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Welcome to your New Vol Orientation!


Orientation registration is currently closed. If you are a new incoming student for the Fall 2022 semester, please contact your academic college directly to schedule an advising appointment. Check out this link to find your college’s email address!

Feel free to reach out to orientation@utk.edu as well, and we would be more than happy to connect you with the appropriate advising team! 

As a new incoming Vol, you’ll participate in UT’s multi-phased orientation experience. There are both in person and virtual components of orientation, each designed to support you in your transition to UT.

Students are required to participate in all orientation activities. This includes Virtual Advising, Online Orientation, and Big Orange Welcome. Plus, those entering in the summer or fall semesters will have the opportunity to attend Summer Welcome. An optional, one-day, on-campus experience for new Vols and families.

New incoming family members can experience various Family Orientation programs leading up to your student’s first week of classes. Make sure your student includes your information in their orientation registration to receive more details!

Summer/Fall Orientation ↗

Orientation registration closed. If you’re starting at UT during the Fall 2022 semester, please contact your academic college directly.

Spring Orientation ↗

Orientation registration is currently closed. If you’re starting at UT during the spring 2023 semester, we’ll be in touch later this fall with more details. Stay tuned!