The university has actively worked to understand the facts and listen to the concerns related to a faculty member’s use of a racially charged acronym on a whiteboard last week as part of an Africana Studies class on the African diaspora. We are committed to being transparent about the facts, concerns, and actions taken.
With the end of the semester fast approaching, UT is committed to making a difficult transition back home for winter break easier for students.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offers students a myriad of mental health and wellness resources to provide including the Student Counseling Center and the Center for Health Education and Wellness.
“The chancellor talked to my dad—who didn’t actually go to UT but raised us as big Volunteer fans,” Mikayla Woltman said. “When I called the chancellor back, she was like, ‘I’ve been waiting for you! It’s so nice to hear from you.’”
UT has partnered with the JED Foundation, a nationwide nonprofit organization that promotes mental well-being and suicide prevention in teens and young adults.
Sometimes the transition to college can be more overwhelming than anticipated for students and their families.
It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.
974-HELP is a 24 hour, seven day a week number that serves to support students in crisis and as a referral resource for students, faculty, staff, and parents who have a concern about the safety and well-being of a student. 974-HELP is answered by a case manager at the Center for Health Education and Wellness
The UT Student Counseling Center’s doctoral internship in professional psychology has again been accredited by the American Psychological Association for seven years, the maximum period possible. The accreditation process included a self-study and site visit review which involved all the staff of the center. The process takes an average of about 18 months from the
As students return to campus this week, they’ll be excited, nervous, busy, and, maybe, a little bit homesick. T. Paul McAnear, director of clinical services at UT’s Student Counseling Center, and his colleagues offer some tips to help students stave off the the feelings of sadness and longing for home.
You’ve arrived on campus and you’re excited, nervous, busy, and, maybe, a little bit homesick. Don’t worry, it’s normal.
The Counseling Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the organization’s Campus Suicide Prevention Grants Program. The program assists colleges and universities in their efforts to prevent suicide and enhance mental health services for students in crisis.