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Here at the Herbert College of Agriculture we want to make sure your transition to UT is as easy as possible. We have put together a list of questions that we often hear in hopes that they will help you. If you have any other questions please contact Kyle Hensley at

How do I apply to UT?

In order to apply, you first need to create a Vol-In-Progress (VIP) account through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Creating an account is free and easy. Through your VIP account, you can schedule a campus tour, register to attend special events, receive important updates, and apply online. You can create the account at​.​


When do I need to apply?

For incoming freshmen, you will be able to apply starting on August 1st of your senior year. In order to be eligible for priority admission and competitive scholarships, you must apply by November 1st. The regular application deadline is December 15th.


How do I apply for Herbert College of Agriculture scholarships?

If you apply by November 1st, you will be sent a competitive scholarship application from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. That scholarship application will be used by several departments and offices, including our college. You do not need to worry about applying for specific scholarships through our college.


Who can I ask questions about financial aid and tuition?

The University of Tennessee has created One Stop Student Services​. It is your source for answer on financial aid, student accounts, registration, and records. You can contact them by phone at 865-974-1111 or by email


When will I meet with an advisor?

After you have been accepted and confirmed enrollment you will be invited to register for an Orientation Session. At orientation, you will meet other incoming students, learn more about UT, and meet with an advisor to help you make a schedule.


Are there any residence halls on the Ag Campus?

We do not have any residence halls on the Ag Campus, but the Presidential Courtyard area of campus has several residence halls that are a short walk away. There is also a campus bus system that can help you get around campus.


How do I get involved on the Ag Campus?

​​Here on the ag campus we have almost 30 different student organizations, competitive​ teams, professional associations​, and honor societies. All of these are great opportunities for you as a student to get involved and help you succeed. For more information see our Student Organizations page.