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UT Expands On and Off Campus Dining Options

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UT has launched the Off-Campus Merchant Program to give students, faculty, and staff the ability to use their VolCard account at participating off-campus merchants.

Student Union Open; Changes to Locations of Student Life Offices

Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.

A Reminder About Location Changes of Certain Student Life Offices

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Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.

First Phase of UT’s Student Union Opens Today

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The cornerstone of the University of Tennessee’s ongoing campus transformation is now open. The first phase of the long-awaited new Student Union welcomed its first visitors Monday morning. The 142,000-square-foot-building is the new central hub to meet, eat, and relax. The Student Union provides much-needed space to enhance services for the university’s more than 27,000 students.

New Student Union is Taking Shape

Construction on the new Student Union project is progressing well and on schedule. The six-story structure has been formed from steel, and workers are pouring the concrete floors. A new pedestrian bridge is being built and will provide a new connection to the Hill by this fall. The first phase of work is set for completion by spring 2015.

Parking Spaces in Staff 9 Lot to Close December 3

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Due to ongoing work on the Student Union, approximately fifty parking spaces on the north end of Staff Lot 9 next to Neyland Stadium will be closed starting Monday, December 3. The spaces will be closed for an undetermined amount of time. The pedestrian walkway will remain open and access from Staff Lot 9 to the walkway will remain open.

Student Union Work to Expand

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More work is about to commence for the new Student Union. On Monday, October 29, construction fencing will go up around Temple Court, Aconda Court, and the building at 812 Volunteer Boulevard. The small Staff Lot 12 in this area will be closed. The area known as “the pit,” including the Smokey’s entrance, also will be inaccessible.

Student Success Center, Other Offices Move to Greve Hall

The Student Success Center will move into its new home in the remodeled Greve Hall on Monday, August 6. The office will be closed on Monday, August 6, but will reopen on Tuesday, August 7, in its new location on the third floor of Greve Hall. Several other offices are moving to Greve Hall as well. Most are moving out of facilities due to be demolished to accommodate the new Student Union project.