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UT Welcome Week: MSL Welcome Back Celebration

MSL Welcome Back Celebration

The Office of Multicultural Student Life hosts an annual Welcome Back Celebration! This Fall Open House is a great way to meet new people from diverse backgrounds, make new friends, and connect with important campus and community resources. First year and returning students will have the opportunity to learn about getting involved with our multicultural organizations, tour the Frieson Black Cultural Center, learn about our free Tutoring and Book Loan Programs, while enjoying live entertainment from student organizations, and special prizes from our community partners. The MSL Welcome Back Celebration is part of UT’s Welcome Week Festivities, and is a free event for all members of the university community. Be sure to come out and learn more about local restaurants, fraternities and sororities, student organizations, university departments, local religious centers, beauty and barber shops, and other community partners!

The Welcome Back Celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., on Melrose Avenue in front of the Frieson Black Cultural Center. We invite you and your organization to set up an information table. At your table, you’ll have the chance to share information about your organization or business. Assignments will be made on a first-come basis. Set-up will begin at 4:00 p.m., and your organization or business’ table must be staffed throughout the event.

In addition to hosting information tables, organizations will also have the opportunity to showcase their talents. Performing groups such as dance teams, model troupes, fraternities and sororities, choirs, musical organizations, cultural organizations, or other individuals, can register for a 5-minute time slot to showcase their organization throughout the Welcome Back Celebration.

Multicultural Student Life Welcome Back Celebration Registration Information:

Student Organizations, Campus Departments, Community Partners:


Assignments will be made on a first-come basis, and the final opportunity to sign-up will be Friday, July 27, 2018.

Performers (Fraternities, Sororities, Choirs, Dance Teams, Model Troupes, etc.):

Registration Closed

Your CD(s) and the completed “Letter of Agreement” should be returned to Multicultural Student Life by 5:00 p.m., on Friday, July 27, 2018.

Note: Please be certain that all music and performances are clean (free from vulgar, demeaning and otherwise offensive language) and appropriate for the entire university community. Please remember that your performance not only represents your organization, but also the University of Tennessee and the Office of Multicultural Student Life.

Upon receipt of all required forms and materials, we will schedule your specific performance time and provide additional details regarding the event.


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