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  • Neurodiverse
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General Information
1300 York Ave, C-114
New York , New York 10065

Disability Resource Office

Olin Hall, Room 110
445 E. 69th Street
New York, NY 120021
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About Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College is a prestigious not-for-profit private university located in New York, New York. Established more than a century ago, this world-renowned institution has gained a stellar reputation for its commitment to excellence, cutting-edge research, and exceptional medical education.

Situated in the heart of one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world, Weill Cornell Medical College offers an unparalleled educational experience to its students. With its prime location in New York City, students have access to an abundance of resources, opportunities, and a rich cultural environment that greatly enhances their learning journey.

Recognized as a leader in medical education, Weill Cornell is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s top-ranked medical centers. This affiliation provides students with unrivaled clinical experiences working alongside world-class physicians, surgeons, and healthcare professionals. The institution’s close ties to the hospital ensure that students receive excellent training, exposure to a wide variety of patient cases, and the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking medical research.

Weill Cornell Medical College maintains a highly selective admissions process, ensuring that it attracts and cultivates some of the brightest students from around the globe. Students who are accepted into this prestigious institution can expect a rigorous curriculum that combines classroom learning with clinical practice. The faculty at Weill Cornell consists of distinguished physicians and scientists who are experts in their fields, providing students with mentoring, guidance, and access to the latest advancements in medical knowledge.

As a 4-year university, Weill Cornell Medical College places emphasis on holistic education, instilling in its students the values of empathy, integrity, and professionalism. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to become not just competent physicians, but compassionate healthcare providers who can make a positive impact on the lives of their patients.

Weill Cornell also boasts state-of-the-art research facilities where faculty and students actively participate in groundbreaking discoveries and medical advancements. The institution’s commitment to research is evident in its numerous collaborations with other esteemed institutions and organizations worldwide.

Being located in New York City, Weill Cornell Medical College allows students to take full advantage of the city’s diverse communities and clinical resources. The surrounding area provides a unique backdrop for hands-on clinical training in a multitude of patient populations. From busy urban hospitals to community healthcare centers, students have the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of specialties and medical practices.

Beyond the classroom and clinical settings, Weill Cornell Medical College offers a vibrant student life. Numerous student organizations, clubs, and events foster a sense of community, encourage collaboration, and nurture personal growth. Students also have the opportunity to participate in volunteering and outreach programs, further enhancing their professional skills and giving back to the community.

In conclusion, Weill Cornell Medical College is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare through its commitment to superior education, research, and patient care. With its prime location in New York City, students are provided with an unparalleled learning experience, access to top-notch clinical opportunities, and exposure to a diverse and vibrant community. Weill Cornell Medical College truly prepares students to become compassionate, skilled, and innovative healthcare leaders of tomorrow.

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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