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
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.