By selecting to participate in Verto Vol, through the Road to Rocky Top program, students will have the opportunity to spend their first semester abroad with other first-year students before entering and starting classes on UT’s campus for the spring 2023 semester. This unique international academic and co-curricular experience is designed to ensure a seamless transition from the first semester abroad to the spring semester and beyond at UT. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA and earn 15 college credit hours for a successful transition to UT. At this time, we cannot guarantee housing for Verto Vol students entering UT in Spring 2023.
- Travel overseas with other first-year students during the semester, with the support and safety of the Verto team.
- Earn 15 college credit hours pre-approved by UT for your degree.
- Prepare for college and life by meeting regularly with a mentor and faculty to help students achieve their goals.
- Academic and hands-on experience allows students to decide if a major is right for them.
- Learn about new cultures and give back to the local community.
Students can choose between four amazing Verto semester locations:
- Campus Semester in London, England
- Campus Semester in Florence, Italy
- Campus Semester in Prague, Czech Republic
- Campus Semester in Seville, Spain
Each program has a wide range of academic interests that allow students to explore and learn before committing to a major at UT in the spring.
PROGRAM COST & FINANCIAL AID
Tuition ranges from $18,000 to $25,000 depending on the semester location, which may include room and board and meals (airfare not included). Verto offers scholarships and financial aid to offset costs. Students can apply federal aid as determined by the FAFSA to the program.
Tennessee residents who participate in the Verto Vol pathway program may also be eligible for scholarships in the Tri-Star Scholarship Program. Eligible Verto Vol entering UT in Spring 2023 qualify to receive these scholarships up to seven semesters.
For more information on the Tri-Star Scholarship Program, visit our One Stop website. You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to be considered for these awards.
Verto Vol staff have robust safety and risk-management plans for each program, covering every immediate area and program activity as well as the available support in each region. They partner with one of the largest emergency response and travel advisory companies in the world, giving families access to updates on location climate and access to a massive medical network.
Students who choose to participate in the Verto Vol program can find their next steps to confirm their spot by logging into their Go Vols Portal and navigating to the Just for You tab. Verto Vols must complete an interest form and submit a $500 deposit to Verto Education to secure their spot in the program by June 1, 2022.
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