Welcome to the UTC campus! New and returning students are invited to several big events; many are listed below. NOTE: due to the extreme heat, the time of some events has been changed. Be sure to check the full schedule of Welcome Week.
Friday, August 17
Family cookout 5-7 p.m. at Heritage Plaza, on Vine Street near the University Center. Parents and students are invited to dinner one last time before saying goodbye. Bring tissues!
Flick on the Fifty at 9 p.m. on Chamberlain Field—Bring a blanket or towel and watch the movie Blades of Glory. Snacks, free stuff available.
Saturday, August 18
Hill Harper of CSI: NY has a new book out “Letters to a Young Brother.” He will speak at 11 a.m. in the McKenzie Arena.
100 foot Banana Split, 8 p.m. on Chamberlain Field
Dessert is on Campus Rec, and it will be yummy!
Sunday, August 19
Enjoy the 14th annual Oak Street Roast, 4-8 p.m. Free event
Monday, August 20
Monday, August 20-Thursday, August 23
Krystal Lover’s Live Event daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gameroom, basement of the University Center–An emcee will provide background music while students play trivia games, enjoy gamer and web station and SUMO wrestling in an inflatable ring. Have a secret Krystal story to tell? The Krystal Lover’s Live Confessional Studio, with a camera and operator will be there to record student stories. Someone may be selected to appear in a Krystal television commercial! Free hot Krystals and cold Coke products available. Sign up to get free prizes.
Wednesday, August 22
Fall Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cardiac Hill– One of the secrets of success at UTC is getting involved in one or more student organizations—during the annual UTC Fall Fair, many great student organizations and campus departments will have displays.
Opening ceremony of the Krystal Square Off , 11 a.m. near Chamberlain Field on Cardiac Hill. Free Krystals and drinks available. Krystal Square Off contests continue until 3 p.m.