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1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis , Tennessee 38104-2764

Disability Resource Office

Office of Student Affairs
1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, 38104-2764
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About Memphis College of Art

Memphis College of Art, located in the vibrant city of Memphis, Tennessee, is a renowned private not-for-profit institution that has been nurturing creative talents for over 80 years. With a strong reputation for artistic excellence, this four-year college offers a comprehensive range of programs and resources to support aspiring artists in their educational journey.

Nestled in the heart of Memphis, the college benefits from its prime location in a city rich in history, music, and culture. Memphis, often referred to as the birthplace of blues and rock ‘n’ roll, is a melting pot of artistic inspiration and creativity. From iconic landmarks such as the influential Sun Studio and the legendary Beale Street, to the famous Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the city exudes a unique vibe that serves as a constant source of inspiration for students and artists alike.

As a leading art institution, Memphis College of Art offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs, ensuring a well-rounded education for students pursuing their artistic passion. The college provides a strong foundation in traditional art techniques while also embracing the evolving landscape of contemporary art. By fostering an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to carve their own path in the ever-changing art world.

The faculty at Memphis College of Art comprises accomplished artists and scholars who bring a wealth of expertise and industry experience to the classroom. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, students benefit from personalized attention and guidance, allowing for meaningful interactions and mentorship. The faculty’s commitment to nurturing students’ artistic growth is reflected in the college’s strong alumni network, which includes successful artists, designers, and educators.

Students at Memphis College of Art also have access to state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring they have the tools necessary to bring their artistic visions to life. The college boasts well-equipped studios, galleries, and workshops, providing an inspiring and collaborative environment for students to engage in their creative pursuits. Additionally, the library offers extensive resources and materials, enabling students to delve into art history, theory, and contemporary trends.

Beyond the classroom, Memphis College of Art encourages students to embrace opportunities for community engagement and professional development. Through exhibitions, internships, and partnerships with local organizations, students have the chance to showcase their work, build meaningful connections, and gain real-world experience. The college actively promotes a culture of artistic expression and social responsibility, empowering students to use art as a catalyst for positive change within their communities.

In conclusion, Memphis College of Art stands as a beacon of artistic excellence in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. With a rich history, a dynamic city setting, and a commitment to nurturing creative talents, the college provides a transformative educational experience for aspiring artists. Through a rigorous curriculum, dedicated faculty, and access to cutting-edge facilities, students are empowered to explore their artistic voices and contribute to the vibrant cultural scene of Memphis and beyond.

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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