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University of Tennessee- Knoxville

Campus Life and Facilities

UT Students Say...

The typical UT student “loves all aspects of the university’s life from its sports to its long-standing traditions.” Students flock here for “family history, athletics, and to sing ’Rocky Top.’” “We love football just about as much as academics.” However, academics here are just as intense as athletics, “Being a larger univer­sity, I have had many ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

320 Student Service Building

Circle Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37996-0230

United States

Phone: 865-974-2184

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 79
Fire Safety Rating: 87
Green Rating: 83
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 560.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://utpolice.utk.edu/crime-statistics/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 37.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:412
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:27
Number of Social Sororities:18
    % of women who join:21%
Number of Social Fraternities:24
% of men who join: 14
Number of Religious Organizations:38
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Safe Zone Staff and Student Trainings, Lambda Student Union, Lambda Legal Society, LGBT and Ally Resource Center, LGBTA Alumni Chapter, Support Groups, Chancellors Commission for LGBT People http://lgbt.utk.edu http://lgbt.utk.edu
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://omsl.utk.edu African Student Association, Asian American Association, Bangladesh Students Association, Black Cultural Center, Black Cultural Programming Committee, Black Educators of Tomorrow, Black Student Alliance, Chinese Culture Club, Ghanaian Diaspora Student Association, Hong Kong Student Association, Indian-American Association, Italian Club at UTK, Japanese Club, Korean Student Association, Latin American Student Organization at the University of Tennessee, Middle Eastern Student Association, Malaysian Student Organization, Manthan (Indian Student Organization), Minority Enhancement of the University of Tennessee, Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, Minority Advisors Program, Muslim Students Association, NAACP, National Organization of Minority Architects, National Society of Black Engineers, Sigma Delta Pi - National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Nepali Student Organization, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UT, Students for Justice in Palestine, Turkish Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Volunteers
Women's Sports Team Name:Lady Volunteers
Team Mascot:Smokey
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 31
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 27.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: Technology fee which is $100 per semester
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 75.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture has collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history and natural history. Exhibits showcase the geologic, historical, and artistic past of Tennessee as well as cultures from around the globe. Ewing Gallery of Art – on campus and UT Downtown Gallery in nearby downtown Knoxville exhibit a wide range of art, media, graphic design, architectural drawings and photographs. The new Natalie L. Haslam Music Center and the Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building host hundreds of shows every year ranging from UT Opera, and choral factions to jazz ensembles and bands. Clarence Brown Theatre - Home to the Clarence Brown Theatre Professional Company, the University Company and the undergraduate performance group, the Clarence Brown produces plays and musicals that often feature nationally renowned guest artists. UT is one of only 27 professional theatres based at a university. This affiliation gives students many opportunities to work alongside professional actors, directors, designers, and production artists. The International House is a multi-cultural gathering and programming facility where individuals from all over the globe come together to share experiences. Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is a nonpartisan institute devoted to education and scholarship and civic engagement. Through classes, public lectures, research, and outreach programs, the center provides policy makers, citizens, scholars, and students with the information and skills needed to work effectively within our political system.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    79
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    87
  • Green Rating:
    83
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    93%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    37.00
  • # of Organizations:
    412
  • # of Honor Societies:
    27
  • # of Social Sororities:
    18
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    24
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    38
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