As cases of Zika virus infections continue to be reported in the United States, campus community members can turn to an online campus resource for information about the virus, signs and symptoms, and prevention.
Student Health Center News
It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.
Health resources will be available to the UT community at HealthBeat 2015, a free health fair for UT students, faculty, staff, and retirees, as well as their families.
UT’s Student Health Center is now one of 200 higher education institutions to achieve official approval by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
HealthBeat 2015 will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center Ballroom.
As final exams draw near, many areas of campus are offering ways to help students focus, unwind, or both. And while the first step of being ready for finals is staying healthy, students will have activities ranging from ice cream socials to puppy play time to help soothe their frazzled nerves. Classes end this Friday. Monday, April 29, is a study day. Finals begin Tuesday, April 30.
Join the campus in celebrating the opening of the new Student Health Center Pharmacy on Tuesday, February 5. The event will introduce services to the campus community. The facility is a big benefit to students, faculty, and staff, who will no longer need to leave campus to have prescriptions filled.
Be prepared for the upcoming flu season by saying “Boo!” to the flu. Influenza immunizations will be given Tuesday, October 9, to students, faculty, staff, and their immediate family members age 4 or older. The flu clinic will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Student Health Building Room 201S. The $25 cost benefits the News Sentinel Charities’ Empty Stocking Fund.
As students return to campus this week, they’ll be excited, nervous, busy, and, maybe, a little bit homesick. T. Paul McAnear, director of clinical services at UT’s Student Counseling Center, and his colleagues offer some tips to help students stave off the the feelings of sadness and longing for home.
You’ve arrived on campus and you’re excited, nervous, busy, and, maybe, a little bit homesick. Don’t worry, it’s normal.