Access Center

Accommodating Your Needs

Tools for your success

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, we provide accommodations if you have a documented physical, emotional, or learning condition. We also provide reasonable accommodations if you are a community member attending one of our events.

The Accommodation Process

  1. Provide contact info, accommodation information, and medical documentation.
    Click here for online form. (New Student Application and AIM Login)
  2. Download and print this medical documentation form PDF. Ask your physician to complete it and fax it to our office (fax number is on form).
  3. Set up appointment with the Access Center. Call 615-353-3721, 615-353-3741, or e-mail to make an appointment.
  4. If you are a returning student that received accommodations in the past, please call the Access Center to discuss accommodations: 615-353-3721.

Need Help? Please watch this video for a walk-through of the application process: How to Apply for Accommodations

Testing with Accommodations

Students who require accommodated testing are required to make appointments two business days in advance.

Schedule testing appointment online or call 615-353-3721.

Access Team Meetings

Discuss challenges in an Access Team Meeting where you, your instructors, Access Center staff, and your parents (optional) collaborate to find solutions. Accommodations are an interactive process requiring consistent communication between students, instructors, and the Access Center.

Advising Assistance

Make an appointment with your assigned advisor. Let us help you achieve your academic goals by developing a plan to take the right combination of courses each semester. Click here to find your advisor.


Counseling can be a great opportunity to develop your strengths, solve problems, and learn coping skills. Counseling services are available to you 24/7 by calling the United Way’s counseling call center free of charge at 615-244-7444. Contacts for mental health services include:

  • NSCC Care Team
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • Nashville State Community College Security: 615-353-3273
  • Mental Health Emergency Procedures
  • Carol Martin-Osorio, Associate Vice President of Student Services and Student Life: 615-353-3268

Community Resources

Contact Us

Request student academic accommodations.

Rachael Brownlee, Access Services Coordinator

Courtney Alexis Sample, Access Services Coordinator

Anne Pouliot, Accessible Technologies Coordinator

Katrina Dubree, Access Center Director

Operating Office Hours
Semester Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00am-5:30pm, Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Semester Break Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm

NSCC Access Center
Room K-106, Kisber Building
120 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

Request employee or public event accommodations.

NSCC Human Resources
HR Director/Sections 504 and Title II Coordinator
Suite D-27, D Building
120 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209