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Office of Accessibility Services

The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is dedicated to enhancing the education opportunities for students with temporary and permanent disabilities at West Virginia University and all of its campuses. To ensure access to University programs, specialists work individually with students to help them achieve academic success. 

Our website at contains a link to register for services on line.

To contact an Accessibility Specialist, please email Donald Shoup at, or call 304-293-6700. You may also email  for information and questions.

Helpful Resources: 

Office of Accessibility Services Testing Center

Make an Alternative Format Request

Guide to Accommodating Students with Disabilities 

Comparison of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act(Section 504), & The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Animals on Campus Policy and Animals on Campus FAQs