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Stay Healthy This Fall with the Student Health Center

October marks the start of flu season, accompanied by a flurry of sniffly noses and fevers. Feeling sick isn't fun, especially when you've got a paper to write or a test. Read about how the Student Health Center can help when you're sick or injured.


Where Can I Find Tutoring on Campus?

So you're halfway through your semester, and you realize you need a little help in one or a few...of your classes. 

Free walk-in tutoring is offered at Clement Hall, the Black Cultural Center, Greve Hall, the Commons at Hodges Library, and South Carrick Residence Hall. Check the Multicultural Student Life and Student Success Center pages for tutoring hours.

Also, the Tutoring@UT online database lets you search a subject and course level to find other available tutoring options.


Fall Break T Bus Service

The T buses will run on a limited schedule during fall break. On Thursday and Friday, an access van will service the campus community during the day. The Hill, Neyland Express and Fort Routes will be suspended. A T link evening van will also operate. Regular service will resume on Sunday.


Second Annual Disability Week Returns Next Week

Join Campus Disability Advocates for the second annual Disability Week October 21 through 25. The series of events will educate the public about social and economic issues surrounding disability and local advocacy work for equality. 


Summer Teaching Opportunity in China

Students can apply for a unique summer teaching opportunity at Tsinghua University English Summer Camp in Beijing, China. Students will receive free room and board and a stipend. Information sessions are from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday and 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Thursday in the Programs Abroad Office. 


Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society

Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society is recruiting students who have presented a documented disability and interact with the Office of Disability Services. Interested students must have earned a specific amount of credit hours and GPA to join. Contact Allison Gose for more information. 

Apply to Be a Leadership and Service Ambassador

Leadership and Service Ambassadors are student educators dedicated to serving the campus and community. Their work involves being a resource, and connecting fellow students to leadership and service experiences. Applications are available through October 31.


Out and about in Knoxville

East Tennessee Discovery Center

The East Tennessee Discovery Center is a nonprofit that inspires children to learn through interactive experiences. ETDC needs help with visitor services, activity areas, and special events. Volunteers may sign up in shifts and must be able to maintain a regular volunteer schedule.

For more on- and off-campus volunteer opportunities, visit Sign Up to Serve.

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Extra Awesome

Many of UT's international students submitted their favorite pictures from their homelands! Stop by to see the top ten pictures now displayed at the International House.

See You Next Monday!

We'll be sending out the next Student@Tennessee newsletter next Monday due to the break. Until then, have a fun and safe time during fall break!

Share with Us

Share your pics during your fall break trips on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #volbreak!

See You There

ALASH Tuvan Music Ensemble

Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m., Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center
World-renowned Tuvan singers-performers of khoomei, also known as "throat singing"-will perform traditional Tuvan instrumentation and song with Western popular music.

Student Art in the Library Fall Exhibition

Tomorrow, 4:30 p.m., Room 135, Hodges Library
Each semester, the UT Libraries holds a juried exhibition of student artwork. Student Art in the Library will unveil its fall exhibition of student works and announce this semester's prize winners.

Eternal Egyptians: Mummies from Ancient Egypt

Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m., McClung Museum
Ancient Egyptian mummies have gripped the popular imagination from early times. Mummies have been regarded as immortals and terrifying monsters. Now they are a source of information of funerary beliefs, technology, ancient diet, and the health of the ancient Egyptians. Join the McClung Museum for a lecture on this topic by world-renowned scholar Salima Ikram. 

Dates & Deadlines

Today: Last day to add, change grading options, or drop a second session course without a grade of "W"

Thursday and Friday: fall break (no classes, residence halls remain open)

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Visit the UT Event Calendar for more events and activities on campus.

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