All SASSI appointments are free of charge and confidential. No information relative to the sessions can be released without written permission of the individual.

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Tutoring | Exam Review

Educational Coaching/Consultations

Students can meet individually or in a group with a SASSI Educational Specialist to develop personalized learning strategies and discern areas of strengths and weaknesses to enhance success. Appointments are available for students to meet in-person, online, or over the phone during the hours of 8am-5pm CST, Monday-Friday. Educational Coaching/Consultation appointments can be scheduled via phone, email, or by using our online scheduling system.

Areas of consultation include, but are not limited to:

  • Organization for Learning
  • Error Analysis/Tests
  • Time Management
  • Reading Rate/Comprehension
  • Board Review Preparation
  • Test Taking
  • Memorization
  • Note Taking
  • Learning Styles
  • Test Anxiety


SASSI offers confidential individual counseling with SASSI Counselors related to:

  • Test Anxiety
  • Personal Issues
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • EMDR
  • Biofeedback
  • Stress Management
  • Heart Math
  • Adjustment

Counseling appointments can be scheduled via phone, email, or by using our online scheduling system.

Below are the necessary forms for a first-time counseling appointment:

To fill out a form, save the form to your computer and view it in Adobe Acrobat. You can download Adobe Acrobat for free at this link.

Services related to counseling, mental health, and overall health and wellness services are also available through University Health Services and the Student Assistance Program.

If you are concerned about immediate self-harm or harm to someone else, emergency services should be accessed. 

Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Lifelines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Suicide Prevention Lifelines: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
For Hearing and Speech Impaired with TTY Equipment: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) 
Someone I know may be at risk of suicide-JED
JED Foundation

CARE Navigator

  • Creates a safe and non-judgmental place for students to be understood and supported.
  • Assists students in getting connected to different support resources, both on and off campus, that can play a significant role in their overall success and well being.
  • Helps students manage and address their challenges before they interfere with academic success and emotional well being

UTHSC CARE Team Training

It can be overwhelming when you are faced with a situation that is out of your comfort zone and it’s hard to know what to do. If you have a concern about the safety and well-being of a student, or are significantly struggling yourself, contact Rachel for guidance to access a preventative student support pathway of holistic coordinated services to best meet the needs of UTHSC students. You can make an appointment with Rachel in SASSI, emailing or, calling 901.448.5056 or 901.448.2344, or sharing a concern at

Below are the necessary forms for a first time CARE Navigator Appointment. Please complete and bring them with you to your appointment or send them via email to If you are unable to complete prior to the appointment, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment in order to complete the forms.

Disability Appointments

Students can call, email, or use our online scheduling system to schedule appointments with the SASSI Disability Coordinator. For more information, please visit the Disability Services page.

Tutoring Sessions

The online tutoring scheduling system can be accessed at external link icon. Additional information can be found on the Tutoring page.

Exam Review and Feedback Appointments

Students can reserve a spot for exam review at external link icon . Information specific to college/program will be sent to students via email. For students on campuses outside Memphis, exam review is available. Please contact your Student Affairs Office for details regarding coordination.


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Student Academic
Support Services and Inclusion

8 S. Dunlap GEB, Rm BB9
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5056
Fax: (901) 448-1451

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