Campus Compass

Campus Information

Welcome to Tennessee Tech University!

Campus Information provides answers to many of your questions.


 Campus Information is located in the 1st floor lobby of the Roaden University Center.


Our hours are from 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) with a one hour lunch from 12-1pm.

- Campus/community events - Only TTU Students, Faculty and Staff may post signs with prior approval.

- Campus/community information.

- Contact information for faculty, staff and campus offices.

- Faxing for students, faculty, staff and campus offices.

- For sale/rent/wanted signs - Only TTU Students, Faculty and Staff may post signs with prior approval.

- Lost and Found - Items will only be kept until the end of the semester in which they are found.

(Found Eagle Cards will be taken to the Eagle Card Office)

- Student organizations information

Where is the Campus Information located?

- We are located in the 1st floor lobby of the Roaden University Center.

Where can I find a Campus Map or a Campus Calendar?

- A Campus Map may be found here TTU Campus Map The Campus Calendar may be found here TTU Calendar

Where do I get my student ID (Eagle Card)?

- The Eagle Card Office is located on the 2nd floor of the Roaden University Center in room 230.

Where is the Financial Aid Office?

- The Financial Aid Office is located on the 3rd floor of the Jere Whitson Building in room 302.

Where is the Human Resources Office?

- The Human Resources Office is located on the 1st floor of Derryberry Hall in room 146

Where is the Admissions Office?

- The Admissions Office is located on the 2nd floor of Jere Whitson Building in room 208. 

How can I contact the Campus Information?

- Campus Information may be contacted by email at or by calling 931-372-4357.

Location. Cookeville, Tennessee, the site of Tennessee Technological University, is located on Interstate 40, Highway 70 North, and Highway 111.

The city of Cookeville has a population of more than 26,000 and is located on the eastern Highland Rim of Tennessee at an elevation of 1,140 feet. The local public schools, civic clubs, and churches have a friendly and cooperative relationship with students, faculty, and staff. The surrounding area, enhanced by three major lakes, abounds in natural beauty and is served by several state parks.

Campus. The campus consists of a tract of 235 acres made attractive by shrubbery, native trees, and a system of driveways and walks; the buildings are arranged to make a compact and convenient university plan.

Academic and Service Facilities. The following facilities serve either as academic buildings or as service buildings for the educational programs of the University:

Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library and Media Center houses the print and multimedia collections. The Library is a selective U.S. Federal Depository. Access to the Library’s holdings is provided by an online catalog accessible through the campus network. The Library provides information sources in a variety of electronic formats. The Library participates in regional and national bibliographic networks which provide extensive resource sharing capability. The collections are now over two million titles.

Athletic Fields. Overall Field, home to the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Football team, is covered with artificial turf, and has an eight-lane artificial track. Tucker Stadium seats 16,500 spectators. The east stadium section houses facilities for the football team and instructional laboratories. The west stadium section contains classrooms and laboratories. Other fields include Quillen Field (the intercollegiate baseball field), the Ray Drost Intramural Fields, and lighted tennis courts.

Bartoo Hall houses a Learning Resources Center, Curriculum and Instruction Department, Educational Support Services, and computer labs.

Bell Hall is the Nursing and Health Services Building which houses the offices, classrooms, and clinical simulation laboratories for the School of Nursing along with the university health services offices.

Brown Hall houses the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and the Manufacturing Center.

Bruner Hall houses the Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

Bryan Fine Arts Building houses the Departments of Music and Art and the James A. Wattenbarger Auditorium.

Clement Hall houses the Office of the Dean of the College of Engineering, the Basic Engineering Program, and the D.W. Mattson Computer Center.

Daniel and Matthews Halls house the Academic Development Program, Department of Sociology and Political Science, the Child Development Laboratory, the Special Education Program, Counseling and Psychology, and a number of model demonstration programs in education.

Derryberry Hall houses the central administration offices, Concert Hall (an auditorium with 828 seats), University Development, University Advancement, and Graduate School.

Facilities and Business Services Buildings house offices, shops, and storage space for operation and maintenance of the University’s physical plant.

Foster Hall houses the Department of Chemistry.

Foundation Hall house the University Police and other offices.

Foundry Building houses Industrial Technology metal casting.

Henderson Hall houses the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences Student Success Center (GECU), the Departments of English, Communication and History.

Hooper Eblen Center houses the offices of the intercollegiate athletics program, the Eagle’s Nest (an alumni-sponsored lounge and meeting room), and the center for varsity basketball games, convocations, concerts, and conferences. The seating capacity of this of this facility is 7,400.

Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion is utilized during the week to support instruction in the School of Agriculture and is located at Shipley Farm. Phase I has over 4,000 sq. ft. for animal holding facilities and a sales/demonstration arena. Phase II has a standard show arena and seating for over 2,000. It has office space, classrooms, and laboratory facilities.

Indoor Tennis Building houses two tennis courts.

Jere Whitson Building houses the Backdoor Playhouse, Admissions Office, Records and Registration, Financial Aid, Enrollment Management, Veterans Services, New Students and Family Programing and the Graduation office.

Johnson Hall houses the Office of the Dean of the College of Business, the Departments of Accounting; Decision Sciences and Management; Economics, Finance, and Marketing, the MBA program, two computing and technology resource centers, all multimedia classrooms, and an auditorium with 150 seats.

Joe L. Evins Appalachian Center for Craft located on Center Hill Lake near Smithville houses 87,000 sq. ft. of facilities including the Office of the Director of the Craft Center, classrooms, studios, a library, conference rooms, exhibition and sales galleries, a café, and residential quarters for 64 students.

