Myers Hall, home of the Marshall University HELP Program
The Marshall University HELP Program
The Marshall University HELP Program is a fee-based comprehensive academic support program.
Marshall HELP

For over 40 years, the Marshall University HELP Program has been dedicated to supporting students with learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related disorders. Our mission is to provide personalized academic support and comprehensive resources to help students achieve their full potential. We understand the unique challenges faced by each student and offer tailored strategies to foster success in higher education.

Founded in 1981 by Dr. Barbara Guyer, a nationally recognized expert in education, learning disabilities and ADHD, the Marshall University HELP. Center has evolved from its modest beginnings in a small university basement to a renowned Center of Excellence. Today, the HELP Center is housed in Myers Hall on Marshall University’s beautiful campus in Huntington, WV.

Whether you’re seeking personalized academic support, diagnostic services, or specialized programs, the Marshall University HELP Center is here to empower you on your educational journey.

  • Location: Marshall University’s Myers Hall, 520 18th St., Huntington, WV 25703
  • Phone: 304-696-6256
  • Email:
HELP Program Services

Welcome to the Marshall University HELP Program! If you are looking for comprehensive academic supports for individuals diagnosed with Specific Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD you are in the right place. The HELP Program (Higher Education for Learning Problems) is a nationally recognized center of excellence for a reason – we are one of the few programs that can provide tailored supports from Kindergarten to Medical School.

Our staff includes dedicated learning specialists, graduate assistant tutors and professional staff who are ready to provide resources, guidance and individualized learning strategies in a structured environment.

I invite you to call, email or schedule a visit! We want to learn about you or the student you care for to see how we can help achieve goals together.

Dr. Hillary Adams
Director, Marshall University HELP Program

Marshall University HELP Program director, Hillary Adams meets with a student to create a personalized action plan
Program Highlights
One of three universities in the US offering a HELP Program

Marshall University is one of only three universities in the country offering the HELP program – an advanced support structure focusing on Higher Education for Students with Learning Problems.

Top College for Students with Learning Disabilities
Provides services for students as young as 6 years-old

Marshall University’s HELP Program extends beyond our students to offer community assistance with diagnostic services, one-on-one instruction, ACT/SAT preparation and more.

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