Student Access Center is located in Suites 108 & 975 of the Baker Building at the corner of 21st Ave. S and Terrace Place. A map of the campus can be viewed at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/map.
Visitor parking is located on the second level of the Baker Building Parking Garage with designated accessible parking available. Visitor parking is also available on the first level of the Terrace Place Parking Garage next to the Baker Building.
Campus Location (including the SAS Testing Center):
Baker Building, Suite 108
110 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
Student Access Center
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240-1809
Phone & Hours
Phone: (615) 343-9727
Fax: (615) 343–0671
Remote hours - please contact us to set up a meeting
Jamie Bojarski, Director: Jamie is responsible for ensuring a wide range of support services are provided to students with disabilities at Vanderbilt University. She aims to promote an inclusive community for students with disabilities by providing trainings, workshops, and one-on-one meetings to students, faculty, and staff. Jamie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis from North Carolina State University. Her research interests focus on transitions to college for individuals with disabilities. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Jamie served as the Assistant Director of the Disability Resource Office at NC State providing access to students with disabilities and working with the campus community to engage in implementing Universal Design of Learning principles.
Tiffany Culver, Associate Director: Tiffany coordinates University services and resources for disabled students through the interactive process pursuant to the ADAA of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Tiffany provides training regarding student accommodations. Tiffany holds a B.S. in Business Management from MTSU and a MBA from TSU. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, she worked as an EOA/AA Officer for the State of Tennessee.
Grace Martinez, Student Access Specialist: Grace educates students on the process for accessing their accommodations, as well as the self-advocacy required in the higher education setting. She also coordinates the note taker program for students. Grace is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where she received a B.A. in Foreign Language and Literature and a B.B.A. in Marketing. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Grace served as Administrative Assistant of Disability Services at MTSU supporting faculty, staff, and students with disabilities.
Bill Burgess, Assistive Technology Specialist: Bill started in the field of assistive technologies at the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center working in Vision Impairment Services. From there, he served both staff and students at MTSU, managing the Adaptive Technology Center and assisting in the Faculty Instructional Technology Center. While at MTSU, he earned a Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Bill is passionate about finding solutions that fit individuals and is excited to be serving Vanderbilt’s world-class students.
Keire Melson, Testing Coordinator: Keire coordinates and manages approved testing accommodations for students with disabilities, communicates with faculty regarding testing policies and procedures and oversees the Testing Center. Keire holds a B.A. in International Studies and a Minor in French from Georgia Southern University. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, he worked as a Documentation Specialist at AngioDynamics.
Carol Schmitz, Administrative Assistant: As the Administrative Assistant, Carol is typically the first point of contact for the office. Carol also manages the office, coordinates the Student Access Services calendar, manages the budget, and assists the Testing Coordinator as needed. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Carol worked for Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee in a variety of positions.