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Women's Resource Center

East Tennessee State University

Campus Resources
  • Adult, Commuter and Transfer Services (A.C.T.S.) [formerly the Center for Adult Programs and Services] - Located on the 3rd floor of Nell Dossett Residence Hall, this center provides a collection of academic and student support services designed especially for adult and re-entry students. Call (423) 439-5641 for more information.

  • Career Services - Located in the ETSU Sherrod Library on 1st Floor, posts jobs and career opportunities to Handshake at ETSU students and alumni can login using ETSU email credentials or contact their office at (423) 439-4450 for more information.They conduct workshops and seminars on career planning, offer Focus2 for career exploration options, can assist with résumé reviews and building needs, shares best practices to prepare for interviews, and they can share information on job hunting skills. Additionally, these services are available on an individual basis for ETSU Students and Alumni with appointments reserved through Handshake.

  • Counseling Center Office - Located on the 3rd floor of Nell Dossett Residence Hall, this office provides individual and group counseling concerning personal and social problems and choice of career or education major. Additional services include intervention in mental health emergencies and psychiatric consultation. Call (423) 439-3333 for more information.

  • Disability Services Office - Located on the 1st floor of the Sherrod Library, this office is committed to goal of integrating students with disabilities into the campus community to the fullest extent possible. The services are offered within a framework that stresses independence and self-reliance. Call (423) 439-8346 or TDD: (423) 439-8370 for more information.

  • ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee - Members of this standing committee make recommendations addressing policies and procedures which relate to equitable treatment issues, make recommendations addressing enhancement of the campus climate with respect to opportunity for women, and make recommendations aimed at improving institutional commitment to include practices in recruitment, retention, and development of women.  Call the ETSU Women's Resource Center at (423) 439-5772 for more information.
  • Office of Equity & Diversity - Located on the 2nd floor of Burgin E. Dossett Hall, this office monitors the University's policy on equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and education to ensure that opportunities are available to all eligible persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disabilities, veteran status or sexual orientation. They promote an environment where people honor one another as individuals, value differences and the special gifts each of us bring to the community, and respect the right of others as human beings. Call (423) 439-4445 for more information.

  • Office of Human Resources at ETSU - Located in Room 307 of Burgin E. Dossett Hall, this office provides management and oversight of employee services and benefits, along with personnel policies and procedures. Services include the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides employees and their eligible family members confidential, no-cost assistance for a broad range of personal and work-related concerns. Call (423) 439-4457 for more information.
  • Student Health Services - Located in Roy S. Nicks Hall, Room 160, this clinic provides professional consultation services at no cost to students. There are reduced fees for procedures, laboratory tests, medications, immunizations, and x-rays. The goal of the clinic is to promote and maintain the health of students. Call (423) 439-4225 for more information.

  • University Wellness Committee - This committee is dedicated to providing the campus community with programs aimed at promoting health and wellness while also providing education about disease prevention. They plan, implement and support health promotion activities and services for faculty, staff, and students in cooperation with Student Health Services, Housing and Residence Life, Counseling Center, Human Resources, and the Division of Health Sciences. Call (423) 439-3333 for more information.

  • Women's Studies - Located in the Campus Center Building, Room 211, this program examines how diverse women have contributed to history, social processes, culture, politics and economics, and how gender intersects with ability, age, class, culture, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, and sexuality. A minor is offered at East Tennessee State University.  Courses are offered from of a variety of departments, including Criminal Justice, History, Literature and Language, Communication, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Work, Art, and Nursing. Contact  Dr. Phyllis Thompson, Director of Women's Studies, at (423) 439-4125 for more information.
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