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Transition Advising

The First-Year Studies Transition Advisors support students through various transitions during their time at UT by providing the following services:

Academic Advising

  • Students in transition at UT: dismissed from their major/college or seeking admission into a competitive major
  • Transfer student orientation: students not admitted into their major of choice
  • First-Year student orientation: assist other colleges
  • Pre-transfer students

Academic Coaching

  • Students enrolled in the Volunteer Bridge program
  • Transfer students who receive academic alerts

Teaching

  • Transition 201: Transitioning on Rocky Top (offered fall & spring)

Whether it is through advising, coaching, or teaching, our goal as Transition Advisors is to help students succeed. Please do not hesitate to contact Nicole, Linda, or Jennie for assistance.

To make an appointment, click the button below to log into GradesFirst via MyUTK, choose Transition Advising from the drop-down list and follow the instructions on the screen.

Log in to my.utk and schedule an appointment

You can also call our office at 865-974-3523 or email us at transition@utk.edu.

 

Transition Advisors

Nicole Jones

Nicole Jones
Master Advisor
Linda Smith

Linda Smith
Senior Academic Advisor
Jennie Scott

Jennie Scott
Senior Academic Advisor