Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university’s comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility.
University Housing News
Whether you’re arriving on campus for the first time or simply returning for another year, you’re in for some pleasant surprises as you explore campus.
Are you ready for life on Rocky Top? Campus will be bustling all weekend with students arriving for the fall semester. Move-in day for most first-year students is Saturday, August 15.
Two Easter egg hunts are happening on campus soon, and make for great springtime outings for UT families.
University Housing will host its first Fainting Goat 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, March 7. Check-in is at 8:00 a.m. in Circle Park, 1327 Circle Park Drive, and the race begins at 9:00 a.m. The event is open to the public.
Students living on campus and University Housing staff will host Grand Illumination on November 19 to celebrate the gift of reading with area youngsters.
The Fred D. Brown Residence Hall welcomed faculty and staff yesterday for an open house, offering the campus community an exclusive look at the first residence hall built at UT in forty-five years. The hall opens its doors to about 700 undergraduate students this week.
On Monday, UT will open the doors of its first new residence hall in forty-five years. About 700 undergraduate students will be moving in for the fall semester. University Housing invites you to visit the new Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall during an open house from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11.
In an effort to increase enrollment and the use of campus facilities during the summer, UT is now offering a twelve-month housing program for contracts that begin this fall. This new option is the result of recommendations from the Summer Term Task Force. Making the summer term a more viable option for students helps improve the university’s four-year graduation rate and continues to push the university to its goal of becoming a Top 25 public research university. Housing will be available in Laurel Hall, an apartment-style residence hall located north of the main campus.
UT announced today an aggressive student housing redevelopment plan that will transform the student experience and accommodate the growth in student learning communities. The plan involves replacing six residence halls around Presidential Court with seven new modern facilities in five years.