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Supported Disabilities

  • Physical/Ambulatory
  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans , Louisiana 70148

Disability Resource Office

Office of Student Accountability & Disability Services
2000 Lakeshore Drive
126 E Earl K Long Library
New Orleans, Louisiana 70148
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About University of New Orleans

The University of New Orleans (UNO) is a prestigious public university located in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Established in 1958, UNO has grown into a prominent educational institution known for offering excellent academic programs and a diverse campus community.

Situated in the heart of the city, UNO benefits from its unique location as it reflects the rich cultural heritage and lively atmosphere that New Orleans is renowned for. The university campus itself is nestled on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, providing students with a picturesque environment and a tranquil retreat from the bustling city.

UNO offers a wide range of academic programs, spanning various fields of study. Students can pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in fields such as arts and sciences, business administration, engineering, education, and many others. With over 50 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs, UNO ensures that students have ample opportunities to explore their interests and pursue their passions.

The faculty at UNO comprises accomplished scholars and industry professionals who are committed to providing students with a top-quality education. They are dedicated to helping students achieve their academic goals and strive to create a supportive learning environment. The university’s focus on research and innovation further enhances the academic experience, enabling students to engage in cutting-edge research and contribute to their respective fields.

Beyond academics, UNO offers a vibrant campus life that encourages students to get involved in various extracurricular activities. From student organizations and clubs to Greek life and recreational sports, there are countless opportunities for students to connect with their peers and make lasting memories. The university also hosts numerous cultural and social events throughout the year, providing students with a well-rounded college experience.

As a public university, UNO prioritizes accessibility and strives to make higher education affordable for all. The university offers scholarships, grants, and financial aid programs to assist students in funding their education. Additionally, UNO is committed to supporting student success through various resources such as academic advising, career services, tutoring centers, and counseling services.

Being located in New Orleans has its benefits. The city itself is renowned for its vibrant music scene, diverse culinary offerings, and rich cultural heritage. Students at UNO have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the city’s unique traditions, festivals, and celebrations. Whether it’s attending iconic Mardi Gras parades, exploring historic neighborhoods like the French Quarter, or enjoying live music performances, there is always something exciting happening in the city.

Furthermore, New Orleans has a thriving arts and entertainment scene, with numerous theaters, museums, and galleries showcasing the city’s rich artistic expressions. The city’s strong ties to the film industry also make it a popular destination for aspiring filmmakers and artists.

In conclusion, the University of New Orleans stands as a prestigious educational institution that offers a diverse range of academic programs, a supportive faculty, and a vibrant campus experience. With its prime location in the culturally dynamic city of New Orleans, UNO provides students with unparalleled opportunities to learn, grow, and explore their passions while immersing themselves in the unique charm and enchanting atmosphere of the city.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Qualified Readers
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)

    Services Provided

    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Priority Enrollment
    • Reduced courseload
    • Medical leave

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Student Health Services
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • On-Campus Transit

    Services Provided

    • Service and Emotional Support Animals
    • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
    • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
    • Study Abroad Program Accommodations