Special Services is an assistive technologies facility geared toward providing equal access to all students, faculty, and staff. Special Services helps the university support a wide array of accessible learning technologies and computer-related disability accommodations.
Support for assistive technologies within the university libraries includes:
To obtain more information on Special Services or to set up an appointment for assistive technologies training, please contact the Special Services Manager at (540) 231-3937; TTY (540) 231-3035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on disability accommodations at Virginia Tech, please contact the appropriate office; such as, Services for Students with Disabilities, Personnel Services, or the Office of Equal Opportunity.
For Virginia Tech students, faculty, or staff trained on the use of equipment and software, the Special Services room is available when Newman Library is open. You will need to use your Hokie Passport to access the room.
Special Services is located in Room 110 on the first floor of Newman Library.
Department of Human Resources, Coordinator of University ADA Services - Pam Vickers
Sun: open 9:00am*
Mon-Thu: open 24 hours*
Fri: close 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm
* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.