Campus Visit Program

DSC_5150UT ambassadors guide you on a tour during the Campus Visit Program that includes: residence and dining halls; buildings for study, classes and research; campus services; and our green space. The campus borders include the Tennessee River, World’s Fair Park, and the Fort Sanders Neighborhood.

Your visit also includes an information session with a UT admissions counselor.

Plus, you can register for an optional academic college showcase called Campus Connections during your visit. This may include an extra tour, along with an advisor appointment.

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

Register for a Campus Visit

When you become a Vol in Progress (VIP), it’s easy to register for a campus tour. Each year, over 12,000 students and their families learn more about UT through the Campus Visit Program.

Group Tours

You can make group tour reservations by calling 865-946-TOUR (8687) or e-mailing utktours@utk.edu. Group tours are available Monday – Friday for ninth grade and above. Please call at least three weeks in advance to schedule a group tour.


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.