University Services

All students at Trevecca are welcomed into a community, one that genuinely cares about its members. The theme of "community" is one that pervades all of campus life and all of the relationships that develop on a university campus.

Alumni Association

"Keeping Trevecca alive in the hearts and minds of its alumni"is a primary goal of Trevecca's Alumni Association. With graduates and former students located throughout the world, the association seeks to be the communication link between the University and its alumni.

Through the Office of Alumni Relations various activities are conducted to encourage strong alumni support. These activities include homecoming weekend, commencement functions, special interest alumni group meetings, and annual alumni fund raising activities.

The Treveccan, issued quarterly, is the official magazine of the University and serves as the major information channel for alumni and friends. It contains a section entitled "AlumNews" which highlights alumni activities and achievements.


The Trevecca Bookstore is located in the lower level of the Jernigan Student Center. Textbooks, paper, pencils, pens, and other necessary stationery supplies may be purchased there, as well as a limited supply of personal items such as greeting cards, toothpaste, school sweaters, shirts, and jackets, etc. Graduation announcements may also be purchased through the University bookstore. The bookstore also has Trevecca logo clothing, giftware, snacks, and school supplies.

Cafeteria/The HUB/The CUBE

The cafeteria is located in the Jernigan Student Center. A variety of foods are offered including meat and vegetables on the hot bar, a salad and fruit bar, desserts and drinks, and more. Prices are very reasonable. Hours of operation are posted on the door of the cafeteria and may vary during the weekends and summer.

The Hub is located on the lower level of the Jernigan Student Center, and The Cube is located in the Boone Business Building. They serve sandwiches and other fast foods.

Campus Events

All graduate students are encouraged and welcomed to attend campus events. These can be found on the main Trevecca web site. Trevecca desires all graduate students to be an integral part of campus life at all levels.

Center for Leadership, Calling, and Service

Career Services

The University offers a variety of career based services to its students and alumni. The Office of Career Services is in the Center for Leadership Calling and Service. Available areas of service are in personal assessment of life calling and career planning, career exploration and research, internships, job search strategies and education, mentorship, and referral.

Counseling Services

Counseling services are free of charge for currently enrolled students. Such services as individual therapy, couples therapy, or pre-marital therapy are available. The Counseling Center is located in the Center for Leadership, Calling, and Service and is available for all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. The center is open from 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Call 615-248-1653 for an appointment.

Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS)

Housed on the upper level of the Center for Leadership, Calling, and Service, the OASIS offers a variety of academic support services for graduate students. These include workshops on various academic topics, writing assistance at phases of the writing process, best preparation strategies, and assistance with the development of study methods. Students who wish to use these services should make an appointment by calling 248-1237 or 248-1346.


Trevecca offers apartments for rent on or near the campus for married students and other personnel. Most of them are one-bedroom and two-bedroom unfurnished apartments. The coordinator of married student housing can give more specific details regarding the amount of rent, availability, and regulations. To arrange for on-campus housing, contact the coordinator at 615-248-1316. Guest Housing: A limited number of rooms are available at a minimal rate. These may be reserved by calling 615-248-1249, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Trevecca provides student ID's for all graduate students. Program coordinators are responsible for scheduling pictures and issuing ID's. Students are asked to carry these ID's with them on campus at all times.


Waggoner Library provides an attractive and inviting, place for learning through research and study. Group study rooms are available to students to help them complete small group assignments. Books may be checked out for several weeks. Items on reserve and media materials are also available for a limited-time checkout.

Graduate students, on and off campus, have full access to Waggoner Library and all its services. Research databases are accessible from the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The library Web site serves as a portal to all resources available. Print books, electronic books and media are searched through the online catalog. Journal articles are available through the databases on the Electronic Resources page. Full text journal databases available include ATLA Serials (Religion), Business Source Premier, Digital Dissertations Full Text, ERIC Plus Text, Library Literature & Information Science, PsycARTICLES, and others. See the library Web site for a complete list of electronic resources.

Inter Library Loan services are available for items not in Trevecca's collection and can be requested online from the library Web site.

A library orientation, where students receive information and training in how to use the library's resources, is given early in the first class for new student groups both on and off campus. On-campus students will come to Waggoner library; a librarian will visit each off-campus site for orientation.

