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First-Year, Spring Entry

For students entering in January

Orientation sessions for first-year, spring-entry students are one-day programs held in January of each year.

January 11, 2016 – Monday

The cost for first-year, spring-entry orientation is $50 for students and $20 for parents/guests. Costs include all orientation programming and materials and lunch on campus for students and parents.

There will be a $10 fee charged if you need to change your orientation date.

Refund requests must be made in writing at least ten working days prior to your confirmed orientation session. Please note that a $10 processing fee will be subtracted from your refund amount. Your  request may be mailed to the Office of Orientation and Transition, 412 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, or e-mailed to

The orientation session for first-year students entering in the spring semester is a one-day program held in January. For parents and guests, this orientation session is full of useful information to support your student and his or her transition from high school to college.

Register for Orientation

Check the schedule below, and then log in using your nine-digit UT Student ID (000-XX-XXXX).

Reservations are made on a first-response basis, so please read the information carefully and respond as soon as you can.

You will receive an e-mailed receipt and confirmation after you complete your registration. Please check carefully to verify your session number and the date on your receipt. Contact the Office of Orientation and Transition if you have questions: call 865-974-4546 or e-mail

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