Disability Services is the designated office that provides reasonable accommodations and services to students with disabilities who are enrolled at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The Student Disability Services office:
- Requests and maintains disability-related documents
- Certifies eligibility for services
- Determines and develops plans for reasonable accommodations such as academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and/or services
The Student Disability Resources Coordinator is available in person Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Zoom videoconferencing is available Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Contact Sarah Luvender-Newman to schedule an appointment.
Applying for Services
Students who are seeking services at Penn State Wilkes-Barre must self-disclose the need for academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and/or services to the Student Disabilities Services office.
Students will go through an intake process with the Disability Services Coordinator and will provide documentation supporting the request for accommodations.
For more information, visit the university’s Student Disability Resources website for detailed information about disability services at Penn State University or contact the Wilkes-Barre Disability Services Coordinator, Sarah Luvender-Newman.
As mandated under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 ad Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.