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Please review the information below to determine the appropriate person or office to contact.
  1. Whom do I contact if I’m having trouble with the admission application?
  2. After I submit my admission application, who is my primary contact in the Graduate Admissions Office?
  3. Whom do I contact if I have a question about residency classification appeals?
  4. Whom do I contact if I have question about changing my major/program?
  5. Who are the other members of the Graduate Admissions staff?
  6. Whom do I contact if I’m not sure whom to contact?
  7. What are some of the other campus resources that might be able to help me?

 


  1. Whom do I contact if I’m having trouble with the admission application?
    Ms. Denise Sears, Student Services Assistant III
    Phone: (865) 974-3251
    rsears1@utk.edu

  2. After I submit my admission application, who is my primary contact in the Graduate Admissions Office?
    Your primary contact is an admission specialist. The admission specialist can answer general admissions questions or questions about the processing of your application.The admission specialist assigned to you is determined by the program to which you applied.

    Use the following links to find the contact information for your admission specialist.

    Majors/Programs A – C

    Majors/Programs E – F

    Majors/Programs G – M

    Majors/Programs N – Q and Non-Degree Applicants

    Majors/Programs R – W

    For questions about specific program requirements, supplemental application materials, and application deadlines, please contact the appropriate department. Please use the links in the “Our Colleges” section of the Academics page to find the department and program for which you plan to apply..

  3. Whom do I contact if I have a question about residency classification appeals?

    Ms. Carla Poore, Student Services Specialist III
    Phone: (865) 974-1338
    cpoore@utk.edu
    Residency Information
    For Academic Common Market (ACM) information, please see the “Other University Resources” section below.

  4. Whom do I contact if I have a question about changing my major/program?

    Ms. Gayle Roberts, Student Services Specialist III
    Phone: (865) 974-1340
    brobert8@utk.edu

  5. Who are the other members of the Graduate Admissions staff?

    Ms. Yvonne Kilpatrick, Assistant Dean and Director
    Phone: (865) 974-3251
    ykilpatr@utk.edu

    Mr. Greg Tipps, Associate Director
    Phone: (865) 974-3251
    gtipps@utk.edu

    Mr. Jason Brummett, Student Services Specialist III
    Phone: (865) 974-1343
    jbrummett@utk.edu

     

  6. Whom do I contact if I’m not sure whom to contact?

    Please contact our front desk if you are not sure whom to contact:
    Ms. Denise Sears, Student Services Assistant III
    Phone: (865) 974-3251
    rsears1@utk.edu

  7. What are some of the other campus resources that might be able to help me?
    Graduate School Resources

    Graduate School Policies, Etc.
    http://gradschool.utk.edu

    Graduate Catalog
    http://gradschool.utk.edu/catalog_redirection.html

    List of Degrees, Majors, and Certificate Programs
    http://gradschool.utk.edu/gprogs.shtml

    Assistantships and Fellowships
    http://gradschool.utk.edu/gradfund.shtml

    Other University Resources

    Academic Common Market (ACM)
    For incoming ACM students: Ms. Norma Harrington, Enrollment Services – E-mail: nharring@utk.edu
    For returning ACM students: Ms. Anne Smethers, Office of the Registrar – E-mail: asmether@utk.edu

    Bursar (Fees)
    http://web.utk.edu/~bursar

    Center for International Education
    http://international.utk.edu

    Housing
    http://uthousing.utk.edu/tnliving/future/graduate.shtml

    Office of Information Technology (OIT) HelpDesk – Questions or Problems with NetID and Password
    http://accounts.utk.edu/uact/your-netid.html

    Registrar’s office
    http://registrar.tennessee.edu

    Student Health Center
    http://studenthealth.utk.edu

     


Announcements

The Fall 2015 term is now available in our online application system. 

Spring 2015 International Application Deadline: Passed

Spring 2015 Domestic Application Deadline: December 24, 2014

Summer 2015 International Application Deadline: October 15, 2014

Summer 2015 Domestic Application Priority Deadline for All Sessions: May 18, 2015

For more information about application deadlines, please click here.


 

Contact Information

Graduate Admissions
201 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-0221 USA
Phone: (865) 974-3251
Fax: (865) 974-6541
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