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Welcome Week

A campus-wide celebration of New Vols! Welcome Week events welcome all students to Big Orange Country and help you feel at home.

Welcome Week Highlights

Torch Night

The Torch Night Ceremony is a Tennessee tradition observed since 1925 when all new students are formally welcomed to the university community. Each fall, upperclassmen symbolically pass down the Torch of Preparation to the freshman class.

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