UT Dorms and Dining Halls to Close for the Holidays

KNOXVILLE — Most University of Tennessee residence halls will be closing for the holidays at 5 p.m. on Dec. 10.

The Apartment Residence Hall will be the only complex to remain open throughout the break.

Gibbs Hall will be open for the majority of the holiday period to accommodate sports teams. It will be closed at 12 p.m. on Dec. 24 and reopened at 12 p.m. on Dec. 27.

“We try to work with the athletic department by keeping Gibbs Hall open for those teams that might have practices or games over the break,” said Jim Grubb, executive director of university housing.

Meal membership restaurants will be closed on Dec. 10. Some campus convenience stores, grocery stores and retail restaurants will remain open during the break, but on a shorter schedule.

All dining services locations will be closed on Dec. 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26 and Jan. 1 and 2.

UT dining services will resume regular hours of operation on Jan. 10. For more information regarding dining services, call 865-974-4111.

Residence halls will be reopened at 8 a.m. on Jan. 9. For more information regarding residence halls, call 865-974-2571.