West Virginia's public colleges and universities offer a wide range of services for students with unique physical, learning or emotional needs. Learn more about how are campuses are equipped to help all students find success in higher education (West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission).
To explore services, click here, then choose your institution of enrollment, and learn about services available to you and how to connect with trained professionals to assist you with student success.
- Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education (information on transitioning from high school to college).
- Title III Regulations
- Title III Technical Assistance Manual
- Title III Technical Assistance Manual 1994 Supplement
- ADA Designated Investigative Agencies
- Service Animals
- Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals
- Service Animals and Businesses that Serve the Public
Partnering institutions have dedicated staff that work to assist students with disabilities. To directly contact a representative of the institution at which you are enrolled or interested in attending, please use the following table to locate contact information:
|College or University||Email Address||Phone Number|
Hope Adams, Program Assistant, Erma Byrd Higher Education Center
|Bluefield State Collegeemail@example.com||(304) 255-5812|
Tara Taylor, Office Administrator, Erma Byrd Higher Education Center
|Concord Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org||(304) 384-5614|
|Carolyn Kirby, Director, Student Support Services||Bluefield State Collegeemail@example.com||(304) 327-4098|
|Amanda Sears, Counselor II, Student Support Services||Bluefield State Collegefirstname.lastname@example.org||(304) 327-4097|
|Nancy Ellison Disability Services Coordinator, Office of Disability Services||Concord Universityemail@example.com||(304) 384-6086|
Stephanie Ballou, Coordinator, Office of Disability Services
|Marshall Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org||(304) 696-2288|