Each fall, the Graduate School organizes two orientations a prior to the start of classes. First, the New Graduate Student Orientation is an orientation designed to help graduate students new to UT get information on a variety of topics to help them get situated. The Second, the New Graduate Teaching Assistant/Associate Orientation is for graduate students who will be teaching assistants or associates for the first time. This orientation includes information on teaching practices and working with students.
For fall 2017, the dates and locations for the orientations are the following:
- New Graduate Student Orientation—Tuesday, August 8, 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown
- New Graduate Teaching Assistant/Associate Orientation—Thursday, August 10, 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. at the Crown Plaza Knoxville
Please RSVP for the New Graduate Student Orientation, if you are planning to come, to help us plan. If you have decided not to come to UT, you can use the RSVP form to decline the invitation and also let us know whether or not you are coming to UT at all.