Orientation Dates & Registration

The orientation session you attend depends upon your student type and term of entry. Choose from one of the following to register.

The orientation registration system is not open at this time. Please see below for the date and time the system will open, depending upon your entry term. We look forward to having you join us soon!

Spring entry students: Orientation registration will open at 9:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, October 1st.

Summer & Fall entry students: Orientation registration will open at 9:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 15th. In early January, be on the look-out for a mailer from our office containing everything you need to know to prepare for the New Vols Experience: Orientation this summer. 

First-year Students

Transfer and Adult Students


Confirmation

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 New Student & Family Programs if you have questions: call 865-974-4546 or e-mail orientation@utk.edu.

If You Have Registration Changes

There will be a processing fee charged ($25 for two-day orientation sessions and $10 for one-day orientation sessions) if you need to change your registration date.

Refunds

Refund requests must be made in writing at least ten working days prior to your confirmed orientation session. Please note that a processing fee ($25 for two-day orientation sessions and $10 for one-day orientation sessions) will be subtracted from your refund amount. Your request may be mailed to New Student & Family Programs, 412 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, or e-mailed to orientation@utk.edu.