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The Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

The mission of the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is to provide integrated and comprehensive quality services that enhance student access, progression, learning, success, leadership, and community outreach throughout the student lifecycle and beyond. We understand that learning takes place in the classroom, clinical settings, and through other education exchanges. Therefore, we endeavor to simultaneously build an enriched high quality environment with staff committed to the recruitment, enrollment, transition, retention, holistic development, and graduation of students in the healthcare professions. 

Organization and Resources

The UTHSC Quality Enhancement Plan topic will be Social Determinants of Health.


What are Social Determinants of Health?

"the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels." - World Health Organization

Visit the QEP website for more information.

Dr. Darrylinn Todd

Dr. Darrylinn Todd has been named the interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee several administrative units that provide centralized campus support activities and services to students, including the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Student Life, Student Affairs, and the One-Stop Shop. She will also manage campus outreach programs, including K-12 outreach activities and will represent UTHSC as the chief student affairs officer.

She will continue to serve as an Executive Administrator in the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) where she provides professional direction for strategic initiatives and uses her significant knowledge of academic and student affairs programs, policies and culture to communicate information to the UTHSC faculty, staff, students, and administration.   

Read more about Dr. Todd and her new role.

News and Events

New Students

UTHSC Welcomes 984 New Students to Campus.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center kicked off the back-to-school season by welcoming 984 new students to campus. Eight orientations were held to acclimate the 127 Dentistry, 97 Graduate Health Sciences, 229 Health Professions, 169 Medicine, 187 Nursing, and 175 Pharmacy students to campus.

Anatomy Table

3-D Anatomy Table Gives UTHSC Students An Interactive Edge in Learning

The table became available on campus after the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) decided that the table would be an essential learning tool for students on campus. They approached the administration of the University Health Sciences Library to make a proposal for campus improvement.

A student in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy administers a flu shot at Boo Flu

Free Flu Shots for UTHSC

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center wants to make sure you are doing your part on being protected from the flu virus this year by stopping by to receive a free flu vaccination at Boo Flu.

Please remember to bring your UTHSC ID badge to receive a free flu vaccination while supplies last.

The event will take place in the Madison Plaza Lobby on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is available to all UTHSC students, employees, postdocs, residents and retirees. The event is being sponsored by University Health Services (UHS), the College of Pharmacy, the Office of Student Life, the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), and the Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC).

First Assistant Program

UTHSC’s New Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Only One in Tennessee

The new program will prepare nurses with the skills needed to provide evidence-based care to surgical patients before, during, and after surgical procedures. BSNs or RNs enrolled in an accredited RN to BSN program who are certified perioperative nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses seeking to advance their skills, are eligible to apply to the RNFA program. The first students in the new program begin their training in August.

Last Published: Feb 12, 2018