Prospective Students

Welcome, Prospective Eagles!

 We are pleased that you are considering the University of Mary Washington (UMW) as one of your college choices.  Selecting a college with appropriate support services that meet your needs will be an important factor in your decision.

At UMW, the mission of the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) is to work with the university community to increase awareness, eliminate barriers, and create a welcoming and inclusive environment for students with disabilities.

We collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and administrators to promote equity and inclusion through the provision of:

Awareness Programs **  Consultation **  Technical Assistance **  Training

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Information About Admissions

UMW Admissions


Fun Facts

  1. ODR offers an orientation program called “Step Ahead”at the beginning of every fall semester.
  2. Interested in what a previous UMW Freshman/Transfer class looks like? Check out the Fall 2011 Class
  3. UMW Diversability is a recognized student club through the James Farmer Multicultural Center.
  4. The UMW Disability AdHoc Committee sponsors a clearinghouse of disability-related information.


Additional Resources to Consider:

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education

Parents Handbook