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Requesting Accommodations

At WVU, our commitment to excellence and inclusion is the force that drives our hiring decisions, and we welcome applications from all job seekers. Staff and faculty members exemplify a wonderfully diverse blend of competence, experience, loyalty, job skills and work ethic; they continually strive to convey the true Mountaineer Spirit.

If you are applying to a position at WVU and need assistance in the application and/or interviewing process, please contact Shared Services at  304-293- 6006.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact Jill Hess, ADA Coordinator, at 304-293-6692.

You may also visit our offices at One Waterfront Place, 3rd Floor, Morgantown, WV. Office hours are 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except University holidays. Please note that our offices are currently open by appointment only due to Covid-19 precautions. 

Mailing address
West Virginia University Division of Human Resources – Talent Strategy 
P.O. Box 6640 
Morgantown, WV 26506-6640

Additionally, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion facilitates employment accommodations. The University follows guidelines of the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, GINA, and current case law. This process is designed to assure that reasonable accommodations are provided as required by law.

The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities also provides several services:

  • Supporting people with developmental and other disabilities and their families in the movement from institutional to community settings;
  • Developing inclusive educational opportunities;
  • Preparing professionals to meet the needs of those with the most severe disabilities and behavioral challenges;
  • Utilizing interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art services to support the health and related needs of people with developmental and other disabilities.

The Job Accommodation Network is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.