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Register for your New Vol Experience

How to Register:

  • Click on the “REGISTER NOW” button below
  • Log in using the same email and password you used when you applied for admission
  • Fill out the registration form—including payment information
  • Submit the form
  • You will receive a confirmation email shortly after with next steps information

Your NVE registration will be confirmed after you submit the form and pay the $240 NVE fee (this is separate from the fee to confirm enrollment). This fee is nonrefundable and is funneled directly into your experience throughout each phase of your NVE.

Your fee includes:

  • Meals during Big Orange Welcome
  • UT apparel and materials during Big Orange Welcome
  • Program expenses
  • Technology–specifically for the Online Pre-Orientation
  • Off-campus trips during Big Orange Welcome
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

Once you register for the New Vol Experience, we will keep you updated and provide reminders every step of the way, so it’s important to check your email frequently. Click on each phase to the left to find out more details.

Contact us directly with additional questions at orientation@utk.edu or (865) 974-4546.

Register for the New Vol Experience Now!


Frequently Asked Questions:

If you’re unable to pay the $240 fee at this time, please contact New Student Orientation directly at orientation@utk.edu to receive instructions on deferring the fee to your first semester bill.

Email arussel6@utk.edu with updates. We recommend sending those updates as soon as possible. This will ensure your advisor has the most up-to-date information.

Please email arussel6@utk.edu to make the change. Note: Some majors will require additional approval before being processed. You’ll be notified once the change is made. From there, New Student Orientation may contact you to select a new Virtual Advising session.

You’ll receive a confirmation email shortly after submitting your registration with additional details and information to help prepare you for your Virtual Advising appointment. It’s important you check your email (both personal and VolMail) frequently to stay updated on each phase of your NVE.

The NVE fee is nonrefundable. However, if you choose to attend UT for an upcoming semester, you will not be asked to pay again.

This fee allows us to provide all students a customized orientation experience. All three phases of the NVE give new students the opportunity to engage with our campus, faculty, and staff leading up to the start of their first semester and beyond.

Your fee includes:

  • Meals during Big Orange Welcome
  • UT apparel and materials during Big Orange Welcome
  • Program expenses
  • Technology–specifically for the Online Pre-Orientation
  • Off-campus trips during Big Orange Welcome
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!