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201 Presidents Circle, ROOM 201
Salt Lake City , Utah 84112-9008

Disability Resource Office

Center for Disability & Access
200 S. Central Campus Drive, Room 162
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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About University of Utah

The University of Utah, located in the vibrant city of Salt Lake City, is a renowned public research university offering a wide range of academic programs and research opportunities. Established in 1850, the university has a rich history of academic excellence, innovative research, and community engagement, making it one of the top institutions in the country.

As Utah’s flagship university, the University of Utah attracts students from all over the world who are seeking a high-quality education in a dynamic environment. With a four-year accessibility score of 1, the university aims to ensure that all individuals have the opportunity to pursue higher education regardless of their background or circumstances.

Academically, the University of Utah offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. It boasts a strong reputation in fields such as engineering, health sciences, business, arts and humanities, social sciences, and computer science. The university is home to many renowned programs, including the College of Engineering, the College of Fine Arts, the David Eccles School of Business, and the School of Medicine.

Research is a significant focus at the University of Utah, with faculty and students consistently making groundbreaking discoveries and advancements. The university has been recognized for its research in areas such as genetics, bioengineering, biomedical informatics, neuroscience, and sustainability. Students have ample opportunities to engage in hands-on research and work alongside esteemed faculty members.

The University of Utah’s campus is situated at the foothills of the breathtaking Wasatch Mountains, offering students unparalleled natural beauty right at their doorstep. The surrounding area provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, skiing, and mountain biking. Salt Lake City itself is a diverse and culturally vibrant city, hosting numerous art galleries, theaters, museums, and music venues that cater to a wide range of interests.

The university is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community, embracing students from different backgrounds and cultures. It houses various student organizations and clubs, allowing students to pursue their passions and connect with like-minded individuals. The university also places a strong emphasis on service and engagement, encouraging students to contribute positively to the local community through volunteer work and internships.

Beyond academics, the University of Utah offers a thriving social scene and a wide range of extracurricular activities. Students can participate in intramural sports, join student clubs and organizations, attend campus events and concerts, or cheer on the Utah Utes at athletic competitions.

In terms of facilities, the University of Utah boasts state-of-the-art research laboratories, modern classrooms, well-equipped libraries, and numerous recreational amenities. The university understands the importance of providing a supportive environment for students, offering comprehensive services ranging from academic advising and career counseling to health and wellness resources.

Overall, the University of Utah stands as a prestigious institution dedicated to providing an exceptional education, fostering innovation, and empowering students to make a positive impact in their chosen fields and communities. With its stunning location, strong academic programs, and commitment to inclusivity, the university offers a truly enriching experience for all who choose to study within its halls.

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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