Contact Us:

Melissa Butler
Office of Student Disability Services
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112-1690

Burrow Student Center, Fourth Floor

Fax: 901-843-3040
TTY: 901-843-3018

Hours: M-F, 8:30-5



Students with documented disabilities have the right to:

  • Equal access to courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and facilities available through the college
  • Individualized professional assessment of the documentation supporting the disabling condition and its impact on function in an academic environment
  • Appropriate and reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids determined on a case-by-case basis
  • Appropriate confidentiality of all information pertaining to the disability with the choice of to whom to disclose the disability, except as required by law
  • Information reasonably available in accessible formats

Students with documented disabilities have the responsibility to:

  • Meet the essential qualifications and institutional standards of Rhodes
  • Disclose the disability in a timely manner to SDS when seeking an accommodation
  • Follow the specific procedures for obtaining appropriate and reasonable accommodations
  • Provide documentation from an appropriate professional source that verifies the nature of the disability, functional limitations, and the need for special accommodation
  • Develop self-advocacy skills and motivation leading to self-reliance and independence