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Vision, Mission and Values

Vision Statement

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.


Mission Statement

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.

The University of Tennessee is a caring and supportive community with high academic and personal expectations for each student. SDS will help students recognize their potential by removing possible barriers to their education.


Core Values

Equity I Access I Respect I Advocacy I Diversity I Excellence I Inclusion