UT Alert Test Set for 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, September 2


The university plans to test the UT Alert text and e-mail messaging system at 1:10 p.m. today. To ensure that the entire campus receives notification during an emergency, the UT Alert system sends messages to every student, faculty, and staff e-mail account.

University Prepares for 2015 Volunteer Football Season

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In just ten days, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for an exciting season of Volunteer football at Neyland Stadium. The Vols will face the Oklahoma Sooners at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, in Neyland Stadium. The UT Police Department reminds fans that alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles, and coolers are prohibited in Neyland Stadium.

Join UTPD on Pedestrian Walkway to Kick Off Campus Safety Awareness Month

The UT Police Department will be on the Pedestrian Walkway from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, to kick off National Campus Safety Month. Officers will be there with one of the new patrol vehicles to distribute safety information to students, staff, and faculty.

UTPD Suspends Tip411 Service

The UT Police Department’s Tip411 anonymous text messaging system will be discontinued this weekend due to a change in the university’s vendor agreements.

UTPD to Hold Annual Employee Awards Ceremony Friday

The UT Police Department will hold its annual employee awards Friday, December 19, to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The media is invited to attend the event.

Ross Graduates from FBI National Academy

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UT Police Department Lieutenant Donovan Ross graduated from the 255th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, on June 13. Ross was one of seven law enforcement leaders from Tennessee invited to attend the 255th Session. His class included representatives from seventeen foreign countries and forty-six states and totaled 220 students. The National Academy Program operated by the FBI since 1935 has a rich history of networking senior law enforcement officials across the globe.

Register Now for Annual UTPD Golf Tournament


The UT Police Department will host its annual UTPD Memorial Golf Tournament at the Three Ridges Golf Course at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 16. The event raises money to help the children of current and retired police department employees attend the university. The tournament is a four-person team event. The cost is $100 per person, $400 per team.