The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is equipped with high-tech learning and research facilities and graced with a faculty of teaching scholars—not teaching assistants. Through internships, cooperative education assignments, and other experiential learning opportunities, our students learn in a laboratory as large as our world.

About

History

  • Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has developed an institutional excellence which rests on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American education.
  • For 83 years the University was a private school.
  • Pledged to the service of the entire state, UTC has emerged as a statewide system consisting of four primary campuses.

Education

  • Our primary strategic initiatives of providing an excellent educational experience to our students and of strengthening our community partnerships work together to help the campus achieve its goals.
  • We educate our students to prepare them for ethical and active leadership in civic, cultural, and professional lives.
  • At UTC, our students learn from and alongside a dedicated group of teaching scholars.
  • Every day, our faculty members introduce new ideas to students and create new knowledge through research and creative achievements.
  • Education at UTC goes beyond the traditional classroom and laboratory as befits an institution where service is also a high priority.

Research

  • Center for Energy, Transportation, and the Environment (CETE)
  • Center of Excellence in Applied Computational Science and Engineering (CEACSE)
  • Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise Center for Economic Education
  • SimCenter
  • Research Center for Applied Biomolecular, Behavioral, and Health Studies

Career

  • Students and Alumni: Our goal is to provide you with free resources to assist you in finding employment opportunities in line with your qualifications.
  • Employers: Our goal is to assist you with identifying UTC students and alumni to meet your employment needs. With the exception of career fairs, there is no charge to employers for Career Center activities.
  • The Mission of Career and Student Employment is to provide students with the tools to be successful in their job search and to be prepared with the right documents to have in an interview. We provide students with resources from resume help and moc interviews to local job postings and career fairs.

Distance Learning Courses

Law (1)

Services

Student services

Academic Support and Success: Students with Disabilities, Counseling Center, Freshman Success, Library, Student Support Services, Center for Advisement and Student Success, Testing Center, UTC Learn and Writing Center.

Housing services

If you look around the campus at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, you will find a message chiseled for eternity into the stone of our structures. Faciemus is Latin for “We shall achieve.” A bold commitment that guides us in everything we do, and tells the world what to expect from our campus. At UTC, we achieve, and so will you.

  • Orientation sessions for freshmen, transfer, and new adult students.
  • Continuing Education: You're looking for noncredit professional or personal classes.
  • Brock Scholars (University Honors).
  • Housing.
  • Veteran and Military Student Services: Assist active duty, veterans, reservists, Guardsmen, and family with education benefits and services.
  • Annual Security and Fire Safety Handbook.

Library services

Your door to a world of knowledge.

The UTC Library provides access to a world of information in every format available from books,e-books, and journals to online databases, digital image collections, CDs and DVDs.

We also check out a variety of technological devices like laptops, chrome books, digital and video cameras, scientific calculators, and sundry cables.

ICT services

  • The IT Solutions Center provides support for UTC students, faculty, staff, visitors, and partners.
  • The Solutions Center offers tier 1 (email, phone, and remote) and tier 2 (hardware, software, and virus).
  • Every residence hall has full wireless coverage and one network jack. Connect to the network with any device you want: Video game consoles, smart TVs, BluRay players, computers, etc.

Medical services

  • The staff of Student Health Services (SHS) seeks to give every student, faculty and staff member optimum healthcare. Services include visits for acute and chronic illnesses, physical exams, screenings, immunizations, lab services, TB skin testing and allergy shots.
  • Student Health Services is staffed by nurse practitioners and provides primary health services to students, faculty and staff.

Student Life

Campus life

Entertainment

  • Athletics: Students get free admission to Mocs athletics events.
  • Campus Recreation: Intramurals, Aquatics, UTC Outdoors, Chattanooga Spirit Squads, Fitness and Club Sports for everyone.
  • Fine Arts Center: Concerts, plays, dance, arts. We cover it all.
  • McKenzie Arena events and tickets: Big name concerts, traveling entertainment, and Mocs basketball.
  • Student Organization Events: SGA, Campus Activities Board (CAB) and other student organizations events.
  • Student Newspaper: The Echo, our student newspaper.
  • WUTC FM Radio: Our community's source for NPR information programming and eclectic mix of music.

Sports facilities

  • Finley Stadium - Football, Soccer
  • First Tennessee Pavilion - Football Fans
  • McKenzie Arena - Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Frost Stadium - Softball
  • Maclellan Gym - Wrestling, Volleyball
  • Moccasin Bend - Cross Country
  • Champions Club - Men's and Women's Tennis
  • Murphy-Haugerud Football Practice
  • Complex at Scrappy Moore Field - Football
  • Lawson Center - All SportsChattem Basketball
  • Practice Facility - Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Player Development Complex - Men's and Women's Golf
  • Softball Hitting Facility - Softball

Student clubs

  • Student Government Association (SGA): A voice for the undergraduate student experience.
  • Student Organizations: At UTC, we encourage you to make the most of your collegiate experience by getting involved in a student organization on campus! With over 120 different groups, we hope you can find one that fits your interests and you will be able to create a community of your own on campus.
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB): Your student-run programming board providing fun, free events all year long!
  • Graduate Student Association (GSA): A voice for graduate and professional students.

Accreditation

Chemical, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering programs are accredited under their specific engineering programs, by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the national accrediting agency for engineering, computing, and technology programs.

The Engineering (BSE) program with concentrations in Computer, Environmental, Industrial, Nuclear Engineering, and STEM Education is accredited under the ABET EAC General Criteria.

  • ABET Accreditation Computing
Computer Science program with concentrations in Software Systems, Scientific Applications, and Information Security and Assurance, is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.
  • ABET Engineering Technology
Engineering Technology Management program with concentrations in Construction Management and Engineering Management, is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET.

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

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