Rita Van Pelt

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Rita has worked at SIU’s Disability Support Services Office since 1987 in various capacities. She has been the Assistant Director since 2009. She coordinates services to students with mobility disabilities, chronic health conditions, mental health disabilities and acquired brain injuries. Rita completed her Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services in 2001 and her Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2005, both at SIU's Rehabilitation Institute. 

Contact Rita Van Pelt

Primary Contact
Phone: (618) 453-5738
Email: rvanpelt@siu.edu

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Attention: Rita Van Pelt
Disability Support Services
Woody Hall 247
Mail Code 4705
900 South Normal Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois 62901