is available in Student Health. All international students are required to enroll in the insurance program. For other information concerning UHS or to schedule an appointment, please call (423) 778-9303 or visit www.utc.edu/uhs.
Applications for housing are online at www.utc.edu/housing. Contracts are offered for the academic year (August to May). Cancellation of a contract once the room is occupied requires approval from the Housing Office and is subject to additional charges and penalties as stated in the contract.
The University offers a program of differentiated housing which allows students the option of living in facilities with different types of programming, supervision, and visitation. Further information concerning the details of these plans is available from the Housing Office and on the Housing Office website.
Information Technology (IT)
The mission of the Information Technology Division is to provide students, faculty, and staff with information technology services that are available, reliable, responsive, cost effective, and delivered in a proactive and courteous manner.
The University provides both general-purpose computer labs and departmental labs. All buildings and dorms on the campus have high-speed Internet access and many have wireless capabilities. Students, faculty and staff have accounts and networked storage for e-mail, documents, and personal web pages. The Help Desk supplies technical support including troubleshooting of hardware and software and assistance in connecting to the campus network. Audiovisual technology is provided through permanent classroom installations and equipment delivery upon request. For more information on technology services, visit http://itd.utc.edu.
ID Cards (See Mocs Card)
University Health Services is a partnership between UTC, the Erlanger Health System, the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga (UTCOMC) and the UT Family Practice Center (UTFP). Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For after hours emergencies call the UTFP office number (778-8837). The scope of services includes office visits for general illnesses, allergy injections, flu immunizations, hepatitis B immunizations, TB skin testing, physical exams, women's health, lab services, educational programs, counseling, and referrals. All currently enrolled University students are eligible for health services. Payment for any deductible and co-payments are expected at the time of service by means of cash, check, credit card or Mocs Card.
The university recommends that students obtain separate hospitalization and medical insurance. Information about a health insurance policy is available through the university and covering a schedule of expenses for surgery and hospitalization is available in Student Health. All international students are required to enroll in the insurance program. For other information concerning UHS or to schedule an appointment, please call (423) 778-9303 or visit www.utc.edu/uhs.
Theresa Liedtka, Professor and Dean, UTC Lupton Library
The Lupton Library is at the center of teaching, learning, and research activities for the students, faculty, and staff of UTC. If you need quality journal articles, scholarly books, research assistance for a paper, wireless access for your personal laptop, or a place where your group can work together, then the Library is for you! The Library is open over 90 hours a week in the semester and has 30 librarians and library specialists available to help you succeed in research and curricula endeavors.
Information about the Lupton Library can be found at www.lib.utc.edu. Our web site serves as an information portal. You can access many full-text resources from the site and learn about services and policy information. On our home page you will find links to search our collections of movies, music cds, and books, a convenient link to our current hours, the latest library newsletter and more. Current happenings at the library are often featured on the banner at the top of our homepage so you’ll always know the latest events. Be sure to check out our homepage links to a wealth of features that will enrich your library experience.
At our 1st floor Research Desk, our librarians help students to:
- identify useful articles, books, or web sites for your research,
- make an appointment with you for an in-depth research consultation,
- provide you a subject guide to resources that identify quality resources in the Library on a topic you need,
- respond to your email requests for assistance, submit questions at www.lib.utc.edu/forms/contact_us.html,
- teach a class on research methodology at the request of your professor.
Access and Borrowing Services:
At our 1st floor Circulation Desk, a student with a Mocs Card can:
- check out books for the length of the current semester,
- check out cds, dvds, or videos for 7 days,
- check out a laptop for up to 3 hours of use,
- check out a group study room for 3 hours of use,
- renew your materials in person, phone (423-425-4501), or online at http://www.lib.utc.edu/renew-items.html,
- borrow a course reserve item,
- pick up an interlibrary loan,
- obtain a TBR borrower card,
- place a "search" request for an item that is missing from the shelf,
- pay a fine or fee by check, cash, or Mocs Card.
The Library Building:
The Library Building is equipped with 75 public computers for student use. The entire building is also wireless enabled, and there is ample space for both group and individual study. There is also a small eating area available on the 1st floor of the Library.