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Winter Welcome

A campus wide celebration of New Vols!

Winter Welcome is an opportunity for New Vols to learn more about campus and make UT their home sweet home!

 

January 5, 2018


Transferring to UT shows a commitment to your education. We’re excited to have you! Orientation will give you the opportunity to learn about campus life at UT and meet with an academic advisor in order to register for classes. Learn more about orientation and register for a session here.


January 8-13, 2018


Continuing your education at UT shows a commitment to your future. We are excited to have you! Orientation will give you the opportunity to learn about campus life at UT and meet with an academic advisor in order to register for classes. Learn more about orientation and register for a session here.


Save your seat for Sophomore Boot Camp!  Registration required on Hire-A-VOL: https://career.utk.edu/hire-a-vol/ > Workshops > Sophomore Boot Camp 2018.

Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held the day before classes on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The event, sponsored by the Center for Career Development and Honors & Scholars, is FREE to students. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming such as resume writing; searching for internships; studying abroad; accessing scholarships and fellowships; and preparing for graduate school. Registrants attend one session during each of the 9:00am, 10:00am, and 11:00am timeslots, and the etiquette luncheon included begins at noon. All participants receive a FREE professional portfolio.

The event will be held in 501 Haslam Business Building.  Registrants will receive additional information as the event approaches.

Contact Jenny Ward at jlward@utk.edu with questions.

Find support for your 2018 health and wellness goals with health screenings and health information on a variety of topics, including mental health. The Center for Health Education & Wellness is partnering with the Student Health Center, Student Counseling Center, and RecSports to bring students, faculty, and staff the information they need to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. The VolWell Committee will also be there to share how UT is becoming a Healthier Tennessee Campus and how to get involved with promoting health on campus.

New Year, New Vols: 2018 Kickstart to Wellness will take place at TRECS.

Transition Tuesday gives our 2018 transfer students an opportunity to meet other incoming transfer students in a relaxed atmosphere. We will also be giving away prizes (must be present to win). Come learn a little more about what UT has to offer as you get settled on Rocky Top! You will also have to opportunity to have any remaining questions answered by current transfer students before the school year begins. Please pre-register for this event by January 8th.

Hit the ground running towards your career goals as you start off the 2018 year here at UT! Visit the Center for Career Development for the Winter Welcome Week Open House from 3pm-4pm Tuesday, January 9th. Enjoy free food, giveaways, and door prizes. Receive resume assistance, sign up on Hire-A-VOL, and meet your College Consultant. Gear up for gaining internships and part-time jobs by attending our Job Fair Prep Workshop at 3:15pm and 3:45pm. Let us help you cross the finish line strong at graduation! The Center for Career Development will introduce you to assessments and resources to explore major and career options, and opportunities to gain experience through part-time jobs, internships, and full-time jobs.

Career Development Open House will take place in the Center for Career Development, 2nd level Student Union.

The PRIDE Center will be hosting an Open House. There will be FREE food.

The Center for Leadership and Service will be hosting our annual MLK Jr. Day of Service. Registration can be located here.


January 14-20, 2018

The event will include partnerships with the University of Tennessee Police Department, the Office of Title IX, and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Student Counseling Center, and the Sexual Assault Center of East TN.

This event will take place in Fred Brown Hall.

The event will include partnerships with the University of Tennessee Police Department, the Office of Title IX, and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Student Counseling Center, and the Sexual Assault Center of East TN.

This event will take place in Min Kao.

This event will take place in Fred Brown Hall Multipurpose Room C

The event will include partnerships with the University of Tennessee Police Department, the Office of Title IX, and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Student Counseling Center, and the Sexual Assault Center of East TN.

This event will take place in Stokely Hall.

The event will include partnerships with the University of Tennessee Police Department, the Office of Title IX, and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Student Counseling Center, and the Sexual Assault Center of East TN.

This event will take place in Hodges Library.

Browse some of the registered student organizations to find your way to get connected on campus! With over 500 organizations ranging from service, to performing arts, to academic organizations there are thousands of ways to get connected! Come find your opportunity at the Student Engagement Fair.

This event will take place on the Pedestrian Walkway.

Join us for a late night of FREE food, games, and prizes

This event will take place in the Health and Physical Education Building (HPER).


January 21-27, 2018

Join #VolsAbroad!  The Center for International Education’s Study Abroad Fair will highlight our faculty-directed, exchanged, direct & affiliate study abroad programs, international internships, research opportunities and service-learning projects. Talk with study abroad alumni and learn about applying for scholarships and using your UT financial aid package abroad too!

This event will take place on the 2nd floor of Hodges Library.

This event is an opportunity for the university community to come and meet members of this organization whose mission is to support Volunteers in recovery from substance abuse disorder.

This event will take place at Golden Roast.

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and National Security Correspondent for The New York Times David E. Sanger writes compelling analyses and investigative articles that explain the complex events of our time. A member of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning team in international reporting, Sanger is one of the nation’s most lucid analysts of geopolitics, globalization and cyber power. A National Security and Political Contributor for CNN, Sanger’s articulate style has made him a frequent guest on Charlie Rose and other PBS shows.

This event will be held in AMB 210. Free for opted in/$5 opted out.


January 28-February 3, 2018

This event will take place in Cox Auditorium. FREE

More information to come

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