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The Organization Resource Group

The ORG is a student-run organization advised by the Center for Student Engagement that exists to help all other student organizations on campus thrive. Through the management of communication channels between organizations, collaboration on programs and initiatives, and facilitation of development programs for organization leaders, The ORG works to provide resources and support that shape involvement at the University of Tennessee. The ORG is led by the President, managed by a staff of four Directors, and run through the efforts of 16 specific Coordinators.

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Get in touch with us for any support you may need by filling out this form. We will have a member reach out to you and connect you with the proper resources to enable you to be successful.

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Do you want to join us in creating transformative experiences for students through involvement? As a member of The ORG, you will have your own position on one of four committees based on your skills and interests. Join us in creating, planning and facilitating programs, events, and workshops that support organizations as they put their passions into action. Check out VOLink or click here to learn more about The ORG and apply today!


The Organization Advancement Team can provide training to organizations and their leaders on a variety of topics through multiple platforms. Choose one of our services above or select another, and we can design a program that works best for your organization. After requesting OAT, you will be contacted to set up an initial consultation meeting to learn more about the organization and pick the right training format for you.

Click here to visit the Organization Advancement Team page!


Student Organization Support (SOS) Workshops are a great way to learn new tips and tricks for enhancing your student organization and engage in conversation with other student leaders.

Click here to visit the SOS Workshops page!


Each organization on campus is assigned an ORG member to serve as their liaison for any questions or needs they may have. All Organization Liaisons will be trained and available to help organizations get connected to resources, navigate campus policies, and answer organization development questions. Find each organization’s liaison by checking out their VOLink page!

Name POSITION EMAIL
Kennedy Sanders President ksande34@vols.utk.edu
Katie Gaylon Director of Regulations kgalyon4@vols.utk.edu
Olivia Lazar Director of Communications olazar@vols.utk.edu
Director of Programming
Director of Membership
Julia Schaefer Director of Organization Development jschaef9@vols.utk.edu