Kittrell Hall houses the Department of Earth Sciences.

Lewis Hall houses the offices and instructional laboratories for the Department of Manufacturing and Engineering Technology.

M.S. Cooper Residence Hall houses the Office of Residential Life as well as students assigned to the building.

Memorial Health and Physical Education Building houses offices, classrooms, apparatus rooms, handball courts, swimming pool, and two intramural gymnasiums. A large gymnasium which has a seating capacity of 3,262 is also located in this building.

Oakley Hall houses the School of Agriculture, and the School of Human Ecology, including the School’s Historical Textiles Collection and Friday Cafe. In addition, it houses the Department of Foreign Languages.

Old Maintenance Building houses the Agricultural Engineering Technology Laboratory and College of Engineering Research Laboratories.

Pennebaker Hall houses the Biology Department, Cooperative Fisheries Unit, Women’s Center, and Art Education.

Prescott Hall houses the Departments of Civil and Environmental and Chemical Engineering; the Water Resources Center; and the Energy Systems Research Center. Also located in the building is an auditorium with a seating capacity of 401.

Ray Morris Hall houses the Millard Oakley STEM Center for the Teaching and Learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The Oakley STEM Center includes administrative offices and interview rooms, learning studios and prep lab, 240-seat auditorium, virtual theatre, food service, and multipurpose lobby space.

ROTC Building houses the offices of ROTC.

Recreation and Fitness Center is a facility of approximately 80,000 square feet which houses spaces for physical activity and recreation, including a natatorium. The construction and operation costs for this facility are funded entirely by student fees.

Roaden University Center Building houses the central dining rooms including a cafeteria and a grill; Post Office; Bookstore; student and faculty conference rooms; Joan Derryberry Art Gallery; Student Government Association Offices; student publication offices; Communication and Marketing Office for news, publications, and sports information; Center for Career Development; Counseling Center; WTTU-FM; offices and conference rooms for student personnel services; Office of Student Activities and Campus Life; Office of Student Affairs; Dean of Students Office, Office of Disability Services, and the Office of Minority Affairs.

Shipley Farm, which serves as a farm laboratory, contains three hundred acres and is located two miles from the main campus. It is used for demonstration, instruction, and research, and is operated by the College of Agricultural and Human Ecology Programs.

Southwest Hall houses the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, and Extended Programs and Regional Development.

T. J. Farr Building houses the Office of the Dean, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean and the Advisement Center of the College of Education, the Rural Education Research and Services Consortium, the Office of the Ph.D. in Exceptional Learning, and Offices of the Honors Program.

University Services Building houses the Heating Plant, Printing Shop and Telecommunications.

Walton House. The president’s residence is located near Old Walton Road and historic Dixie Avenue. The Old Walton Road is a part of the route traveled between Washington, D.C., and The Hermitage by the Seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson.

Residential Life. The Office of Residential Life realizes the impact that living arrangements can create on a student’s life and education. We feel the decision to live in University housing, while attending college, will provide additional opportunities; for personal growth, educational development, connectedness, and leadership experiences. Studies consistently show that students living in the residence halls have higher grade point averages and lower dropout rates and are involved in more campus activities than those living at home or off campus.

TTU campus has 15 residence halls, two for men, one for women and 12 coeducational halls accommodating approximately 2,300 students. Each residence hall is supported by an Assistant Coordinator, a live in professional staff member, a Hall Director, an experienced student staff member providing additional support to the hall, and between 9 and 12 Resident Assistants (RAs), upper class students hired to provide support, guidance and community development on each of the floors. Each residence hall is secured by entry through an electronic card access with only assigned residents and staff being allowed entrance.

Business Residence Hall—Jobe Hall, a co-educational residence hall, is available for students majoring in any discipline within the College of Business. Contact the College of Business Student Success Center for specific information.

Co-Ed Educational Residence Halls. Tennessee Technological University has twelve co-educational halls housing approximately 2000 students. Male and female residents are assigned on alternating floors. The names of the halls are: Cooper, Dunn, Ellington, Jobe, McCord, Maddux, MS Cooper, Murphy, New Hall North, New Hall South, Pinkerton, Warf

Engineering Residence Halls—Maddux Hall and McCord Hall, both co-educational residence halls, are available for students majoring in any discipline within the College of Engineering. Contact the Basic Engineering Program for specific information.

Honors Residence Hall—Murphy Hall, a co-educational residence hall, is available for students majoring in the Honors program. Contact the Honors Department for specific information.

International Residence Hall—MS Cooper Hall, a co-educational residence hall, is available for International Students and students declaring majors in Foreign Languages and International Business and Cultures. Contact the Office of International Education for specific information.

Men’s Residence Halls. Tennessee Technological University has two residence halls housing approximately 265 male students. The names of the halls are: Browning and Evins.

Specialty Housing. In addition to our Living Learning Villages we also have 3 specialty housing areas: Honors Program located in Murphy Hall. Jobe Hall provides support for business majors. M.S. Cooper Hall is our international hall as well as our hall utilized for break periods. In specialty housing, the Residential Life staff along with program mentors will provide opportunities for students to assist one another, both academically and personally. Activities include faculty involvement programs, study groups, technology resources and academic support programs.

Tech Village. There are 300 Tech Village apartments for the following student groups; juniors, seniors, 21 years or older, married, single with children, graduate, and faculty/staff.

Women’s Residence Halls. Tennessee Technological University has one residence hall housing approximately 235 female students. The name of the hall is: Crawford