Undergraduate Admissions News

Application Deadline is November 1; Personal Essay Now Required

The priority admissions and scholarship deadline is November 1. Incoming freshmen must have their applications filed by this date to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Once admitted, qualifying students will be invited to complete a scholarship and honors application.

UT Welcomes More Transfer Students, Increases Effort to Recruit Transfers


William McGovern is a US Marine veteran who recently completed two years of study at Pellissippi State Community College and is now set to begin classes in mechanical engineering as a transfer student at UT. This fall, UT is welcoming 1,430 transfer students—up more than 150 over last year.

‘Tis the Season: UT Admissions Application Deadline is December 1

UT Knoxville’s regular application deadline for the 2012-2013 academic year is December 1, less than two weeks away. The priority admissions deadline—which incoming freshmen had to meet to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program—was November 1.

Volunteer Staff say ASK ME!

More than 200 UT staff members are volunteering across campus today and tomorrow as part of the ASK ME! welcome program. From Circle Park to the Hill to Joe Johnson Drive on the agriculture campus, representatives from the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and will be helping students find their way around and handing out useful information to those acclimating — and reacclimating — themselves to campus.