Summer Camps and Conference Housing

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a great place to host your summer camp, conference or other special event!

Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Convenient location in Downtown Chattanooga
  • A short walk to Chattanooga River Park, Bluff View Arts District and other local attractions
  • Economical summer guest housing in the Residence Halls and Apartments each summer from June 1 - July 31
  • A variety of meeting and event rooms
  • Full-service catering

While the majority of summer guests do attend conferences, classes or events held on campus, housing is also available for groups not affiliated with the University.

Housing Amenities include:

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  • Private and shared room options
    • Full and Twin size mattresses
    • Linens not provided
  • Kitchen & Living Room in Apartments
  • Bathroom with tub/shower and curtain
  • Suites have a common area 
  • Handicap accessible rooms (available on request)
  • Staff available 24/7 who are knowledgeable and familiar with UTC and the Chattanooga area

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Daily Apartment Rates

  • All rooms will be charged at the rates indicated plus tax.  A tax exempt form must be provided to UTC Housing by all groups to avoid being charged appropriate Tennessee state taxes.
  • Community rooms located within each complex are available for an additional fee.
  • Location: Corner of Houston and Vine Streets
  • Suite Layouts:
    • 4 person/2 bedroom/2 bath
    • 4 person/2 bedroom/1 bath
    • 2 person/1 bedroom/1 bath
  • 600 bed spaces available
  • Rate: $30 private bedroom, $25 shared bedroom

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  • Location: Houston Street between Oak and Vine Street
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/1 bath
  • 4 bed spaces available
  • Twin Extra-Long Beds
  • Rate: $22 private bedroom

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  • Location: Houston Street between Oak and Vine Streets
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/1 bath
  • 295 bed spaces available
  • Twin Extra-Long Beds
  • Rate: $22 private bedroom

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  • Location: Oak and Palmetto Streets
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 2 person/2 bedroom/1 bath
      • 42 bed spaces available
    • 4 person/ 2 bedroom/1 bath
      • 196 bed spaces available
  • Full-size bed in private bedrooms, twin extra-long beds in shared bedrooms
  • Rate: $22 private bedroom, $18 shared bedroom

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  • Location: Oak and Palmetto Streets
  • Suite Layouts:
    • 2 person/2 bedroom/1 bath 
      • 26 bed spaces available 
    • 4 person/2 bedroom/1 bath
      • 86 bed spaces available
  • Community Kitchen on 1st floor
  • Twin Extra-long Beds
  • Rate: $20 private bedroom, $18 shared bedroom

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  • Location: Douglas Street between MLK & 8th Streets
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 3 person/2 bedroom/1 bath 
      • A bedroom shared with 2 twin regular beds
      • B bedroom private with full size bed
    • 4 person/3 bedroom/2 bath
      • A bedroom shared with 2 twin regular beds
      • B & C bedrooms private with full size bed
  • 214 bed spaces available
  • Rates: $25 private bedroom, $20 shared bedroom 

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  • Location: Douglas Street between MLK & 8th Streets
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/2 bath
    • 2 person/1 bedroom/1 bath (studio)
    • 1 person/1 bedroom/1 bath (studio)
  • 345 bed spaces available
  • Full-size beds
  • Rate: $25 private bedroom, $20 shared bedroom 

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  • Location: corner of 8th & University Streets
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 2 person/2 bedroom/1 bath
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/2 bath
  • 598 bed spaces available
  • Full-size beds
  • Rate: $25 private bedroom

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  • Location: corner of Campus Drive & 8th Street
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/2 bath
  • 220 bed spaces available
  • Full-size beds
  • Rate: $25 private bedroom

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  • Location: corner of Campus Drive & 8th Street
  • Apartment Layouts:
    • 4 person/4 bedroom/2 bath
    • 4 person/2 bedroom/2 bath (shared bedrooms)
  • 300 bed spaces available
  • Full-size beds
  • Rate: $25 private bedroom, $20 shared bedroom

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Community Rooms are available in most locations at a rate of $25/day. Charges begin the day you pick up key to the community room and end the day that all of your things are removed and the key is returned to UTC Housing.

  • Complexes with available community rooms include: West Campus, Johnson Obear, Boling, UC Foundation and Lockmiller Apartments.
  • The Stagmaier community room and kitchen are available for use but cannot be reserved for any specific group.
  • Utilizing the community space as retail space is prohibited. All requests for retail accommodations should be directed to Auxiliary Services.

Guidelines

Groups under 50 participants

  • Staff Available 24 hours a day
  • Assigned a Conference Manager to help with logistics and planning
  • Check Ins and Check Outs: Completed by conference/camp coordinator
  • Housing will provide you the keys and apartment number at least 24 hours prior to camp/conference.

