Homecoming News

Meet Our Volunteer Family: Tyger Glauser

If you have attended events like Volapalooza or Homecoming, you can thank Tyger Glauser, assistant director in the Center for Student Engagement, and her team of students for their work in making them memorable.

Office Decorating Contest Showcases Homecoming Spirit

Offices around campus showcased Homecoming spirit yesterday by decorating their spaces for the Office Decorating Contest. Each office put their spin on this year’s Homecoming theme “Journey through 100 Years of Volunteers.” Here are a few shots from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences; the Student Government Association office; the Office of the

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Five Haunted Spots at UT

It’s Halloween, and there are only five days until the Vols take on Tennessee Tech for Homecoming 2016. While UT is known for its Volunteer spirit, that’s not the only kind of spirit we seem to have on campus. From residence halls to the Hill, campus has been tied to many haunting tales. Here are our top five

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Six Homecoming Traditions Every Vol Fan Should Know

It’s six days until the Homecoming game against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and we’re celebrating six traditions that make the university’s Homecoming celebration unique. Celebration of Homecoming When it began: 1916 When/Where is it happening this year: All week, across campus The first Homecoming was held November 11, 1916. Three hundred alumni returned to

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Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago, UT held its first Homecoming celebration. Three hundred alumni attended. This year, thousands of Volunteers are expected to participate in Homecoming activities which begin Sunday, October 30, and culminate next weekend with the UT vs. Tennessee Tech football game and several events, including a free Saturday-night concert on Market Square. This

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Homecoming 2016 Judges Needed

Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner, and All Campus Events and the Student Homecoming Committee need your assistance.

100th Anniversary of Homecoming Activities Open to Faculty and Staff

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of UTK’s first Homecoming and the Center for Student Engagement has multiple ways that faculty and staff on campus can get involved. From a 5K Fun Run to the Office Decorating Contest or a Car Show to Baking and Costume Contests, there is something for everyone in our campus community. Registration closes

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North Texas ‘Mean Green’ Meets Rocky Top During Homecoming

This year, thousands of students, alumni, faculty, and staff will show their Volunteer spirit during Homecoming, scheduled for November 8–14. The Vols will take on the University of North Texas at noon Saturday, November 14, in Neyland Stadium.

Veterans Reunion and Campus Parade Highlight Homecoming Festivities


A veterans reunion, the annual campus parade, and a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act are among the events highlighting this year’s Homecoming celebrations. Homecoming events begin Sunday and culminate on Saturday, November 3, when the football Vols take on Troy in Neyland Stadium. Kickoff is at noon.

UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Rebels of the University of Mississippi is scheduled for 12:11 p.m. ET. Gates open at 10 a.m. CBS Sports will televise the game.