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General Information
104 University Circle
Lafayette , Louisiana 70503

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
Agnes Edwards Hall, Room 126
PO Box 43693
Lafayette, LA 70504
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About University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Located in Lafayette, Louisiana, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public university that has been serving students for over a century. Founded in 1898 as the Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute, it has grown to become one of the largest universities in the state with a diverse student population.

The university offers a wide range of programs and degrees across multiple disciplines, ensuring that students have ample opportunities to pursue their interests and goals. With over 120 undergraduate programs and 85 graduate programs, students can find their niche in fields such as engineering, business, education, liberal arts, and more.

One of the university’s standout features is its commitment to accessibility. With a score of 4 in the 4-year accessibility scale, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette actively strives to provide equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their background or circumstances. This commitment is reflected in its affordable tuition rates, numerous scholarships, and financial aid options that make higher education more accessible to a wider range of students.

The university’s location in Lafayette, Louisiana, also contributes to its unique character and appeal. Known as the “Hub City” of Acadiana, Lafayette is a vibrant and culturally rich city that offers students a lively and diverse community to be a part of. With a thriving arts scene, a bustling downtown area, and a strong emphasis on Cajun and Creole heritage, students can immerse themselves in the local culture and enjoy a range of activities and events throughout the year.

In addition to its cultural offerings, Lafayette also provides numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes and natural beauty, students can explore nearby parks, nature reserves, and the nearby Atchafalaya Basin, the largest wetland in the United States. This proximity to nature allows students to balance their academic pursuits with recreational activities, fostering a well-rounded college experience.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette also takes pride in its strong sense of community and student engagement. With over 200 student organizations and clubs, students have ample opportunities to get involved and meet like-minded individuals. Whether it’s joining a student-run club, participating in community service activities, or attending sporting events, students can forge lifelong connections and create memorable experiences.

Furthermore, the university boasts a talented and dedicated faculty who are passionate about their areas of expertise and committed to providing a high-quality education. With small class sizes that encourage interactive and personalized learning experiences, students can receive individual attention and guidance from their professors, fostering a supportive and nurturing academic environment.

Overall, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers students a well-rounded and inclusive education in a vibrant and culturally rich setting. With its diverse range of programs, commitment to accessibility, and strong sense of community, this institution provides students with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed academically and personally.

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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