Living here

Explore life at Commons at Knoxville

This isn’t about student housing. Commons at Knoxville is about student living.

If being surrounded by the Smokey Mountains don’t do enough convincing, we’re sure after you spend just a little bit of time here; you will never want to leave! Whether you want to spend your Saturday watching VOLS football, hike up the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway, or grab a fresh cup of coffee at the famous Remedy Coffee, living life in Knoxville, TN gives you the adventure of the mountains in a small southern town.

Wake up and wander

If there is one thing you won’t want to miss it’s the sunrise over Clingman’s Dome! Cruise up the mountain with a cup of coffee from Honeybee Coffee and take in the serenity of the mountain air.

Once you’ve made your way back down the mountain; grab a bite to eat at Scrambled Jake’s Breakfast Company and grab a sin-o-man roll to split for everyone!

Get out and explore

Knoxville, Tennessee is one adventure after the next! Whether you’re looking to stay local and spend the day on the Little River or make your way over to Gatlinburg for an afternoon of white water rafting, living in Knoxville gives you reason to explore!

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Start the day off right by waking up in your spacious and comfortable bedroom.

A scene for you

Not only is Knoxville made for adventure but it is surrounded by places that put the perfect TEN in Tennessee! If you drive just 180 miles west of Knoxville you will find yourself in the heart and soul of Country Music, Nashville, Tennessee! Looking for a more artsy and centric spot to escape to? Take off to the Pisgah National Forest and grab a brew or two in Asheville, North Carolina!

Stay home and study

Can’t make it to campus but need to keep up with classes and classmates? Invite them over to our computer lounge and stay caught up! We have designed a space that is comfortable, convenient, quiet, and quick! With blazing fast internet and brand new computers, we want to make sure your school work is done and it is done within the convenience of your own community!

Fitness when it fits for you

You need something that fits your schedule and let’s be honest, your class schedule can get a little crazy! That’s why we’ve given you access to our fitness center! No more rushing home from class to make your group fitness class on time!

Dinner and downtime

With a day of classes behind you, it’s time to relax and refuel. Your kitchen is equipped with everything you need to prepare a dinner with friends or a cozy meal for yourself. However, if eating out sounds better, walk just a few blocks down to a resident favorite; Chef Mo’s Café!

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On game day, and every day, discover a sophisticated mix of culture, adventure and cuisine in the glow of warm Southern hospitality

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A University Tennessee Knoxville college experience wouldn’t be complete with football games in Neyland Stadium! Tailgate the afternoon away while getting lost in the crowd of VOLS Orange!

Shop 'til you drop

Take a quick drive over to Sevierville and stop up on your favorite brands! Just twenty minutes down the road from Knoxville, Tennessee is the Tanger Outlet Mall! With over dozens of stores nearby, you won’t have to go far to get exactly what you need!

Explore life in Knoxville

Commons at Knoxville is located right on the outskirts of UT Knoxville but Knoxville is more than just VOLS Orange! Explore Knoxville by taking a walk through Market Square, grabbing a bite to eat at Tupelo Honey, or watching a live performance at the Tennessee Amphitheatre!