The student newspaper, The Pacer, is published weekly during the academic year and distributed free to students. Students are encouraged to apply for staff positions, some of which carry stipends, at the beginning of each semester.

The UT Martin yearbook, the Spirit, is published in the spring of each year by a student staff under the advisorship of a designated faculty member. Reservations for copies can be made early in the spring semester, at registration, or through the Spirit office.

Bean Switch is a literary magazine which provides a selection of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, and photography from the University community. Work may be submitted to the English Department for publication and for consideration for the English Department writing awards of $100 each, which will be given for the most outstanding poetry, play, short story, and essay.