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General Information
1704 Market St.
Wheeling , West Virginia 26003-3699

Disability Resource Office

Academi Support Center
1704 Market Street
B&O 226
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
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About West Virginia Northern Community College

West Virginia Northern Community College, located in Wheeling, West Virginia, is a public institution offering two-year programs to students seeking accessible higher education. Situated in the picturesque city of Wheeling, the college boasts a wide range of academic opportunities and a vibrant campus life.

Established with the aim of providing affordable and quality education, West Virginia Northern Community College has been serving the region for over 45 years. The college is renowned for its commitment to student success and community engagement, making it a popular choice among local and regional students.

One of the key advantages of attending West Virginia Northern Community College is its accessibility. With a two-year program structure, the college offers students a convenient and efficient pathway to earn an associate degree or certificate in various fields. This flexibility allows students to gain valuable knowledge and skills without committing to a four-year program, making it an ideal choice for those who prefer a shorter time frame to enter the job market or transfer to a four-year institution.

The campus itself provides a supportive environment conducive to learning and personal growth. State-of-the-art facilities and modern classrooms equipped with the latest technology create an engaging learning atmosphere. In addition to academic resources, the college offers an array of student services, including counseling, tutoring, and career guidance, ensuring that students have access to the resources they need to succeed in their chosen career paths.

Outside of the classroom, West Virginia Northern Community College promotes a vibrant campus life. Numerous student organizations and clubs encourage students to get involved and make lasting connections with their peers. These extracurricular activities help foster a sense of community and provide a well-rounded college experience.

The surrounding area of Wheeling, West Virginia, also contributes to the overall appeal of attending West Virginia Northern Community College. Known for its rich history and stunning natural landscapes, Wheeling offers students a unique blend of cultural and outdoor activities. The city is home to various museums, art galleries, and theaters, providing ample opportunities for students to engage in cultural enrichment. Additionally, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of Wheeling’s proximity to the Ohio River and the surrounding Appalachian Mountains, which offer numerous recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, and boating.

In summary, West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling, West Virginia, provides an accessible and affordable education to students seeking a two-year program. With its focus on student success, state-of-the-art facilities, and vibrant campus life, the college offers a well-rounded educational experience. Located in the picturesque city of Wheeling, students also have the opportunity to enjoy the region’s rich history and natural beauty. Whether students are looking to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution, West Virginia Northern Community College equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary for their future endeavors.

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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

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

      Services Provided

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