The University of Tennessee Space Institute occupies a 365-acre wooded campus beside Woods Reservoir in a peaceful setting ideally suited for student and research. The main building complex, which has won several architectural awards for its design, houses classrooms, conference rooms, and administrative, faculty, and graduate student offices. The complex also has a research library, and twelve additional buildings dedicated primarily to laboratory work. Please note that during this time we are not booking to full capacity due to COVID restrictions still in place.
Outdoor Green Space
For your outside gatherings, campus green spaces can be reserved. This is a great space for team building and leadership, science camps, reunions, receptions, weddings, and more. Located on the lower floor of the main academic building, this room is handicap accessible and has a beautiful view of the lake. Features include audio visual, retractable screen, white board, Wi-Fi, adjoining kitchen and patio.
Capacity: 30 seated
Spacious Lobby with sky high windows over-looking the lake can accommodate formal as well as informal events. Perfect for receptions, job and technology fairs, etc. Features include audio visual capabilities.
Capacity: 100 standing
We have a computer lab equipped with audio visual equipment, video conferencing, wall-mounted dry erase board/projection screen and access to individual computers.
Capacity: 16 seated
The contemporary space has a wall of windows overlooking Woods Reservoir. Features include a big screen television for presentations, sound system, Wi-Fi and wireless microphone. A balcony overlooks the lake.
“The View” Catering From a simple coffee break to an elegant event, the Space Institute Dining Services is readily available for your catering needs. Services include breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner and accommodate any food service need from informal deli trays for the smallest group to full service dinners for 150. We feature an extensive menu of casual and formal dining options. These include box meals, cafeteria-style buffets, and plate-waited selection that can be served on-campus.
To schedule your catered event please contact Campus Dining Services at (931) 393-7240.
Capacity: 180 seated, 200 standing
Lower A Conference Room
Get down to business in this large, functional meeting space located in the Main Campus Building. The room features conference tables, chairs, digital projection system, wall-mounted projection screen, wireless micro-phone, wall-mounted dry erase board and Wi-Fi.
Capacity: 52 seated and 70 standing.
Gradual elevated theater-style seating and wide stage provide a comfortable venue for performances and speakers. The room features professional lighting and sound, wireless microphone and digital projection system with a large screen.
Capacity: 528 theater seating on the main floor and 148 in the balcony.
Jacobs Conference Room
Need more space or multiple breakout rooms? We have small, functional meeting space equipped with audio visual equipment, video conferencing, conference table, chairs, digital projection systems, Tandberg, and white boards.
Capacity: 12 – 22 seated depending on room.