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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
One Mountwest Way
Huntington , West Virginia 25701

Disability Resource Office

Student Disability Services
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, West Virginia 25701
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About Mountwest Community and Technical College

Mountwest Community and Technical College is a renowned public institution located in Huntington, West Virginia. As a two-year college, it provides a wide range of educational opportunities for students seeking to pursue technical or community-focused careers. With its commitment to accessibility, Mountwest aims to create a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive and achieve their academic goals.

Situated in the vibrant city of Huntington, Mountwest is well-regarded for its distinct educational programs and its strong ties to the local community. Huntington, nestled along the scenic Ohio River, is a city with a rich cultural history and a thriving arts scene. The area offers a myriad of recreational and entertainment options, ensuring students have a well-rounded college experience.

One of the standout qualities of Mountwest is its commitment to providing excellent technical and vocational training. The college offers a wide variety of programs, including degrees and certificates, in fields such as healthcare, business, information technology, engineering, and advanced manufacturing. With a focus on practical, hands-on learning, students at Mountwest are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen career paths.

Mountwest’s faculty members are dedicated professionals who bring real-world expertise to the classroom. They not only possess extensive academic knowledge but also have firsthand experience in their respective industries. This unique blend of theory and practical application ensures that students receive a comprehensive education that prepares them for the demands of the workforce.

In addition to its academic programs, Mountwest places a strong emphasis on providing support services to its students. The college offers various resources, including tutoring, career counseling, and personal development programs, to help students succeed academically and personally. There is a commitment to ensuring that each student receives the guidance and assistance they need to reach their full potential.

Being a community college, Mountwest prides itself on its affordability and accessibility. Tuition costs are often more affordable compared to four-year universities, allowing students to pursue higher education without the burden of significant student debt. Additionally, with its convenient location in the heart of Huntington, the college is easily accessible for both local students and those commuting from nearby areas.

Mountwest’s dedication to serving the community extends beyond the classroom. The college actively engages with local businesses, organizations, and residents to identify and address the area’s specific needs. By fostering these partnerships, Mountwest creates opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning experiences, internships, and networking opportunities, ensuring they are well-prepared for their future careers.

Overall, Mountwest Community and Technical College is a reputable and well-respected institution that offers students an exceptional educational experience. Its commitment to accessibility, practical learning, and community engagement sets it apart. Whether students are seeking to enter the workforce quickly or pursue further education, Mountwest provides them with the necessary tools and support to achieve their goals, all within the vibrant and culturally rich community of Huntington, West Virginia.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

Always
  • Exam Accomodations
Occasionally
  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Qualified Readers
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
Unavailable
  • Scribe Services
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

Services Provided

Always
  • Priority Enrollment
Occasionally
    Unavailable
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Reduced courseload
    • Medical leave
    • Residence Hall Accommodations

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    Fully
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    Partially
      Minimally
      • Student Health Services
      • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
      • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
      • Entertainment and Event Facilities
      • On-Campus Transit
      • Student Housing

      Services Provided

      Always
        Occasionally
        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
        Unavailable
        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations