Welcome to the University of Tennessee and the great city of Knoxville. We couldn’t be happier to host you on Rocky Top! There’s never been a better time to be at UT. Over the last several years, our campus has undergone an amazing transformation to provide our students with some of the best learning experiences imaginable. We take great pride in being known as the Volunteers. We lead and serve others in our quest to make a difference across the state, the nation, and our world. I encourage you to visit the Torchbearer statue during your visit and reflect on what it means to bear a torch for others. In February 2017, I moved to Knoxville to become the university’s eighth chancellor. I trust you will find our community to be as warm and welcoming as I have, and I hope you enjoy your visit as much as we enjoy having you here. Go Vols!
On the Cover March 29, 2017: More than 3,100 students; about 700 faculty, staff, and retirees; about 400 alumni; and one bluetick coonhound set the Guinness World Record title for the largest human letter.
Beverly J. Davenport Chancellor
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As the stateâ€™s land-grant institution and flagship campus, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, thrives on excellence, innovation, and tradition. We are a community with a rich tradition of leadership and service, driven to achieve by the Volunteer spirit. We are proud to include more than 235,000 alumni as members of the Volunteer family. Among them are Pulitzer and Nobel prize winners; Rhodes scholars; Super Bowl champions; senators; Olympians; and Academy, Grammy, and Tony award winners.
Our campus is situated in the heart of Knoxville, a thriving modern city with the welcoming personality of a small Southern town. Forbes names it one of the Best Places for Businesses and Careers. Our front yard is the Tennessee River, and our backyard is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In between, greenways and byways keep the urban and the wild connected and intertwined. We are eclectic and curious, and we always welcome visitors. But be forewarned: Once you visit, you might want to stay.
PLAN YOUR VISIT: Campus The place to start is the Visitors Center on the northwest corner of campus (2712 Neyland Drive). Info is available at 865-946-TOUR (8687). Be sure to check out the landmarks listed below as you explore our beautiful 600-acre campus. The Volunteer Statue Affectionately known as the Torchbearer, this statue represents our university’s rich tradition of leadership and service.
THE VOLUNTEER STATUE
The Hill The iconic old campus stands on this rising bank above the north shore of the Tennessee River. Neyland Stadium Home to the Tennessee football team and, on game days in the fall, 102,455 enthusiastic Vol fans. Hodges Library The main library is a favorite gathering place, with convenient access to academic resources, common areas, and instant energy—Starbucks. Clarence Brown Theatre This 574-seat theater is home to one of the finest small professional theater companies in the country.
CLARENCE BROWN THEATRE
McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture The McClung Museum hosts exhibits and events on the geologic, historical, and artistic past of Tennessee, as well as cultures from around the globe. UT Gardens The beauty of the state of Tennessee’s official botanical garden welcomes and delights. The Rock Painting the Rock is a time-honored UT tradition. Student messages feature everything from event announcements to marriage proposals.
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Whatever your passion, Knoxville knows how to fuel it. Our ever-growing list of things to do includes everything from historical tours to outdoor adventure, fine food, and festivals to award-winning theater and music for every ear. Below is a sampling of the things to see and do in Knoxville and the surrounding region. For information on tours, events, restaurants, and more, check out visitknoxville.com, stop by the downtown Visitors Center at the corner of Gay and Summit Hill, or call 800-727-8045.
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Market Square Shops and restaurants galore, plus a farmer’s market twice a week. Ijams Nature Center Close to campus with 300 acres to explore.
The Old City Restaurants, coffee shops, antique stores, and more. World’s Fair Park Don’t miss the view from atop the Sunsphere (that big gold globe in the skyline). First Fridays Downtown galleries and shops feature art exhibitions and music the first Friday of every month.
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Big Ears Festival An annual festival dubbed “one of the country’s most audacious musical experiments.”
