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The Center for Access

The Center for Access


Committed to helping students with disabilities reach their personal and academic goals

  • Ensuring equal access in the classroom and throughout the college campus
  • Consulting with faculty about academic accommodations, legal compliance, and instructional, programmatic, physical, and curriculum modifications
  • Determining accommodations that are appropriate and consistent with medical documentation
  • Teaching self-advocacy
  • Increasing college-wide disability awareness and sensitivity

Center for Access

Need Accommodations?

Register for help with accommodations.

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Faculty Resources
Faculty Resources

The Faculty Room is an accessibility hub for faculty.

Faculty Policy and Procedures

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Student Resources
Student Resources

Related links for counseling, social and many other services.

Student Policy and Procedures (PDF)

Student Policy and Procedures (RTF)

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Student information
Student Information

Learn how we determine eligibility.

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LEAD student organization

LeadeCFA LEADrship, Excellence and Advocacy for Disabilities (LEAD) is a student organization providing a support network for students to gain leadership and advocacy skills. This dynamic group is a safe place for students with disabilities to learn, create and socialize.

LEAD is student led and holds various activities and events each semester to promote inclusion and support. LEAD is open to all Southwest students. To join or learn more, email the Center for Access at ca@southwest.tn.edu.

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