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Ignite Summit (Off-Campus)

Registration for Ignite: Summit is live now!

The Ignite Summit is a three-day off-campus experience for incoming students who want to immediately engage in what it means to be a Vol.

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

The Ignite Summit takes place off-campus. The $225 registration fee includes transportation to site location, air-conditioned lodging, meals, a low-level ropes course, a T-shirt, and program materials. 

2024 Summit Sessions:

  • East Tennessee – August 12-14, 2024

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


  • Participants attending the East Tennessee session will move in directly to their permanent housing assignments on August 11 and will receive move-in appointment information closer to the program.


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