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Instructions for transfers, nontraditional and all other students

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Students wishing to apply for UT Promise and begin classes at UT Knoxville, UT Chattanooga, UT Martin or UT Health Science Center must complete all of the following application steps. These deadlines apply to all students who are not currently high school seniors or current UT students, including the following:

  • Transfer students enrolling at UT during or after spring 2020
  • Nontraditional students or adult learners enrolling at UT during or after spring 2020
  • First-time freshmen who took a gap year (graduated May 2020) and enrolling at UT during or after spring 2020


Deadlines Steps
Nov. 1, 2020 Priority deadline to apply for undergraduate admission to your UT institution(s) of choice.

To track your service hours, you will need your NetID, which you will receive upon admission to the university. Thus, we highly encourage you to apply for admission before the priority deadline.

Dec. 1, 2020 Complete the UT Promise Application.


Apply →


This application is only for students who are currently NOT high school seniors.

Dec. 1, 2020 Priority deadline to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Visit www.fafsa.gov.

To receive your financial aid, including UT Promise, you must complete financial aid verification if you are selected.

Dec. 1, 2020 Complete and submit 8 hours of community service.
Submit by 11:59 PM through your campus service tracking site.

You may begin working on your service hours after July 1, 2020. You will submit your service hours through your campus service tracker with your NetID.

Please use the links below to track your service hours:

Dec. 1, 2020 Ensure UT institution of choice is listed on your TSAC Portal and FAFSA.
Spring 2021 Enroll as a full-time student at your UT institution of choice.