A Note About Meeting Room Capacities In The UC
The room capacities listed below for each space has been updated to reflect the new capacity with social distancing in a COVID-19 environment. (The pictures shown for each room may not reflect the current set-up.)
For the Auditorium, Tennessee, and Chattanooga Rooms, the capacity is dependent upon the set-up of the room along with the maximum number of attendees allowed by the University. Currently, (mid-July) that number is capped at 30 people.
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.
Non-UTC entities and UTC Departments whose event is targeting the non-UTC community will be charged fees for use of space, technology, etc.
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 has a maximum capacity of 30, including the speaker/presenter. The space is equipped with computer, screen, and projector, and audio system that were installed in December 2019. It does NOT have theater-style lighting.
The Tennessee Room underwent a complete renovation in Spring 2017. The room that can be set meet the needs of almost any event. The room is equipped with a large front projection screen, 4 75" monitors around the rooms, and a high quality audio system. You can wirelessly connect your personal computer, tablet, or smartphone to the projection system, or connect via HDMI or VGA cable.
The maximum capacity for this is space is 30.
The Chattanooga Rooms (denoted at A, B, and C) are a multipurpose space that can set to meet the needs of your event. They can be used as one large room or divided into two or three small rooms. 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.
The maximum capacity for these rooms vary by set-up, with 30 being the maximum capacity allowed. Contact the UC Office to for more information.
Raccoon Mountain Room
The Raccoon Mountain Room is our largest lecture-style room with stadium seating. It can accommodate 26 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 on the 2nd floor of the UC.
Signal Mountain Room
The Signal Mountain Room can accommodate 18 people in a lecture setting with stadium seating. Located on the third floor of the UC near the Student Affairs 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 10 people. 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 6 people around a long conference table. The room is equipped with a computer and 80" monitor and a webcam. You can also connect you own device wirelessly to the monitor.
Walden Ridge Room
The Walden Ridge Room is offline during COVID-19.
The Heritage Room is located on the third floor of the University Center. It has a conference-style setting that can accommodate 10 people. 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 7 people around a conference table. It is equipped with a computer, 86" monitor, and webcam. 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 6 people around a conference table. It is equipped with an computer, 86" monitor, and webcam. The Hiwassee Room is located on the 3rd floor of the University Center next to the Sequoyah Room.
The Fortwood Room can accommodate 8 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.
The Chickamauga Room was updated in December 2019 with new furniture and paint. The new furniture allows for flexible set-ups in the space to meet the needs of a variety of meetings and events. The room is equipped with a computer, screen, and projector for your A/V needs.
About the Room Names:
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 and Riverbend room names are also significant for regional history.