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Vol Vision 2020 Discussion Sessions Set for November

The Milestone Review Committee will hold the final two open forums later this month for the university community to discuss updates to Vol Vision, the university’s strategic plan, which serves as a roadmap for the Top 25 journey.

New Off-Campus Housing Website Launches Today

The Off-Campus and Commuter Services Office launched a new housing website, Off-Campus Housing Service. The site is designed to simplify the housing search for students, parents, faculty and staff, and area property owners and managers.

Facilities Services Hosts Plumbing Workshop


Want to learn how to tackle plumbing projects and repairs at home? Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: DIY Plumbing Essentials,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19, in the International House Great Room.

Facilities Services Honors McCarter, Waggoner

chuckthompson award

UT Facilities Services has announced the winners of the 2015 Chuck Thompson Outstanding Employee Awards. The recipients of the seventeenth annual awards are IT Technologist Jim McCarter and Zone Maintenance Foreman Johnny Waggoner.

OIT Announces New UTKwifi Texting Pilot


The Office of Information Technology is piloting a new service that allows you to text “UTKwifi” followed by your building and room number information to 55000 to report areas on campus where there may be issues with the wireless network.

College of Engineering Scares Up Halloween Fun


Spirits were high Friday morning as College of Engineering departments gathered on the quad in front of Ferris Hall for the third annual college-wide Halloween contest. Judges voted on the best represented, most creative, and best overall department.