The state of Tennessee has a long history of great music and songs—including one of the most recognizable songs in the nation, “Rocky Top.” In UT’s new television half-time spot, Volunteers from across the state sing, hum, and whistle one of our most beloved musical traditions. The new 30-second spot will make its debut on national television Thursday on the SEC Network during UT’s home opening against Appalachian State. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
During last year’s Big Orange Bus Tour, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Kari Alldredge presented six lucky high school seniors with their acceptance letters to UT.
The summer 2016 dean’s list has been posted online. The list is searchable by semester, name, hometown, state, and county.
Having family nearby can make the transition to college a little easier. For triplets Ethan, Griffin and Landon Gantte, family will be right here on campus.
The Volunteer community is coming together to help our SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after widespread devastation from flooding hit the area.
The federal government has declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana, currently experiencing the largest natural disaster to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. Our friends and SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge have been hit particularly hard by devastating flood conditions. In response, UT’s disaster relief management team has coordinated several ways to help those devastated by the flooding.
When Kristina Brown moved into her UT residence hall earlier this week, it wasn’t the first time she had stepped foot on campus. The freshman has been cheering on the Volunteers at football games for the majority of her life. Kristina and her younger brother started attending Family Weekend tailgates at a young age, but this year’s tailgate will be Kristina’s first Family Weekend as a student.
Student veterans will have a new Veterans Resource Center to use this fall.
The university is preparing for the fall semester and the beginning of classes on Wednesday, August 17.
Are you ready for life on Rocky Top? Campus will be bustling next week with students arriving for the fall semester. Many students will be moving into their residence halls throughout the week for activities like Ignite and sorority recruitment. Move-in day for most first-year students is Saturday, August 13. For detailed information on specific