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Reserve Work Space

Use the link below to reserve Bredesen Center work space at


Explore Courses by Research Specialty

Use this tool to explore what courses were taken by previous and current Bredesen Center students based on their research area of interest. This is accessible to individuals with UT net-ids.

Click the box next to “Select a Specialty” for a drop-down list of research areas.


Travel Funding Assistance

The Bredesen Center is pleased to be able to offer financial support to ESE and DSE students that will be attending conferences or meetings to present their research. Applications will be reviewed and assistance granted on a rolling basis.

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Bredesen Center Wiki

Created by the Student Advisory Council

This site provides a list of resources available and contacts for people who have expertise and/or access at UT and ORNL. Check it out and add your own!


Campus Resources


Office of Disability Services 865-974-6087

  • Student assistance with the documentation process to qualify for disability services
  • Assistance for students with documented disability in receiving needed accommodations or services


Center for Global Engagement 865-974-3177

  • Advising services, workshops, and seminars on immigration and non-immigration-related inquiries to students, scholars, campus and community
  • Issue and/or file visa documents for students, scholars, faculty and staff
  • Represent UTK in communication with federal agencies and organizations
  • Provide student and scholar orientation upon arrival


Library Specialist for Data and Energy Science

Monica Ihli 865-974-2876 and


Office of Research & Engagement 865-974-3466

  • provides technical expertise in proposal development, sponsored programs administration and compliance requirements
  • Questions about potential conflict with research and internships
  • Best practices on ethical research and publications


Center for Career Development 865-974-5435

  • Career Exploration Resources
  • Resume and cover letter critiques
  • Mock interview practice
  • Career Fairs, Employer Information Sessions, and On-Campus interviews
  • Handshake (employer connection and update tool)
  • Career Profile and reporting first job placement


Dean of Students Office 865-974-3179

  • 974-HELP (referral line was developed to help distressed or distressing students reach their academic goals and to help maintain a safe community and learning environment for all students)
  • Promote the needs of all students
  • Empower students to achieve their educational goals
  • Support students who are experiencing academic struggles and/or have missed classes due to medical reasons, such as hospitalizations



One Stop Express Student Services 865-974-1111

  • Financial aid questions and support
  • Withdrawal support (total term or individual courses)
  • Scholarship help and appeal support
  • Tuition questions
  • Schedules and deadlines (financial aid, classes, withdrawals)


Smokey’s Pantry 865-309-5446

  • Free Grocery Supplement
  • Free Hygiene products


Smokey’s Closet 

  • Provides free, gently used professional clothing and accessories to students at UT



Student Counseling Center 865-974-2196

  • Walk-in services: Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (Summer Hours: M-F 1-3:30PM)
  • Individual counseling services (therapy)
  • Referrals for medication management services (psychiatrist)
  • Feel Better Fast workshops


Office of Multicultural Student Life 865-974-6861

  • Tutoring services
  • Frieson Black Cultural Center: a place to gather, learn, and share ideas and experiences
  • Programs and services that holistically address cultural, educational, and civic growth


UTPD (UT Police Department) 865-974-3114 (non-emergency); 865-974-3111 (emergency)

  • Reports of any type of crime or assault
  • Welfare checks
  • Safety programs
  • Fingerprinting
  • Lost and found
  • Vehicle assistance
  • Self-defense classes
  • Register your electronics


Student Health Center 865-974-3135 (most of these services are covered by your student health insurance)

  • Medical records request
  • Immunization
  • Physical therapy
  • Medical services
  • Women’s health clinic
  • Psychiatric services (medication management)
  • Pharmacy
  • Fees may apply if used during the Summer


TRECS-Recreation Center for Students 865-974-5165

  • Indoor track
  • Use of aquatic facilities (indoor and outdoor)
  • Gym (weights and machines, some group fitness offered)
  • Courts (basketball, racquetball/squash, outdoor field)
  • Student gym free during Spring/Fall semesters with UPSF fees
  • May use during Summer for additional fees


Center for Health Education and Wellness 865-974-5725

  • 974-HELP (referral line was developed to help distressed or distressing students reach their academic goals and to help maintain a safe community and learning environment for all students)
  • Alcohol and drug education classes
  • Health education programs
  • VOLS 2 VOLS (peer health educators)
  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
  • Sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking support
  • Bystander awareness programming: Volunteers Speak UP! (RSVP & Alcohol Edition)


Pride Center 865-974-7803

  • Provides support, resources, and a community space for UT’s LGBTQIA and ally students, faculty, and staff, as well as anyone who seeks to learn about topics related to sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression.
  • OutGrads, a club for LGBTQ+ and Ally graduate students at UT
  • Located at Melrose Hall F (next to Hodges Library)


Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards 865-974-3171

  • Management of any violations of the Standards of Conduct that a student or student organization may receive, whether in a residence hall, in a classroom, or anywhere on campus
  • Student Code of Conduct — Hilltopics