The University of Tennessee is committed to fostering an environment where all members of the campus community can learn and thrive.The campus climate should affirm the dignity of all and encourage the exchange of ideas through discourse in every aspect of campus life. The Office of the Dean of Students addresses concerns that impact the campus climate through the university’s Campus Climate Impact Committee (CCIC). The CCIC provides outreach, support, and education to those who may have been affected by a campus climate concern.
What are Campus Climate Concerns?
A Campus Climate Concern is an action or incident, either intentional or unintentional, that may discriminate against, stereotype, exclude, or harm anyone in our community. Concerns may stem from fear, misunderstanding, hatred, or bias, and may affect one’s ability to learn and thrive on campus. Learn more about campus climate concerns.
How to Report a Campus Climate Concern
Have you witnessed or experienced a campus climate concern? If you are in immediate danger or feel threatened, call 911. If your concern is not an immediate threat, there are resources available to support your specific situation. By submitting a Campus Climate Concern report form, you will receive personalized support and your concern will be directed to the appropriate authorities.