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GSSE Daily Schedule

GSSE Daily Schedule

All times are EDT
Time Description
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays 

8:30 – 11:30 AM 


Morning Courses: All students are enrolled for these two STEM courses:

  1. STEM Skills
  2. STEM in Society



UT Lab Tours: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ORNL Tours: 1:00 – 5:00 PM 

ORNL Rotation Schedule: 

Wednesday, June 5:

  1. Industrial and Systems Engineering
  2. Materials Sciences and Engineering

Wednesday, June 12:

  1. Biology
  2. Physics

Wednesday, June 26:

  1. Math
  2. Chemistry

Note: Scheduled ORNL tours will take place of afternoon courses. Classes resume if they are not scheduled for an afternoon ORNL tour. 

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Break/Lunch

1:30 – 4:30 PM

Afternoon Courses: Each student will be assigned  to one of these afternoon courses:

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Industrial & Systems Engineering
  4. Materials Science & Engineering
  5. Mathematics
  6. Physics

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Excursions: Students, Resident staff and Pre-College staff split into three groups and attend three separate excursion locations in the Knoxville, Gatlinburg and Sevierville area! 
Sundays On Sundays, our students are encouraged to participate in Resident staff-led programs,  rest, explore the campus, libraries, and UT Gardens with other GSSE participants, or catch up on school work.