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Student Disability Services (SDS) recognizes that faculty and academic administrators play a vital role in providing accessible learning opportunities for students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We serve as a resource to faculty as they provide academic accommodations to students with disabilities.

Accommodations allow the student equitable access to the educational opportunities in your course. Should you have any questions, concerns or need clarification on any disability-related items, please contact an SDS staff as soon as possible.

The following resources contain more information on assisting students with disabilities in your course.

Syllabus Disability Statement

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is committed to providing an inclusive learning environment for all students. If you anticipate or experience a barrier in this course due to a chronic health condition, a learning, hearing, neurological, mental health, vision, physical, or other kind of disability, or a temporary injury, you are encouraged to contact Student Disability Services (SDS) at 865-974-6087 or An SDS Coordinator will meet with you to develop a plan to ensure you have equitable access to this course. If you are already registered with SDS, please contact your instructor to discuss implementing accommodations included in your course access letter.