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General Information
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , Pennsylvania 19085-1699

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
Connelly Center, 2nd Floor
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
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About Villanova University

Villanova University, located in the charming suburb of Villanova, Pennsylvania, is a renowned private and not-for-profit institution that has been shaping students’ lives for over 175 years. Known for its exceptional academic programs, vibrant campus community, and commitment to fostering personal and professional growth, Villanova University stands out as a premier institution of higher education in the region.

At Villanova University, students are provided with a transformative educational experience that combines rigorous academics with a strong emphasis on character and values. The university’s academic offerings span across six colleges, including the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Professional Studies, and the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. This diverse range of programs ensures that students can pursue their passions and interests in various fields, while also receiving a well-rounded education.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences fosters critical thinking, creativity, and intellectual curiosity through a wide array of majors and minors in disciplines such as humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The College of Engineering provides an innovative and comprehensive approach to engineering education, with programs that prepare students to tackle complex real-world challenges. The College of Nursing offers a distinguished nursing program that prepares graduates to excel in healthcare with compassion and expertise. The Villanova School of Business equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in today’s dynamic business world. The College of Professional Studies provides flexible and customized degree programs tailored to meet the needs of working professionals seeking career advancement. Finally, the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law offers an exceptional legal education focused on ethics, professional responsibility, and social justice.

Beyond the classroom, Villanova University offers a vibrant campus life that promotes personal growth, as well as opportunities to get involved, make friends, and develop leadership skills. With over 250 student organizations, there is something for everyone, from academic and professional clubs to cultural and service-oriented organizations. The campus is also home to thriving Greek life, intramural sports, and a variety of artistic and cultural events. The university’s commitment to community service is deeply ingrained in its values, and students are encouraged to participate in service projects that impact the local community and beyond.

Located in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the university enjoys the benefits of its suburban setting while being in close proximity to the bustling city of Philadelphia. Students have easy access to the vibrant arts and cultural scene, professional sports teams, historical landmarks, and a wide range of internship and career opportunities. The proximity to Philadelphia provides an enriching environment for internships, networking, and exploring career options across a diverse array of industries.

In summary, Villanova University offers a transformative educational experience, combining rigorous academics with a strong emphasis on personal and professional growth. With a diverse range of academic programs, a vibrant campus community, and access to the opportunities of nearby Philadelphia, Villanova provides an unparalleled environment for students to thrive and succeed.

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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