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Welcome to the UTC University Center 

The University Center, or UC, is the central hub of the UTC campus, containing offices, dining facilities, the campus bookstore, and meeting spaces for campus departments and student organizations.  With nearly 200,000 square feet of space, the UC is active both day and night with the comings and goings of campus.  We hope you will stop by and visit our facility the next time you are on campus.


Thanksgiving Break Hours

Tuesday, November 25th - 7:00am-10:00pm

Wednesday, November 26th - 7:30am-5:30pm

Thursday-Saturday, November 27th-29th - Closed All Day

Sunday, November 30th - 5:00pm-9:00pm

We will resume our normal operation hours on Monday, December 1st.

We hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!



Picture of Recycling StickerUniversity Center Sustainability Efforts

In a survey conducted by the University Center, 79.2% of the surveyed students indicated that saving the planet through recycling and keeping items out of landfills is important.

The University Center provides easy access to multiple stations where paper, aluminum and plastic may be recycled. This recycling system is made possible through a partnership with Orange Grove Center, which is a local non-profit organization that employs persons with developmental disabilities.

During UC renovations we strive to bring eco-friendly products into the building.  A few examples are:

  • A sustainable porcelain floor (EcoCycle tile) made from recycled materials in the Third Floor Lounge area.

  • Over 40 LED light bulbs installed in the Game Room to replace less efficient incandescent bulbs.

  • New carpet made from sustainable materials installed on the Third Floor hallway.

The UC has added bottle filling stations at the water-fountains next to the Commons restrooms on the Second Floor and next to the  Lower Gallery restrooms on the First Floor. The stations were provided by the Environmental Task Force and funded through the Student Green Fee.





Interested in working in the UC?  Fill out our Employment Application and turn it in at the UC Office.  (We are not currently accepting applications for employment.)