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Get Involved This Spring

The start of the spring semester brings new opportunities to get involved on campus and in Student Life! From All Campus Events to Student Disability Services, there are countless ways to have an impact on the university community.


Center for Student Engagement

Each spring the following student organizations will be accepting applications:

All Campus Events

The purpose of the All Campus Events Committee is to sponsor Homecoming, All Sing, and Carnicus. The goal is to provide the students, faculty, and the staff of the University of Tennessee, as well as the Knoxville community, with high-quality performances and events.

The Organization Resource Group (The ORG)

The ORG is a student-run organization advised by the Center for Student Engagement that exists to help all other student organizations on campus thrive. Through the management of communication channels between organizations, collaboration on programs and initiatives, and facilitation of development programs for organization leaders, The ORG works to provide resources and support that shape involvement at the University of Tennessee.


Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services is looking for notetakers for the spring semester Check out what it means to be a notetaker and apply today!

Learn More About Notetaking

Pride Center

There are several changes to engage with the Pride Center, through the peer mentoring program and getting involved with events!

Upcoming Events


Jones Center for Leadership and Service

VOLServe

  • February VOLserve: February 21, 2:30-  5:30 p.m. (register on Sign-Up-to-Serve Calendar)
  • March VOLserve: March 12, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (register on Sign-Up-to-Serve Calendar)
  • April Sustainability VOLserve: April 18 from 9 a.m. – noon (register on Sign-Up-to-Serve Calendar)

Contacts are Karis Hill (khill50@vols.utk.edu) and Laura Ketola (lketola@utk.edu)


VOLbreaks Spring Lottery: Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m. in SU 270

Students interested in going on a spring VOLbreak trip must attend the lottery to sign up. Trips take place during spring break.

Contacts are Julia O’Reilly (joreill3@vols.utk.edu) and María Martínez (maria@utk.edu)


Emerging Leaders Applications Open: March 1 – 31 on JCLS Website

Open to rising sophomores. Must be able to take ELPS 310 on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 2:10 – 3:25 p.m. in fall 2020. Interviews will take place April 1-15

Contact is Mandie Beeler (mbeeler@utk.edu)


VOLbreak Leader (VBL) Applications Open: March 1 – 31 on JCLS Website

VOLBreak Leaders will take a course in the semester in which they lead a trip

Contacts are Julia O’Reilly (joreill3@vols.utk.edu) and María Martínez (maria@utk.edu)


Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference: Saturday, March 7, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Students register to attend on our website starting December 2, and the event is free to attend and open to all students.

Contacts are Brooke Squires (bsquires@utk.edu) and Cierra Burnett (cierra@utk.edu)


Leadership & Service Scholarships Open: February 15 – March 15 on VOLink

Scholarships range from approximately $500-$2,000 and are open to all students

Contact is Mandie Beeler (mbeeler@utk.edu)


LeaderShape Campus Session: May 12-17

Applications open January 2 on the JCLS Website. Will be open to a max of 60 rising sophomores and juniors. There will be no charge to students, as long as the student attends after being selected and accepting their selection.

Contact is Cierra Burnett (cierra@utk.edu)