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Faculty information related to Thursday, September 1 football game

Tennessee’s 2022 football season-opener against Ball State will kick off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 1.

Because the game will be held on a weeknight, it will impact academic operations.

The information below will be updated as decisions are made to keep faculty informed of changes that will impact them.

Class schedule for Thursday, September 1

The day will be a half day of in-person instruction with in-person classes ending with third period at 12:35 p.m.

Instruction for the rest of the class periods (beginning with fourth period at 12:55 p.m.) on Thursday, September 1 will be remote.


Remote work options for staff in academic units will be determined by deans. Vice chancellors will determine remote work options for administrative areas.


Parking lots will close at 1 p.m.