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Ignite Leadership Summit







July 19-21 & August 16-18 (early move-in)

The Ignite Leadership Summit is a fun-filled three-day event for incoming students who want an experience like nothing else!

Led by Ignite Team Leaders—current students at UT, the Ignite Leadership Summit experience provides a warm welcome to Big Orange Country.

The Ignite Leadership Summit has two sessions and takes place at YMCA, Blue Ridge Assembly in Asheville, NC. The cost of $200 to your student account includes transportation via charter bus, air-conditioned lodging, meals, ropes course, a T-shirt, and program materials.

Registration for July 19-21, 2019 and August 16-18, 2019 will open in Spring 2019. 

Program Highlights

  • Connect with current student leaders
  • Participate in an outdoor challenge course (always “challenge by choice”)
  • A high-energy UT traditions tournament
  • Learn UT chants, cheers, and game day traditions
  • Define your personal leadership style, identify your core values, and learn how to work with others in a group setting
  • Enjoy bonfires, games, and dance parties

A picture is worth a thousand words—take a look at a few from previous Ignite Leadership Summits on the Center for Leadership and Service Facebook page!


2018 FAQ can be found here or email