Disability Resources for Students
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General Information

The University of Memphis is committed to providing equal opportunity and challenge to all academically qualified students with disabilities and is compliant with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Students with disabilities are integrated into the regular academic curriculum and are held to the same academic standards as other students. Comprehensive support services and accommodations are available to enable students to meet required academic standards and to encourage them to participate fully in the educational, social, and cultural opportunities available at the University, including extracurricular activities.

Disability Resources for Students serves from 700 to 800 students per year who have a variety of disabilities, including mobility, visual and hearing impairments, a variety of chronic health disorders, psychiatric disorders, learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, seizure disorders, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse.

To receive disability related accommodations and services, students must first register with Disability Resources for Students and provide current and appropriate medical and/or psycho-educational documentation which identifies the specific nature and extent of a qualifying disability, including the functional limitations currently imposed by the disability.

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Last Updated: 6/28/13