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General Information
750 E Adams St
Syracuse , New York 13210

Disability Resource Office

Office of Student Support Services, Room 217 WH
766 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
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About Upstate Medical University

Upstate Medical University, located in Syracuse, New York, is a well-known public institution offering a wide range of medical and health-related programs. With a strong emphasis on research, education, and patient care, Upstate Medical is committed to shaping the future of healthcare.

One of the key features of Upstate Medical University is its prestigious College of Medicine, which has been training physicians for over 150 years. The College of Medicine offers a comprehensive curriculum, providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become competent and compassionate doctors. The faculty consists of experienced physicians and researchers who are dedicated to imparting their knowledge to the next generation of medical professionals.

In addition to the College of Medicine, Upstate Medical University houses several other colleges and schools. These include the College of Nursing, College of Health Professions, and College of Graduate Studies. Each of these divisions offers a unique set of programs, further expanding the university’s scope in various healthcare fields.

Research is a primary focus at Upstate Medical University, with countless opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to engage in cutting-edge studies. The university boasts state-of-the-art research facilities and collaborates with renowned medical centers and institutions worldwide. Students are encouraged to participate in research projects that align with their interests, allowing them to contribute to scientific advancements and gain valuable hands-on experience.

Upstate Medical University also plays a pivotal role in providing high-quality healthcare to the community. The Upstate University Hospital, situated adjacent to the campus, is a leading academic medical center and a Level-One Trauma Center. It provides a wide range of specialized services, including advanced surgical procedures, cancer treatment, and cardiovascular care. As a teaching hospital, Upstate University Hospital offers students unparalleled opportunities to observe and work alongside experienced medical professionals.

Beyond its academic and medical contributions, Upstate Medical University is situated in the vibrant city of Syracuse, New York. Syracuse offers a blend of urban opportunities and natural beauty, making it an ideal location for students seeking both educational and recreational experiences. The city’s rich history, diverse culture, and thriving arts scene provide numerous off-campus activities for students to explore.

Syracuse is also home to multiple professional sports teams, including the Syracuse Mets minor league baseball team and the Syracuse Crunch hockey team. Students can enjoy attending exciting sporting events throughout the year and cheer on the local teams.

With its strong academic programs, commitment to research and patient care, and its location in the lively city of Syracuse, Upstate Medical University presents an excellent choice for students aspiring to enter the healthcare field. The university’s emphasis on hands-on learning, innovative research, and community engagement ensures that graduates are well-prepared to make significant contributions to the ever-evolving medical world. Whether in the classroom, laboratory, or clinical setting, Upstate Medical University provides a comprehensive education that nurtures the future leaders of healthcare.

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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