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Other Campus Counseling and Support Services

Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI)

Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) has a primary goal of promoting student progress in the various programs offered by the UTHSC. It offers a variety of services to facilitate learning and enhance student performance.

All conferences with SASSI staff are completely confidential. All services provided by SASSI staff are free of charge to students. The SASSI also maintains a library available for student use and checkout.

General Education Building, Room BB9 (Basement)
Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed daily between 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm for lunch.
Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Phone: 901.448.5056

Concern About a Student

How to Share a Concern About a Student

*The UMERGENCY app is designed to empower students to be prepared for any emergency, health, or safety situation by putting the power of information in their hands.

Umergency is an all-in-one emergency, health, and safety app. A CARE Concern can also be shared through this app by students. The app is free and available to download in both the App Store and Google play, or at Download the app, create an account, and choose UTHSC.

Campus Recreation Center

Our staff believes that physical activity plays a vital role in the development and maintenance of a "healthy, well-adjusted" individual. The Office of Campus Recreation is the focal point for recreational opportunities at UTHSC.

The diverse activities and programs offered by The Campus Recreation Center are a means to educate participants, provide opportunities for group and individual interactions as well as provide assessment and guidance in the area of health-related fitness. Spouses and dependent children are welcomed.

The Office of Campus Recreation and Student Recreation Center are located at 800 Madison Ave. Room 312.

Campus Police

The Campus Police Department is responsible for the safety and security of the campus and the University community. For more information about campus safety, the campus alert system, and crime prevention, access the Campus Police website.

Campus Safety

Campus Safety and Emergency Management supports UTHSC colleges and departments in the development of emergency plans and procedures for a variety of hazards including fires, severe weather, infectious disease, and other emergencies that could adversely affect the health, safety, assets, or operations of the UTHSC community.

Emergency Community Resources

If you or someone you know would like to speak by phone or text with a trained crisis professional, there are nation-wide services available:

  • Text HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor, from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis
  • Students of color can also text STEVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to speak with a crisis counselor dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students of
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.


  • If you have UTHSC Student Health Insurance provided through United Healthcare, please find mental health providers off campus here (Thriving Campus). (For more information about the insurance plan including a summary of benefits and premium costs, please see the United Healthcare Student Resources brochure).
  • If you do not have Student Health Insurance, please find online resources below that will search according to insurance, location, etc.
  • Find a Counselor/Therapist
  • Find a Psychiatrist
  • Find Behavioral Health Treatments and Services
Oct 27, 2023