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General Information
Kresge Center, 3rd Floor
Tuskegee , Alabama 36088-1920

Disability Resource Office

Wellness Center
Old Administration Building, Room 215
1200 W. Montomery Road
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
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About Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University, located in the charming city of Tuskegee, Alabama, is a renowned and prestigious private, not-for-profit institution. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1881, Tuskegee University has become a symbol of academic excellence, innovation, and opportunity.

Nestled in the heart of Tuskegee, this historic university holds a special place in American history and the African-American community. Founded by Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee University was initially established as a vocational school for African Americans. Washington’s vision was to provide educational opportunities and employable skills to the formerly enslaved population, empowering them to lead independent and successful lives.

Today, Tuskegee University has evolved into a comprehensive four-year institution, offering a wide range of programs in various fields of study. The university’s academic offerings span across six colleges, including the College of Agriculture, Environment, and Nutrition Sciences; the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Business and Information Science; the College of Engineering; the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health; and the Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science.

Students at Tuskegee University have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in disciplines such as engineering, business, education, healthcare, sciences, and humanities. Rigorous academic programs are coupled with hands-on experiences, research opportunities, and internships, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared for their future careers.

Beyond its academic offerings, Tuskegee University is also known for its strong commitment to research and innovation. The university has a long-standing history of pioneering research in fields such as agriculture, veterinary medicine, and aerospace sciences. With state-of-the-art facilities and renowned faculty members, students have the chance to engage in cutting-edge research projects that contribute to relevant scientific advancements.

The campus itself boasts of its historic charm and picturesque landscapes. Tuskegee University is home to several architecturally significant buildings, including the Dorothy Hall-Rivers Hall complex, Tompkins Hall, and the renowned George Washington Carver Museum. The Carver Museum pays tribute to the extraordinary African-American scientist, George Washington Carver, who conducted groundbreaking research in the field of agriculture during his tenure at the university.

In addition to its academic and research achievements, Tuskegee University is deeply rooted in its community and takes pride in its commitment to service. The university encourages students to engage in community outreach programs, volunteer work, and leadership opportunities that foster their personal growth and promote social responsibility.

Tuskegee, Alabama, the city that surrounds the university, offers an inviting and supportive environment for students. Located in the southeastern region of the state, Tuskegee is known for its Southern hospitality and vibrant cultural scene. The city is rich with historical landmarks, museums, and recreational activities for students to explore, providing a well-rounded college experience.

In conclusion, Tuskegee University stands as a beacon of academic excellence, cultural significance, and social progress. With its remarkable history, comprehensive academic programs, cutting-edge research, and commitment to community service, Tuskegee University continues to empower students to excel in their chosen fields and make a positive impact on the world around them.

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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