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Campus Life

Engineering students spend lots of time in lectures and labs requiring focus, time commitment, and hard work. If you want to succeed as an engineering student, good time management skills will help you achieve your academic goals.

Housing and Dining

Dorms at the University of TennesseeYou’ve been admitted, and now you’re an official UT engineering student. Once you get on campus, where are you going to live? And how do you find pizza?

Freshman students who are not living with a parent or guardian are required to live in university housing during their first year of college. The college offers an optional housing program for freshmen known as the Engage Learning Community. This community gives you the opportunity to live in the same residence hall with other first-year engineering students. Since you will be taking common classes with your neighbors, it is easier to share notes, form study groups, and develop a sense of camaraderie. Find more information on residence halls at the University Housing website.

Visit Vol Dining to check out information on meal plans and campus dining services.

Athletics are Part of Campus LifeActivities

UT offers students numerous opportunities to get involved on campus. With more than 300 social, sports, academic, religious, and special interest clubs, you’re bound to find one that fits you. UT is also a national leader in collegiate sports.

Our campus is located in East Tennessee where outdoor recreation is plentiful. Easy access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, numerous lakes and rivers, and national scenic recreation areas make Knoxville an exciting place to live, study and play! Find out what our city has to offer!

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