How to Request Non-Academic Accommodations

  1. Student can schedule to meet with a Coordinator of Accessibility Services via phone or e-mail at least three weeks prior to the semester.
  2. Student should complete the Verification Form and Request for Housing Accommodations (PDF) and bring the form to their scheduled appointment.
  3. A Coordinator of Accessibility Services will review the documentation and determine eligibility according to guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  4. A Coordinator of Accessibility Services will contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life and the Housing Operations Director to make any necessary arrangements.
  5. Student will sign a policy agreement with the Office of Accessibility Services that outlines responsibilities for housing request.
  6. Student will need to submit additional requested documentation and/or records if needed, and failure to do so may result in denial of housing accommodation.

Accessibility Services

Contact Information

James Weaver

Coordinator, Accessibility Services

Phone: (740) 351-3276

Michelle Patrick

Coordinator, Accessibility Services

Phone: (740) 351-3106

Fax: (740) 351-3047


Office of Accessibility Services

Student Success Center
Massie Hall, 1st Floor
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Office hours: M-F 8 am-5 pm or by appointment

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