Please find below a list of resources that students have access to here at the University of the South. For emergency support please contact Sewanee Police Department at 911, 931-598-1111, or use the Live Safe App

We encourage members of our community to care for one another, knowing that we are all imperfect. We use Sewanee Cares as a way to talk about our community—students, employees, and community members, and we know that care can take many forms. Under our shared definition, care is a call to action.

Sewanee Cares is our guide to identifying challenges and activating each of us to recognize it and act in a thoughtful, caring manner. We believe that we will be more effective when we share a common vocabulary and values that guide expectations for behavior. It takes all of us supporting one another to create a caring community.

General

Academic Support

Different types of learners need different types of learning environments and support to manage the rigors and expectations in the classroom. Using a variety of resources, we are able to cater to more than just one learning style.

Safety & Security

We take safety and security on the Mountain seriously. And we want you to know that there is a thoughtful collection of people, technologies, and procedures here to support this cause.

Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

SAS helps to ensure that students with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs, services, and activities of the College through the identification and enactment of reasonable modifications to policies and procedures, the provision of auxiliary aids and services, and the establishment of innovative educational services. At Sewanee, we recognize students for their abilities, rather than their disabilities, or stereotypical attributes ascribed to their respective physical or mental impairments.

Dean of Students

The Deans of Students staff collaborate to foster an engaged community dedicated to student development, where living honorably is our long-standing tradition.

Title IX: Harassment, Misconduct & Violence Resources

Title IX: respect, consent

Any kind of gender-related aggression, disrespect, or sexual violence hurts our whole community. It’s on us—all of us—to make Sewanee the kind of community we want to live in, and where everyone can be successful.

S.T.I.X. Information

The University requires all first-year students prior to matriculation to participate in an online training on alcohol use, abuse, and sex discrimination. The online program specifically includes a module on sex discrimination and key definitions, including consent.

Diversity and inclusion

Equity and non-discrimination

Equity takes difference into account to create opportunities for individuals to flourish. When a community values equity, we have fewer challenges related to discrimination, and we develop an ability to take care of ourselves and others.

International affairs

We are dedicated to training students to address global problems and promoting activities that link Sewanee with the rest of the world. As part of that effort, we strive to cultivate global citizens in our community who can effectively engage across boundaries and respond to challenges facing the world.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is responsible for providing programs, activities, and general support for students of color. To make the college experience for all students as successful and as meaningful as possible, this Office works also to provide leadership in the development of successful principles and practices regarding recruitment and retention of students of color.

Mental/Physical health resources

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS offers short-term based therapy and psychological services to undergraduate students at the University. It offers assessment and evaluation, short-term group and individual therapy, psychiatric services with medicine management, and crisis services.

On Call Counseling Support (x1700) Protocall

Protocall is the after-hours emergency service is available for the undergraduate students who are experiencing a mental health crisis after business hours.

Wellness services

Well-being isn't just the absence of mental illness. We should associate flourishing with resilience, a sense of purpose and meaning in life, a sense of belonging, good relationships, and overall thriving both personally and within our Sewanee community. Check out the University Wellness Center to see what services are offered.

Substance & Abuse

Sewanee promotes healthier choices regarding alcohol and other drugs, aimed at reducing the prominence of alcohol on campus, reducing the harms and high-risk behaviors that alcohol and other drugs bring to campus life, and to support the educational mission of the University by offering a healthy and supportive environment.

Health Services

By providing health care which is patient-centered, integrated, and delivered in a culture of inclusivity and respect, the University Health Services’ mission is to help students achieve optimal health so that they have the opportunity to fully enjoy the pursuit their academic goals.

Other

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800.273.8255

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Hotline)

866.488.7386

Reporting Options

Title IX Reporting Form

Click the link below if you wish to file a report of sex discrimination, which includes types of sexual harassment such as quid pro quo, non-consensual sexual intercourse or contact, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking.

Bias Reporting Form

Use this form to report any and all hateful conduct, speech or bias conduct of an individual student or student organization.

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