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Welcome to the Division of Student Life

The Division of Student Life is charged with improving the student life at the University of Tennessee. Its various departments encompass many different aspects of university life but all work toward one goal – providing students with an engaging and enlightening atmosphere of living and learning. The division is committed to an uncompromising respect for diversity, strong partnerships with university programs and support of the university’s academic mission.

Notice of Rulemaking Hearing: Proposed Change to the Student Code of Conduct

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is proposing to change the Student Code of Conduct.  The University’s Board of Trustees is conducting a Rulemaking Hearing regarding the proposed Student Code of Conduct. This hearing is open to all members of the University community as well as the general public. Click on the link below for more information regarding the hearing date, time, and location, as well as the proposed changes.

Rulemaking Hearing

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Courage to Climb – April 2016

The Division of Student Life would like to congratulate Corinne Tandy on being selected as the winner of the 2016 Courage to Climb Award. Corinne is a PhD student in Comparative and Experimental Medicine with a concentration in Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases from Knoxville, TN.

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Vol Breakfast Series

DSL Professional Development

Click here to learn more about the Vol Breakfast Series and other professional development opportunities offered by the Division of Student Life!

Hike in Heels

Hike the Hill in Heels

Put on your heels and join the Center for Health Education & Wellness for the 2nd annual Hike the Hill in Heels. Register for free in advance to be guaranteed a t-shirt, or just join us on the 1st for a hike from HSS to Ayres Hall. The event is free and open to anyone who wants to participate—individually, as part of a team, or as a donor to support the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee (SACET).

In addition to monetary donations, we will collect clothing items which can be dropped off by the registration table at the start of the hike. More information about registering in advance, donating to SACET, and clothing items needed can be found at


Big Orange Meal Share

Big Orange Meal Share allows donors to donate funds or students to donate unused guest meals to other students in need. Students who are in need of meals will then have the ability to apply for supplemental meal(s) to assist them throughout the semester.

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