Point-Earning Opportunities:

A)  Designated Beyond the Classroom Courses: These can also be found in the class sections listing with a Beyond the Classroom Attribute code. 20 points will be awarded for each course.
B) Non-Academic Credit Bearing Experiences: 10 points will be awarded for each experience that can be found on the BTC website.
C)  Campus and Community Events: Students earn 2 points per event, and may earn up to 20 points per semester. Throughout a student's time at the university, they may earn up to 40 points total through events. To participate, students must sign up in 433 Library.
D) Student-proposed Beyond the Classroom Learning on Campus or in the Community: These may earn up to 40 points. 


Application to be a ThinkAchieve Graduate at the UTC Graduation Ceremony

Students who earn 120 points and complete the Senior Reflection will receive:

1) A graduation medal(pictured at right)
2) ThinkAchieve Designation on Transcript
3) Recognition at Graduation
4) An invitation to a Graduation Banquet

Note: In order to recieve the graduation recognition, graduates must complete at least one point earning element from outside of their academic discipline and notify Bengt-Carlson@utc.edu before the beginning of the semester when they anticipate graduating. 

The Senior Reflection usually is submitted as an E-Portfolio.  It integrates and describes each of the point earning experiences that a student has through ThinkAchieve and is submitted during the graduates final semester.  For more information on E-Portfolios, see http://www.utc.edu/walker-center-teaching-learning/faculty-development/eportfolio.php 

Beyond the Classroom Semester AwardAward

Students who complete at least 20 points in a semester through participating in and reflecting on Campus and Community Events will qualify for:

1) Priority registration during the following semester
2) An invitation to a celebratory dinner(pictured below)
3) A handsome Beyond the Classroom Semester Award(pictured at right) signed by Chancellor Steve Angle.

The Beyond the Classroom Semester Award and benefits can be earned up to two times.

 Spring 2015 Awards Ceremony