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General Information
2000 North Parkway
Memphis , Tennessee 38112-1690

Disability Resource Office

Student Accessibility Services
2000 N. Parkway
Burrow Hall 4th floor
Memphis, Tennessee 38112
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About Rhodes College

Rhodes College, a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in Memphis, Tennessee, is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement. Established in 1848, the college has a rich history and has consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the United States. With its picturesque campus spread across 100 acres in the heart of Memphis, Rhodes College offers a unique blend of rigorous academics, close-knit community, and vibrant city life.

Academics at Rhodes College are at the forefront of the institution’s values. Offering a diverse array of majors and interdisciplinary programs, the college places a strong emphasis on critical thinking, research, and intellectual curiosity. Students have the opportunity to engage in small classes led by esteemed faculty members, fostering a collaborative and interactive learning environment. Rhodes’ commitment to providing an exceptional liberal arts education is reflected in its prestigious memberships in the Associated Colleges of the South and the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

The campus itself is known for its striking beauty, blending historic architecture with modern facilities. The iconic Gothic buildings create an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits, while well-manicured lawns and tree-lined paths contribute to a serene and stimulating atmosphere. The college’s commitment to sustainability is evident through its many initiatives, including LEED-certified buildings, renewable energy sources, and environmental education programs.

While academic excellence is paramount at Rhodes College, the institution recognizes the importance of holistic development. Students are encouraged to explore their interests beyond the classroom through a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations. Whether it be student government, community service, cultural clubs, or athletic teams, there are ample opportunities for students to find their niche and form lasting connections with peers.

Located in Memphis, Rhodes College is fortunate to be situated in a vibrant and culturally rich city. Memphis is renowned for its historical significance in music, particularly as the birthplace of blues and rock ‘n’ roll. The city’s thriving arts scene, evident through its numerous museums, galleries, and live music venues, provides students with a wealth of cultural experiences. Additionally, Memphis boasts a diverse culinary scene, a rich civil rights history, and an array of recreational opportunities, ensuring that students have ample options for exploration and enrichment outside of campus.

Community engagement is a central pillar of Rhodes College’s mission. The college maintains strong ties with the local Memphis community and encourages students to actively contribute through service-learning programs and internships. This commitment to civic responsibility and social justice aligns with the college’s overarching goal of nurturing well-rounded individuals who are prepared to make meaningful contributions to society.

In summary, Rhodes College is a highly regarded not-for-profit private institution located in Memphis, Tennessee. With its esteemed academic programs, beautiful campus, and vibrant city surroundings, the college offers students a unique and enriching college experience. Through a robust liberal arts curriculum, emphasis on community engagement, and vibrant campus life, Rhodes College strives to prepare its graduates for successful careers and a lifelong commitment to learning and service.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

Services Provided

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

Campus Accessibility

Accessible Level

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

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