experience that prepares them for success in their chosen fields.

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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