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Transfer & Adult, Fall Entry

For students entering in August

Orientation sessions for fall-entry transfer and adult students are one-day programs held in April, June, July, and August of each year.

The orientation registration system will open February 2019!

You must confirm your enrollment by paying the $250 enrollment deposit prior to registering for orientation.

For more information on your next steps, please visit our Transfer Website.

Orientation Dates for Fall Entry Students

  • April 12, 2019
  • May 29, 2019
  • June 12, 2019
  • July 3, 2019
  • July 16-17, 2019 (overnight transfer orientation)
  • July 17, 2019
  • August 14, 2019

The cost for fall-entry transfer and adult orientation is $50 for students and $20 for each parent/guest. Costs include all orientation programming, materials, and lunch on campus. There will be a $10 fee charged if you need to change your registration 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 New Student and Family Programs, 2438 Dunford Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, or e-mailed to

Orientation check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. at Neyland Stadium. The one-day program lasts until 5:00 p.m.

Schedule Highlights
7:00 a.m. Check-in and registration (Neyland Stadium, Gate 15)
8:00 a.m. Welcome and sessions begin
12:00 a.m. Lunch (included in student and guest fees)
1:15 p.m. Additional orientation sessions
5:00 p.m. Orientation concludes.

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

Are you interested in participating in a more in-depth orientation? Register for the July 16–17 session to spend some additional time on campus, stay overnight in a residence hall, and experience what it’s like to be a Tennessee Vol!

This overnight session will include an additional small group meeting led by upperclassmen, dinner on campus, and more information on how to get involved. By attending, you can expect to leave with newly formed relationships with other incoming transfer students, upper-class students, and staff on campus.

The student cost to attend overnight orientation is $75 and includes one night’s stay in an on-campus residence hall, dinner on July 16, lunch on July 17, and orientation materials. The guest cost to attend is $25 and includes dinner on July 16 and lunch on June 17 and orientation materials.  Please plan to bring a pillow, blanket, washcloth, towel, and bed sheets (full-size bed).

Limited space is available in campus residence halls for parents and guests to also stay overnight.  The per-person cost for overnight accommodations is NOT included in the $25 guest orientation program fee.  The family and guest overnight housing fee is $33 per guest for a shared room or $40 for a private room.  The additional cost is payable when registering for orientation online.

Register for Orientation

Check the schedule listed in the “Dates” section above, 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.

Parents and families, join the Parents Association during orientation registration. You can learn more about the Parents Association here.

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

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