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 UTCLupton 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 UTCPlace 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.
The University provides each student with an official University ID card, the Mocs Card. This card is used to gain admission to athletic events, to check out books from the library, to obtain special rates and privileges at many University functions, and to indicate the individuals right to use University facilities.
Mocs Cards can also be used as a debit card at the following locations:
All Food Service Facilities
Parking Garage and Parking Services
Select copy and vending machine locations
A debit card account balance can be activated by depositing cash into the Value Port machine located next to Food Services in the University Center and in the Library. Also, deposits can be made in the form of cash, check, Visa or Mastercard in the Bursars Office, 216 Fletcher Hall.
A students initial Mocs Card is intended to last throughout the entire stay at UTC. Lost or stolen cards should be reported immediately to the Mocs Card Office to be placed on Hold. The Mocs Card Office is located in the University Center, ground floor, Room 141. The telephone number is (423) 425-2218 or (423) 425-4109; fax (423) 425-4795. UTC is not liable for any loss of funds due to misuse or theft of a Mocs Card. Replacement cards (lost, broken, or damaged) are made at the Mocs Card
Office for a cost of $15 to be paid at the Bursars Office. Once a replacement card is made, previous cards cannot be reactivated under any circumstances. No fee is charged for the initial card or for the initial use of the debit card system.
Office for Students with Disabilities
The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) is committed to providing equal access to all facilities, programs and services of UTC. OSD reviews each student's documentation under the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. ADA mandates that accommodations and adjustments be made in programs and activities in order to provide equal access to qualified persons with disabilities. OSD examines the documentation of each student's disability claim to avoid discrimination and protect the civil rights of the student. Individual determination of appropriate and reasonable accommodations is made specific to the functional limitations of the disability. For mor information, please visit the OSD Office at 110 Frist Hall or call (423) 425-4006.
Student health services are provided under the medical direction of a local physician. Clinic hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Emergency first aid is available to the entire University community from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p,m., Monday through Friday. 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. Students are responsible for all fees for referral services such as emergencies, hospitalization, surgery, X-rays, lab work, and medicines.
The university recommends that students obtain separate hospitalization and medical insurance. Information about a health insurance policy 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 Student Health Services or to schedule an appointment, please contact Student Health at (423) 425-4453.
Applications for housing are on line at www.utc.edu/housing. Contracts are offered for the following: one calendar year or one academic year (August to May). The length of the contract depends on the accommodations chosen. 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.