UT Health Science Center provides a number of support resources to assure your success as a graduate student. In addition to what is available on campus, students can access a number of services available from The University of Texas at Tyler and from other partners statewide in The University of Texas System.
Bookstore services, including graduation products, are available and may be ordered through the bookstore at UT Tyler.
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UT Health Science Center provides health services to all enrolled students through a $35 Student Health fee collected along with their tuition. Health services are provided through UT Health Science Center’s Family Medicine Clinics on campus and also at the Health Clinic on the UT Tyler campus. The UT Health Science Center clinics provide a wide variety of services, including family medicine, adolescent medicine, travel medicine, sports medicine, and geriatric medicine. These clinics are open Monday-Friday, 8am -5pm. Physicians are on call 24 hours, 7 days per week.
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All students without proof of insurance must enroll in a student health plan contracted by and coordinated through the UT System. Get details of the plan and a brochure describing the services available through the UT System. Students may purchase the plan through a single payment or by monthly installments.
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UT Health Science Center students have a variety of Student Wellness Activities which are available to them through UT Tyler. Through a Recreation Facility fee of $40 per semester, students have access to the Herrington Patriot Center, which houses a heated recreation and therapy pool and a 6,340 square feet fitness center with pin-selector exercise machines, free-weights, plate-loaded machines, treadmills, racquetball courts, and an overhead walking track.
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UT Health Science Center students have access to multiple areas for lounging and congregation within the instructional areas that provide a place for students to meet, rest, and relax. Lounges in both the Biomedical Research Center are equipped with comfortable seating, tables and other amenities. The Biomedical Research Center lounge area includes vending machines, refrigerators, and microwaves. The Academic Center offers easy access to the Blue Star Café, a full service cafeteria with vending services and student seating available at all times. Students also have access to Student Center and dining facilities at UT Tyler.
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UT Health Science Center believes in building relationships with students and supporting them in achieving their academic goals. To that end, UT Health Science Center faculty and staff are committed to creating a supportive and student-friendly atmosphere. The program office provides students with the tools and information required to encourage students to set academic and career goals, empower students to reach their goals, and provide individual academic support through quality advisement and confidentiality while maintaining and honoring the dignity and potential of each student.
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UT Health Science Center and its academic divisions host several events throughout the year. Students have free or discounted rates to multiple other events at UT Tyler, including theatre and performance groups, athletic events, dances and musical ensembles, career fairs and more.
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The Office of Career Services at the UT Tyler main campus provides guidance, support and resources to UT Health Science Center students and alumni in making career decisions, developing job search strategies, and pursuing experiential opportunities and employment.
Career Services promotes faculty involvement in the career development process through collaborative relationships and classroom presentations. This is accomplished by:
For more information, please contact the UT Health Science Center program office, or the UT Tyler Office of Career services at (903) 565-5862 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Students may consult program staff at their discretion about personal concerns. The Student Counseling Center, located on the main UT Tyler campus, also helps students resolve their personal concerns and acquire the skills, attitudes, abilities, and insight that will enable them to meet the challenges of student life. The Student Counseling Center offers individual therapeutic counseling in a private, confidential setting to assist students in achieving personal and educational goals.
The Student Counseling Center is staffed by Licensed Professional Counselors with in-depth training and experience, and a varied background in counseling, testing, and teaching. Some common issues that students may deal with in counseling are: test anxiety, decision-making. procrastination, communication difficulties, self-esteem, interpersonal conflicts, stress management, personal relationships, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, anxiety, depression, and many others.
Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (903) 566-7254.
In a crisis situation, these are more resources for students:
Non Life-Threatening Emergency
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UT Health Science Center has partnered with UT Tyler’s Student Accessibility and Resources (SAR) to provide equal access to all educational, social and recreational programs through coordination of services and reasonable accommodations, consultation and advocacy. SAR strives to provide services that will encourage students to become as independent and self-reliant as possible.
Students requesting accessibility services should contact the Student Services Office at (903) 566-7079 at least thirty days prior to the beginning of each semester. The student seeking services is responsible for providing appropriate verification material to support requested accommodations.
The student should provide diagnostic, prognostic, and prescriptive information from an approved professional in order to receive services. Appropriate accommodations may include program modifications, adjustments to testing situations and/or auxiliary aids and services. Accessibility services are provided in a private, confidential setting.