BIG EARS FESTIVAL
Great Smoky Mountains National Park America’s most-visited national park, world renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life. Dogwood Arts Festival An annual spring event to celebrate the natural and cultural beauty of East Tennessee. Hola Festival Organized by Hola Hora Latina, this daylong festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing Hispanic culture, traditions, and heritage.
Want to cheer on the Vols or see a performance on campus? Visit utsports.com and clarencebrowntheatre.com for tickets to upcoming games and shows.
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UT is Tennesseeâ€™s largest research institution, and we lead the state in the number of degrees awarded annually. Our students build a strong foundation through challenging coursework, ongoing academic support, and countless chances to learn outside the classroom. Members of our faculty are passionate instructors and world-renowned scholars.
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGES Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources casnr.utk.edu Architecture and Design archdesign.utk.edu Arts and Sciences artsci.utk.edu Business haslam.utk.edu Communication and Information cci.utk.edu Education, Health, and Human Sciences cehhs.utk.edu Engineering engr.utk.edu Nursing nursing.utk.edu Social Work www.csw.utk.edu
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The world is our campus, and we want you to find your own adventure! Each year, UT students from all majors study abroad in more than 50 countries. studyabroad.utk.edu
Along with the prestigious Haslam Scholars, Chancellorâ€™s Honors, Leadership Honors, and 1794 Scholars programs, students can select from more than 60 honors degree concentrations. honors.utk.edu
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES & NATURAL RESOURCES Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communications Agricultural Communications Agricultural Education Agricultural Extension Education Agricultural Leadership Animal Science† Animal Industries Bioscience Pre-Veterinary Medicine (and 3+1 option) Biosystems Engineering* Pre-Professional* Environmental & Soil Sciences Agricultural Systems Technology Conservation Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability Construction Science Environmental Science Off-Road Vehicle Technology Soil Science Food & Agricultural Business Agricultural Production & Technology Management Law & Policy Finance & Risk Management Food Industry Management Food Science† Pre-Professional (and 3+1 option) Science Forestry Forest Resources Management Restoration & Conservation Science Urban Forestry Wildland Recreation Natural Resource & Environmental Economics† Plant Sciences Bioenergy Biotechnology Horticulture Science & Production Landscape Design Organic Production Public Horticulture Turfgrass Science & Management Wildlife & Fisheries Science Wildlife & Fisheries Management Wildlife Health Agricultural Science & Natural Resources Exploratory Track ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Architecture Interior Architecture ARTS & SCIENCES Anthropology* Disasters, Displacement & Human Rights Art (BA) Art History Graphic Design Studio Art (BFA) Two-Dimensional Arts Three-Dimensional Arts Four-Dimensional Arts Biological Sciences Biochemistry & Cellular & Molecular Biology* Ecology & Evolutionary Biology* Microbiology* Chemistry*
Chemistry (BSC)* Classics Classical Archaeology* Classical Civilization* Greek* Latin* College Scholars* Economics* English Creative Writing* Individualized Program* Literature* Rhetoric & Writing* Technical Communication* Geography Climate & Climate Change* Geospatial Science & Technology* Landscapes & Environment* Space, Society & Culture* World Cities & Economics* Geology & Environmental Studies Environmental Studies* Geology* History* Interdisciplinary Programs Africana Studies American Studies Asian Studies Cinema Studies* Global Studies (Global Politics & Economy; Global Society & Culture) Judaic Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies (Brazilian Studies, General Studies) Linguistics Medieval & Renaissance Studies Middle East Studies Neuroscience* Sustainability Women, Gender, and Sexuality Mathematics* Applied Mathematics Math Biology Math Education Theoretical Math Medical Laboratory Science Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures Language & World Business (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) French & Francophone Studies*† German Studies*† Hispanic Studies (Spanish) Italian Russian Studies* Music (BA) Applied Music Music & Culture Music (BM) Music Education (String, Vocal, Vocal/Keyboard, Woodwind/ Brass/Percussion) Brass Organ Piano Piano Pedagogy Sacred Music (Organ, Piano, Voice) Strings Studio Music & Jazz Theory/Composition Voice
Woodwind & Percussion Philosophy*† Legal & Political Philosophy* Philosophy of Science & Medicine* Physics Academic* Astronomy* General Political Science*† International Affairs Law & Courts Public Administration Pre-Professional Programs Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Psychology* Religious Studies* Sociology* Criminology & Criminal Justice* Critical Race & Ethic Studies* Environmental Issues* Statistics Theatre* Acting Design & Technology Arts & Sciences Exploratory Track Arts & Sciences Exploratory Pre-Professional Track HASLAM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Accounting* Business Analytics* Economics* Finance* Human Resource Management* Management* Marketing* Public Administration Supply Chain Management* Marketing Dual Concentration Business Administration Exploratory Track
Many business majors offer an international business dual concentration, an information management concentration, or a program integrated with engineering.
COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION Advertising Communication Studies* Journalism & Electronic Media International Media Magazine Journalism Media Management News Science/Environmental Journalism Sports Journalism Visual Communication Public Relations Communication & Information Exploratory Track
Basic Science Recreation & Sport Management Sport Management Therapeutic Recreation Retail & Consumer Sciences Special Education Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Educational Interpreting Interventionist & Comprehensive Special Education (K–8, 9–12) Education, Health & Human Sciences Exploratory Track TICKLE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Aerospace Engineering*† Biomedical Engineering*† Chemical Engineering* Biomolecular Engineering* Civil Engineering*† Computer Engineering*† Computer Science*† Electrical Engineering*† Power & Energy Systems*† Industrial Engineering*† Materials Science & Engineering*† Biomaterials*† Nanomaterials*† Mechanical Engineering*† Nuclear Engineering*† Radiological Engineering*† Engineering Exploratory Track NURSING Nursing Accelerated Track RN Track SOCIAL WORK Social Work*† UNIVERSITY EXPLORATORY TRACK
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We are passionate about our sports. So much so, we say our blood runs orange. UT fields 18 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I intercollegiate teams and is home to more than 500 student-athletes. Each fall we wear our orange and white to cheer on the Vols in Neyland Stadium. utsports.com
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OUR TRADITIONS Having been around for more than 220 years, the University of Tennessee has established many meaningful symbols and beloved traditions. Some are distinguished, and some are just plain fun. Below are our favorites, but you can read more at utk.edu/aboutut/traditions.
Tennessee Volunteers References to the Tennessee Volunteers began during the War of 1812, when Tennesseans volunteered en masse in response to President James Madison’s call for service. Our football team earned the moniker in 1902. Others may be bulldogs or tigers, but we are Volunteers—proud of our rich tradition of leadership and service.
The Volunteer Creed “One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” The Volunteer Creed was inscribed on small replicas of the Torchbearer statue beginning in 1937. It is now displayed at the base of the Torchbearer in Circle Park and is the university community’s guiding principle.
Pride of the Southland Band More than 300 members strong, the band has made the song “Rocky Top” famous. It leads the Vol Walk before each home game and forms the T that welcomes our football team onto the field. Known for its precision and style, it’s the only college band to march in 12 consecutive presidential inaugural parades.
Big Orange Friday UT’s distinctive orange color was inspired by a small cluster of orange and white daisies on the Hill. The university encourages all members of the Volunteer family, wherever they are, to wear orange every Friday to celebrate and support the university.
‘Rocky Top’ “Rocky Top” has been UT’s heartfelt anthem since the early 1970s. On game days in the fall, the song resonates from Neyland Stadium as Big Orange Country sings at the top of its lungs to cheer on our Volunteers.
Smokey Smokey, a bluetick coonhound, is famous for leading the Vols on the run through the T before each home football game. A costumed version of Smokey first emerged in the 1970s. Known to sport a tuxedo, overalls, or a Big Orange jersey, he’s a top collegiate mascot and a star on and off the field.
