Student Health Center News

UT Offers Tips, Relaxation to Get Students Through Finals

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.

New Student Health Center Pharmacy to Hold Open House on Tuesday

Ashley Young, left, and Pharmacist Peyton Roberts

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.

Say ‘Boo!’ to the Flu on Tuesday

Don't Get the Flu!

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.

Homesickness 101: UT Experts Offer Advice for Dealing with this Normal Woe

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.

What’s Your Big Idea?—Jim Boyle

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that are making a difference in their world and the world around them. Jim Boyle, director of the Student Health Center, had the idea of bringing key student services under one roof. The new Student Health Building houses the Student Health Center; the Counseling Center; and the Safety, Environment, and Education Center.