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When your student attends the University of Tennessee, the Office of New Student & Family Programs supports your whole family.

Stay connected. Support your student.

All UT families can receive no-charge bi-monthly emails from the Office of New Student & Family Programs to help you stay informed with campus news, information, and ways to support your student.

Bi-Monthly Emails

Families can join the UT Parents Association to receive these bi-monthly emails, but also additional benefits and services including publications, campus events, local information, and extras at orientation.

Join the Parents Association


Mission & Vision

The Office of New Student and Family Programs, in partnership with the University community, will foster student success by engaging students and families in the Volunteer Experience.

Our Mission: V.O.L.S.

Volunteer- Our team is dedicated to the successful transition of all new students and their families by introducing them to the Volunteer community.

Opportunities- Through various engaging programs, we provide inclusive opportunities for students and families to learn more about the University, get involved on campus, and identify campus resources.

Learning- NSFP will foster learning and development for student leaders, Parents Council, and staff to achieve academic and personal success.

Support- Through programming and communications, we create a system of support for families in order to positively impact student success from orientation through graduation.


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