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Road to Rocky Top

The Road to Rocky Top program is an invite-only program designed to prepare students for a successful start at UT in Spring 2023 or Fall 2023. This exciting program allows students to choose the best pathway to the university through two different options: Rocky Top Transfer or Verto Vol.

The Rocky Top Transfer Program will allow students to complete academic coursework at Pellissippi State Community College for one year either in-person or virtually. Upon meeting the program’s 2.5 GPA and 24 credit hour requirements, Rocky Top Transfer students are guaranteed transfer admission to UT for fall 2023.

Learn more about Rocky Top Transfer

The Verto Vol program will allow students to spend their first semester abroad with other first-year students (earning college credit) before starting classes at UT in January 2023. This international experience ensures a seamless transition from the first semester abroad to the spring semester at UT. Upon meeting the program’s 2.5 GPA and 15 credit hour requirements, Verto Vol students are guaranteed transfer admission at UT for spring 2023. Learn more about Verto Vol



Selected students should log into your Go Vols Portal to choose their Road to Rocky Top by May 2, 2022. After completing the form, students will receive information about next steps via email and mail to confirm their spot in their selected program.
Choose which program is best for you!