The University operates modern residence hall facilities for both men and women. Residence hall living is designed to complement the academic curriculum by providing a favorable climate for learning and opportunities for personal growth. A program of diff erentiated housing permits students and the parents or guardians to select the kind of facility and living atmosphere best suited to their needs. The University requires all single freshmen and sophomores, except those living with their parents, to live o n campus. Residence halls are steam heated and furnished except for bed linens, blankets, towels, and accessories. The service of the latest in sophisticated telephone equipment is available to the residence halls. All of the housing is air-conditioned. B eds are single beds.
In order to provide campus housing for students at the lowest possible cost, a housing agreement is made between the applicants and the University for the full academic year, consisting of the fall and spring semesters. Terms and conditions of this agreem ent are included in the housing information and application booklet.
Residence halls are opened the day prior to the beginning of the semester. They are closed during fall break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, spring break, and summer vacation except for Browning Hall, which will be open during breaks. When students room alone i n double rooms, an additional $300.00 per semester is charged.
Further housing information and room rates for single students are contained in the Residence Halls brochure and application.
RESIDENCE HALLS FOR WOMEN
Jim McCord Hall is located south of Clement Hall and southeast of the University Center. The air-conditioned rooms have connecting baths. Basic telephone service is provided in each room. Residents will need to bring their own phone. Basic cable and data connections are provided in each room. Total capacity is 524.
Cooper Hall furnishes modern apartment-type facilities for 182 occupants. The rooms of the four-story, air-conditioned building are arranged in suites around the four sides of a rectangular atrium or courtyard. Telephones, basic cable, and data connection s are provided in each room. Suites will accommodate eight women. A few single rooms are available for $250.00 extra.
Austin Peay Hall North is located on the southeast perimeter of the campus. Its air-conditioned rooms have connecting baths. Basic telephone service is provided in each room. Austin Peay residents will need to bring their own phone. Basic cable and data c onnections are provided in each room. Total capacity is 262.
Buford Ellington Hall North is located just south of the University Center. This hall is also air-conditioned, and rooms have connecting baths. Telephones, basic cable, and data connections are provided in each room. The North Unit has space for 260 resid ents.
Browning Residence Hall North is located on the southwest perimeter of the main campus. The hall is air-conditioned, and rooms have connecting baths. Telephones, basic cable, and data connections are provided in each room. Women residents are assigned to the North unit. Total capacity is 264.
University Courts Building (A) is located just south of the main campus at the corner of Peach Street and Mt. Pelia Road. The apartments consist of eight one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom units. The units are unfurnished except for stove and refrigerator. Telephone service is mandatory and is payable at the Business Office. Basic cablevision and data connections are provided. The occupant is responsible for the electricity. These units are available to juniors and seniors.
RESIDENCE HALLS FOR MEN
Austin Peay Hall South is located on the southeast perimeter of the campus. Its air-conditioned rooms have connecting baths. Telephones, basic cable and data connections are provided in each room, except Austin Peay residents need to bring their own phone . Total capacity is 262.
Buford Ellington Hall South furnishes modern facilities for 264 residents. It is air-conditioned and rooms have connecting baths. Telephones, basic cable, and data connections are provided in each room.
University Courts Building (F) consists of eight one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom units. The facilities are described above.
Browning Residence Hall South is described above. Male residents are assigned to the south unit. Total capacity is 264.
Cooper Hall furnishes modern apartment-type facilities. These facilities are described above.
HOUSING FOR MARRIED STUDENTS
Housing facilities provided on the campus for married students consist of one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Stoves, refrigerators, basic cable, and air conditioning are furnished in all units. Phone service is mandatory and is payable at the Busines s Office.
University Courts, Buildings B through E, is a student-faculty apartment complex of 60 units, one, two, and three bedrooms, located on the southwest part of the campus. Rental rate is $265.00 for one bedroom, $290.00 for two bedroom, and $335.00 for three bedroom apartments. Buildings G through L is a new complex of 76 units, one, two, and three bedrooms, located in the same general area. Rental rate is $280.00 for one bedroom, $305.00 for two bedrooms, and $370.00 for three bedroom apartments.
Grove Apartments consists of a total of 88 units. Rent is $260.00 and $280.00 for the one and two bedroom apartments.
Prices are subject to change due to inflation and utility increases.
RESERVATIONS FOR HOUSING
Applications for rooms and family apartments may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Housing. To reserve a room in a residence hall, a $50.00 prepayment is required. To reserve an apartment in family housing, a $50.00 reservation/damage deposit is required. At the time keys are picked up for occupancy, this deposit must be accompanied by an additional $100.00 deposit. Checks should be payable to the University of Tennessee. The $50.00 residence hall deposit will be refunded if a written request fo r cancellation is received in the housing office by July 1 for fall semester and by December 1 for the spring semester. The prepayment will be forfeited if the cancellation dates are not met or if the room is not claimed by 1:00 p.m. on the day of registr ation for the semester for which the student has applied. Applications received and canceled after the cancellation dates will result in forfeiture of the prepayment. Students may not transfer prepayments to other applicants.
LIVING OFF CAMPUS
The University of Tennessee at Martin believes that a student's learning experiences extend beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Living in a residence hall is considered an important part of the total educational program and affords the student opportu nities for involvement in campus activities and for learning to share community experiences.
In view of the educational advantages and academic needs on campus and the desire to provide campus housing at minimum cost to students, the University requires all single freshmen and sophomores, except those living with their parents, to live on campus. Students with extreme medical problems, students over 25 years of age, and veterans of military service may be excused from this requirement by contacting the Office of the Dean of Students. Students with less than four semesters of college should not en gage off-campus accommodations prior to obtaining approval for one of the exceptions listed above.