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About Family Engagement

The Office of Family Engagement works to connect, inform, and support families of UT students throughout your student’s academic career. We also provide services and information to parents and families through the Parents Association.


To educateĀ and engage families through cultivating partnerships to enhance student learning and success and developing long-lasting connections to the university.

Contact Us

Office of Family Engagement
412 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-4546
Fax: 865-974-1373


Patrick Ladd, Director
Celeste Waugh, Coordinator
Casey Renegar, Graduate Assistant
Terri Williams, Accounting Specialist
Jenn Edwards, Administrative Specialist

Student Staff

Grant Barrett
Elisabeth Logan
Abby Powell
Sophia Rubio


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