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Offices and Departments

The Division is made up of various offices and departments, collaboratively working to benefit the student experience at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Each work hard to ensure that the core values of the division shine throughout their programs and services.

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Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4301
Website: www.utc.edu/aod 

As a department within the Division for Student Affairs, UTC Campus Recreation provides holistic experiences that educate and empower members of the university community and Chattanooga community.   By offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities, UTC Campus Recreation seeks to enhance the experiences of those we serve by promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. 

Location: Aquatics and Recreation Center
Phone: (423) 425-4213
Website www.utc.edu/campus-recreation

The Center for Women & Gender Equity at UTC is committed to creating a community of diverse and empowered students through the following core values:

  • Awareness: Educating our community on gender and social injustices
  • Activism/Advocacy: Engaging our community in addressing issues of gender equity and social justice
  • Collaboration: Facilitating education and activist efforts in our community by supporting other social justice organizations and causes
  • Leadership: Developing and empowering students to engage in ethical behavior based on feminist principles of leadership
  • Community: Creating a community of acceptance and celebration of diversity

Location: University Center, Room 350
Phone: (423) 425-5648
Website: www.utc.edu/center-women-gender-equity

The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to advance the mission of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Division of Student Affairs. We seek to enhance the collegiate experience through intentional programs and services that promote student learning, character development, and leadership.  The Office of the Dean of Students supports the institution’s values and traditions while placing students first in all endeavors.

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4761
Website: www.utc.edu/dos

It is the mission of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to provide leadership for creating a proactive culture of disability awareness on our campus and in our community.  By creating partnerships with a broad diversity of people, the DRC facilitates in the removal of barriers and creation of an accessible environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our campus.  The DRC provides opportunities for education and advocacy by helping to promote independence and growth for our students, supporting our university’s core values. 

Location: University Center, Room 108
Phone: (423) 425-4006
Website: www.utc.edu/disability-resource-center

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is home to 25 fraternities and sororities, in which over 1400 students are active members.   There are three councils that serve as the governing and advocacy bodies for these organizations.   Please take a few moments to explore the Dean of Students website to learn more about UTC Fraternity & Sorority Life, the organizations represented and the unique experience that is offered to students through membership. 

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4761
Website: www.utc.edu/dean-students/fsl

The UTC Healthy Living Initiative Taskforce is a team of professionals from campus and the community working together to form partnerships and raise awareness about the seven dimensions of wellness, the benefits of increased physical activity, and the causes and prevention strategies used to fight chronic disease. 

Location: University Center, Room 143D
Phone: (423) 425-2337
Website: www.utc.edu/healthy-living-initiative

UTC Housing and Residence Life partners with students to enhance their college experience by providing:
  • A variety of clean, safe, and convenient housing options
  • A dynamic community that recognizes and celebrates diversity
  • Opportunities for student engagement through active learning and leadership
  • A supportive environment which appropriately challenges residents to develop academically and socially

Location: Stacy Town Center
Phone: (423) 425-4304
Website: www.utc.edu/housing

The staff of the Dean of Student’s office is proud to offer a variety of leadership programs designed to compliment your academic experiences at UTC. Whether you see yourself as new to leadership or as an seasoned student leader, I know you can find a program that can assist you in becoming a better leader and a better student.

Please take some time to explore the Dean of Students website and choose an experience that is right for you. Our intent is to help you better prepare you for life after college while ensuring that your time at UTC is fun, meaningful, and transformative.

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4761
Website www.utc.edu/dean-students/leadership

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is committed to enhancing the academic, social, personal, and professional development of all students through programming, support and activities. OMA also offers a vibrant student focused center located on the 3rd floor of the University Center. Valuing diversity is an integral part of the college experience and the office works in partnership with faculty and staff to create an environment that:

  • Promotes diversity, pluralism, and inclusion within the UTC community
  • Offers interactive on and off-campus activities aimed at increasing cultural awareness
  • Provides the resources necessary for growth and advancement of minority students through leadership opportunities
  • Affirms the inclusion of underrepresented populations in the institutional community

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-5648
Website: www.utc.edu/dean-students/multicultural

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and the Division of Student Affairs, the Parent & Family Association is your first stop for questions, concerns, celebrations and beyond while being a UTC Parent. We welcome the opportunity to talk to you about student support and resources, parent networking, off-campus opportunities, and campus activities.

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4761
Website: www.utc.edu/dean-students/parent-family-association

The Student Conduct system is an administrative process for reviewing alleged violations of the University’s Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures; it is not a civil or criminal court process. The process utilizes formal investigation and hearing procedures to adjudicate alleged violations of University policy and procedures, as determined by the preponderance of the evidence standard. The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the process.

Location: University Center, Room 310
Phone: (423) 425-4301

Location: University Center, Room 399
Phone: (423) 425-4761
Website www.utc.edu/dean-students/studentengagement

The Office of Student Outreach & Support (SOS) advocates and supports students experiencing challenges in their personal and/or academic lives. SOS staff help students navigate University administrative processes; connect with University and community resources; and develop coping, resiliency, and self-advocacy skills. SOS also educates faculty and staff on how to work with students of concern, including how and when to make appropriate referrals.

Location: University Center, Room 310
Phone: (423) 425-4301
Website: www.utc.edu/sos

The University Center, or UC, is the central hub of the UTC campus, containing offices, dining facilities, the campus bookstore, and meeting spaces for campus departments and student organizations.  With nearly 200,000 square feet of space, the UC is active both day and night with the comings and goings of campus.  We hope you will stop by and visit our facility the next time you are on campus.

Location: University Center, Room 226
Phone: (423) 425-4304
Website: www.utc.edu/university-center

The mission of Veteran Student Services is to serve as a centralized source of support for all student Veterans and student members of Military Families. Veteran Student Services offers individual guidance, information dissemination, and referrals pertaining to all aspects of student life. Veteran Student Services develops and implements student program, both social and educational, recognizing that student Veterans have needs and interests that differ from those of traditional students. Veteran Student Services offers programs to the UTC community at large that increase awareness of student Veteran issues. We offer a quiet study space located near the game room in the University Center for those that need a place to themselves to study.

Location: University Center
Phone: (423) 425-4304
Website: www.utc.edu/dean-students/veteran-student-services/