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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
Woodbridge Hall
New Haven , Connecticut 6520

Disability Resource Office

Resource Office on Disabilities
PO Box 208305
35 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06520-8305
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About Yale University

Yale University, located in the vibrant city of New Haven, Connecticut, is a renowned institution that has stood at the forefront of higher education for over three centuries. With a rich history, a commitment to excellence, and a diverse community, Yale University has become a symbol of academic excellence and intellectual curiosity.

Established in 1701, Yale University is one of the oldest educational institutions in the United States. Being a private, not-for-profit university, Yale has been able to maintain its independence and pursue its mission of providing a world-class education without compromising its values. The university is known for its strong emphasis on research, teaching, and service to society.

Situated in New Haven, Yale University benefits from its close proximity to major urban centers, such as New York City and Boston. This prime location allows students and faculty to take advantage of a dynamic cultural scene, internship opportunities, and networking possibilities. New Haven itself offers a unique blend of historical charm and contemporary vibrancy, resulting in a stimulating and engaging environment for students.

Yale University boasts an extensive range of academic programs, providing students with a wide array of study options across various disciplines. From the renowned Yale School of Medicine to the Yale Law School, the university offers cutting-edge education in fields such as the arts, sciences, humanities, engineering, and business. This interdisciplinary approach to education enables students to explore their interests and pursue their passions across diverse disciplines.

In addition to its academic rigor, Yale University takes pride in its commitment to fostering a strong sense of community among its students. The residential college system, a distinctive feature of Yale, offers students a close-knit and supportive environment, emphasizing the importance of intellectual and personal growth. Each student is assigned to one of the fourteen residential colleges, where they live, dine, and engage in various extracurricular activities, creating lifelong friendships and a sense of belonging.

Yale University’s faculty is comprised of highly accomplished scholars, researchers, and practitioners who are at the forefront of their respective fields. With a commitment to providing unparalleled education, these distinguished faculty members elevate the learning experience through their expertise and dedication to mentoring and guiding students.

The university’s commitment to accessibility is evident through its various financial aid programs, ensuring that talented students from diverse backgrounds can attend Yale without financial barriers. This commitment extends beyond the campus, as Yale maintains strong ties with the surrounding New Haven community through various outreach programs and initiatives.

In conclusion, Yale University stands as a prestigious institution that offers a transformative and inclusive educational experience. With its rich history, commitment to excellence, and vibrant community, Yale continues to shape leaders, thinkers, and innovators who contribute to the betterment of society. It is a university that embraces intellectual curiosity, fosters personal growth, and prepares students to make a lasting impact in their fields of study and beyond.

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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