Student Health Service

To Promote and Advance the Health and Wellbeing of our Students

Learning Differences/Disabilities

Students with a history of learning differences (disabilities) may need assistance with academic accommodations. Guidelines for documenting learning disabilities can be found at the following link. The documentation should be sent to Dr. Van Westervelt in the Learning Assistance Center/Office of Disability Services. His address is:

Dr. Van Westervelt
Learning Assistance Center
Wake Forest University
P.O. Box 7283
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7283

Students who have provided information for academic accommodations should schedule an appointment with a member of the professional staff at the Learning Assistance Center/Office of Disability Services during the first two weeks after arriving on campus. The phone number for that office is 336.758.5929.

Guidelines for Documenting a Learning Disability

For more information about the Student Health Service please visit our home page. For information about disability services at Wake Forest, please visit the disabilities page of the Learning Assistance Center/Office of Disability Services.

Good luck to you as you begin your studies at Wake Forest. If we can be of any other assistance to you please don’t hesitate to contact us.