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Students With Disabilities

Navigating Wofford College with a Disability

Attending college with a disability can present unique challenges, but many resources are available to help students succeed. This page provides information and links to services that can assist students with disabilities at all stages of the Wofford College experience.

The page aims to be a comprehensive resource for prospective and current college students with physical, learning, mental health, or other disabilities.

Career Center Diversity Statement

The Wofford College Career Center is committed to providing an environment and programming that is welcoming to all students to ensure that every graduate has a professional skill set, the confidence to effectively manage their career, and a sense of empowerment to achieve lifelong success.  The knowledgeable staff at the Career Center celebrates and affirms all students as we support their individual journeys toward success.  As a team, we embrace and encourage open and honest dialogues with ourselves, colleagues, and students about making our work more inclusive.  We are committed to partnering with employers and graduate institutions that uphold the same ideals of inclusivity and we encourage those organizations to recruit and participate in Career Center events at Wofford College. We welcome the entire Wofford community to join and work with us as we grow and succeed together.

  • Key Staff Resources on Campus
    Matthew Hammett
    Director for Civil Rights, Title IX Compliance and Student Risk Assessment
    hammettmk@wofford.edu
    864-597-4048Dr. Dwain C. Pruitt
    Chief Equity Officer
    pruittdc@wofford.edu
    864-597-4046https://www.wofford.edu/about/office-of-equity-diversity-and-inclusion/staff
  • Key Campus Resources
    Accessibility Services: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/wellness-center/accessibilityCounseling: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/wellness-center/counseling
    Defining and Facing Harassment: https://www.wofford.edu/administration/title-ix/defining-and-facing-discrimination-and-harassmentFAQs about Title IX: https://www.wofford.edu/administration/title-ix/faqsGetting Involved: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/getting-involved

  • Professional Associations and Other Resources

    IMDiversity: https://imdiversity.com/Professional Diversity Network: https://www.prodivnet.com/

    SEO Career: https://www.seo-usa.org/career/program/internships/

    Diverse Issues in Higher Education: https://www.diverseeducation.com/

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Mentors

Laura Love

Alumni, Community Professionals, Faculty
  • Director of External Relations Wofford College

Contact & Location

Phone
864-597-4794
Address

Michael S. Brown Village Center
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Career Center Staff Hours Career Center Office Hours - Studying
Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm 7:00am - 3:00am
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm 7:00am - 3:00am
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm 7:00am - 3:00am
Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm 7:00am - 3:00am
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm 7:00am - 3:00am
Saturday   7:00am - 3:00am
Sunday   7:00am - 3:00am