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Four years here are about so much more than lectures and exams. They are about finding your best friends, finding your calling, exploring, getting out of your comfort zone, innovating, dreaming, and achieving. UT offers more than 480 active clubs, including sororities and fraternities and professional societies, along with sports, international, academic, religious, service, and government interest organizations. More information is at go.utk.edu. Campus continues to transform as we build more state-of-the-art residence halls, dining facilities, and study areas. Students have plenty of cozy and green spots to claim for a quiet study session, and the campus is easily accessible via walkways or free bus rides.
LIVING & LEARNING COMMUNITIES Living and Learning Communities join students together based on shared interest in academics, preprofessional programs, leadership development, interdisciplinary fields, and opportunities. housing.utk.edu/llc
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Students can choose from dozens of retail locations and restaurants with homemade fare on campus. Convenience stores, markets, fast food chains, and coffee shops are located on and within walking distance to campus. utdining.utk.edu
The Volunteer spirit is at the core of our community. The Center for Leadership and Service caters to students who wish to embody that spirit. A variety of activities and programs is open to all students. leadershipandservice.utk.edu
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FRESHMAN ADMISSION TIMELINE
AUGUST 1 APPLICATION OPENS
Start your application at vip.utk.edu or commonapp.org.
OCTOBER 1 FAFSA APPLICATION OPENS
Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid early at fafsa.gov. UT’s code is 003530.
NOVEMBER 1 PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE
Priority deadline for admission application and to be eligible to apply for competitive scholarships and honors programs.
DECEMBER 15 REGULAR APPLICATION DEADLINE
Regular deadline for admission application and to be considered for institutional scholarships.
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VOL IN PROGRESS
The first step to becoming a Volunteer is to log in to your VIP (Vol-in-Progress) account. Your personalized VIP account allows you to receive important information from UT and, most importantly, it is where you can apply for admission. Check your account often to find events or to schedule a campus tour. Not a VIP? Not a problem. Register at vip.utk.edu.
Ready to jump in? If you’re a high school senior or college transfer student, start your application by logging in to your VIP account at vip.utk.edu or via the Common Application at commonapp.org.
FINANCING YOUR UT EDUCATION
More than 80 percent of UT students and 90 percent of entering freshmen receive financial aid and scholarships from federal, state, and private sources. College is a big investment, and we offer a variety of funding programs to demonstrate our investment in you! Contact One Stop Student Services at 865-974-1111 or visit onestop.utk.edu/financial-aid for information about the scholarships below and other financing opportunities. Volunteer Scholarship: Available to incoming freshmen with a 3.8 UT Weighted Core GPA and at least a 28 ACT score who apply for admission by the December 15 deadline. We also offer a Volunteer Scholarship for transfer students. Competitive Scholarships: Each year, committees consider incoming and current students for competitive four-year, one-year, departmental, and campus-wide scholarships. Incoming freshmen must apply for admission by November 1 and for scholarships by December 15. Need-Based Awards: UT is committed to providing a quality education regardless of a family’s financial situation. We offer several scholarships based on an applicant’s financial need.
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FALL-ENTRY TRANSFER ADMISSION TIMELINE
Spring & summer dates at transfer.utk.edu. JUNE 1 ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINE
Regular deadline for admission application.
JULY 1 APPLICATION COMPLETION DEADLINE
Deadline for completing admission application.
UT Pledge and UT Promise Scholarships: These two UT-funded scholarships assist eligible in-state students. HOPE Scholarship: The state of Tennessee offers lotteryfunded scholarships to assist in-state students who graduate from a Tennessee high school. The HOPE Scholarship requires submission of the annual FAFSA.
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LOCATION Walking distance to the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium Located across from Knoxville Convention Center 4 Blocks to Market Square
AMENITIES Windows on the Park serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner Fairgrounds Cafe serving specialty coffee and snacks Indoor Swimming Pool & Fitness Facility
SPIRIT Licensed University of Tennessee gear available every day ESPECIALLY GAME DAY!! #GoVols
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