Campus Visit Program

DSC_5150Come join us for a campus visit experience on our Knoxville campus. Enjoy an informational session with admissions staff member, where you’ll learn about the application process, life in Knoxville, and the campus community. Then continue on for a tour, led by one of our student Ambassadors. On your campus tour, you will get a great overview of campus, academic, and student life – all brought to you with a student perspective. Highlights of the tour will include stops in our student recreation center, a residence hall, and our main library.

Once you register for your campus tour, you can also request additional academic appointments to enhance your day on campus. With just two weeks’ notice, we will work to provide you with an academic showcase in your interest area. These showcases could include an advising appointment, building tour, faculty meetings, and more. Just follow the link in your confirmation email to get that process started. NOTE: These custom appointments are only available during the academic year, September-April, and are weekday only.

Tours are typically offered four times per day Monday through Friday and once on select Saturdays.

Register for a Campus Visit

Register for a campus tour through your Vol in Progress (VIP) account at Each year, over 12,000 students and their families learn more about UT through the Campus Visit Program.

Let us know if you need help with your log in information by emailing us at We can’t wait to meet you and show you around!

Group Tours

You can make group tour reservations by submitting a Group Tour Request Form. Group tours are available Monday-Friday for high school students only. Please submit your request at least three weeks in advance to schedule a group tour. Questions? Call 865-946-TOUR (8687) or e-mail

Where to Come for Your Tour

  • Weekdays (M-F) – Come to the UT Visitors Center at 2712 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN, 37996
  • Saturdays – Come to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for check-in. The office is at 320 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996 (The building is on Circle Park Drive, which runs behind the Torchbearer statue).

Directions to our campus

Special Accommodations

If you need special accommodations during the campus tour, please make a note in the comments section of your online reservation.

School Excuses

If you need a letter excusing your absence from school for the day, you must participate in the information session and the guided tour of campus. We will only provide school excuse letters if you ask for them on the day you visit. We can’t send the forms by fax or mail.