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Quick Reference for New Students

Your graduate enrollment counselor is ready to answer questions as you prepare to enroll at Southern.

Business and Management Lisa Kuhlman, 423.236.2751
Computer Science Tyson Hall, 423.236.2916
Education and Psychology Mikhaile Spence, 423.236.2496
Global Community Development Sharon Pittman, 423.236.2616
Nursing Diane Proffit, 423.236.2957
Religion Edwin Reynolds, 423.236.2989
Social Work Tricia Foster, 423.236.2629



The Human Resources office provides information about employment opportunities on and off campus. You may email or call 423.236.2276.



We have many housing options for graduate students and families. The housing website provides information and an excellent listing of available options. Visit the housing website »

In the summer, housing in Talge Hall (men's residence) and Southern Village apartments is usually available to graduate students. For availability in Talge, email Karen Caldwell or phone 423.236.2990. For availability in Southern Village email Elizabeth Hankins or call 423.236.2529.


Immunization Proof

Before you enroll, proof of vaccinations must be submitted to the University Health Center. If you have questions, you may call the UHC at 423.236.2713. View immunization requirements »



Graduate students may purchase accident, health, and injury insurance through our Risk Management office. More information is available on the Risk Management website or by calling 423.236.2566.


Registration for Classes

Register online at For technical support, call 1.888.309.2471.

Students must register for coursework no later than the beginning of the second week of classes. If you need assistance, you may call the Graduate Studies office at 423.236.2694.


Campus Map (PDF)

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Once You Arrive

Campus Card
Get your Southern ID card at the Campus Card Desk (second floor of Wright Hall below the Dining Hall).

Phone: 423.236.2707

8 a.m - 5 p.m.
FRIDAY 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Visit the Campus Shop (near the Village Market) or order online from the Campus Shop.


Vehicle Registration
Apply for your parking permit at The Permit Store. Destination: Southern Adventist University.