Doctoral study rooms are available to Ed.D. students. Located on the second floor of the library, these rooms provide a quiet place to research or collaborate.

Hours (fall and spring semesters) are:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 A.M. - midnight

Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Saturday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Sunday: 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., 8:00 P.M. - midnight

Hours (summer semester) are:

Monday - Thursday 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Friday 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Library materials may be returned after hours by placing them in the book drop on the front portico at the left of the main entrance. Seasonal and holiday schedules may be accessed through the library's Web page ( or phone (248-1214). Graduate students are subject to fines and overdue charges. E-mail reminders and overdue notices are sent to the student's campus e-mail account.

Parking for On-Campus Programs

Students should complete a Vehicle Registration Card and be issued a parking permit which indicates the assigned parking lot. This card is usually distributed during the interview or the first class of each group. If a student does not get a parking permit through the normal process, he or she should contact the Security Office at 248-1296.


Trevecca has a very effective security department. Any student who desires to be accompanied to his/her car after dark may call the Office of Campus Security at 248-1296. Students should report any disturbances to the Office of Campus Security.

Services for Students with Disabilities

Trevecca is committed to the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act as the University strives to be an inclusive community for students. A wide range of accommodations is available to provide access to Trevecca's facilities, academics, and programs. Individuals seeking accommodations for any type of disability are encouraged to contact the coordinator of student disability services in the Center for Leadership, Calling, and Service for information concerning the documentation of a disability and the procedure for implementing accommodations.

Spiritual Formation

Grounded in the optimism that God's grace can transform hearts and lives, Trevecca Nazarene University seeks to provide all members of the community with a context for spiritual growth as well as opportunities to participate in various means of grace. Graduate students are encouraged to participate in these opportunities as well as in a local church or Bible study. Central to Trevecca's purpose is the integration of faith and learning in all programs. Faculty in the graduate programs usually start a class with a brief devotional and prayer. Students with spiritual needs are encouraged either to talk with a faculty member, the program coordinator, or a member of the University chaplain's office.

Technology Services

Acceptable Use Policies

The Acceptable Use Policies are located at By using the technology provided by Trevecca Nazarene University, you agree to abide by the Acceptable Use Policies. Please read the Acceptable Use Policies in their entirety to ensure that you understand all the terms and conditions contained therein:

Network Acceptable Use Policy                                  E-Mail Acceptable Use Policy

Internet Acceptable Use Policy                                   Wireless Acceptable Use Policy

Any violation of these University policies may result in disciplinary action, including the termination of your network, e-mail, and/or internet access.


  1. You may not attach any kind of wireless device to any network jack anywhere on campus, including dorm rooms. Wireless devices found connected in dorms will be confiscated by resident director/assistants and returned to students at the end of the semester.
  2. You may not have any peer-to-peer (P2P) software installed on your computer if using a TNU internet connection. If Campus Manager finds any P2P software on your computer, whether such software is being used or not, your computer may be unable to access the Internet or TNUnet.

Network Account

After becoming fully registered students, which includes submitting all required paperwork and fulfilling all financial obligations, ITS will create unique network and e-mail accounts for each student. Please note that this process may take 24-48 hours.

Your network username will comprise your first initial, middle initial and last name. For example, if your name is David M. Smith, your network username will be dmsmith. If you do not have a second name or initial, your network username will comprise your first initial and last name. We will resolve duplicate name conflicts by dropping a middle initial (if one exists) or by adding a numeral at the back of the user name. For example, in the case of a conflict for Donna M. Smith, her network username will be dsmith, or dmsmith1 (if dsmith is already taken).

Your initial network password will be 10 digits long; comprising the last 4 digits of your SSN followed by the last 6 digits of your student ID number. If you do not have an official social security number, please contact the ITS HelpDesk for assistance. The first time you logon to the network, you will be prompted to change your password. Your new password must be 7 digits, comprising letters (upper and lower case) and numbers.  At least one letter must be upper case. As a security measure, your password will expire every 90 days and you will be required to change it (can't use same as previous 4 passwords).

