Accommodations and Support Services

Bellarmine University offers a range of accommodations and support services designed to assist students with disabilities.  Each person has a unique set of needs, and accommodations are determined on an individual basis, utilizing the student's disability-related documentation. The accommodations and services are free to students with appropriate documentation on file. Accommodations and services include:

  • Determination of appropriate accommodations
  • Note takers
  • Extended testing time
  • Supplemental academic advising
  • Classroom accommodations or modifications
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible housing
  • Communication with faculty and advisor regarding student needs
  • Assistance obtaining recorded textbooks and identifying readers/scribes/attendants
  • Information and referral for additional services

Additional services and accommodations may be offered based on documented needs.

Student Success Center - 502.272.7400

Bellarmine University is committed to providing services and programs that assist all students in further developing their learning and study skills to reach their academic goals. Services offered through the Student Success Center include:

  • Group and individual tutoring for many classes
  • A Writing Center that offers assistance with writing assignments and with preparation for essay examinations
  • Workshops on study skills, taking tests, note-taking, test anxiety, stress management

Career Center - 502.272.8151

The Career Center offers testing and counseling services designed to help students make wise and informed decisions regarding their college majors and careers. Vocational assessments help identify areas of strength and interest. The Center also assists students with internship placement, resume writing, job-seeking skills, interviewing, and summer employment opportunities. Internships are usually offered on a part-time basis during the academic year and full-time during the summer. The Center also maintains a library on the second floor of the Campus Center, Room 225, with specific information regarding employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Vocational Rehabilitation - 502.595.3423

The Disability Services Coordinator acts as a liaison to the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation in Louisville. For more information on their services, contact the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation directly. If you have a VR Counselor already, you are encouraged to meet with him/her regarding recommended accommodations at the college level.

Health Services - 502.272.8493

A full time registered nurse provides health related services to all students with disabilities with a need for highly specialized health care or preventive care measures.

Library - 502.272.8137

If you need assistance reaching or accessing any library materials please ask for assistance at any of the service desks