UTC Closed Wednesday

From UTC Executive Leadership

The safety of students, faculty, and staff is our top priority when making inclement weather decisions.

Road conditions continue to be hazardous in outlying areas and in higher elevations.  Temperatures are expected to continue dropping throughout the day and overnight.  Temperatures will be near or below zero across much of the region Tuesday night and through Wednesday morning.  Hazardous travel conditions will continue with black ice becoming increasingly common as snowmelt and wet roads freeze again.  UTC will be closed as follows.

Campus Operations – Wednesday, January 17, 2024

  • All classes are CANCELLED.
  • UTC Library will be CLOSED.
  • University administrative offices will be CLOSED.
  • Events scheduled to take place on campus are CANCELLED.  Organizers will communicate if these events are to be rescheduled and, if so, on what dates and times.
  • University Center (UC) will be OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • UC Game Room will be OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • UTC Bookstore will be OPEN 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC) will be OPEN 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • CARTA/MOCS Express:  NORMAL operations, as conditions permit.

Mocs Dining (Food Services) – Wednesday, January 17, 2024

  • Crossroads Dining Hall:  OPEN 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Chick-fil-A:  OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Subway:  OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Slim & Husky’s:  OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00PM
  • POD South Campus:  OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • POD West Campus:  OPEN 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Emergencies, including physical and mental health: 

  • Students living ON-CAMPUS should call the UTC Police at (423) 425-HELP/4357. 
  • Students living OFF-CAMPUS should call 911.
  • Students, faculty, and staff experiencing a mental health crisis should call the UTC CARE line at (423) 425-CARE (2273)

Students are encouraged to be mindful of their personal safety outdoors, particularly during inclement weather with temperatures near or below zero. Please avoid driving unless absolutely necessary.

Updates and any other information related to campus operations will be shared via UTC-ALERT, as well asposted to www.utc.edu and on the University’s official social media accounts (@UTChattanooga) X/TwitterInstagram and Facebook accounts.

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