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Dates & Cost

Spring and Summer 2019

Students entering for spring and summer 2019 attend a condensed one-day orientation session: Monday, January 7, for spring and Wednesday, May 29, or Wednesday, July 3, for summer.

The cost is $50 for students and $20 for parents and other guests. Costs include orientation programming and materials and lunch on campus for students and parents. A $10 processing fee is charged for orientation registration changes.


Fall 2019

Students entering in fall 2019 attend one of the orientation sessions listed below.

For a two-day orientation session, the cost for first-year, fall-entry students is $200 for students, $50 for each parent or guest, and $10 for each guest age 10 and under. A $25 processing fee is charged for orientation registration changes.

The student fee includes orientation programming and materials, meals, and accommodations for one night in Fred Brown Residence Hall. Plan to bring full-size sheets and a pillow, blanket, washcloth, and towel.

The family and guest fee includes orientation programming and materials and most meals. Overnight accommodations for parents and guests are not included, but limited space is available in Fred Brown Residence Hall for parents and guests. The family and guest overnight housing fee is $37.32 per person for a shared room or $45 per person for a private room. This additional cost is payable when registering for orientation online. Plan to bring full-size sheets and a pillow, blanket, washcloth, and towel.

For students attending the one-day session on August 15, the cost is $50 for students and $20 for parents and other guests. Costs include orientation programming and materials and lunch on campus for students and parents. A $25 processing fee is charged for orientation registration changes.


May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 27-28 (Th–F)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24––25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)
July 8–9 (M–T)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.

May 30–31*(Th–F)
June 3–4* (M–T)
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 10–11 (M–T)
June 13–14 (Th–F)
June 17–18 (M–T)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
June 24–25 (M–T)
June 27–28 (Th–F)
July 1–2 (M–T)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

May 30-31*
June 5–6* (W–Th)
June 20–21 (Th–F)
July 11–12 (Th–F)
July 15–16 (M–T)
August 15** (Th)

*Honors & Scholars (Chancellor’s Honors Program, Haslam Scholars Program, Honors Leadership Program, or 1794 Scholars) are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

**Seating for this session is limited as it is reserved for International Students. Any available seating will open Mid-July.