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The OSCC is committed to understanding the role of diverse experiences and backgrounds in order to best promote mental health and wellbeing in the lives of individuals and in our community. Read the Student Care Network’s solidarity statement here.

Due to office construction and expansion, the OSCC will be providing virtual appointments only May 16 – July 11.

Student Care Coordination

The Office of Student Care Coordination, part of the Student Care Network at Vanderbilt, is the central and first point of contact for undergraduate, graduate, or professional students who may have an academic, personal, emotional, medical, and/or other concern. Students who pay the Student Health Fee are eligible for Student Care Network Services.

Student Care Coordinators individually assess each student’s needs and explore resources within Vanderbilt’s Student Care Network and/or the Nashville community to facilitate connections to the most appropriate supports. Because a successful plan may include multiple resources, Student Care Coordinators can provide continuity of care and accountability through supportive follow-up meetings with students to evaluate successes, barriers, and/or gaps in support.

It’s important to note that care coordination is not counseling or therapy. Rather, Student Care Coordinators have the opportunity to develop close helping relationships with students while coaching them toward appropriate resources, self-care, and self-advocacy.

**If you have visited the OSCC before, you do not need to complete an intake form again. Please reach out to the Student Care Coordinator you worked with previously by phone or email or contact the OSCC at the phone number or email address below to schedule a follow-up appointment. **

OSCC will resume Drop-in Care Coordination in the Fall 2022 Semester

During your first appointment with the Office of Student Care Coordination, you and your Care Coordinator may:

  • Discuss your current needs and any challenges you may be having.

  • Develop and implement a success plan for the future.

  • Explore referrals to campus and community resources, and assist with scheduling appointments.

  • Discuss your current concerns that may be causing you distress or adversity.

  • Schedule any follow-up appointments if needed.

Due to office construction and expansion, the OSCC will be providing virtual appointments only May 16 - July 11.

In an effort to meet students varying needs, the OSCC will be offering the following appointments types:

  • In-person Appointments, located in Rand Hall, Suite 305
  • Virtual Appointments, via zoom or phone

If you would like to meet with your Care Coordinator in person and on campus, please choose the In-Person option on the intake form AND select an In-Person Intake Appointment slot on the Student Portal.

If you would like to meet with your Care Coordinator by phone or zoom, please share your preference for zoom or phone on the intake form AND choose a Virtual Intake Appointment slot on the Student Portal. For all zoom appointments, the zoom link will be automatically sent to your Student Portal homepage at least 60 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. 

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Additional Support Resources

At times, the OSCC may experience a high volume of student requests. We appreciate your patience as there may be a wait time for an appointment. We encourage students to consider using the following options for additional support while they are waiting for their appointment:

Student Care Network

Students also have access to a wide range of additional on-campus and community resources through the Student Care Network. The Student Care Network is a holistic network of services and resources pertaining to health and wellness available to all Vanderbilt University students. The Office of Student Care Coordination is one of the primary offices that make up the Student Care Network, along with the University Counseling Center, the Student Health Center, and the Center for Student Wellbeing.


The Office of Student Care Coordination
Rand Hall, Suite 305
(615) 343-WELL (9355)
studentcare@vanderbilt.edu

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