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Registering for Classes

How to Register

Log into MyUTK.
Look under Academic Resources.
Select the link for Add/Drop Classes.
Select the term.
Choose your classes.
Select Submit Changes.

Or you can register using Schedule Builder.

Registration Schedule

You register for classes based on your classification. Check your registration date and time by clicking View Registration Status in MyUTK.

Timetable of Classes

You can search the timetable by term and preview new terms before priority registration begins.

Search the Timetable

Course Descriptions

The Undergraduate Catalog and Graduate Catalog provide descriptions, credit hours, registration notes, and general education designations for each course.

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Prerequisite – A course you are required to complete as a condition for enrolling in a class where current familiarity with the subject is essential to succeed in the class. For example, you must successfully complete Accounting 301 (prerequisite) before enrolling in Accounting 321. The knowledge you gain in 301 will help you succeed in 321.

Corequisite – This is a course that must be taken simultaneously (or prior to) another course so you will be prepared to succeed in the other course. For example, you must take Business Administration 341 at the same time or before taking Business Administration 342.

If you failed a course that’s a prerequisite to another class on your schedule, you won’t be allowed to register for the next class until you complete the requirements. Anytime you don’t have the proper prerequisites or corequisites for a course you registered to take, it may be involuntarily dropped from your schedule after all opportunities to add another course have passed.

The mini-term allows you to attend one concentrated credit course. The courses and instructors reflect a broad base of offerings for an intensive study program. Courses cover information included in regular offerings, but many are supplemented with films, team teaching, field trips, independent research projects, and specialized areas of study. Students must be admitted for summer semester before registering for a mini-term. The courses follow the same standards as those in a regular semester. Mini-term grades are included in the calculation of the summer term grade point average. You must have permission from the dean of the respective college to enroll in more than one course during a mini-term since one day is equivalent to one week. Mini-terms are not eligible for financial aid.

Senior Citizens

People who are 65 or older may enroll in courses for credit at a reduced rate of $7.00 per semester hour.

Follow these steps to register:

  • You must be admitted to UT by either Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions.
  • Complete the senior citizen registration form for enrolling in credit courses.
  • Get instructions to register for classes on MyUTK.
  • Submit a photocopy of identification that will verify your age and valid Tennessee residency. This identification can be a driver’s license or passport with birth date. You can submit documentation to the Registrar’s Office or to One Stop.
  • For the Registrar’s Office, you can take documentation in person, via mail 209 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, fax 865-974-2606, or e-mail (scanned) to: plove1@utk.edu.
  • For One Stop, you can send documentation by fax 865-946-3223 or e-mail onestop@utk.edu

Get the Registration Form

People who are 60 or older may audit courses at UT without paying fees.

Follow these steps to register:

  • Submit a photocopy of identification that will verify your age and valid Tennessee residency. This identification can be a driver’s license or passport with birthdate. You can submit documentation to the Registrar’s Office or to One Stop.
  • For the Registrar’s Office, you can take documentation in person, via mail 209 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, fax 865-974-2606, or e-mail (scanned) to: plove1@utk.edu.
  • For One Stop, you can send documentation by fax 865-946-3223 or e-mail onestop@utk.edu
  • Complete the senior citizen registration form. Submit this completed form to 209 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996; or, fax (865-974-2606); or, scanned and sent via e-mail to: plove1@utk.edu.
  • Locate courses being offered for the term you’re interested in on the Schedule of Classes. It lists semester dates, course days and times, locations, and instructors.
  • Submit confirmation from the instructor. Get an add slip. The form can be mailed, faxed, or scanned and sent by e-mail to: plove1@utk.edu. An e-mail message from the instructor giving you permission to audit the course will also be accepted.
  • You will be assigned a NetID—the username associated with your accounts at UT. It allows you to access various systems such as your UT e-mail and Online@UT, our course management system. Set up your NetID password on the Office of Information Technology website.

Get the Registration Form

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