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October 21, 2017
9:00 am—4:00 pm
Join us for our fall open house event – Big Orange Preview, and create your very own Rocky Top experience. Big Orange Preview is a great opportunity to find out more about what UT has to offer you. Attend special interest sessions, take a tour of campus, visit with academic colleges, and meet other future Vols. We can’t wait to see you here on Rocky Top!
Register by logging into your VIP Account at vip.utk.edu.
DOWNLOAD THE VOL LIFE APP
Download the Volunteer Life app to access the Big Orange Preview guide. Navigate to the Big Orange Preview guide under “Discover.” With this guide you will be able to create your own schedule, register for housing tours, and more!
DOWNLOAD VOLUNTEER LIFE APP
Parking will be in the 11th Street Garage, located on the corner of 11th Street and Cumberland Ave. Enter the garage from 11th Street, where you will be greeted by one of our students and receive a parking pass. For GPS, enter 101 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916. Precise directions can be found at https://goo.gl/Z7yXYe.
- Academic College Showcase
- Student Activities Fair
- Residence Hall Tours
- Campus walking tours
SPECIAL INTEREST SESSIONS
- High school seniors, juniors, and sophomores
- Transfer students
- Out of State students
- Financial Aid & Scholarships
- Honors & Scholars
- Campus Life & more
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW (Subject to change)
9:00 a.m. – Organizational & College Browse Session
Visit with representatives from almost 40 departments, colleges, and campus organizations.
10:00 a.m. – Welcome Session
Hear from Admissions & Enrollment Management staff about our amazing university, learn more about the format of Big Orange Preview.
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Academic Showcases & Special Interest Sessions
You will have the opportunity to attend sessions across campus where you will hear directly from colleges and departments to get a more in-depth look at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Faculty, staff, and students will be available to talk to you about your interests, offer tours of academic buildings, and answer your questions.
These sessions will include: Campus Tours, Housing Tours, Academic Colleges, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Honors & Scholars Programs, Transfer Sessions, High school student Sessions, Out of State Sessions, Financial Aid Sessions, and more!