Transfer & Adult, Spring Entry

For students entering in January

Orientation sessions for spring-entry transfer and adult students are one-day programs held prior to the start of spring semester classes.

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

November 14, 2014 - Friday

(Students must have a minimum of 30 credit hours to register for orientation on November 14.)

Click on “November 14 Orientation” below to learn more about purchasing tickets to the UT vs. Kentucky football game when you register to attend this orientation session. There are a limited number of tickets, so register early!

January 6, 2015 – Tuesday

The cost for spring-entry transfer 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 registration date or the number of guests you have attending.

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 New Student & Family Programs, 412 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, or e-mailed to newvols@utk.edu.

Orientation check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. in the University Center. The one-day program lasts until 5:00 p.m.

Schedule Highlights
7:30 a.m. Check-in and registration (University Center)
8:15 a.m. Welcome and sessions begin
11:45 a.m. Lunch (included in student and guest fees)
12:45 p.m. Additional orientation sessions
5:00 p.m. Advising and course registration concludes

A complete detailed schedule will be provided at check-in.

If you plan to attend orientation on November 14, consider registering for the “November Transfer/Adult Orientation w/ Football” session (Session 52).  This event includes orientation registration for November 14 plus a ticket to the UT vs. Kentucky football game on Saturday, November 15 (game time is TBA).

The cost for Session 52 is $60 for students ($50 for orientation, $10 for student football ticket) and $75 for guests ($20 for orientation, $55 for guest football ticket).

There are a limited number of football tickets reserved for students and guests attending orientation on November 14, so make sure to register early! Once we have sold all available football tickets, or if the November 14 orientation session fills, you will no longer be able to register for this exciting opportunity.

We also are working with local hotels to offer discounted rates for November 14-16.  More information about these hotel discounts will be emailed to registered students and guests in October.



Register for Orientation

Check the schedule below, and then log in using your nine-digit UT Student ID (000-XX-XXXX). Orientation registration will open at 9:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, October 1st.

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