Tennessee Promise

Prospective Students

The transition from high school to college can often be academically challenging and emotionally draining for every student. The transition for students with disabilities can be even more stressful.

College requires students to take on more responsibility for their education; more specifically, students with disabilities must become their own advocates. Once in college, students are considered adults and are now responsible for meeting the requirements for their education. This means seeking support services available on campus, and interacting with the appropriate members of the college community to discuss academic progress, and any issues or concerns that may arise.

In order for students to receive reasonable accommodations from Student Disability Services (SDS), students must take the following steps:

  1. Contact Student Disability Services (SDS) to inform them of your disability.
  2. Make an appointment with Student Disability Services (SDS) to submit required documentation and discuss possible classroom accommodations.