Office of the Registrar News

Student Advising Policy

Prior to advance registration, all degree-seeking students who have earned fewer than thirty hours at UT, are on academic probation, or have not declared a major within a specific college, are required to meet with an advisor during each main term of the academic year

Academic Standing Policy for Students

UT Knoxville expects all students who enroll to make progress toward graduation. To graduate, a student must earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00. The university reviews students’ academic records at the end of each term to determine academic standing. The undergraduate catalog contains additional requirements for specific programs.

Beginning of the Semester Reminders for Students

Students returning for the call 2012 semester should check their schedules on MyUTK frequently. It is possible that changes have been made, so students should be sure to know what time and where their classes are meeting.

Electronic Mail Policy for Students

It is important that the University of Tennessee be able to communicate quickly and efficiently with its students via e-mail. The official University of Tennessee policy requires that all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students must have an activated university-supplied e-mail address.

New One Stop Center to Streamline Student Services

UT is working to create a new One Stop student services center to streamline the most common services students need to manage their enrollment, registration, financial aid, and payments. The One Stop center will open in summer 2013 on the ground floor of Hodges Library. The paperless, wireless environment will give enrolled undergraduate and graduate students one location to access the primary services of the registrar, financial aid, and bursar offices.

UT Urges Students to Consider Taking Summer Classes

Spring may still be several weeks away, but on campus, it’s already time to think about summer school. This year, for the first time, students can use HOPE Scholarship, funded by the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program, to help them pay for summer school.