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I Heart UT Week celebrates the many reasons it's great to be a Tennessee Vol.  Hosted by the Alumni Office and the Student Alumni Associates, I Heart UT Week is a week of philanthropy and gratitude you won't forget.

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Alumni Participation Opportunities

All Week Long
Take a photo, post it on social media using #IHeartUT, and tell us why you love UT!

Monday, April 24—Encourage Students
1:00–2:00pm (EST): Join us live on Facebook and provide advice and encouragement to current UT students.

Tuesday, April 25—Day of Service
Follow along on social media as Vols participate in service projects.

Wednesday, April 26—Have a Heart for UT
Support a fellow Vol through VOLstarter.

Thursday, April 27—Props to Profs
Tell us about your favorite professor or staff member, why they mean so much to you, and our students will deliver cookies and a note to them on your behalf!

Friday, April 28—Big Orange Friday
Show us your orange on social media using #IHeartUT.

Student Participation Opportunities

Monday, April 24

  • Keep TN Orange (All Day)
    Get caught wearing orange by the I Heart UT Prize Patrol and be the recipient of an instant I Heart UT gift!
  • I DONUT Believe It’s the Last Week of Classes (10 am–until they last, Ped Walkway)
    Come start the last week of class off right with donuts from SAA and the Alumni Office!
  • SurviVOL (11am-3pm, Humanities Amphitheatre)
  • Congrats, you survived the school year on Rocky Top! Come blow off some steam and relieve your stress on our many inflatables. From competitive sports games to obstacle courses get ready to have fun! (BCPC)
  • Commuter Appreciation Day (8:30–11 am, Ag Campus)
    Join Off-Campus and Commuter Services for its final Commuter Appreciation Day. Staff will be on hand with breakfast, giveaways, and school/study supplies. Don’t miss it!
  • Social Media Scavenger Hunt: Day 1 Clue

Tuesday, April 25

  • I Heart UT Day of Service: I Heart Sustainability (2-5 pm)
    Be a true Volunteer and participate in I Heart UT’s day of service, I Heart Sustainability. Sign up to serve today!
  • Social Media Scavenger Hunt: Day 2 Clue

Wednesday, April 26

  • Thanks for Tanks (10 am–until they last, Pedestrian Walkway)
    Come by and write thank you notes to UT donors and receive a I Heart UT tank top!
  • Have a Heart for UT (10-2 pm, Pedestrian Walkway)
    Come learn about VOLstarter and how you can support student, faculty, and staff projects.
  • UT Baseball vs. ETSU
    6:00 pm, Smokies Stadium
  • Social Media Scavenger Hunt: Day 3 Clue

Thursday, April 27

  • Props to Profs (11 am–until they last)
    Show your favorite UT faculty or staff member you care by giving them a Big Orange THANK YOU. We’ll provide the gift and note- you spread the love! The McClung Museum Store is also offering 20% to professors all day!
  • We are Family: Letters Home (12:30–2:30 pm, Pedestrian Walkway)
    Write a letter home to your parent or family member and the Office of New Student & Family Programs will mail them on your behalf! We encourage you to show your family how much their love and support has impacted your success.
  • Senior Celebration (11–2 pm, Tyson Alumni House)
    (Seniors Only) Seniors stop by and pick up a gift from the Alumni Office and consider making a Senior Impact Gift.
  • Social Media Scavenger Hunt: Day 4 clue

Friday, April 28

  • Big Orange Friday (All Day)
    Proudly wear your orange
  • Keep TN Orange (All Day)
    Get caught wearing orange by the I Heart UT Prize Patrol and be the recipient of an instant I Heart UT gift!
  • Last Day Lunch (11-2 pm, Ped Walkway)
    Celebrate the last day of class and let SAA and the UT Alumni Association serve you lunch.
  • UT Softball vs. Florida
    6:00 pm, Sherri Parker Lee Stadium
  • Volapalooza (5pm / World’s Fair Park)
    Featuring X Ambassadors with Coin, Pell, and Luke Pell. Appearances