Welcome to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga! UTC is committed to helping students make a productive
transition to college life. Central to this commitment are various academic programs, resources, and services.
Assistance is available in many areas, including tutoring in various subjects, preparing for tests, developing effective study skills, writing assignments, choosing a career, changing your major and using the library. These programs, resources, and ser vices are free and available to all students, not just those having academic difficulties. The contact
persons are friendly and eager to help. Appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome; please call, email, drop by, or visit the websites for further information. We hope you have many great years at UTC!
Freshmen Academic Success Tracking Initiative
Assistant Provost for Student Retention and Success
Dr. Fran Bender
Provides information concerning various assistance programs, resources, and services. The primary focus of the Freshmen Academic Success Tracking program is freshmen class attendance. Regular class attendance is a major factor in determining the academic success of students at all levels.
Center for Advisement and Student Success
Provides academic advisement for assigned freshmen, pre-majors, and students having academic difficulties. Advisors assist students in selecting a major, registering for courses, understanding university policies, and connecting to campus resources. The Center also provides tutoring, supplemental instruction, assistance with study skills, and workshops to improve academic success.
The Writing Center
Is a free resource for all UTC students with the goal of providing writers a comfortable place to write and to provide one-on-one writing consultations.
Counseling and Career Planning Center
Offers personal and career counseling to currently enrolled students. Intake persons are seen on a first-come, first-served basis and waiting is usually no longer than about 20 minutes. If you are unable to come during intake hours feel free to call for an appointment. Most importantly, our services are confidential and free, except for testing. You can talk about choosing a major, adjustment to college life, marital/relationship stress, career/vocational issues, family, anxiety, depression and grief, stress management, test anxiety, study skills, crisis intervention, substance abuse, breaking destructive habits, compulsive behaviors, and time management.
Office for Students with Disabilities
110 Frist Hall
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Provides academic accommodations for students with disabilities to ensure equal access to all educational opportunities and maximizes their potential regardless of the impact of their disability. Students must provide documentation according to federal guidelines.
Student Support Services
Provides the following services and activities designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of underrepresented UTC students: tutoring, mentoring, counseling, advising, academic success workshops, academic monitoring, exposure to cultural enrichment events, and financial support.
Provides leadership working with campus and community partners to reduce violence against women, including relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual harassment.
UTC Lupton Library
Theresa Liedtka, Dean of Library
Virginia Cairns, Head of Reference and Instruction
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Library Circulation: 425-4501
Library Reference: 425-4510