Current Students News

UT Alert Test Set for 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, September 2

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The university plans to test the UT Alert text and e-mail messaging system at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2. To ensure that the entire campus receives notification during an emergency, the UT Alert system sends messages to every student, faculty, and staff e-mail account, regardless of whether the account holder is subscribed to receive text messages.

In the Red Zone: Learn How You Can Prevent Sexual Assault

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The Center for Health Education and Wellness wants the university community to change the statistics of sexual assault on college campuses. Red Zone is a term commonly used to describe the period in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault.

University Prepares for 2015 Volunteer Football Season

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In just eleven days, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for an exciting season of Volunteer football at Neyland Stadium. The Vols will face the Oklahoma Sooners at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, in Neyland Stadium. The UT Police Department reminds fans that alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles, and coolers are prohibited in Neyland Stadium.

Join UTPD on Pedestrian Walkway to Kick Off Campus Safety Awareness Month

The UT Police Department will be on the Pedestrian Walkway from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, to kick off National Campus Safety Month. Officers will be there with one of the new patrol vehicles to distribute safety information to students, staff, and faculty.

Where Your VolCard Can Be Used

There have been questions about what plans can be accessed when you use your VolCard and what can be used as currency at on and off-campus locations. Read a list of plans and locations where your account can be used.

SynDaver a New Tool in Biomedical Program

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The College of Engineering has become the first in the world to use a synthetic cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. The SynDaver Synthetic Human was originally designed as a surgical simulator and has become the most elaborate and sophisticated full-body synthetic cadaver on the market, finding a quick role in medical schools.

Using the Office 365/Volmail Clutter Feature

Microsoft is enabling the Office 365 Clutter feature for all UT accounts. Clutter is designed to move low-priority messages out of the inbox and into a Clutter folder, saving users time when scanning for important messages.

Everything You Need to Know About Your VolCard

By now you have heard about and seen the signs for our new Off-Campus Merchants Program, which allows faculty, staff, and students with a VolCard (UT ID) to use their VolCard debit account to purchase goods and services at participating locations.