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General Information
515 Darland Administration Bldg
Duluth , Minnesota 55812

Disability Resource Office

Disability Resources
258 Kirby Student Center
1120 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
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About University of Minnesota-Duluth

Located in the picturesque city of Duluth, Minnesota, the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) is a renowned public institution that offers a rich and diverse educational experience. As part of the prestigious University of Minnesota system, UMD is committed to providing high-quality academic programs, research opportunities, and a vibrant campus community.

UMD is situated in Duluth, a stunning city known for its natural beauty and scenic landscapes. Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, Duluth offers an ideal environment for students looking to combine their academic pursuits with outdoor recreational activities. The city’s proximity to forests, parks, and trails provides ample opportunities for hiking, biking, skiing, and other outdoor adventures. Duluth is also recognized for its vibrant arts scene, lively festivals, and rich cultural heritage, making it an exciting and diverse place for students to live and learn.

As a four-year public university, UMD is committed to accessibility and providing a wide range of educational opportunities to students. The campus boasts a diverse student body, attracting individuals from all walks of life. With an accessibility score of 1, UMD is dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to educational resources, support services, and facilities, promoting an inclusive and welcoming learning environment.

UMD offers a broad range of academic programs across various disciplines. Students can choose from undergraduate majors in fields such as business, engineering, education, health sciences, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The university’s highly qualified faculty members are experts in their respective fields, ensuring that students receive a top-notch education and have access to cutting-edge research opportunities.

In addition to its academic offerings, UMD provides students with numerous extracurricular activities and organizations to enhance their college experience. The campus is home to over 200 student clubs and organizations, ranging from academic and professional groups to cultural and recreational clubs. These organizations provide students with opportunities to explore their interests, develop leadership skills, and forge lifelong friendships.

The university also takes pride in its commitment to research and innovation. UMD’s research centers and institutes focus on diverse areas like sustainability, cybersecurity, environmental science, health economics, and indigenous studies. Students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities, which foster an environment of creativity and curiosity. Engaging in research at UMD enables students to collaborate with faculty members and peers, contributing to advancements in their chosen fields.

UMD places a strong emphasis on community engagement and service learning. The university encourages students to make a positive impact by actively participating in volunteer activities and community service initiatives. Through these experiences, students develop a sense of social responsibility and gain a deeper understanding of the issues facing society.

From its stunning surroundings to its commitment to accessibility and quality education, the University of Minnesota-Duluth offers a unique and enriching college experience. With a diverse student body, a variety of academic programs, and ample opportunities for involvement and research, UMD strives to foster an environment that nurtures intellectual growth, personal development, and prepares students for successful careers.

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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