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Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion

The Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion serves the University of Tennessee Health Science Center students through services and resources to enhance learning, coping and student performances.

Mission

The Mission of the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) is to provide quality programming, services, and resources to assist students in adjusting to the emotional, academic, social and physical demands of the health science curricula and health care professions. Through SASSI methods, resources, and techniques, the environment is enriched to support adjustment, coping, learning and performance. SASSI services target accessibility, engagement, learning, prevention, counseling, case management and connection to promote a diverse and inclusive environment for all students.

SASSI services are available to all UTHSC students free of charge.

 

Meet the Director


Kathy Gibbs

Kathy Gibbs, is the assistant vice chancellor of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion. She has served a leadership role in SASSI since 2000.

 

Last Published: Apr 16, 2019