College H.E.L.P. Application Checklist

Thank you for your interest in the Marshall University H.E.L.P. Program. Below you will find detailed instructions regarding how to apply to the H.E.L.P. Program.

  • Submit copies of testing with a diagnosis of ADHD and/or SLD, along with achievement testing within the past year and intelligence testing from within the past 3 years. Please check out our Preferred Assessments for Applicants to ensure your testing meets requirements. These can be scanned and emailed directly to the H.E.L.P Program Director.
  • Submit a 1-page, hand-written, statement regarding why you want to attend college. Be honest and reflective, not perfect. This can be photographed and emailed directly to H.E.L.P. Program Director
  • If taking medication, submitting a statement from the physician regarding the medications prescribed is recommended.
  • Pay the nonrefundable $50.00 application fee. (Make check payable to “M.U. HELP Program” or call our business manager at304-696-5220 to pay by credit card).
  • Soft deadlines for applications are April 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring semesters.

Once your application is complete, you will be contacted regarding your candidacy and offered an interview, should you meet requirements. Incomplete applications cannot be processed or considered for admission.

To participate in H.E.L.P. you must be admitted to Marshall University, which is a separate application process.

How to submit your application materials

  • By Email to Director, Dr. Hillary Adams (
  • By fax: 304-696-3231
  • By mail to:
    • Marshall University H.E.L.P. Program
      Attn: Dr. Hillary Adams, Dir.
      One John Marshall Drive
      Huntington, WV 25755

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Marshall University HELP Program
520 18th St.
Huntington, WV 25703

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