Called to Active Duty

students carry American flag on Chamberlain

Follow these guidelines if you are called to active duty while enrolled at UTC.

  1. Fill out the SOS Academic Notification Request form and upload a copy of your military orders. You can also reach out to the Office of Student Outreach and Support (SOS) at and the Registrar Office at If you are unable to turn in your military orders prior to leaving for active duty, please contact SOS at (423) 425-2299 and Registrar Office at (423) 425-4416 at your first opportunity. 
  2. SOS will notify all of your course instructors that you have been called to active duty. Once notification is sent, you should contact your instructors to discuss available options for course completion. For example, you might discuss the possibility of receiving incomplete(s), final grade/credit(s); or for a short leave of absence and arrange to makeup coursework at a later date.  
  3. You also have the option to officially withdraw from course(s) or the University. If you intend to withdraw from the University, notify the Registrar Office of your active-duty status. 

Veteran Affairs and Military Tuition Assistance Benefits 

If you are receiving Department of Veterans Affairs or Tuition Assistance education benefits, notify Veteran Student Services at immediately to discuss the potential financial impact.