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About Us


Student Disability Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks to establish an inclusive environment where every aspect of the university experience is readily accessible for all students without barriers or bias.


The mission of Student Disability Services (SDS) is to partner with the campus community in creating equitable access to eligible students while promoting disability-inclusive diversity.

SDS accomplishes this mission by coordinating reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, such as:

  • AD/HD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Chronic Health
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mobility
  • Psychological/Emotional Health
  • Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury

Core Values

Equity I Access I Diversity I Advocacy I Inclusion