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300 Washington Ave
Chestertown , Maryland 21620-1438

Disability Resource Office

300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620
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About Washington College

Washington College is a prestigious and well-respected educational institution located in Chestertown, Maryland. As a private, not-for-profit university, it prides itself on providing a high-quality education to its students. With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1782, Washington College has become a cornerstone of academic excellence in the region.

Situated in the charming town of Chestertown, Washington College offers a unique blend of small-town charm and academic rigor. This tight-knit community provides an ideal environment for students to immerse themselves in their studies while also enjoying the beauty of their surroundings.

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Chester River, the campus of Washington College is visually stunning. The serene river provides a peaceful backdrop, and the campus itself boasts well-manicured lawns, historic buildings, and a picturesque waterfront. The university takes pride in its commitment to maintaining and preserving the natural beauty of its surroundings, making it an attractive choice for those seeking a bucolic college experience.

While Washington College is renowned for its liberal arts programs, it offers a diverse range of academic disciplines to cater to the interests of its student body. From the humanities and social sciences to the natural and applied sciences, students have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of majors and minors. The faculty at Washington College are accomplished scholars in their respective fields, ensuring a high level of academic rigor and personalized attention.

Beyond the classroom, students at Washington College have access to a plethora of extracurricular activities and support services. The university is dedicated to fostering a well-rounded education, promoting the development of both academic and personal growth. Students can engage in various clubs, organizations, and sports teams that cater to a wide range of interests. The campus also offers comprehensive career services, internships, and study abroad programs to enhance students’ educational and professional experiences.

In terms of accessibility, Washington College strives to be an inclusive institution. It recognizes the importance of creating an environment that accommodates students with different needs and abilities. The university offers support services and facilities to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to education and campus resources. Additionally, the town of Chestertown itself is known for its accessibility, with amenities and services designed to cater to the needs of all community members.

The surrounding area of Chestertown provides a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere for students. Known for its historic charm, the town offers a range of cultural and recreational opportunities. Students can explore quaint shops, dine in local eateries, or attend community events and festivals. The nearby natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding parks also offers outdoor enthusiasts ample opportunities for hiking, boating, and wildlife observation.

In conclusion, Washington College is a prestigious institution with a rich history and commitment to academic excellence. Nestled in the charming town of Chestertown, Maryland, the university provides students with a unique and enriching educational experience. With its scenic campus, diverse academic offerings, and a supportive community, Washington College stands as a beacon for those seeking a well-rounded education in a picturesque setting.

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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