International Student and Scholar Services

Center for International Education

Pre-Arrival For Students


These handy documents contain essential information about what to bring, the UT campus, getting to know Knoxville, visas, immigration, transportation and more.

  • International Student Handbook
    Information on preparing to arrive in Knoxville. It includes information on the visa application process, SEVIS fee, and general Knoxville information.
  • Estimate of Expenses
    Information on estimating expenses while at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Student Check-in and Orientation
    View the orientation schedule and register for a Check-in Session.
  • Academic Calendar
  • Resources
    Helpful resources for students, including housing, visa application process, currency converters, and things to do in Knoxville.
  • Student Visa application
  • E-Ship Global
    A reliable way for students to send and receive immigration documents. This service can also be used to send printed applications, transcripts, financial documents, and other necessary paperwork.

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