UTC BookstoreUniversity Center
The University Bookstore, is located on the first floor of the University Center, is operated by Barnes & Noble College Bookstores. The bookstore offers new and used textbooks, course packages, reference materials, and required supplies for classes. The UTC Bookstore also carries imprinted clothing, greeting cards, imprinted novelties and snack. The general reference and reading area carries over 3,000 titles students and faculty can enjoy while relaxing in the cyber cafe with internet access.
Services provided include daily book buyback year round with price higher at the end of each semester during final exams week, and fluctuate depending upon inventory needs of the bookstore for next semester. Books are bought at wholesale prices all other times during the semester. The bookstore is the official retailer for University graduation regalia (cap, gown, invitations and class rings). Academically priced computer software can be purchased by special order. Student pricing on Dell computers and textbook reservations can be accessed through the bookstore at www.utc.bkstore.com. The bookstore accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, and the UTC Mocs Card. For more information, please contact the bookstore at (423) 425-4107, or email email@example.com.
Check Cashing Service
The Bursars Office provides a check cashing service for up to $50 for students, staff, and faculty. (Only one check per person, per day may be cashed.) A validated UTC ID, or a current fee paid receipt and a valid drivers license, must be presented along with checks.
Counseling and Career Planning
The Counseling and Career Planning Center at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a variety of services to students. These services include personal, vocational, academic counseling, and crisis intervention, for individuals and groups. Consultation services, workshops and other programs are developed and available for the university community.
The staff of the center includes professionally trained counselors and a psychologist, who have achieved appropriate certification and/or licensure at the state and national levels. Graduate students work under the supervision of the centers professional staff.
Programs and services include career planning; personal counseling; outreach programs/workshops; consultation; and testing. Information on a wide variety of careers, opportunities, graduate schools, and career development is available from books, pamphlets, audio and video resources, and computers. The center also serves as a practicum site for graduate students in counseling. Counseling, consultation, and use of resource materials are provided without charge. There is, however, a minimal charge for testing materials.
The services of the Counseling and Career Planning Center are confidential. New clients come to the center on a walk-in basis. This initial session generally takes about 15 minutes. Location and hours: Counseling and Career Planning Center, University Center, (423) 425-4438, Monday through Friday, 8 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.
Student Dining Plans
University policy requires individuals who live in campus housing to purchase a $500 per semester Dining Membership. Participation in student dining plans is optional for commuting students. The Dining Membership is a declining balance plan. Individuals may also choose to upgrade their Dining Membership to a Meal Membership.
Unused balances that remain in declining balance meal plan accounts at the end of each academic term are not refundable. However, unused balances will be automatically rolled over from fall to spring semester for continuing students only. Unused balances at the end of spring semester cannot be rolled over to summer or the next fall semester.
In case of withdrawal from the University and cancellation of housing, charges will be assessed according to the number of weeks into the semester the withdrawal and cancellation of housing occurs. For more information, visit www.utcdining.com.
UTC Dining Services
UTC is pleased to offer a palate-pleasing menu covering a wide range of tastes. Offerings include home cooked food, gourmet and classic sandwiches, pizza, a large variety of salad options, grilled foods, pasta, wraps, soups, pastries, gourmet coffee and more. Subway, Quiznos and Chick-Fil-A are also available.
Several locations are available to meet hectic and demanding schedules. The University Center food court located in the new University Center is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week when school is in session. Campus Crossroads, located next the the UTC Lupton Library, is open for lunch and late evening hours during the week. Java City, located in Fletcher Hall, offers gourmet coffee, smoothies and pastries. Convenience stores are located at UTC Place and in the University Center.
Aramark Campus Services manages the food services on UTCs campus. Aramark operates facilities in various locations with a variety of hours on the campus. Multiple meal membership plans are available. Students living in campus housing are required to participate in a minimum meal membership plan. For more information please contact Aramark at (423) 425-4200.