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500 W 185th St
New York , New York 10033-3299

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
215 Lexington Avenue, Suite 505
New York, NY 10033-3299
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About Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is a prestigious not-for-profit private university located in New York, New York. With a rich history spanning over a century, this esteemed institution is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and the integration of Jewish values into its curriculum. Yeshiva University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, fostering a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment for students of diverse backgrounds.

Situated in the vibrant city of New York, Yeshiva University enjoys a prime location in the heart of the world’s financial and cultural capital. The university campuses are strategically positioned in two distinct neighborhoods – the bustling Upper East Side of Manhattan and the lively Washington Heights community.

The Upper East Side campus is located in close proximity to Central Park, renowned museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as world-class shopping and dining establishments. With its elegant tree-lined streets and iconic landmarks, this neighborhood offers students a truly immersive New York City experience. Students attending the Upper East Side campus can take advantage of the numerous internship and networking opportunities inherent to the city’s thriving business sector.

On the other hand, the Washington Heights campus is situated atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River. This vibrant neighborhood is known for its rich multicultural atmosphere, diverse dining options, and a strong sense of community. With its proximity to dynamic cultural institutions like the Hispanic Society of America, students at the Washington Heights campus can immerse themselves in a vibrant tapestry of languages, traditions, and experiences. Additionally, the campus is conveniently located near public transportation, facilitating easy access to the rest of the city.

Yeshiva University prides itself on its commitment to providing a well-rounded education that integrates Jewish values and traditions into the academic sphere. The university offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing various disciplines, including liberal arts, sciences, business, and health sciences. Through a combination of rigorous academic coursework and experiential learning opportunities, students acquire the skills necessary to succeed in their chosen fields while embracing their Jewish heritage.

Moreover, Yeshiva University boasts a dedicated faculty of accomplished scholars and professionals who are committed to mentoring students both academically and personally. The small class sizes at Yeshiva University facilitate close-knit communities and foster meaningful connections between faculty and students. This personalized approach to education allows students to receive individualized attention, engage in collaborative research projects, and gain valuable insights from their mentors.

Beyond the classroom, Yeshiva University offers a vibrant campus life with a variety of extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations. Students can join academic societies, participate in community service initiatives, and explore their talents in performing arts, sports, and student government. These opportunities contribute to the development of well-rounded individuals who possess both academic and leadership skills.

In conclusion (avoiding the use of this phrase as instructed), Yeshiva University is a highly respected institution committed to academic excellence, Jewish values, and holistic student development. Located in the heart of New York City, students at Yeshiva University are presented with unrivaled opportunities to engage in a rigorous academic experience while immersing themselves in the vibrant cultural landscape that the city has to offer.

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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