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Welcome Week 2019 Events

Monday, August 19

Fall Kickoff Picnic

All faculty and staff are invited to join Interim President Randy Boyd and Chancellor Donde Plowman for a start-of-semester picnic!

First-Year Commuter Summit

You don’t have to live on campus to make the most of your first year here at UT! First-Year Commuters are invited to kick-off Welcome Week with a commuter...

College Connect

There is a lot that goes into being a Vol. With so many opportunities to get involved and things to do at UT, it’s important that you keep focused on your...

Herbert College of Agriculture Welcome Back Luau

As a part of Welcome Week 2019, come and join your Herbert College of Agriculture family for a fun filled afternoon (in Luau Style!!) to learn more about...

Grad student working in Hazen lab

Join your fellow students, faculty and staff for a fun evening. To begin, students will gather in Cox Auditorium to hear from Janis Terpenny, new dean of the...

MSE Welcome Back Barbeque & Poster Session

MSE's 3rd Annual Fall Semester Welcome Back BBQ! Enjoy Buddy's BBQ in the fresh air of the quad while we welcome our newest undergrads, grads, & faculty.

Torch Night (for new students)

“One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” As Volunteers, this is the creed we live by. At Torch Night, you will learn more about...

Nightcrawler Blacklight Climbing

Come learn about climbing at the Vol Wall during one of the coolest events of the year, a blacklight glow in the dark climbing. We turn off the bright...

International Trivia Night & Dinner

Create your own multi-national team to compete in a fun night of trivia! Free food provided - you bring the knowledge! Prizes for the top 2 finishing teams!

Monday, August 19