Is there Wi-Fi on campus?
The TEC is a Wi-Fi and wired campus. Work with your TEC representative or campus billeting for the login name and password.
What is the cost of billeting?
Billeting is available at no cost for service members and those on official orders, so please ensure your travel orders reflect that. Rooms have refrigerators, flat-screen TVs and clock radios. Dayroom areas on each floor have microwaves and coffee pots. There are centralized washers and dryers as well as housekeeping. Call 865-336-8830 (DSN 266-8830) for more information.
Is there a place to workout on campus?
Definitely!! Wilson Hall offers a great variety of physical fitness equipment, training rooms, showers and a men's and women's locker room. The running track is a 400 meter track. The base has two tennis courts and The VOLS offers beach volleyball.
Are there dry cleaning services?
Laundry/Dry Clean/Alterations is located at the Base Exchange, a short walk from billeting, and is open Mon-Fri, 11 am-6 p.m. (UTA weekend Sat, 11 am-5 pm)
Are there laundry machines I can use in lodging?
Laundry machines are located in the common areas of each billeting building.
Do I need a car to get around campus?
All of TEC as well as base services are within short walking distance.
Is the base dining facility close to campus? What are the hours?
The Rockytop dining facility is just a short walk from lodging and the classrooms. Breakfast: 5:45 am - 8 am, $3.45. Lunch: 10:45 am-1 pm, $5.55. Dinner: 4:45- 6:30 pm, $4.85. Menu: 865-336-4343.
Is there a barber on base?
The base barber shop is located at the Base Exchange, a short walk from billeting. (There is no Beauty Shop on base.) The Barbershop is open Mon-Fri, 10 am- 6 pm, and Sat, 10 am-5 pm. Self-serve gas pumps are open 24/7. (865) 985-3401
Is there a Base Exchange at McGhee Tyson?
The McGhee Tyson Mini Exchange is located north of the TEC campus, just a short walk from billeting. It offers food, alcohol, some uniform items and convenience items as well as gasoline. Hours are Mon-Fri, 10 am-6 pm; Sat, 10 am-5 pm; UTA Weekends 12 pm-5 pm.
Is there a Chaplain at TEC?
The Chaplain, 865-336-3526, at Wingman Hall is available for your spiritual and counseling needs. Midweek Bible Study is held Wed at 6 pm, and Contemporary Worship Service is held Sun at 9 am, when EPME classes are in session.