The university has adopted a policy that prohibits sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. The policy applies to students, faculty, and staff. View the policy (pdf).
The purpose of this booklet is to provide you with guidance on caring for yourself and understanding your rights, the resources available to you, and the university’s procedures. You may have already spoken with the university’s Title IX coordinator, a member of the University’s Sexual Assault Response Team, or a member of the University of Tennessee Police Department about the incident; if so, this booklet will serve as a supplement to that conversation.
In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, UT policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity. Reports or complaints of Sex Discrimination or Prohibited Conduct, or questions about the university’s policies, procedures, resources, or programs concerning any of those issues, may be directed to the university’s Title IX coordinator or one of the university’sdeputy Title IX coordinators.
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Director, Center for Health Education and Wellness
1800 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-5725 or 865-974-HELP
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Sports Programs
Brenda Lawson Athletic Center
1551 Lake Loudon Boulevard
Dean of Students
413 Student Services Building
The office seeks to engage and support students throughout their learning experience with co-curricular programs and services. The staff assists students in connecting with resources and understanding all available options for support and reporting.
Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards
409 Student Services Building
The Office of Student Conduct and 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, including investigation and resolution of any accusation of sexual misconduct.
Center for Health Education & Wellness
1800 Volunteer Blvd
The center coordinates campus-wide health and wellness education efforts, personal safety initiatives, and sexual assault response in the Division of Student Life, as well as alcohol and substance abuse prevention and intervention. It is the home of 974-HELP and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
Student Counseling Center
1800 Volunteer Blvd, Suite 200
The Student Counseling Center provides students with personal counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological outreach and consultation services. Services include walk-in sessions; crisis intervention; group, individual, and couples counseling; and Feel Better Fast workshops.
Student Health Services
1800 Volunteer Blvd
The Student Health Center provides students with an acute care clinic/triage nurse, primary care clinic, sports medicine clinic, and women’s health clinic.
UT Police Department
1101 Cumberland Ave
Campus Emergency: 865-974-3111
UTPD works to ensure safety on campus and in the immediate surrounding area and provides programming for students to increase awareness, personal safety, and property security.