Student Right to Know and Consumer Information

In compliance with Title IV and other Federal and State disclosure laws, below is a list of consumer information that is available and links to directly access the information. Prospective and current students may contact the respective office or the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for assistance in obtaining the information.

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General Information


Campus Facilities

Facilities Services Department

Distance Learning-State Authorizations

UT monitors developments in state laws and is actively pursuing approval in every state. Students should seek advice from their program directors before arranging experiences in states not listed, or in those with an asterisk (approval pending).

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Washington, DC
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • Alabama*
  • Connecticut*
  • Kentucky*

Faculty and Instructional Personnel

Since 1897, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. As a matter or record, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee, Memphis (as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was previously named), merged in 2000 for the purposes of accreditation. Prior to this date, the University of Tennessee, Memphis (i.e., the University of Tennessee Health Science Center) was accredited by SACSCOC from 1972 to 2000. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Tennessee.

For updates on the UTHSC SACS accreditation process, please visit the UTHSC SACS Accreditation page.

Professional Program Accreditations at UTHSC

College of Dentistry

ProgramAgencyNext Review Date
Dentistry Commission on Dental Accreditation 2017

College of Health Professions

ProgramAgencyNext Review Date
Audiology and Speech Pathology Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology 2014
Clinical Laboratory Science National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences Oct 2015
Cytotechnology Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 2016
Health Informatics and Information Management Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education April 2017
Occupational Therapy Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education 2020
Physical Therapy Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education 2023
Physician Assistant Accreditation Review Commission on Education for The Physician Assistant 2019***
*** The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the UTHSC Physician Assistant program. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status. The status indicates that the plans and resource allocation for the proposed program appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards, if fully implemented as planned. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class

College of Medicine

ProgramAgencyNext Review Date
Medicine Liaison Committee on Medical Education 2022
Graduate Med Ed Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 2016

College of Nursing

ProgramAgencyNext Review Date
Nursing (MSN) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 2019
Nursing (DNP) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nurse Anesthesia Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Fall 2019

College of Pharmacy

ProgramAgencyNext Review Date
Pharmacy Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education June 2015

Enrollment and Registrar

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Financial Aid

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Services for Students with Disabilities

The Student Academic Support Services (SASS) Office provides information on accommodations for students with disabilities. To find out more about services for students with disabilities, please visit the Student Academic Support Services webpage.

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Campus Safety

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Policy on a Drug Free Campus & Workplace

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Peer to Peer File Sharing

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Underage Drinking and Associated Responsibilities

  • Student Drug & Alcohol Policy
  • The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed new legislation regarding underage drinking and associated responsibilities. The law prohibits any resident, owner, or occupant of property (the social host) from allowing an underage adult to consume alcohol on such property. The legislation defines "underage adults" as those individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age but less than twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • A resident may face criminal prosecution and University sanction if an underage adult consumes alcohol on his or her property which includes, but is not limited to, a residence hall room or apartment, fraternity or sorority affiliated housing, an off-campus house or apartment, or any other property owned or occupied by the individual.

Procedure for Handling Complaints at the Campus Level

As part of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center compliance with accreditation standards, we provide students with an avenue for resolving complaints.

Procedure for Handling Complaints Not Resolved at the Campus Level

As part of the University of Tennessee's compliance with the US Department of Education Program Integrity Rules process, we are required to provide students with an avenue for resolving complaints.

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Equity and Diversity