Groups Over 51 participants

  • Staff Available 24 hours a day
  • Assigned a Conference Manager to help with logistics and planning
  • Check Ins and Check Outs: Completed by housing staff:
    • 51-150 participants: staff available for two hours on check in/out day
    • 151-300 participants: staff available for four hours on check in/out day
    • 301-600 participants: staff available for four hours on check in/out day
    • 601+ participants: staff available on check in/out day (hours determined by each group’s needs)
  • If additional times are needed for early arrivals, late arrivals, early departures or late departures, then an administrative fee will be charged to the camp/conference

When considering your housing numbers, please make sure your numbers include participants, coaches/chaperones (spouse and children of coaches) and staff. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to stay in on-campus housing.The housing options below are subject to change, based on renovation projects and budgetary concerns.

 

Supervision Needed. The following chaperone coverage should be provided:

*Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to stay in on-campus housing.

  • One adult per 25 students, 13-18 years old is required.
  • These supervisors will act as the liaison between the Conference Housing Staff in the event of discipline, noise or destructive behavior.
  • At least one week prior to the camps arrival, group should provide a list of names of those adults who will be staying on campus.
  • If groups are not able to provide adequate supervision, then Housing will hire Campus Security or an outside security agency to monitor the group between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. Camp/Conference group will be charged the cost and an additional 5 percent.
  • Cards will be signed out to a specific guest.
  • Cards will be returned and signed back in immediately after check-out.
  • Cards will only be assigned and distributed to adult chaperones/guests only.
  • Minors will not be issued access cards.

As you prepare your group for check-in, there are a few things you should consider when telling them what they will need to bring. Each room is air-conditioned and equipped with extra-long single beds, dressers, desks and chairs.

Here is a list of items that you should find useful in making your stay enjoyable as well as comfortable.

  • Linens: Pack sheets, blanket/comforter, pillow, towels and toiletries.
  • Other items: Alarm clock, hangers and a clothes iron.
  • Telecommunications: Rooms are equipped with a modular jack. Local calls are free. Long distance service is available with a calling card or by calling collect. Each apartment and room has ethernet and wireless internet.

Laundry: detergent, dryer sheets and quarters for community laundry rooms.

UTC is only a few blocks from the city center of Chattanooga. With thriving tech, start-up, foodie, outdoors and art scenes, the city has something for everyone.

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Housing and University Policies

UTC is a DRY campus. “Use, possession or being under the influence of alcoholic beverages on University-owned property is forbidden. This includes alcohol containers whether empty or decorative.

Unlawful use, manufacture, possession, distribution or dispensing of drugs or alcohol on university property or during university activities is forbidden.

Possession of items that are determined to be fire hazards are not allowed in the residence hall apartment rooms and/or public areas, include, but are not limited to, heaters/heating units, hookahs, halogen lamps, lamps with plastic shades, fog machines, candles (with or without wicks), outside antennae, flammable liquids, candle warmers, oil burners or incense. Due to fire regulations, hot plates, microwaves and other cooking appliances may not be used in bedrooms. Instead the provided kitchen area should be used.

Gambling is not allowed on campus.
The possession of firearms, knives, fireworks, or other types of weapons and explosives is not allowed in the residence halls or other University buildings and will be confiscated by Campus Police.
In the event that a key is lost, a $15.00 charge will be assessed to the individual before a replacement key will be issued. The same charge applies for keys not returned upon check-out. A refund will not be issued if the key is returned later.
No one under the age of 13 will be permitted to stay overnight.  please visit: minors on campus policy for the complete university policy.
Only fish tanks no larger than 10 gallons are allowed.  Otherwise, no animals are permitted.
To ensure a quality Conference Housing experience for you and other guests sharing the facilities, the hours between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m. are designated as quiet hours—keep noise to a minimum. Courtesy Hours are 24 hours a day.
If room damages occur to any residence hall building or room, the group will be charged for the damage. Information will be provided as to what room was damaged and which individuals occupied that room. Walkthroughs of the rooms will be done before the group arrives and upon their departure.
  • Describes prohibited conduct for students, faculty and staff;
  • Explains multiple options for reporting sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking to the University;
  • Describes the procedures the University will follow for promptly, thoroughly and equitably investigating and resolving reports of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking in order to eliminate the misconduct, prevent its recurrence and address its effects on a complainant or the University community;
  • Identifies resources for complainants;
  • Describes the University’s prevention and awareness programs relating to sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking; and
  • Implements the requirements of Title IX and the Clery Act (including amendments to the Clery Act made by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act).

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Smoking is prohibited inside all residence halls including bedroom, common area and kitchen. Smoking is permitted outside 25 feet away from doorways, windows and ventilation systems. Hookahs are never permitted.

UTC will be a smoke free campus beginning Jan. 1, 2019.

Commercial publicity or solicitations are not allowed on campus. No person or groups are allowed to solicit in residence halls. If someone comes to your door, ask for identification and notify Housing staff immediately.

 

Reservation Information

We are now accepting housing reservations for the Summer of 2020!

Simply complete the reservation form below to submit your housing request. Once your completed form has been received, you will receive a reply email with confirmation.

Remember:

  • Reservation requests are processed Monday through Friday, during normal business hours.
  • Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to stay in on-campus housing.

Summer Camps and Conferences Reservation Form

 

For additional information regarding staying on-campus, contact 423-425-4304 or email guesthousing@utc.edu.

 Thank you for your interest in Summer Housing at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga!