Student Affairs

UT Health Northeast 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.

Student Health Services
UT Health Northeast 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 Northeast’s Family Practice Clinics on campus and also at the Health Clinic on the UT Tyler campus. The UT Health Northeast clinics provide a wide variety of services to include Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Travel Medicine, Aviation Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Geriatric Medicine. These clinics are open Monday-Friday, 8am -5pm. Physicians are on call 24 hours 7 days per week.

Student Health Insurance
All students without proof of insurance must enroll in a student health plan contracted by and coordinated through the UT System. Details of the plan and a brochure describing the service available through the UT System can be accessed at Students may purchase the plan through a single payment or by monthly installments.

Student Wellness
UT Health Northeast 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.

Student Center
UT Health Northeast 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.

Academic Advising
UT Health Northeast believes in building relationships with students and supporting them in achieving their academic goals. To that end, UT Health Northeast 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.

Student Activities
UT Health Northeast and its academic divisions host several events throughout the year, such as Rock ’n’ Research, a Health Fair, Blood Drives, and much more. 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.

Career Planning
The Office of Career Services at the UT Tyler main campus provides guidance, support and resources to UT Health Northeast 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:
  • Providing assistance in various initiatives such as self-awareness, career exploration, job search, resume writing and interview preparation.
  • Developing collaborative partnerships with business, government, education, and community services.
  • Promoting an understanding of the relationship of education and work.

For more information, please contact the UT Health Northeast program office, or the UT Tyler Office of Career services at (903) 565-5862 or

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.

Student Accessibility Services
UT Health Northeast 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.

NOTICE: Protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.