Summer School Student Services
Academic Support Unit Tutorial Program
The Academic Support Unit within the Office of Multicultural Student Life is committed to providing quality tutoring for a variety of undergraduate courses. We hire quality tutors that have excelled in their subject area. Our tutors are trained in communicating effectively with their peers and providing a supportive environment for students to acquire knowledge that will help them be successful in the classroom. All students are encouraged to take advantage of this free resource. Learn more about the Academic Support Unit.
Books & Gear
This may come as a surprise, but you're expected to register for and attend classes while you're at UT. Your professors will assign textbooks for these classes, and you can purchase them here on campus at the UT Bookstore. Once you're there, you'll also find a wide variety of school supplies and UT gear, primarily in shades of orange and white. You may want to check out the educational discounts at the computer store (otherwise known as the Bookstore Technology Center) while you're at it.
UT offers a convenient meal plan for eating on campus during the summer. As part of the plan, you will receive Dining Dollars for one summer session. You can always add additional Dining Dollars if necessary.
Dining Dollars may be used in any of our open cafeterias, on-campus restaurants (like Starbucks, Sbarro, and Einsten Bros. Bagels), and campus convenience stores.
You or your parents can purchase Dining Dollars online. Visit the UT Dining website for more information.
The University of Tennessee Libraries offer students outstanding print and electronic collections, reference and instructional services, and top-notch facilities and technological resources.
Office of Disability Services
Disability Services seeks to eliminate the barriers that students with disabilities encounter and to work with them to achieve and maintain individual autonomy. Services include assistance for students with visual, hearing, learning, mobility, or other impairments.
Parking & Transit Services
Freshmen may bring their cars to campus, but they must purchase a parking pass. The Parking and Transit Services Office is a multifaceted service operation committed to providing affordable parking and transit in support of academic, athletic, and public service programs on the Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee. The PTS website provides information on parking fees, as well as campus maps and information on athletic and special events parking.
Emergency phones located all around campus, 24-hour campus transportation services, and 24-hour residence hall supervision are just a few of the ways UT is working to keep students safe. The campus police consult a student advisory board frequently to ensure the university takes a proactive approach to safety issues.
Student Counseling Center
The SCC helps students, faculty, and staff reach their optimum potential and contribute fully to their careers, families, and society. These goals are accomplished by providing psychological and psychoeducational services, teaching, consultation, and doctoral and professional training, all of which promote educational, social, moral, and emotional growth and development.
Student Health Service
Student Health offers a variety of services ranging from flu shots to family planning counseling. The center provides quality medical care on an outpatient, around-the-clock basis, and most of their services are covered in each student's activities fee. It is one of approximately 20 accredited college health facilities in the nation. The full-time staff includes eight primary-care physicians, nurses, a psychiatrist, and a psychologist. In-house specialty care includes a gynecologist, a dermatologist, a sports medicine specialist, a surgeon, and a wellness coordinator. The SHS website also features information on immunization requirements for students attending UT.
Student Success Center
The mission of the SSC is to ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed by providing campus leadership and advocacy for student success at UT and by identifying and implementing academic success programs that support progress toward graduation and enrich the undergraduate student experience. They offer academic support services such as Academic Coaching and Supplemental Instruction, and coordinate programs such as First-Year Studies, First-Year Intervention, and SophoMORE Seminars.
Bring your laptop (and iPads, and iPods, and smartphones, and other gadgets), because we have wireless!
UT Knoxville is known both nationally and internationally for its extensive wireless network coverage. UT provides access through more than 1200 wireless access points spanning over 15 million square feet of space. Almost all academic buildings have wireless access coverage as well as many of the non-academic buildings, including athletic facilities, lounges, and common areas.
The Life Preserver is the Office of Information Technology's guide to getting connected on our campus network.
UT Police Department
The University of Tennessee Police Department is proud to serve the university community. UTPD provides basic police services to Tennessee's largest university. UT Police officers perform a variety of tasks which include investigation of criminal activity, apprehension of criminals, accident and fire response, traffic enforcement, money transports, and security for special events. To enhance campus safety, UTPD offers assistance for those who are locked out of their vehicles or who have a dead battery in their vehicle. The department's main objective is to provide a safe campus for students, staff, faculty, and visitors. UTPD believes that to accomplish this, they must not only enforce the law, but they must also educate the members of the UT community on ways that they can reduce their risk of becoming a victim of crime. To accomplish this goal, UTPD offers posters, brochures, and seminars on a variety of topics; property engraving; statistical information; and many other services through the UTPD Community Relations Unit.
Dates & Deadlines for Continuing Students
- February 27, 2013–Priority registration begins
- March 5–Registration begins for Seniors
- March 7–Registration begins for Juniors
- March 12–Registration begins for Sophomores
- March 14–Registration begins for Freshmen
- May 8–Mini session begins
- May 29–Mini session ends
- May 30–First and full summer sessions begin
- July 3–First summer session ends
- July 8–Second summer session begins
- Aug 9–Second and full summer sessions end
- Note: These dates are tentative and subject to change