Proposal to Update Maclellan Gym

University faculty have noticed the need for a few updates around Maclellan Gym. The proposed idea of tearing down the natatorium wing is not a small favor, but the addition of office spaces would cause more help than harm in their eyes. Like all projects, they are waiting for funding approval, but even with funding, this will take multiple years to complete. The University Echo includes more details, along

Lupton Library Renovation

Millions of dollars are being poured into revamping the Lupton Library. The University plans to use the now stagnant space as the home of multiple departments, as well as new classrooms and office buildings. They got the go-ahead for the pre-planning phases, but are waiting patiently for approval of the project as a whole. Along with the redesigning of the floor space in what will be known as Lupton

Crossroads Dining Upgrades

UTC’s Crossroads Dining facility has been renovated extensively–from interior and exterior dining spaces, to its kitchen and dishwashing areas.

Fletcher Hall 2nd Floor Classroom Reservations

As part of the broader renovation and construction projects in Fletcher Hall, the 2nd floor classrooms were remodeled and refurnished.

New Mocs Tennis Center Dedicated in October

Mocs tennis players got a brand-new place to play in October with the official dedication of the state-of-the-art UTC Tennis Center.

Campus beautification projects at Vine and Oak streets

After about nine months as a construction site, a campus beautification project at Vine Street between Heritage Plaza and Douglas Street is scheduled to finish before similar work begins at Oak Street.

New intramurals and club sports complex is open

At a November ribbon-cutting ceremony for the UTC Sports Complex, a $7.7-million home for intramural sports, club sports and other events officially opened its doors.

Campus Construction/Relocation Projects 2018

Over the past few months there have been a number of offices that have been moved. Here’s what’s been completed to date.

Lupton Library Complete Makeover

updated Lupton design

“Lupton Library, opened at UTC in 1974, is set to begin its next life as a much-needed academic building with a new name, Lupton Hall. The first floor will house a Women’s Center, Multicultural Center and offices serving international students. The second and third floors will be the new home for the College of Arts and Sciences.” -Shawn Ryan, UTC News Releases For more info about the project: UTC

UTC’s New Health Sciences Building

A new $100 million health sciences building is in the works for UTC. Andy Sher, a writer at the Times Free Press, writes, “the new building is a partnership between UTC, the UT Health Science Center and Erlanger hospital, according to UTC officials.” The building will be in a prime health services location, which is optimal for reaching out to the local practices. The goal for the building is to