With over 400 student organizations at UT, there is bound to be the group for you to join. Throughout Student Life, there are several different ways to get involved in talking with, informing, and improving the student experiences for your fellow Vols! From event planning to educational programming, here are just a few for the many organizations to check out!
VOLS 2 VOLS
The Center for Health Education and Wellness oversees the VOLS 2 VOLS peer health educators. VOLS 2 VOLS are undergraduate students who are passionate about creating a healthier Volunteer community.
Peer Health Educators are nationally certified through a three-credit, undergraduate Public Health Special Topics course to facilitate workshops and host outreach in the following focus areas:
- Healthy relationships and consent
- Sexual health promotion
- Alcohol and other drug education
- General wellness (e.g. nutrition, sleep, stress
Multicultural Student Organization
Multicultural Student Life has several different organizations for you to consider joining during your time at UT: Asian American Association (AAA), Brothers United for Excellence (BUE), Latin American Student Association (LASO), Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Native the American Student Association (NASA) and so many more!
Each organization has its own unique set of values and missions that provide information about programs that offer personal and professional enrichment to students. These organizations are focused on celebrating the diversity of UT students and educating fellow Vols on different cultures and the importance of inclusion.
Campus Events Board
The Campus Events Board provides a balanced and diverse range of events that engages students and fosters an inclusive campus culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. CEB is an important part of campus life and the Knoxville community, drawing thousands of people to our numerous events throughout the year. From politics to ballet, blockbuster films to fine art, CEB brings interesting pundits and performers from around the globe.
There are three specific committees within CEB that you can consider joining,: Arts and Culture, Entertainment, and Issues. Unsure what you want to join? Keep an eye out for CEB events before you decide!
Active Minds focuses on empowering students to start a conversation about mental health and suicide prevention. In partnership with the Student Counseling Center, Active Minds raise awareness, share resources and inspire action, and are dedicated to building a stronger campus community. The objectives of this chapter are to spread awareness about mental health through a variety of campus-wide events, programs, and initiatives. These include Active Minds national programs, as well as a host of innovative events and activities designed by UT’s Active Minds chapter.