Accessibility Statement

Salem University is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Salem does not discriminate in its education and employment programs on the basis of religion, age, race, color, national origin, gender, marital or parental status, or disability and complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Salem’s non-discrimination policy is published on the About page.

In order to further our commitment to nondiscrimination, we are working diligently to ensure our site conforms to level Double-A World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Such guidelines detail best practices for ensuring assistive technology users can access the site. The guidelines also make the site more user friendly for all people.

Should anyone find information or functionality which is inaccessible, please contact the Office of the President, care of Mrs. Barbara McClain, at phone number (304)326-1234 or via email We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate.

Any individual who believes material on this site is inaccessible and is considered to be a violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and/or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may initiate a written grievance via email, fax, or post as listed in the Formal Accessibility Grievance Process that follows.

Formal Accessibility Grievance Process

To submit a complaint or grievance related to web site accessibility, please contact:

Mrs. Barbara McClain
Executive Assistant to the President
223 West Main Street
Salem, WV 26426
Phone: (304)326-1234
Fax: (304)326-1106

Please provide the following information about your grievance:

  • Your full name, home address, city, state, zip code, home phone number, and email address;
  • Description of accessibility issue that is the basis for your grievance with as much detail as you are able to provide; and
  • The relief you are seeking.

You will receive a written reply acknowledging your submission within five (5) business days. This reply will indicate the steps the university is taking to address the matter.

You also may make a formal complaint to the United States Department of Education by various means. The contact information is as follows:

United States Department of Education
Region III
Office for Civil Rights
The Wanamaker Building, Suite 515
100 Penn Square East
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323