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Public Parking for NEW Student Union

Welcome to the newly opened Student Union II

ONLY .2 mile from Volunteer Hall garage to Student Union – walking map


  • Primary Visitor Parking – Volunteer Hall public parking (.2 mile from Student Union entrance) – at 1545 White Ave 
  • In addition, parking for Scottish Rite Temple, Alumni Memorial Building events, Strong Hall events, Law school events, Haslam Business Building events, etc
  • Monday – Friday parking rate $1.00 per 30 minutes
  • Weekend parking needs determined as needed
  • REMINDER: Public Parking is NOT available during home football games


  • UT departments, offices, and colleges hosting an event may request event parking – must be submitted at least 7 working days prior to the event.
  • Method of payment must be indicated on request.
  • Parking & Transit Services will assign parking where available.
  • UT staff, faculty, and event planners can contact Parking & Transit Services at 865-974-6031 or for specifics (including QR codes)

CLICK HERE to Request special parking (both weekday and weekend events need to complete this request form)

NOTE: Staff 9 across from Neyland Stadium is designated and reserved for Staff and is NOT visitor parking.


Highlights of Student Union II include:

  • UT Visitor Center The location where campus tours will originate for future Vols and their families
  • Auditorium with 1,000 seats
  • Welcome area information desk. When visitors walk in the front entrance of the Student Union, they will find an information desk where staff can answer their questions.
  • Steak ‘n Shake and Rising Roll dining locations. (140 seats)
  • Pilot Flying J Ballroom of 12,000 square feet
  • Union Station student recreation area. This area will feature video gaming, billiards, and table tennis, as well as space for small events.
  • Central Ticket Office—event tickets, KAT bus passes, etc.
  • Student art gallery 
  • Student organization suite
  • UT Federal Credit Union branch location and ATM machines
  • Meeting and event spaces
  • UCopy Printing and Design