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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon , Tennessee 37087

Disability Resource Office

Labry Hall 225
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
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About Cumberland University

Cumberland University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution, located in Lebanon, Tennessee. With its rich history and commitment to academic excellence, Cumberland University has become a reputable choice for students seeking a high-quality education in a supportive and close-knit community.

Established in 1842, Cumberland University has a long-standing tradition of providing students with a well-rounded education that combines rigorous academic programs with real-world experiences. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, ensuring that students can find their passion and pursue their chosen career paths.

One of the notable aspects of Cumberland University is its commitment to fostering a personalized and engaging learning environment. With small class sizes, students benefit from individual attention and close interactions with faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. This intimate setting allows for collaborative discussions, in-depth exploration of subjects, and a personalized educational experience.

The campus of Cumberland University is nestled in the charming town of Lebanon, Tennessee. Located just 30 minutes east of Nashville, the vibrant capital city of the state, Lebanon offers students a unique blend of a small-town atmosphere with convenient access to urban amenities. Students can enjoy the tranquility of a tight-knit community while being able to explore the diverse cultural, entertainment, and professional opportunities found in Nashville.

The town of Lebanon itself exudes Southern charm, with its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, and a welcoming community. Students can immerse themselves in the local culture by exploring the lively downtown area, which is filled with shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Additionally, Lebanon is known for its annual events and festivals, providing students with plenty of opportunities to engage in community activities and experience the town’s vibrant spirit.

Beyond the campus and the surrounding town, Cumberland University offers a range of extracurricular activities and organizations that foster a well-rounded student experience. From student clubs and organizations to intercollegiate sports teams, students have numerous opportunities to connect with their peers and pursue their interests outside of the classroom.

Cumberland University also places a strong emphasis on community service and civic engagement. Through various community outreach programs, students are encouraged to give back to the local community and develop valuable skills while making a positive impact.

In conclusion, Cumberland University stands as a reputable institution renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, individualized education, and community engagement. Located in the picturesque town of Lebanon, Tennessee, the university offers students the opportunity to thrive in a supportive and vibrant community while being within close proximity to the cultural and professional opportunities of Nashville. With its rich history and dedication to providing a well-rounded education, Cumberland University continues to shape the minds of tomorrow’s leaders.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations