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9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte , North Carolina 28223-0001

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
Fretwell 230
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
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About University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, commonly referred to as UNC Charlotte, is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina. With its stunning campus spanning over 1,000 acres and a rich academic history, UNC Charlotte has established itself as a reputable educational institution attracting students from all over the world.

UNC Charlotte was established in 1946 as a center for higher education in the region. Over the years, it has grown significantly and now offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs across various fields of study. The university is organized into nine colleges, including the College of Arts + Architecture, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Computing and Informatics, and the renowned Belk College of Business.

With a commitment to academic excellence, UNC Charlotte boasts a faculty that is both highly knowledgeable and experienced. Professors at the university are dedicated to imparting their expertise to students, ensuring a well-rounded education and preparing them for success in their chosen career paths.

In addition to academics, UNC Charlotte offers a vibrant campus life that encourages personal growth, community engagement, and the pursuit of individual interests. The university is home to a diverse and inclusive student body, providing an environment that fosters cultural exchange and promotes understanding. Students have the opportunity to participate in over 400 clubs and organizations, join fraternities or sororities, and engage in various community service initiatives.

Situated in the bustling city of Charlotte, UNC Charlotte offers students an ideal location to immerse themselves in a vibrant and growing metropolitan area. Known as the “Queen City,” Charlotte is a major financial and cultural hub in the Southeastern United States. The city is renowned for its diverse culinary scene, vibrant arts and music culture, professional sports teams, and a wide range of recreational activities.

Students at UNC Charlotte benefit from numerous internship and career opportunities, as the city is home to various Fortune 500 companies and a thriving business community. The university prioritizes experiential learning, providing students with hands-on experiences that complement their classroom education and enhance their marketability upon graduation.

Moreover, UNC Charlotte’s commitment to innovation and research is evident through its state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research centers. The university’s strong partnerships with local industries and organizations foster collaborative research that addresses real-world challenges, further reinforcing its mission to positively impact society.

With its combination of academic excellence, diverse campus environment, and access to a bustling metropolitan area, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers students a unique and enriching college experience. Whether students are looking to pursue their passions, engage in research, or prepare for a successful career, UNC Charlotte provides the resources and support necessary for their 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