UTC Instagram Takeover Application

Please read the Instagram Takeover Guidelines, fill in the form below, and select "yes" in the form to agree to the policy at the bottom.

Takeover Guidelines:


  • Start with a quick video intro. Share your name, major and where you’re from.
  • Show folks what a day in your life looks like – from beginning to end. Feature your classes, job, hobbies, clubs, organizations, hangout spots and more.
  • Be creative. Experiment with filters, emojis or whatever else you enjoy about the app. Switch things up with photos, video and Boomerang videos.
  • Make sure your story is no longer than 2:30 minutes, or about 10 full individual stories.
  • Tell your friends about it, make sure they see your story.
  • Wrap it all up with a final goodbye photo or video linking to your student organization, academic department or personal account.


  • Post anything you would not want your parents to see.
  • Depict partying, use of drugs or underage drinking or other illegal activity.
  • Depict nudity or provocative posing.
  • Use hate speech or bullying.
  • Open any direct messages, unless subject matter is directly correlated to your takeover.
  • Mention/wear branded apparel referencing another college/university.

Policy Agreement:

I recognize and understand that I am acting as a representative of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I agree to the guidelines put forth by the UTC Social Media Team for this takeover. I will not include any profanity, illegal activities or lewd behavior. I acknowledge that if I break this agreement, I am subject to consequences.

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Instagram Takeover Questions

I agree to abide by the guidelines above:

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