COVID-19 resources and support for students.
Center for Student Wellbeing
The Center for Student Wellbeing supports students’ personal and academic growth by cultivating a safe, healthy campus community through promotion of coping skills, a culture of care and risk reduction.
The Center’s focus areas are:
- Health awareness
- Suicide prevention
- Substance abuse education and prevention
- Sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking prevention
- Support and programming for students in recovery
Check out their informational resources here.
The Counseling Center provides brief, solution-focused therapeutic interventions to UTC students; including, since its debut in March, telehealth remote counseling services.
Telehealth consultations are available between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 423-425-4438 for more information or to schedule a consultation.
Review tips for coping with COVID-19 and the full array of services offered by the UTC Counseling Center here.
Disability Resource Center
UTC students with disabilities may request accommodations through the Disability Resource Center at any time. Feel free to reach out with any disability-related access questions or concerns.
- Email general questions to email@example.com or call 423-425-4006.
- Email all exam-related accommodation questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Visit the DRC online here.
Make it to campus only to realize you forgot your mask? No problem!
Disposable masks are available at locations across campus. View all mask pickup locations on the campus map.
International and Study Abroad Students
The wellbeing of international and study abroad students is the Center for Global Education’s top priority. As UTC accounts for the spread of COVID-19, we are continuing our constant work of ensuring the safety and security of students, scholars, faculty, and staff at home and abroad.
On-campus providing nonperishable food and other essential items to UTC students in need.
Student Outreach and Support
The Office of Student Outreach and Support (SOS) advocates for and supports students facing personal or academic challenges. SOS staff help students navigate University administrative processes; connect with University and community resources; and develop resiliency, self-advocacy, and coping skills.
SOS also educates faculty and staff on how to work with students of concern, including when to make appropriate referrals.
Students facing any sort of challenge or crisis may benefit from the services provided by SOS. Services include, but are not limited to:
- On-campus and off-campus resource referrals and coordination of services between UTC and off-campus entities
- Emergency food, financial and housing (when available) assistance
- General consultation
University Health Services
University Health Services is your on-campus health care provider and clinic. Students are not charged for office visits, though minimal fees for such services as lab tests and immunizations may apply.
In compliance with best practices to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, visits to the UHS clinic are by appointment only and walk-ins are not permitted.
Call 423-425-2266 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for an appointment. Visit UHS online here.
24/7 crisis response available to all students. Call 423-425-2273 for after-hours services like crisis counseling, to speak with the on-call nurse and more.
Zoom Rooms support students rotating between online and face-to-face classes or who just need a quiet place to engage in online classwork while on campus. If the time between your classes is too short to travel, you can use Zoom Rooms to:
- Connect to classes – with your own device or a UTC desktop
- Charge your device while you work
- Use headphones or earbuds to listen in or speak (quietly) for class
Frequently Asked Questions
Telehealth is available, with scheduled appointments and walk-ins limited.
UTC offers some in-person events, and the format and structure of in-person programs will follow current recommendations and guidelines provided by state and local officials, the CDC and University officials on the maximum number of participants allowed and distancing requirements.
Student engagement and support services such as those offered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for Women and Gender Equity and Center for Student Wellbeing are available to students.
Student organizations hosting in-person programs or events are expected to follow current guidelines.
On-campus spaces such as in the University Center, Game Room, Library and the Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC) have been reconfigured to promote social distancing.
In general, many UHS resources are included in the student health fee. A list of charges for blood work and rapid diagnostic tests (strep, flu, urinalysis) is available to students in the clinic. Tests are sent to , and the insurance information provided by the student to UHS will be used by to file the claim.
At this time, UHS clinic is appointment only and walk-ins are not permitted. Please call 423-425-2266 to schedule an appointment.