Campus Manager

The University uses technology called Campus Manager to provide all students and employees with a campus network that is protected from unauthorized users and which operates at the highest possible level of performance. Specifically, all computers using our network will be scanned by Campus Manager to ensure they are healthy and can be granted network access. Your computer is your personal property and you are solely responsible for ensuring that it is healthy enough to be connected to our campus network. More information about Campus Manager is located on the ITS website at

After becoming a fully registered student, you must first logon to the network and change your initial password BEFORE attempting to register your computer in Campus Manager. You can do this on any lab computer or public computer in the library as well as through Citrix.


Whether you live on or off campus, you will be able to access the campus network via advanced network technology called Citrix. To do this, you will need to download and install the Citrix Web Client on your personal computer or laptop. There is no charge for this software. For detailed step-by-step installation instructions, go to Note: Do Not use Outlook in Citrix to access your TNU e-mail. Read the E-Mail (Live@edu) section below for more information.

I.C.E. (Intranet Campus Exchange)

The I.C.E. Page is our campus intranet where you will find Campus Announcements, a Campus Calendar, Prayer Requests, Classifieds, Contact Information, Technology Instructions, and many other Resources. While logged onto the network in a lab or through Citrix type in the address bar of your browser to access I.C.E. (It is not accessible on the public internet).

Computer Labs

There are several public computer labs on campus that you can use. For resident students, there is also a well-equipped lab available in every Residence Hall. The times when the public labs are available throughout the year, can be found on the I.C.E. page and at

E-Mail (Live@edu)

TNU has partnered with Microsoft to offer our students a web-based, hosted e-mail service called, Live@edu. Some of the benefits include a 10GB mailbox with up to 20MB attachments. Live@edu has the familiar look and feel of Microsoft Outlook. Your TNU e-mail address will be For example, David M. Smith's e-mail address will be Once you graduate you can keep your TNU e-mail box as alumni. Your address will simply change to reflect alumni status. For example, will become

Trevecca and its faculty and adjunct professors will use your TNU e-mail account for all official University business. However, for your personal communications with family, friends and other students, if you wish to use a personal mail account such as Yahoo!, Windows Live, Gmail, etc. you may certainly do so. E-mail instructions are located at

Windows Live

Through our partnership with Microsoft and the Live@edu offering you will have access to other features including:

Windows Live Skydrive (25GB of password protected online storage)

Windows Live Messenger (Instant Messenger, also built directly into Live@edu e-mail)

Windows Live Mobile (Blog, chat, e-mail or text message from your mobile phone)

Windows Live Spaces (Similar to Facebook and MySpace)

Office Live Workspace (One central location for file collaboration with 5GB of storage)

For more information about Live@edu and the Windows Live features visit,

IQ.Web Access

IQ.Web is a web portal that allows you to use a web browser to access your personal student information in PowerCAMPUS (our Student Information System ), including your course information, grades, unofficial transcripts, account balances, and chapel attendance. Your login name for IQ.Web will be the same as your network username and your initial password will be your 9-digit student ID number. You can access IQ.Web via a link on I.C.E. under the Technology tab or by entering in the address bar of your browser. As a network security precaution and to protect your identity, please change your initial IQ.Web password as soon as possible!

Wired & Wireless Network Connections

Resident students have the option to connect directly into the University's high-speed Internet connection in the dorm rooms. Also, each building (including dorms) has inside wireless coverage. For more information about wireless connections visit,

Voice Mail

Resident students will receive a voice mailbox number upon check-in. In addition, all residence hall rooms contain a telephone equipped with a voice mail "message waiting" light. We provide local telephone service only, and all local calls are free. Complete instructions for use of the voice mail and analog telephones will be provided at check-in or look under the Technology tab on I.C.E. The residence director (RD) will provide you with your assigned voice mailbox number.

Computer Purchases

We have partnered with Dell and Apple to provide you with assistance in shopping for a personal computer/laptop at student discount prices. You will find links on I.C.E. under the Technology tab called Dell Computer Discount or Apple Store that will take you to custom web sites created by Dell and Apple for registered Trevecca students and active employees.

Microsoft IT Academy

Trevecca has partnered with Microsoft to provide every fully registered TNU student with FREE online training on Microsoft products. This includes Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 plus an extensive portfolio of IT professional and developer classes. Training methods include simulations, games, video, and interactive text. Please visit for a complete list of Microsoft IT Academy courses available for FREE online training as well as instructions on how to logon and use this offering.

