Massey Hall residents forced to relocate; Announcement comes day tuition cannot be refunded
On Aug. 17, a few days before classes started, a student posted a troubling photo to the “r/UTK” page on Reddit. The photo shows a long line of students crowding the stairwell in front of the entrance to Presidential Court Café, waiting to be let into the dining facility.
A huge concern for incoming college students is navigating the different dining halls and finding ways to use your meal plan effectively. For this semester, and possibly longer, UT dining is looking extremely different than before.
Recently, a UT student began a petition asking the university to end its contract with Aramark, the food service company that provides dining services in both residential dining halls, such as the Fresh Food Company and Presidential Court Building, and other food locations on campus, such as…
While freshman students who live on-campus are required to have an unlimited dining plan, all other undergraduate students have the freedom to invest in as small or large of a meal plan as they desire. With a variety of options to choose from, selecting the right plan can be difficult. Here’…
Over the past week, students have stopped in their tracks on the way to class to watch Morrill Hall fall to the ground. The demolition of the dormitory, built in 1967, is just one part of UT’s plans to renovate the west side of campus.
If the $1.5 trillion student debt of Americans is any indication, college in the U.S. is an expensive venture, with hefty price tags on everything ranging from biology textbooks to sausage and biscuits from the dining halls. Dining plans alone on campus often cost upwards of $4,000 a year, a…
For freshmen who joined a fraternity or sorority just a few months ago, living in the on-campus chapter housing is a very pragmatic option in terms of economics, meal plan and convenience.
The Knox County Health Department came knocking at Vol Dining’s door this May for a mandatory health inspection. This unannounced visit uncovered multiple health code violations in UT cafeterias and fast food locations.
As the new semester starts, many UT students are settling in to their first-ever off-campus apartments. This living situation comes with a lot more independence than the dorms – and a whole new set of expenses.
Rising Roll Gourmet Cafe opened its first Tennessee location on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus and appeared to draw a crowd the first day of classes.
The first day of classes can be a stressful time: rushing to find the right classroom, the nerve wrecking moment of introducing yourself to the class and then there’s figuring out what times everything is actually open to eat.
UT has made some big changes to the P.O.D. markets and meal equivalency options, including changing their supplier and offering breakfast meal equivalency choices.