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Registration Process

Complete Registration Form

Complete the online Registration Form for Academic Accommodations prior to your appointment. Please be sure to include as many details as possible. You will be able to upload a copy of your documentation on the form. The following formats are preferred: Word, PDF, Text, or RTF file. If you require accommodations for on-campus housing, please complete the Housing Accommodations Application to initiate a request. Approved housing accommodations are provided on a first come first served basis and are based on the housing options available at the time of approval. Students with dietary restrictions who may require an accommodation are encouraged to complete the Dining Accommodations Request Form.

University of Tennessee Health and Sciences Center (UTHSC) students enrolled in the graduate Audiology and Speech Pathology program who are interested in requesting accommodations must contact the UTHSC’s Office of Disability Services. Information regarding the application process, forms, contacts, etc., can be found on the ODS page.

Schedule an Appointment

Please call SDS (865) 974-6087 to schedule a Welcome Meeting with the Accommodations Coordinator.  The Coordinator will talk with you about your accommodation needs and begin to develop an accommodations plan with you. Please note that May 7, 2024 is the last day for SDS appointments for currently enrolled students. Welcome Meetings will be scheduled in the subsequent week following the conclusion of commencement ceremonies. For more information, please review the important dates page.

Provide Documentation of Disability

Review the applicable SDS documentation guidelines for more information about what should be included.  Students who require additional testing for Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorders may contact SDS for options in the Knoxville area.

PLEASE NOTE: You should not delay meeting with SDS out of concern for not having the correct (or any) documentation.  If needed, the Coordinator can discuss with you any specific documentation needs during your Welcome Meeting.  Our priority is to meet with you and provide accommodations as soon as possible.  Provisional accommodations may be provided to allow students time to procure any needed documentation.

Attend Welcome Meeting

During the Welcome Meeting, the Coordinator will engage you in an interactive conversation about how your disability impacts you, as well as the accommodations needed to address that impact.  The Coordinator will evaluate any documentation presented in advance of the Welcome Meeting, as well as discuss any additional documentation presented by you at the time of the Welcome Meeting.  Our goal is to ensure that you have equal access to all courses and activities at UT in as timely a manner as possible.

Satellite Campuses

Student Disability Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville may conduct a virtual Welcome Meeting once a student has submitted a Registration Form. In the meantime, you may reach out to our contact at the corresponding campuses to gather more information.


Contact: Charlene Hane, Coordinator
Phone: 931-393-7228


Contact: Malissa Teal, Administrative Support Assistant III
Phone: 615-256-1885