safety News

Section of Andy Holt Avenue to Close April 10-11

UT Knoxville will close the eastbound lane of Andy Holt Avenue between Volunteer Boulevard and Phillip Fulmer Way on Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11, as part of the current phase of renovations to Neyland Stadium. The westbound lane of Andy Holt Avenue next to the University Center and the Haslam Business Building will remain open to one-way traffic from Phillip Fulmer Way.

UTPD ‘Ties One On for Safety’ This Holiday Season

Officials from the UTPD recently joined fellow law officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol and representatives from the Governor’s Highway Safety Council in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)’s “Tie On One for Safety” campaign.

UT Welcomes Fans to Final Home Football Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes football fans to campus this Saturday for the year’s last home football game. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Vanderbilt University Commodores is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Neyland Stadium gates will open at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.

Construction Closures on Campus

A portion of Chamique Holdsclaw Drive will close on Sunday, Nov. 8, for approximately 18 months due to the construction of a new football training center. The street will be closed for vehicular and pedestrian traffic from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street.

UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Tigers of the University of Memphis is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Neyland Stadium gates will open at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU, marking UT’s first-ever football appearance on the ESPN-owned network specializing in college sports. The traditional Vol Walk will begin at 5:20 p.m. at the Torchbearer statue on Volunteer Boulevard.

Check Out UTPD on Facebook and Twitter

The University of Tennessee Police Department feels it is very important to be involved with the campus community. With this in mind, UTPD has set up a Facebook and a Twitter account to help further reach the community. The pages will be updated regularly with different events and programs hosted by UTPD and important safety announcements. Become a fan of UTPD at facebook.com/utkpd and follow the deparment on at twitter.com/utpolice.

UT Welcomes Fans to Georgia Game Saturday

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the Volunteers’ game against the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:21 p.m. EDT. Neyland Stadium gates will open at 10:15 a.m. The game will be televised on ESPN’s SEC Sports Network. The university would like to remind visitors to campus about stadium policies and game day logistics.

2009 Campus Security Booklet Now Available Online

The 2009 Security Booklet for the Knoxville campus is now available online. The booklet meets the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act, regarding the reporting of crime statistics and policies by the university.

UT Welcomes Fans to Auburn Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the Volunteers’ game against Auburn University. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:45 p.m. EDT. Neyland Stadium gates open at 5:45 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN. The university would like to remind visitors to campus about stadium policies and game day logistics.