The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is part of the West Virginia University’s Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion.  Our mission is to enhance the educational opportunities for students with disabilities at West Virginia University (WVU). 

Our staff is committed to assisting students with disabilities achieve his or her academic goals by authorizing reasonable academic accommodations within the student’s classes under appropriate circumstances.

The following information is designed to help you to understand the places and procedures related to obtaining disability related accommodations at West Virginia University.  

Potomac State and WVU Tech students:

The Office of Accessibility Services serves the needs of students with disabilities at the WVU main campuses, as well as the regional campuses of WVU Tech and Potomac State. Please assume all information on this website is the same for students at these locations unless otherwise specified. 

WVU Online & Extended Campus students

For information about accommodations provided to students with disabilities in extended learning programs, please visit the extended learning pages.

Students with medical emergencies should contact the Division of Student Life:

Phone: 304-293-5811
Email: studentlife@mail.wvu.edu
Website:  http://studentlife.wvu.edu/ 

The Office of Accessibility Services does not assist with conversations between students and faculty members regarding students absences due to a medical emergency (Office of Accessibility Services Attendance Statement). 

If the medical condition or situation results in or is considered to be a disability requiring disability related academic accommodation, following the medical emergency, please complete an online application for our office.  

Please feel free to contact the Office of Accessibility Services for more information.