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NFTI Parking & Check-In Information

Obtaining a Permit

University faculty, students and staff are given parking permits and assigned to parking lots around campus. As new faculty, you should learn more about parking and how to obtain a parking permit at New Employee Orientation. Once obtaining a parking permit, you can park in your assigned lot and walk to Mossman or HSS. If for whatever reason you cannot attend the New Employee Orientation before the NFTI, you should try to pick up a parking permit before the NFTI to park on campus. Call UT Parking & Transit Services at 865-974-6031 for more information.

Interactive Campus Map

UT Knoxville has an interactive online map that can assist you when locating parking lots and various buildings on campus. To find your parking lot in relation to Mossman or HSS:

  1. Locate Mossman or HSS on the map, using the “Building” tab in the map menu or search for Mossman or HSS in the search query feature in the upper left-hand corner of the webpage.
  2. Find your parking lot options by clicking the “Parking” tab, then selecting “Faculty and Staff,” and then clicking on the various assigned lot options.

Allow yourself plenty of leeway time when traveling to and around campus due to construction. 

What if my assigned lot is far away from Mossman or HSS?

You have two options.

  1. Ride the T: We encourage you to check out the “The T” transit system, which is fare-free for all passengers. Buses do not operate on a set time schedule. Instead, they operate on a headway system with continuous, frequent service. You can find the summer route map on “the T” website.
  2. Volunteer Hall: You can also park in the Volunteer Hall public parking garage on 1545 White Avenue, Knoxville TN 37916, which is a short five minute walk from Mossman on White Avenue. The fee is $5 per day to park in Volunteer Hall.
  3. Circle Park Public Parking: You can obtain a guest pass for the Circle Park public parking, which is a short walk from HSS.


A check-in table will be located in the Mossman and HSS lobbies. TLI staff will be at the check-in table to greet you and provide you with necessary information for the NFTI.

Technology Recommendations

We are asking all attendees to please bring a portable device with them, such as a laptop or tablet, to this year’s NFTI. We have built in time into this year’s NFTI schedule for attendees to be able to work on their courses, make updates to their syllabi, try out campus technology, and learn about other resources available to them. Having a laptop or tablet will make these parts of the NFTI more enjoyable and effective for those present. If you have not yet connected to the UT Network, visit the Office of Information Technology’s website for detailed instructions.