Overflow Housing

Fall 2017 Location:  Palmetto Place Apartments


Residents:  Freshmen

Address: 910 E. 8th Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37403

Bed Spaces:    71

  • 2 bedroom 1 bath unit (private bedrooms)
  • Bedroom: bed, 4 drawer dresser, closet and desk 
    • All rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floor have a Twin XL bed.

    • Even rooms on the 1st floor have a Twin XL bed (102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112).

    • Odd rooms on the 1st floor have a Regular Twin bed (101, 103, 107, 109, 111).

  • Kitchen: Stove/Oven, Refrigerator, Microwave, dishwasher and Garbage Disposal
  • Dinning Room: Table & 4 Chairs
  • Living Room: Sofa, Club Chair, Coffee Table, End Table, Entertainment Center 
  • WIFI throughout building
    • Individual apartments have ethernet outlets, student may bring their own router
  • High-tech electronic key security system
    • Key fab for exterior extrance
    • Room Key for apartment
  • Cable Television
  • Mocking Bird Flat (Ground Floor Lobby):
    • Laundry Room (included in rate)
    • Large common-area with TV and comfy sitting areas
    • Group study room
    • 24/7 access to computer docking stations
  • Odd room numbers on North side facing East 8th Street
  • Even room numbers on South side facing Flynn Street
  • Entire building will only be occupied by UTC students assigned through the Housing and Residence Life Department
  • Fully staffed with a Resident Director, Resident Assistants and a Receptionist.
  • Resident Assistants will be on duty during the evenings to assist students.
  • Staff will coordinate programs and handle any concerns just like the on campus residence halls.
  • Office and Community Room located in the ground floor lobby.
  • Bedding
  • Bath towels, shower curtain
  • kitchen accessories: pots, pans, silverware, 
  • cleaning supplies

Parking is not included with your housing fee.  We recommend that students living in overflow housing get a parking permit for the nearest on-campus lots; 51, 59 or 49.

On site parking passes can be purchased through the Palmetto Place office for an additional fee.

  • All UTC Housing and Residence Life polices will be enforced.

  • Monthly Health and Safety Inspections will be conducted.

  • Mail - You may have your mail sent directly to Palmetto Place.

  • Lost key - students will have a key fab and room key. Students will be charged a fee for lost key or fab.

  • Any maintenance concerns should be reported immediately to the receptionist or staff on-call.

Your assignment to Palmetto Place will remain for the entire fall semester. We anticipate moving you to campus for the spring semester.

You may log in to “Manage My Housing” to view your assignment/roommate.

Due to the high demand for on-campus housing we have limited space and cannot guarantee roommate and/or building preferences when transitioning to campus.



map of overflow location


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