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204 East College Street
Athens , Tennessee 37303

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
204 E. College Street
Athens, Tennessee 37303
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About Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) is a private, not-for-profit university located in the charming city of Athens, Tennessee. Boasting a rich history and a dedication to providing quality education, TWU offers a diverse range of programs and opportunities to its students.

Surrounded by beautiful landscapes and set in a close-knit community, Tennessee Wesleyan University provides a supportive and nurturing environment for students to thrive academically, personally, and socially. The university takes pride in its commitment to small class sizes, ensuring that students receive individual attention and personalized instruction from their professors.

TWU offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate programs, including majors in fields such as business, education, arts and sciences, nursing, and the fine arts. In addition to its undergraduate programs, the university also offers graduate programs in education, business administration, and nursing, providing students with options to further their studies and specialize in their chosen fields.

One of the distinctive features of Tennessee Wesleyan University is its emphasis on experiential learning, allowing students to gain practical knowledge and skills through hands-on experiences. The university encourages students to participate in internships, research projects, community service, and study abroad programs, providing them with a well-rounded education that prepares them for real-world challenges.

The campus of Tennessee Wesleyan University is home to state-of-the-art facilities that support academic pursuits and co-curricular activities. The comprehensive library serves as a hub for research and learning, while modern classrooms, laboratories, and technology-infused learning spaces facilitate interactive and engaging learning experiences. Students also have access to recreational facilities, including a fitness center and athletic fields, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

The university promotes a vibrant student life on campus, striving to create a strong sense of community and belonging. TWU offers a wide range of student organizations, clubs, and activities that cater to various interests, allowing students to explore their passions and develop leadership skills. Whether it is joining a student-run club, participating in community service initiatives, or attending cultural events, students at Tennessee Wesleyan University have ample opportunities to enrich their college experience beyond the classroom.

Situated in Athens, Tennessee, TWU benefits from being located in a region known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Athens is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, offering breathtaking scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. The city itself is home to historic landmarks, charming downtown streets, and a welcoming community. Students have access to various amenities, including shops, restaurants, parks, and entertainment venues, which contribute to a well-rounded and fulfilling college experience.

In conclusion, Tennessee Wesleyan University is a private, not-for-profit institution that prides itself on providing a supportive and enriching educational environment for its students. With a focus on experiential learning, diverse program offerings, and a commitment to fostering a strong sense of community, TWU equips its graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers. Located in the beautiful city of Athens, students at Tennessee Wesleyan University have the opportunity to immerse themselves in both their academic pursuits and the vibrant surrounding community.

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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