Winthrop University: About Accessibility

Office of Accessibility

The Office of Accessibility (OA) works to ensure that students with disabilities have an equal
opportunity to participate fully in their educational experience by facilitating accommodations, discourse, and engagement. 

OA aims to empower Winthrop students toward self-advocacy, independence, and personal responsibility while providing disability-related education and guidance to the Winthrop community.

Inclusion, Empowerment, Integrity

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is civil rights legislation that upholds and extends Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Title II of the ADA states: No qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity (42 USC 12132).

The faculty and staff of Winthrop University are committed to providing educational opportunities to all students. The Office of Accessibility (OA) serves as a liaison between students with disabilities and the Winthrop community to ensure full access to programs and services.

Meet Our Staff

Christopher Keck, MA, CRC
Program Director

Shardae Nelson
Assistant Coordinator

Hope Williams
Administrative Specialist

Karen Medlin
Test Center Operations Manager

Samantha Barrett
Test Center Assistant

Contact Us

Office of Accessibility
307 Bancroft Hall (Annex)
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 11:30pm

Fall/Spring Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:30am - 4:00pm

: 803/323-3290 (V/TDD).
Fax: 803/323-4585

Last Updated: 8/1/19