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Obtaining Housing Accommodations

To receive housing accommodations at any WVU sponsored property, students must complete the following steps: 

1. Apply for Housing

    • If you have already applied for housing, please move on to step 2.
    • If you have not already applied for housing, apply for housing through the  WVU Housing Portal 
      • Choose "YES" under section 3 about Accessible Housing Accommodations 
      • Please note, students will not be able to select a room or roommate when answering "YES" to Accessible Housing Accommodations.
      • You must also meet all housing  application process deadlines   

2. Register with OAS 

    • Complete an online application for the Office of Accessibility Services. 
    • You will receive an email from OAS with a link to schedule an appointment with your accessibility specialist

3. Submit a completed Licensed Professional Questionnaire

4. Meet with an Accessibility Specialist 

Schedule an Intake appointment with your assigned Accessibility Specialist by using the link in your "OAS Application Received" email. This email will be sent within 1-2 business days of you submitting your application.

During an initial meeting, specialists will discuss with you:
    • Submitted documentation
    • Additional documentation, if needed
    • Reasonable housing accommodations 
    • Any other relevant information

If a Housing Accommodation is Authorized:

Privacy note All documentation submitted to OAS is kept separate from an academic record and is considered private under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) . There are times when the staff of OAS must share information with other faculty and staff on campus to facilitate accommodations in the classroom, residence halls, or transportation.