Important Dates for the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Academic Year

Mid Aug – The UTC Undergraduate Admissions Application is made available

To receive an admission decision, you must submit their online application, application fee, official high school transcript, official college transcripts (if applicable) and ACT/SAT score.


Sept 1 – The UTC Online Scholarship Application is available to all admitted students

Students wanting to apply for scholarships (institutional/first-time freshmen or endowed funds administered through our office) must complete a separate online scholarship application. You must be admitted to UTC to access the UTC Online Scholarship Application. As always, please keep in mind that all scholarships are competitive & funds are limited, so APPLY EARLY.  Check out our How To Apply link for more information.


Oct 1 – The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the 2019-2020 academic year

To be considered for all other types of Federal and State financial aid at UTC, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Early filing of the FAFSA is strongly encouraged as soon as possible after October 1. For more information, please visit the main Financial Aid & Scholarships home page. 


Nov 10-15 – Scholarship Offers Begin for Fall 2019 First-Time Freshmen

UTC begins making offers to admitted students who also completed the UTC Online Scholarship Application.  Award notifications for first-time freshmen scholarships (the Chancellor's, Provost’s, & Mocs Scholarships 1) will be sent by email. Note - Since the Chattanooga YES is dependent on demonstrated financial need, we will not make offers until April to allow students/parents time to file the FAFSA & complete any Financial Aid requirements.


Dec 1 – Firm Deadline for Current High School Seniors who will be Fall 2019 First-Time Freshmen

By this date, students must have a completed UTC Admissions file (application, application fee, high school transcript, and ACT/SAT score) with qualifying scores/GPA.


Dec 10-15 – Second Round of Scholarship Offers Begin for First-Time Freshmen Applicants

Award notifications for first-time freshmen scholarships (the Chancellor's, Provost’s, & Mocs Scholarships 1) will be sent by email. 


May through August – Endowed Scholarships awarded

The awarding of endowed funds administered by our office occurs during this time. More information about these scholarships is found by choosing the Search UTC Scholarships link.


June 1 Document deadline for New Transfer Students

This is the document deadline for the Transfer Scholarship 3. By this date, new Transfer Students must have a completed UTC Admissions file (application, application fee, all college final transcripts, high school transcript, and ACT/SAT score) THEN must complete/submit the UTC Online Scholarship Application for consideration immediately after receiving notification of acceptance.  


July 1 – General Scholarship application deadline

New transfer students will be considered for UTC's Transfer Scholarship and endowed scholarship funds. Continuing students and new first-time freshmen who complete the general application will only be considered for endowed scholarship funds.


Mid July – Firm Scholarship Offers Begin for New Transfer Applicants

UTC begins making firm offers to admitted transfer students who met the June 1 document deadline & also completed the UTC Online Scholarship Application by July 1. Selected students receive email notification.


1 UTC scholarship funds are limited and the awarding process is competitive. Meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee a student will receive a scholarship. The best way to improve your candidacy is to always submit all required materials as soon as possible.

2 Any first-time freshmen who 1) do not meet this priority deadline or 2) do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s, Provost’s, Mocs, or Chattanooga YES, will be considered for those Endowed scholarship funds administered by the UTC Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee. Awarding of these endowed funds will not begin until May 2019.

3 Any new transfer students who complete the online scholarship application by the July 1 final deadline but who 1) do not meet the June 1 document deadline or 2) do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Transfer Scholarship, will be considered for those Endowed scholarship funds administered by the UTC Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee.  Awarding of these endowed funds will not begin until May 2019.