UTC BookstoreUniversity Center
The University Bookstore, 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 including National Bestsellers 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 online textbook ordering can be accessed through the bookstore at www.utc.bkstore.com. The bookstore accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, Barnes & Noble gift cards, and the UTC Mocs Card. For more information, please contact the bookstore at (423) 425-4107, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Copy and Mail Services
Xerox Business Services manages The UTC Document Source Center, Copying/Printing Services, and Mail Services throughout the University. Mail and copy services are located in the Administrative Building, 400 Palmetto St., Room 208, with a satellite center located on the first floor of the Lupton Library. The UTC Document Source Center and Mail Services are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Satellite copiers are located throughout the University.
Mail Services consist of faculty, staff, and student mail pickup and delivery Monday through Friday as well as pickup and deliv
ery of print jobs. The following services are available: fax service, overnight mail service, copying, color copies, booklet making, copy paper delivery, and special projects. Assistance for services can be obtained by contacting:
Lupton Library DocuCentre, (423) 425-1708
Lupton Library DocuCentre by fax, (423) 425-2226
Document Source Center Help Desk, (423) 425-4092
Mail Services, (423) 425-4137
Document Source by fax, (423) 425-5349
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 $525 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.