As Houston deals with catastrophic flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a UT admissions recruiter in that Texas city is still on the job—offering her support to both prospective students in Houston and students she helped bring to Knoxville.
UT Admissions has declared Monday’s Declaration Day live broadcast—a first-of-its-kind event celebrating the May 1 college confirmation deadline—a huge success. The hour-long program celebrated the campus and students who are choosing to come to UT in the fall. “It’s our national signing day,” said Kari Alldredge, vice provost for enrollment management. “We wanted to take
The May 1 college confirmation deadline is just around the corner, and UT’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will celebrate the day with a live Declaration Day event akin to National Football Signing Day.
Students transferring to UT this fall are eligible to receive the university’s new Volunteer Transfer Scholarship.
UT employees’ sons and daughters who come home from other colleges during summer can continue to work on their degrees by taking classes here. UT welcomes visiting students to take a class on campus, abroad, or online. Interested students should check with their home institution to ensure courses will transfer. To apply for the summer
UT’s regular deadline for admissions and the Volunteer Scholarship is December 15. “Applying to college is an important decision and amazing time in a student’s life,” Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Kari Alldredge said. “My main advice to college applicants is to make sure they take time to reflect on all they’ve accomplished up to now and then get excited about the road ahead.”
The campus community is invited to attend the inaugural Transfer Symposium, designed to provide campus units and academic departments with information about UT’s transfer students, on Tuesday, October 11, in the Panhellenic Building.
Now in its sixth year, UT̍s Volunteer Bridge program has its largest class ever. This fall, 175 invited students began the program, which allows them to spend a year and a summer studying at Pellissippi State Community College and then, upon successful completion of program requirements, transfer seamlessly to UT.
It’s another record-setting year at UT: With 4,825 incoming freshmen, the Class of 2020 is the largest in at least thirty years and marks the sixth consecutive year of freshman growth.
Admissions Director Kari Alldredge has been named associate provost for enrollment management. She has been doing the job in an interim capacity for the past year.