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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans , Louisiana 70118-5698

Disability Resource Office

Goldman Center for Student Accessibility
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
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About Tulane University of Louisiana

Tulane University of Louisiana is a prestigious and highly-regarded institution located in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Established in 1834, Tulane is a private, not-for-profit university that has consistently been ranked among the top universities in the United States. It has earned a strong reputation for its academic excellence, innovative research, and commitment to community engagement.

With its prime location in one of the most culturally diverse and dynamic cities in the United States, Tulane University offers its students a unique and enriching educational experience. The university campus is situated in the historic Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, known for its charming architecture, lush green spaces, and beautiful tree-lined streets. This picturesque setting provides students with a serene and peaceful environment conducive to learning.

Tulane University takes pride in its commitment to academic rigor and offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. The university consists of five undergraduate schools, including the School of Liberal Arts, the School of Science and Engineering, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the Freeman School of Business, and the School of Architecture. It also boasts several prominent graduate and professional schools, such as the School of Medicine, the Law School, and the School of Social Work.

The faculty at Tulane University are renowned experts in their respective fields, dedicated to nurturing the intellectual growth and success of their students. They foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment, encouraging students to think critically, challenge assumptions, and engage in constructive dialogue. The university values interdisciplinary approaches to education, empowering students to explore diverse perspectives and integrate knowledge from various disciplines.

Beyond the classroom, Tulane University offers a vibrant campus life with numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations. Students have access to a wealth of resources and opportunities for personal and professional development. The university encourages students to actively participate in community service projects and civic engagement, fostering a sense of social responsibility and creating well-rounded individuals who strive to make a positive impact on the world.

New Orleans, the city that Tulane University calls home, is a vibrant and culturally rich metropolis renowned for its music, cuisine, and lively festivals. Known as the birthplace of jazz, the city attracts music enthusiasts from around the world. The vibrant music scene, with its numerous live music venues, offers students endless opportunities to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the region. Furthermore, New Orleans is famous for its diverse culinary traditions, ranging from Creole and Cajun cuisines to a thriving food truck scene.

The city of New Orleans also provides students with numerous internship and employment opportunities. The region’s robust industries include healthcare, hospitality, education, technology, and the arts, making it an ideal location for students to gain hands-on experience and establish valuable professional connections.

In summary, Tulane University of Louisiana offers a top-tier education in a unique and culturally rich environment. With its unwavering commitment to academic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, and community engagement, Tulane provides students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in their chosen fields. The university’s prime location in the vibrant city of New Orleans further enhances the educational experience, exposing students to rich cultural experiences and countless opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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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