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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
800 W University Parkway
Orem , Utah 84058-5999

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Services
800 W University Parkway, MS 190
Orem, 84058-5999
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About Utah Valley University

Located in Orem, Utah, Utah Valley University (UVU) is a public university offering a wide range of academic programs and exceptional opportunities for its students. With a commitment to accessibility and quality education, UVU has established itself as a leading institution in the region.

As a four-year university, UVU provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs across various fields of study including business, education, engineering, health sciences, humanities, performing arts, sciences, and technology. Students at UVU can choose from over 60 bachelor’s degree programs, more than 70 associate degrees, and numerous certificate and diploma programs. This extensive range of offerings ensures that students can find the right program to suit their interests and career goals.

One significant aspect of UVU that sets it apart from other institutions is its focus on accessibility. The university is widely recognized for its efforts in ensuring that education is within reach for all individuals. This commitment is reflected in UVU’s low accessibility score of 1, indicating that it prioritizes providing affordable and equitable education opportunities to students. By keeping tuition costs competitive and offering financial aid, UVU strives to make education affordable for students from all backgrounds.

UVU’s commitment to accessibility is further strengthened by its location in Orem, Utah. Orem offers a vibrant and welcoming community for students, with a range of cultural, recreational, and outdoor activities. Situated between Provo and Salt Lake City, UVU benefits from the proximity to two major urban centers, providing students with endless opportunities for internships, job prospects, and cultural experiences.

Orem itself boasts a thriving business community, giving students access to internships and networking opportunities with local companies. This not only enhances their educational experience but also helps prepare them for successful careers after graduation. Additionally, being nestled near the stunning natural landscapes of Utah, students at UVU have access to a wealth of outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and camping, which contribute to a well-rounded college experience.

Beyond academic excellence and accessibility, UVU offers a supportive and engaging campus environment. The university is known for its diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from different walks of life. UVU values cultural understanding and promotes a global perspective through its various cultural events, international programs, and study abroad opportunities. Furthermore, the university offers a plethora of student organizations, clubs, and sports teams, creating a vibrant campus life and fostering personal growth and leadership skills.

Furthermore, UVU’s commitment to innovation and technology is evident through its state-of-the-art facilities and resources. The university grounds are equipped with modern classrooms, laboratories, research centers, and a library that offer cutting-edge technology and resources for students and faculty. Additionally, UVU places a strong emphasis on experiential learning, providing students with opportunities to gain practical skills and real-world experience through internships, cooperative education, and research projects.

In conclusion, Utah Valley University is a dynamic institution that prides itself on providing accessible, high-quality education to its students. With a wide range of academic programs, a commitment to affordability, a vibrant campus life, and access to a supportive community, UVU offers an enriching and transformative educational experience. Whether students aspire to pursue careers in business, education, sciences, or the arts, UVU equips them with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to succeed in their chosen fields.

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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