Works to advance the university and enrich the lives of students and alumni by enhancing UT’s reputation, strengthening student engagement, amplifying alumni engagement, increasing alumni donors, improving data integrity, and enhancing donor stewardship. Programs and services include alumni chapters, young alumni programming, career services, special interest and diversity councils, Student Alumni Associates, scholarships, Big Orange Give, VOLstarter, and more. Sponsors Student Alumni Associates and the Senior Impact.
Educates and engages all students to lead and serve the global community through a variety of programs, classes, and service opportunities open to all students. Offers a leadership studies minor in partnership with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.
Provides programs and leadership opportunities that advance student learning through the Central Program Council, which coordinates cultural, social, educational and recreational programs through committees that include All Campus Events, Campus Entertainment Board, Cultural Attractions, Film, Issues, Visual Arts, and the Women’s Coordinating Council.
Presents a wide array of productions in an unusual blend of professional and educational theater, with three performance spaces.
Features collections and exhibits about anthropology, geology, archaeology, decorative arts, history, ancient Egypt, and natural history. Admission is free.
Hosts performances by UT’s choral ensembles, symphony and chamber orchestras, opera theatre, and bands, as well as special concerts and recitals.
The Student Union Department offers spaces for the meeting and programming needs of the campus community. From small groups to large events, we can accommodate your needs in one of our four locations: Alumni Memorial Building (AMB) including Cox Auditorium; Dunford Hall; the Panhellenic Building; or the Visitors Center. Reserve space via the Event Services webpage: http://studentunion.utk.edu/event-services-home/. If you have a question during the reservation process, please contact our Event Services office at 865-974-3451.
Phase I of the Student Union facility offers a variety of services including the VolShop, VolBooks, VolSnacks, and VolTech stores; campus dining; and the Center for Career Development. Phase II, scheduled to open in 2019, will include additional campus dining, event and meeting spaces, and lounges, among other features.