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Vol 104: Big Orange Welcome

Vol 104 kicks off the first six weeks of each semester and is offered as a way for you to explore campus, engage in opportunities to drive your academic success, and connect with other Volunteers.

About Vol 104

2022 Torch Night for the Class of 2026 inside Thompson-Boling Arena on August 21, 2022. Photo by Steven Bridges/University of Tennessee.

of students reported meeting someone new in the first 2 weeks of campus.

Events offered during the first six weeks of the semester.

A wide shot of students enjoying a DJ concert with Two Friends in Circle Park as part of New Vol Fest on August 21, 2023. Photo by Steven Bridges/University of Tennessee.

Vol 104 FAQs

While there are optional components to Vol 104, there are required events as well. Check out the Big Orange Welcome schedule in early August to find which events you must attend.
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