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Wheels on Campus

A Guide to Wheelchair-Friendly Higher Education.  Researched and produced by New Mobility editors and writers.

We surveyed hundreds of colleges and interviewed more than 80 wheelchair-using students and disability service leaders to identify 20 colleges that create wheelchair-friendly campuses and cultures. 

  • Hear how current students at our Top 20 describe access, accommodations, housing, extracurricular activities, study abroad opportunities, and much more.
  • Learn how five unique graduates carved out their own paths to success in a wide variety of careers.
  • Tap into key college resources, including disability-specific scholarships and more.

           

 

ODS in the news

Aug 25, 2015
Fairborn, Beavercreek, Wright State and Clark State Community College will celebrate the opening of the Wright State Way bridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 28.
Aug 24, 2015
Students, faculty and staff at Wright State's Dayton Campus will soon be able to call university police at the touch of a button.
Jul 2, 2015
The Miracle League baseball field, inspired by Wright State student William Crotty, has become a magnet for young players with disabilities.
Jun 17, 2015
Wright State’s Office of Disability Services will offer its PreFlight orientation program for first-year students with disabilities Aug. 23 to Aug. 27.
Jun 2, 2015
Wright State motion pictures student William Crotty inspired the creation of Dayton's Miracle League baseball field for children and young adults with disabilities.
Apr 28, 2015
Excerpt Dan Darkow, age 21 and graduating this spring from Wright State University in Ohio, is president of the National Residence Hall Honorary and a resident assistant. He serves as director of disability affairs for the WSU student government, and …
Apr 27, 2015
Excerpt For graduating senior Dan Darkow, who has spinal muscular atrophy and has been in a wheelchair since age 3, the underground connections between 20 of the 22 academic buildings simply allow for easy access. “The tunnels offer a flat …
Apr 27, 2015
Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m.
Apr 13, 2015
Office of Disability Services will recognize graduating students, student employees and faculty and staff during annual Scholarship and Graduation Reception.
Mar 31, 2015
Steve Baskis’ Presidential Lecture at Wright State will be preceded by a video and speaker series on PTSD beginning April 2.

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