Student Engagement

Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services

Welcome to Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services. The resources provided here are designed to ensure that all Golden Eagles enjoy a connected, supportive, and wonderful college experience. Whether you live at home with family members or in an apartment with friends, Tech has engagement opportunities for you.

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Commuter Connect Events

03/22/2024 at 09:30 AM

Friday Bike Ride with Eagles Outdoors

Join Eagles Outdoors and Off-Campus & Commuter Student Services on this special Friday bike ride where you can expect to enjoy a leisurely bike ride, a FREE drink from one or our favorite cafes in Cookeville, and some great company! Click "Learn More" to register.


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Get Involved

Find the Student Organizations that are right for you via Eagle Engage.

Attend fun events and insightful workshops to meet other students with similar interests. Eagle Engage, the Student Events page, Tech Times, and campus bulletin boards help students learn about the many events available to students each week.

Upcoming student events

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Join the Commuter Student Network

The Off-Campus and Commuter Student Network is a community for YOU. Members of the Network will receive a monthly email with events, organization spotlights, and other information specifically created to meet the needs of Commuter students. The Network will also host meet-ups and provide other opportunities to connect with your peers. 

Join the Off-Campus and Commuter Student Network

Connect on Instagram

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Getting Around Campus

Navigating campus can be challenging for commuters. Check out the Parking and Transportation Updates web page to make your plans to find the parking options and walking routes that are best for you.


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Find Your Favorite Spot

There are a variety of great spaces on campus to work on your projects, relax between classes, and meet up with friends.

Ground Floor Lounge – Roaden University Center Ground Floor – Microwave, Seating, Video game monitors

Intercultural Lounge – Roaden University Center 2nd Floor – Tables and couches, Whiteboards, Television

Leona Lusk Officer Black Cultural Center – Roaden University Center 2nd Floor – Computer lab, Copier/printer, tables and couches

Starbucks, Swoops and Addition – Roaden University Center Ground Floor – Seating, Food outlets

Einstein’s Bagels and LSC Lobbies – Lab Science Commons – Food outlet, indoor and outdoor seating, charging stations

Bell Hall Courtyard – Bell Hall – Patio seating and water feature

Honors Lounge – TJ Farr – Seating, vending machines, (for members of the Honors Program)

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Housing Resources

On-Campus Housing - On-Campus housing is available to all students for Spring 2024. Check out the University Housing & Residential Life application site for more details, or email

Off-Campus Housing - Tennessee Tech has partnered with an off-campus housing consultant, Dawn Crabtree, to provide consulting services for students seeking off-campus housing with a focus on helping students find options in the Cookeville area that fit students' budgets and preferences. While there is no guarantee that housing off-campus can be secured, she is able to provide information to help you in your search for a unit off-campus.

Dawn can be contacted at (931) 303-1441 or Please view Off-Campus Housing Consultant flyer for more details and view the Off-Campus Housing Resources Guide for more information and FAQs.

Apartment and Rental Firms – Do you want to keep students up to date about your housing options? Contact

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