ThinkAchieve Designated Experiences count for 10 points, and one experience (maximum per semester) can count for 10 of the 20 points for the ThinkAchieve Semester Award.  All Experience Points count toward the ThinkAchieve Graduate Recognition.

For Faculty and Staff: The next deadline for Designation Applications is October 1, 2020.

 Application for Faculty and Staff

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GIS For Success

Participating students will be responsible for digitizing residential septic waste permits issued by the State of Tennessee and geolocating corresponding spatial data in a GIS database, providing an invaluable service to the community, who will benefit from the increasing availability of digitized and geospatially accurate septic waste data. Contact: Stephanie-Devries@utc.edu 

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Resident Advisor

The Resident Assistant position is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have on campus. This position provides an opportunity to meet new people, make a difference in the lives of others, and teach you skills for your future. As an RA, you will have an opportunity to graduate with a unique skill set and memories that will last a lifetime!

The URaCE Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP)

The URaCE Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) is a ten-week, residential, intensive research and career training experience for students interested in gaining a competitive advantage for graduate school, medical school, and professional careers. https://www.utc.edu/research-creative-endeavor/programs/undergraduate-research-apprenticeship-program.php 

Gear Up Tutoring

GEAR UP hires UTC students for in-school and after school programs.

Information and application materials can be found here.

College of Business, LLC 


BUSINESS, LLC Community offers first-year business students an exciting opportunity to live, learn, lead and serve as they prepare to become future business and community leaders.


International Buddy Program

IBP pairs a current UTC domestic student (domestic buddy) with two new international students (international buddies). Domestic buddies help their international buddies through the transition into the new culture, especially during the first few weeks of the semester. Similarly, domestic buddies gain not only friendships but also insights into other cultures.

Orienation Leaders

Orientation Leaders

A resource for incoming students and their parents during each of our Orientation programs by providing accurate information about academics, services, and opportunities at the University.

CK Now

CK now! Facilitators

Create future possibilities for children by helping them realize their post-secondary potential. No more generations of first-generation college students!


LeaderShape Institute

An interactive, energizing, and unique experience that builds leadership skills offered during the summer. Worth 20 points.

Women's Leadership Academy

Women's Leadership Academy

Women's Leadership Academy is an annual training program on principles of feminist leadership.


Go Global Themed Living Community

Themed Learning Communities provide a unique atmosphere for residents who share common interests and cultivate an environment that supports personal growth through academic and social programming. Your decision to live in one of these exciting communities will make an impact on you for the rest of your life.

Elect Her

Elect Her


Organization that encourages and trains college women to run for student government at UTC.

Play, Believe, Achieve

Play! Believe! Achieve! National Girls & Women in Sports Day


A program that partners with community groups to bring girls to our campus to pair with UTC students and learn about sports, fitness, nutrition, and self-esteem.

Step Up!


A bystander intervention training designed to educate participants about being proactive in situations where we can help and cultivate a community of care.



An in-depth weekend retreat devoted to leadership development through learning and application of values within individuals and organizations at UTC.


MOC Lead

UTC's newest leadership program is a semester long cohort program to help individuals develop their leadership skills. Semester 1 is focusing on the individual leader and Semester 2 focuses on the individual leader in a student organization leadership role.

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Multicultural Mentors and Mentees Program

The Multicultural Center has helped facilitate this very successful pairing of Mentors and Mentees for over 4 years. This is a great opportunity to connect to the Campus, Community and your fellow MOCS.



Mentors are trained as peer mentors for students in the MOSAIC Program. Mentors are students who display leadership and social understanding on the college campus and have an interest in ASD.


Undergraduate Research Conference Presentations

Post-Experience Reflection Form

More on the URaCE office

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor serves the entire campus community by communicating and facilitating opportunities for undergraduate research and creativity. Complete this survey to get started.

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Student-Athlete: Mocs Reflect

Through the Student-Athlete Academic Enhancement Center’s focused direction, Student Athletes can reflect on a broad variety of the learning they encounter through their experience with athletics.

Please contact Dr. Emily Blackman, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Academic Enhancement for more details: Emily-blackman@utc.edu 423-425-2007.

HAM High Achieving Mocs, LLC



An energetic group of high achieving freshmen together to live in community and share some of the most unique academic experiences offered to new UTC students.

Nurturing Effective
and Successful Teachers, LLC


The NEST provides first-time freshmen education majors or minors the opportunity to integrate their academic and social lives through common living spaces, class schedules, and outstide activities during their freshman year at UTC. Contact: Vikki Bernotski, Vikki-Bernotski@utc.edu, 423-425-4212

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Resident Assistant

This position is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have on campus. As a Resident Assistant, you will have the opportunity to meet new people, make a difference in the lives of others, and learn skills that will help you in the future.

College of Engineering
and Computer Science, LLC


First-year students with a major in Engineering or Computer Science a unique opportunity to live and learn together. Common courses will be taken during the fall and spring semester.

Contact: Julie-David@utc.edu, 423-425-5464