Center for Health Education & Wellness


Campus Resources

Alcohol Education Program – is a free program offered by the Center for Health Education & Wellness that educates students about the potential dangers of alcohol use and abuse.

Campus Ministry Council – encourages students to get involved in a religious community at UT.

Campus Safety Website – provides information in the areas of emergency preparedness, personal safety and occupational safety. The site is useful in the event of an emergency and as a reminder about good safety habits.

Career Services – provides career counseling, career exploration classes, interest and personality assessments and resources to help students choose a major and career. Career Services can help students identify part-time jobs, internships and full-time positions through the HIRE-A-VOL system. If you haven’t already, visit the Career Services website and register with HIRE-A-VOL to gain access to job postings as well as updates about workshops, job fairs and employer visits.

Student Counseling Center -is the University’s primary facility for personal counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological outreach and consultation services. The Student Counseling Center’s mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the students of the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of society.

Office of Disability Services (ODS) – assists students with documented disabilities. ODS determines a student’s eligibility for services and reasonable accommodations so each student will have equal access to the university.

Drug Education Program – is a free program offered by the Center for Health Education & Wellness. The DEP educates students about the dangers of drug use and abuse.

eCHECKUP TO GO – Alcohol – is a brief self-assessment tool available for use by students to examine their own alcohol use. eCheck-Up provides immediate personalized feedback about individual drinking patterns, specific health and personal consequences, unique personal and family risk factors and campus and community support and emergency services. Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form and no personally identifiable information from this survey will be stored.

 eCHECKUP TO GO – Marijuana –  is a brief assessment and feedback tool designed to educate college students about marijuana use. eCheck-Up provides immediate personalized feedback about individual responses and compares them to national and local college norms Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form and no personally identifiable information from this survey will be stored.

New Students & Family Programs (NSFP) – provides orientation programming, educational and leadership development opportunities, and Welcome Week events to support students’ academic, social, cultural, and personal development.

Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) – serves the campus in two primary roles. First, OED provides leadership, resources, and services to the University community and acts as a support for the enhancement of diversity programs campus-wide. Secondly, OED fulfills an important compliance function by working with various legal mandates set out by state and federal law, and University policies as they relate to civil rights, equal employment and affirmative action.

Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards  – is concerned with the individual rights and responsibilities of students. Staff members serve as advisors to the student judicial system and, when necessary, initiate appropriate disciplinary proceedings.

Student Health Center – provides outpatient medical care for all currently enrolled students who have paid their full university programs and service fee. Physicians are seen by appointment, though patients with urgent problems are seen on a walk-in basis. A staff psychiatrist and psychologist are available through appointment. Specialty consultants in physical therapy, surgery, sports medicine, and gynecology are seen at the clinic through referral by a staff physician. Referral to other specialists can be arranged at the student’s expense. Allergy injections may be received at the campus clinic.

Center for Leadership and Service – works to contribute to the holistic education of all students by providing programs, leadership opportunities and volunteer experiences that advance student learning.

RecSports – serves the university community by providing quality programs and facilities for almost any sport or recreational pursuit. The mission of RecSports is to satisfy varying degrees of interest in cooperative and competitive activities, and to provide recreational activities that foster and promote personal health and wellness, social and cultural interaction, and the development of social and technical skills.

Office of Multicultural Student Life – contributes to an inclusive learning environment by enhancing institutional efforts in retaining and graduating students who are prepared for a diverse global society. The Office promotes the academic success, equality, and leadership development of students through programs and services that holistically address cultural, educational, and civic growth.

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) – is a self-defense class offered by the UT Police Department throughout the year.

UT Alert Text Messaging System – is designed to enhance and improve communication and keep the campus community informed during an emergency.

University of Tennessee Police Department (UTPD) – provides basic police services to Tennessee’s largest university through a variety of tasks which include: investigation of criminal activity, apprehension of criminals, accident and fire response, traffic enforcement, money transports and security for special events.

The Student Success Center – provides campus leadership and advocacy for student success at UT. The Student Success Center also identifies and implements academic success programs that support progress toward graduation and enrich the undergraduate student experience.

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