Furniture and Amenities

UT Tower is furnished with everything you need to be comfortable, productive and collaborative.






Private Offices


Adjustable Chairs


And So Much More:

  • Conference Tables
  • Filing Cabinets
  • Storage Closets
  • Projectors
  • Glass dry-erase boards
  • Shred Bins
  • Energy-Efficient Lighting
  • Refrigerators with Ice Makers
  • Microwaves
  • Dishwashers
  • Keurig Coffee Makers with Plumbed-In Filtered Water
  • Filtered Water Stations


Please note supply chain issues are causing delays on some appliances and furniture. Therefore, it’s possible some temporary appliances or other items may be in place at first while we wait for orders to be fulfilled




All mail and parcels will be delivered to Summer Place for security scanning before being delivered to UT Tower. Update your address accordingly:


(For mail and parcels)

University of Tennessee – [Department Name]
ATTN: [Your Name]
505 Summer Place – UT Tower [Your office or workstation number]
Knoxville, TN 37902



(For food, flower, etc. deliveries)

University of Tennessee
[Your Name]
400 W Summit Hill Dr. – UT Tower (Your office or workstation number)
Knoxville, TN 37902


UT System Business cards

Instructions are available online for ordering new letterhead and business cards. We recommend using your postal address on business cards, but please use the address that is best for your needs.

A template for updating your branded email signature also is available.



Assigned Offices/Workstations

Division heads and floor communicators assigned to each floor have a list of office and workstation numbers. Please do not make changes to assignments without first contacting Sherry McBee at or 865-974-0819.



Building Hours

Building hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Employees are able to come and go before/after hours with an active UT Tower badge. Visitors without active badges are not able to access the building outside of normal business hours.



Printed display materials

If a department seeks to highlight specific efforts in the breakrooms, conference rooms or sitting areas around UT Tower, please contact Kellyn Reisser with the Communications and Marketing team at Please note that printed materials for display in UT Tower generally is rotated every two weeks, with each department being financially responsible for the printed pieces. Content must be approved by communications and marketing and be of importance to a majority of UT Tower staff.




Thermostats are set on 72 degrees with a 4 degree variance.



Available Parking Passes for UT Knoxville and Other Campuses/Institutes

Heading back to campus? Fifty UT Knoxville hangtags will be available for UT Tower employees to check out as needed. Need to grab one? Talk to your supervisor or floor communicator.



Accessible Routes into UT Tower

Parking for UT Tower is provided in Summer Place Parking Garage. There is a fully accessible route along Summit Hill Drive when parking in the ADA spaces on the 3rd floor of the garage.

A D A route to UT Tower

Route directions from Summer Place garage to UT Tower (PDF)



IT Support

All IT questions can be directed to Tonya Sartin at