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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
1000 Vermillion Street
Athens , West Virginia 24712

Disability Resource Office

1000 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV 24712
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About Concord University

Concord University, located in Athens, West Virginia, is a prestigious public university that offers a comprehensive range of academic programs to its students. Known for its commitment to excellence in education, Concord University has become a renowned institution within the state and beyond.

Situated in the small, charming town of Athens, Concord University provides a unique learning experience for its students. The university prides itself on offering a close-knit community where students can form lasting relationships with their peers and professors, all while benefiting from a supportive and nurturing environment.

One of the key aspects of Concord University is its dedication to providing accessible education. With a four-year accessibility score of 1, the university ensures that students from diverse backgrounds have the opportunity to pursue higher education and achieve their academic goals. This commitment to accessibility underlines Concord University’s belief in equal opportunity for all students.

The academic offerings at Concord University are vast and varied, catering to a wide range of interests and career aspirations. Students can choose from a plethora of majors and minors across disciplines such as business, education, fine arts, health sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. With a faculty known for their expertise and commitment to student success, Concord University offers a top-quality education that prepares students for their future endeavors.

Apart from its academic programs, Concord University provides numerous opportunities for students to engage in extracurricular activities and expand their horizons. The university boasts a vibrant campus life, with various clubs, organizations, and athletic teams that cater to a diverse set of interests. Students can participate in sports, music, theater, community service, leadership programs, and much more, making their university experience both enriching and fulfilling.

As for the surrounding area, Athens, West Virginia, offers a charming and picturesque backdrop for students’ educational journey. Nestled among the rolling hills of southern West Virginia, Athens provides a tranquil and serene environment that fosters a sense of tranquility and focus. The town offers a close-knit community feel, with local businesses, eateries, and recreational opportunities that enhance the overall quality of life for students and residents alike.

In conclusion, Concord University stands as a beacon of academic excellence, accessibility, and community in the heart of Athens, West Virginia. With its wide range of academic programs, dedication to student success, and vibrant campus life, the university provides a holistic educational experience that prepares students for a successful future. Whether through rigorous coursework, engaging extracurricular activities, or the support of a close-knit community, Concord University empowers its students to thrive academically, personally, and professionally.

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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