The campus community is invited to attend Volunteer Value, a unique undergraduate admissions program designed for UT employees with high school- and college-aged children. The program will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, in the Wolf-Kaplan Room at Neyland Stadium.
The first Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour concluded Thursday with a stop at Farragut High School. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek brought great news to thirty Knox County students this week by dropping into their classrooms to hand deliver an offer of admission. The Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour began on Sunday, September 20, and traveled more than 1,300 miles to visit nine high schools in eight cities across the state. Seniors who applied to UT in early August were among the first to be admitted to the Class of 2020.
The Smoky Mountain Field School has a slate of workshops planned for October, a beautiful time of year to explore the Smokies. Take a day hike to Mount LeConte, learn about bears, get comfortable with orienteering by map and compass, and learn about Cherokee plant lore.
Knoxville-area faculty and staff are invited to attend a benefits fair October 8 to learn about the dozens of insurance plans, benefits and corporate discounts that make up UT’s comprehensive benefits package.
The annual enrollment period for health, dental, vision, basic and term life, long-term care and optional special accident programs is underway and continues through October 15.
The UT Libraries is in the midst of a marketing campaign with a very simple message to convey to students: there’s a UT librarian who specializes in your subject area.
Most people think they know what to do in a fire, but they have not considered the impact that stress and disorientation of being engulfed in smoke has on brain function. Fire drills are essential to establishing muscle memory and improving reaction time. Repetition helps your brain access information under stress. Learn more about how to respond in a fire on the Safety website.
UT Gardens is holding its fall plant sale from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m Saturday, September 26. A preview sale will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, for all UT Gardens volunteers and members and UT employees. Members will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases. If you are not a member yet, you will also be able to sign up for a membership at the preview sale and receive the member discount on plants.
An online safety course is available on Online@UT from the Office of Emergency Management. Learn what to do to be prepared for when disaster strikes.
UT is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the university’s Clery web page.