Disability Resources for Students
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About DRS


The mission of Disability Resources for Students is to act as a catalyst to:

  • Advocate equal access and inclusion through Universal Design for all University of Memphis students to all University programs and activities
  • Encourage understanding of disability by educating all members of the University community
  • Promote development and independence of students with disabilities

DRS Goals

  • Develop independence, responsibility and accountability in SWD.
  • Improve student access to and use of Assistive Technology (AT) to increase academic success and independence.
  • Increase retention and graduation rates of SWD.
  • Assist students to identify, develop and demonstrate the career competencies necessary for success in their chosen fields.
  • Assist students to establish a connection to the U of M.
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of disability across the U of M community.
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