Software Purchases

We have partnered with Microsoft and e-academy to enable you to purchase selected Microsoft products for your own personal use at steeply discounted prices. You will find a link on I.C.E. under the Technology tab called Microsoft Software Purchase that will take you to a custom web site created by e-academy for registered Trevecca students and active employees.

We have also partnered with ComputerLand of Silicon Valley to enable you to purchase other software such as Adobe products at student discount prices. Please call Jeff Koh or Sheri York at 1-800-639-1319 or visit for additional information.

ITS HelpDesk Services

The ITS HelpDesk is available to assist you with any network-related problems on campus. We are located on the ground floor of the Adams Administration Building and provide support services from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri), and from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Wed), and from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Sat). We are closed on Sunday.

Please contact us by telephone at extension 1223 (from off-campus: 615-248-1223) or via e-mail at And of course, you are always welcome to visit us in person.

Campus Security

The University is very serious about protecting the lives and property of all our students and employees. We have invested in two (2) separate Emergency systems.

The TNU Emergency Alert System will be used by the University to send emergency messages via telephone (voice & text) and e-mail to students and employees. It will not be used for any other purpose, such as general notifications, SPAM, advertising, etc. In order to receive these emergency messages, you must first register your contact information. Go to, provide the necessary information and Click Submit.

Please take advantage of this potentially life-saving service and register immediately!

The TNU Emergency Siren System consists of externally mounted sirens at two locations on campus which are programmed to deliver audible messages followed by specific siren tones in case of an emergency. Please visit for more information.


The transcript of a student's academic record will be released by the registrar only upon receipt of the student's written request. No transcripts or diplomas will be issued until all financial accounts have been settled satisfactorily. There is no charge for copies of transcripts.


All students are permitted to drive cars on campus; however, all cars driven on campus must be registered with campus security and are subject to traffic control regulations of the University and Metro Nashville.

Sources of Information

The University welcomes visitors to the campus at any time. During the academic year the administrative offices are open between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Listed below are the offices to which inquiries of various types should be directed:

Academic Affairs


Academic Records (Transcripts and Diplomas)


Center for Leadership, Calling, and Service



Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS)


Disability Services



Graduate Education Admissions


Graduate Psychology Admissions


Graduate Religion Admissions


Graduate Physician Assistant Admissions


Graduate Business Program Admissions

615-248-1529 or




Graduate Organizational Leadership Admissions


Post-Baccalaureate Admissions





Alumni Department




See for specific sports




Campus Visitation

615-248-1320 or




Career Services


Counseling Services


Financial Aid


ITS Help Desk


Library Services


Security and Auto Issues



Student Accounts


Student Development


Veteran's Benefits


Program Contacts

Graduate Business

615-248-1529 1-800-818-4256

Master of Science in Management


Master of Business Administration


Graduate Psychology


Master of Arts in Counseling


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology


Master of Marriage and Family Therapy


Ed.D. in Counseling


Graduate Physician Assistant


Master of Science: Medicine


Graduate Education

615-248-1201 1-800-284-1594 Fax 615-248-1597

Master of Arts in Teaching K-6, 7-12

Dr. Amy Conditt

Master of Arts in Teaching K-6/English Language Learners

Dr. Amy Conditt

Master of Education in Educational
Leadership/Administration K-12

Dr. George Kersey

Master of Education in English Language Learners

Dr. Linda Collins

Master of Education in Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction

Dr. Judy Bivens

Master of Education in Instructional Technology P-12

Dr. Judy Bivens

Master of Education in Leading Instructional Improvement for Teachers

Dr. Judy Bivens

Master of Education in Reading PreK-12

Dr. Donna Youree

Master of Library and Information Science K-12

Dr. Judy Bivens

Ed.D. in Leadership and Professional Practice

Dr. Esther Swink

Continuing Education

Dr. Karen Lea

Center for Leadership Effectiveness and Renewal

Dr. Richard L. Parrot

Graduate Religion

615-248-1378 Fax 615-248-7417

Master of Arts in Religion: Biblical Studies


Master of Arts in Religion: Theological Studies


Master of Arts in Religion: Preaching


Graduate Organizational Leadership


Master of Organizational Leadership