The transition to college life can be both an exciting and challenging time. Your new student transition experience will help you successfully prepare for your time here at East Tennessee State University. Together, we will make your transition to East Tennessee State University to new heights.
Fall 2023 Traditional PREVIEW Date
All new Fall first-time freshman participate in Traditional PREVIEW.
Fall 2023 Preview will be Wednesday, August 23- Saturday, August 26.
Living on campus? Move-in will be August 23 from 7:30am-2:30pm with Preview beginning in the evening of Wednesday, August 23, so you will have plenty of time for moving in.
What to expect at PREVIEW
During your PREVIEW experience you will spend time meeting many of your fellow classmates, making friends, and learning more about the campus while a great deal of fun along the way! The goal of PREVIEW is that you leave empowered to be as successful as possible.
Student Small GroupsYour Preview group is always a highlight of the experience. Led by Two POLO Leaders, your small group is your group of other new Bucs who you get to enjoy Preview with. You will be in around 8 different small groups where you will talk about classes, tips for success, get to know each other, and most importantly, have fun!
Evening ActivitiesEach day of Preview ends with a celebration. Some of our favorites include Silent Disco, a hypnotist show, a Lip Sync battle and more!
ETSU TraditionsTake part in ETSU Traditions including the Service Plunge and New Student Convocation.
Academic PreperationPreview is all about making sure you have a GREAT start to ETSU! You will learn more about tips for success in the classroom, the resources we have to help you succeed, and learn where your class buildings are!