West Campus

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Our newest housing complex offers breathtaking views of Chattanooga from all seven floors.

Just steps from the Library, University Center, McKenzie Arena, and Aquatics & Recreation Center; you’re living in the heart of campus.


  • Freshman housing
  • Extra-long twin bed
  • Suites include shared bedroom, common area, and bathroom. Options include one- and two-bedroom units and bathrooms.

Complex includes community rooms, laundry, kitchen, conference rooms, multipurpose rooms, parking garage, Einstein Bagels, Dippers Chicken, P.O.D. Market (food and snacks), and front desk staffed 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Bed Spaces

Suite Style
# of Bed Spaces # of Suites
2 Bedrooms (shared) 1 Bath (4 person suite) 160 10
2 Bedrooms (shared) 2 Bath (4 person suite) 400 40
1 Bedroom (shared) 1 Bath (2 person suite) 20 100
1 Bedroom (private) 1 Bath (Staff only) 20 20


West Campus Shared Bedroom
Lounge area
West Campus Suite-Common Area
West Campus Suite-Common Area
Study Space in West Campus Community Rooms
Community Room

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west campus housing room types

1 bedroom, 1 bath suite at west campus

1 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 residents

2 bedroom, 1 bath with living area, suite at west campus

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 4 residents, with living area

2 bedroom, 2 bath suite at west campus

2 bedroom, 2 bath, 4 residents

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Room Number Description

  • WCH-260A1: West Campus Housing, 2 is the floor level, 60 is the suite number, A1 is the bed space
  • Even-numbered rooms face outside the building complex and have city views
  • Odd-numbered rooms face inside the building complex and have courtyard views

Complex Amenities

  • Location: Corner of Houston and Vine Streets
  • Street address: 515 Vine Street
  • Bed spaces: 600
  • Residents: Freshmen
  • Conveniently located near UTC McKenzie Arena, The Aquatics and Recreation Center (The ARC), Library, and the University Center
  • Community laundry facility, included in housing fee (no coins needed)
    • Regular washing machines; not high-efficiency
  • Mailboxes near office
  • Trash room on each floor
  • Four elevators located in the center of the building
  • Wireless Internet - one-GB wireless access points throughout the building
  • Utilities (electric, cable, internet, laundry and water) are included in the semester rates
  • Four community rooms and a lobby on each floor
  • Community kitchen, multipurpose room, and two conference rooms located on the main floor
  • Dining options and bookstore located on the main floor
    • Einstein Bagels
    • Dippers: southern fried and grilled chicken options with tasty sides, including signature fried pickles
    • P.O.D. Market
  • Front desk staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist students
  • Air conditioning, fire sprinklers, and alarm
  • Parking garage: Two levels with approximately 600 spaces located under the building. Lot/garage #50.
  • Fire Extinguishers located in the hallways

Suite Amenities

  • Common Area:
    • Each suite has its own thermostat
    • Cable TV connection
    • Cabinet and countertop
    • Mid-size fridge and microwave
      • Separate refrigerator and freezer
      • Approximately 5ft tall x 2ft wide
    • Cubby area between counter/cabinet and wall: 34" tall x 21.5" wide x 23" deep
    • Other small appliances must remain in the common area: coffee pot, toaster, etc. (not provided)
    • Two-bedroom, two-bath units will have a 36-inch round table with four chairs in the living area, which measures approximately 4' x 6' feet or 10'x12'; if you include the walkway in front of the bedrooms/bathrooms
    • Two-bedroom, one-bath units will have a modular sofa and a 36-inch round table with four chairs in the living area, which measures approximately 18.5 feet x 10 feet
    • One-bedroom, one-bath units will have a 36-inch round table with two chairs in the living area
  • Bedrooms:
    • Shared by two residents
    • Desk and chair: Desk 24 inches deep x 42 inches wide x 30 inches high, no drawer
    • Extra-long twin bed frame and mattress
      • Bed ends have nine adjustable heights, highest is approx. 36 inches off the floor
      • If on the highest setting, the bottom of the mattress is approx. 30" to the floor
      • Lofting of bed is not permitted
    • Two under-bed drawer units per resident, 24 inches deep x 30 inches wide x 20 inches high with two drawers in each. Drawers measure 10" tall x 30" wide x 18.5 deep.
    • Closet: Size 3 feet wide x 2 feet deep x 9 feet height, two shelves that can be adjusted higher or lower, no closet doors (students may use a tension rod and curtains if they desire)
    • Bedroom size: Approximately 11.5 feet x 15 feet
    • Electrical outlets are placed throughout the bedrooms and suite
    • Each bedroom and living area has cable and ethernet connections
  • Bedroom windows:
    • All windows have mini blinds  
    • Floors two - five: bedroom windows are 70 inches wide x 69 inches long and have two panels, the window sill is 30 inches from the floor
    • Floors six - seven: most bedroom windows are 105.5 inches wide x 61 inches long and have three panels, the window sill is 30 inches from the floor
      • The following rooms on floors six and seven have the two-panel windows that measure 70 inches wide x 69 inches long:
        • 628A1&A2, 630B1&B2, 633B1&B2, 634A1&A2, 636B1&B2
        • 728A1&A2, 730B1&B2, 733B1&B2, 734A1&A2, 736B1&B2
  • Bathroom: Toilet, shower (shower curtain rod and soap dish provided), sink, towel bars
  • Ceilings are approximately 9 feet in the suites


Mailing Address

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(Student's Name)
West Campus Housing, Room (#)
515 Vine Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403-7111


Complex Maps


Ground Floor

Dining, bookstore, meeting rooms, lobby,  24-hour desk, lounges and restrooms


Floors 2-5, Residential

Suite-style, lounges, lobby and conference room


Floors 6 & 7, Residential

Suite-style, lounges, lobby and conference room