Assistance for Students with Disabilities

Disability Services

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Boyce College are committed to the admission of all qualified students without regard to disability. We further commit to providing resources to render the academic programs and support services accessible to all students. We provide reasonable accommodations to help facilitate academic success.  Students with documented physical or learning disabilities may receive assistance and support from our office. Services are available for students with documented disabilities on a case-by-case basis according to individual needs.


Students who believe they will need classroom accommodations to participate fully in the activities inherent in their academic programs at Southern Seminary or Boyce College should make those needs known as early as possible, preferably as soon as they have received notification of acceptance.

Requests should be made to the advisor for Disability Services and must be accompanied by documentation of the student’s disability, including suggested accommodations, completed by an appropriate professional.  NOTE:  The school does not provide diagnoses of learning disabilities, learning differences or educational therapies.

Services are provided on an individual basis according to documentation provided by the student, tailored to individual needs, and may include:

  • Notification letters to professors.
  • Quiet room in which to take examinations.
  • Extended time for reading assignments.
  • Extended time for examinations.
  • Alternate format textbooks.
    • Pdf- or Word-formatted books
    • E-books
  • In-class note taker. (Request is made in cooperation with the professor.)
  • Oral reader for exams.
  • Preferred seating in the classroom.

Accommodation requests not on the list must be discussed with and approved by the Disability Services advisor, who will provide an  Accommodation Agreement which must be signed by the student.

Procedures and Policies

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. EST – 4:30 p.m. EST
Norton Hall 154

Contact Us:
(502) 897-4680

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