The University Center has a variety of room sizes and styles to meet the needs of your event. Below are pictures and detailed descriptions of each room to help you find what you are looking for. Clicking on the room name below each picture will bring up a larger view of the room for your convenience. If you have any other questions about a room, or to just check availability, please call the UC Office at 423-425-4455.
The UC Auditorium is our only auditorium space in the University Center. It can seat 300 guests, and is equipped with a computer, screen, and projector, and an in-house sound system. It does NOT have theater-style lighting. For events in the Auditorium, the Coosa Room can serve as the green room for any guest speakers or performers. The UC Auditorium Use Policy can be found here.
The Tennessee Room underwent a complete renovation in Spring 2017. It si a beautiful space that can be set meet the needs of almost any event. It can up to 288 for a banquet or 390 in an auditorium set-up. The room is equipped with a large front projection screen, 4 smaller monitors around the rooms, and a high quality audio system. You can easily wirelessly connect your personal computer, tablet, or smartphone to the projection system, or use one of the VGA or HDMI connections in the room.
The Chattanooga Rooms (denoted at A, B, and C) are a multipurpose space that can be used as one large room or divided into two or three small rooms. As one large room with a banquet-style setting the Chattanooga Rooms can accommodate up to 208 people (buffet setting) or 232 people (plated meal), depending on the other needs of your event. With an auditorium-style setting the rooms can accommodate up to 350 people. Divided in to smaller rooms, the rooms can accommodate 80-100 persons each in an auditorium setting. The Chattanooga Rooms have a built-in sound system, but they are not equipped with computer technology for presentations. A projector and screen can be set up for use in the Chattanooga Rooms. For help planning your event, you can find a link to a blank floor plan below the picture.
Raccoon Mountain Room
The Raccoon Mountain Room is our largest lecture-style room with stadium seating. It can accommodate 120 people for lectures, conferences and panel discussions. The room has a built-in computer, projector and sound system for presenters. It is located directly across from the Bookstore in the UC.
Signal Mountain Room
The Signal Mountain Room can accommodate 80 people in a lecture setting with stadium seating. Located on the third floor of the UC near the Student Development Offices, it is equipped with computer, projector, and built-in sound for your presentation needs. The room does not have any built-in microphone capabilities for presenters.
The Ocoee Room is our smallest lecture-style room, accommodating 27 people at tables with chairs for an additional 9 people around the periphery of the room for a total room capacity of 36. The Ocoee Room is equipped with computer, projector, and built-in sound for your presentation needs. The room does not have any built-in microphone capabilities for presenters. The room is located on the third floor of the University Center.
The Riverbend Room is located on the third floor of the University Center and can accommodate 18 people around a long conference table.
Walden Ridge Room
The Walden Ridge Room can accommodate 8 people around a conference table. It is located on the third floor of the University Center between the Riverbend Room and Heritage Room. It is equipped with a 42" monitor with VGA and HDMI connections so you can connect your own computer for your meeting.
The Heritage Room is located on the third floor of the University Center. It has a conference-style setting that can accommodate 20 people at the table with an additional 6 chairs along the walls for a total room capacity of 26. This room is equipped with computer, projector and audio equipment (no built-in microphone capabilities). The Heritage Rooms is very convenient for breakfast, lunch or dinner meetings.
The Sequoyah Room can accommodate 20 people around a hollow-square conference table. It is located on the third floor of the University Center between the Ocoee Room and Hiwassee Room.
The Hiwassee Room is a conference Room that can accommodate 16 people around a conference table with an additional 9 chairs along the walls for a total room capacity of 25. It is located on the third floor of the University Center next to the Sequoyah Room.
The Fortwood Room can accommodate 24 people around a rectangular conference table. It is equipped with computer, projector, and sound system (no built-in microphone capabilities), and is located on the third floor of the University Center next to the Campus Activities Board Office.
The Chickamauga is the only banquet-style room in the UC, located on the third floor. Renovated in Summer 2011, the room can accommodate 48 people at 6-person round tables. It has a computer, screen, and projector (no built-in microphone capabilities).
Meeting room names reflect the history and heritage of the Chattanooga region. Chattanooga (“rock rising to a point”), Tennessee (“the place where the river bends”), Hiwassee (“savanna or meadow”), Ocoee (“apricot vines”), Chickamauga (“river of death”), Sequoyah (Native American leader), and Cherokee Rooms are named for the Native American history of this region. Fortwood, Lookout Mountain, Signal Mountain, Walden Ridge, Riverbend, and Coosa room names are also significant for regional history.