Tenured faculty or faculty in a tenure track position having completed one year of service and non-tenure track faculty and other employees in an approved regular position having completed two years of service with the university will be eligible for an interest-free computer loan. A loan to an individual cannot exceed $1,500 or 90% of the total purchase price. The minimum amount of a single loan to an individual is $500. The maximum period for repayment of loan cannot exceed 18 months. The balance of computer loan must be paid upon termination or resignation of UTC employment. For more information, contact Eve Cartee at 425-4057 or email [email protected].
Employee Fee Waiver
Regular full-time staff and faculty may enroll at any UT campus without payment of in-state maintenance fees and tuition for a maximum of nine (9) semester undergraduate or graduate credit hours per semester. Regular full-time staff and faculty, with 100% effort, may take up to 1 course (4 hours) at any TN Board of Regents institution.
Fee Discount for Spouse/Dependent
Regular full-time employees, 100% effort, are eligible for a student fee discount for their spouses and dependent children, 26 years of age and under, who have been admitted to the university or TN Board of Regents institution as undergraduate students through standard admission procedures.
Regular full-time employees and regular part-time employees working at least 82.05%, who have completed at least 36 months of service at 82.05% receive an annual longevity payment for each year of eligible service, $100/year up to a maximum of $3000. Credit is given for prior State of Tennessee service, and for term positions that were 40 hours/week exactly prior to the date hired as regular (82.05% or more). Longevity pay is distributed on approximately the 19th of the month (view Payroll calendars) following the employee's longevity anniversary month. You may defer your longevity before income tax but after Social Security and Medicare taxes.
A notary confirms the authenticity of a signature. A photo ID is required and signature must be made in the presence of a notary when requesting notarization of a document. It is suggested that you phone prior to visiting an office to ensure that a notary will be available.
Sick Leave Bank
The UTC Sick Leave Bank is a common pool of hours to which staff and 12-month faculty donate some of their accumulated leave. Any regular staff or 12-month faculty member, who accrues sick leave and has a current sick leave balance of at least 48 hours on June 30 is eligible to join. The enrollment period is each year from April 1 - June 30.
Discounts with major wireless phone providers
UT employees may receive discounts on monthly recurring charges and accessories. Please contact your carrier regarding discounts.
Statewide UT Employee Discounts
Partnerships with several national companies allow UT to offer an employee discount program. Some of the statewide discounts offered to UT employees include lodging and camping at Tennessee state parks; rental car discounts; discounts on office supplies through Staples; discounts on tickets to the Biltmore Estate and Orlando theme parks; computer and software discounts.
Discounts using your Mocs Card
Regular employees may receive a discount at the UTC bookstore (excluding textbooks), dining services, athletic and Fine Arts Center events. A photo ID and/or Mocs Card may be required to receive some discounts.
CARTA Bus Service
In partnership with CARTA, Chattanooga's public transit provider, the Mocs Express gets you around campus and to perimeter parking FREE! Plus, a validated UTC ID card gains unlimited free access on any citywide CARTA bus route. The validation sticker should be placed on the backside of your UTC Mocs card. Call 425-4051 for details.