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See our 2017-18 semester break hours below!

The Student Counseling Center is the university’s primary facility for personal counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health outreach and consultation services. Our mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the student of the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of society. We provide a variety of services for students, faculty, and staff.

Services for Students

  • Brief Consultation Session
  • Individual, Couples, Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Crisis Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychoeducational Workshops and Consultations
  • Referrals to on- and off-campus mental health services

Services for Faculty and Staff

  • Referrals to off-campus mental health services
  • Outreach and consultations—we provide presentations, guest lectures, and workshops to students, faculty, and staff upon request.

View more information about our counseling services.

NOTE: E-mail cannot be used to initiate therapeutic conversations. The Counseling Center does not communicate confidential information by e-mail. E-mail is only used for scheduling purposes. If you are in an emergency situation please call the center or stop by.


Semester Break/Holiday Hours

For the weeks of December 11 and 18 we will limit our triage/walk-in hours to 1 to 3:30 PM weekdays, except for December 15.  December 15 from 11:30 to 5 we will closed for new requests for service (triage).  If you are in crisis and need to speak with a counselor, please call 865-974-HELP.

The week of December 25, and Monday, January 1st, the university is closed.  865-974-HELP is available to you 24/7 for mental health crises and consultations that should not wait till we re-open.

Student Counseling will reopen January 2nd, and our triage/walk – hours for the remainder of the week are 1 to 3:30.

We will be on our spring schedule of triage/walk-in hours of 10 AM to 3 pm starting the week of January 8th.

Have a Safe and Restful Semester Break!


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