Directions and Parking

Parking in University lots is by permit only.

Visitor Parking Information

Due to the UT Student Union construction project, visitor parking is now located at the Vol Hall Garage at 1545 White Avenue. Short-term 45-minute visitor parking remains at Circle Park.

People visiting the Baker Center will need to park in Volunteer Hall and cross the pedestrian bridge over Cumberland Avenue between 17th Street and 16th Street/Volunteer Blvd. The Volunteer Hall Garage is located at 1525 White Avenue and lies between 16th Street and James Agee Street. Short-term (45-minute limit) visitor parking is also available at Circle Park.

There is on-street metered parking and several other public parking lots near the Baker Center, including one located at 17th Street and White Ave. and one at James Agee and Clinch Avenue.

From Downtown

  • From Henley Street/441S, turn onto CUMBERLAND AVE SW/US-11 S/US-70 W/TN-1 S. Go .6 mile.

From Airport

  • Merge onto US-129 N/TN-115 N toward KNOXVILLE/OAK RIDGE. (11.0 mi)
  • Take the US-11/US-70/KINGSTON PIKE ramp. (0.3 mi)
  • Turn RIGHT onto KINGSTON PIKE. Continue on Kingston ( 0.7 mi)
  • The Baker Center will be on the RIGHT

From West Knoxville

  • Merge onto I-640 W/I-75 S toward NASHVILLE/CHATTANOOGA.
  • Merge onto I-40 E via the exit on the LEFT toward KNOXVILLE. (1.8 mi)
  • Take EXIT 387 toward TN-62/17TH STREET/WESTERN AVE. (0.4 mi)
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto DALE AVE NW. (0.1 mi)
  • Turn RIGHT onto 17TH ST NW. (0.5 mi)
  • Turn LEFT onto CUMBERLAND AVE SW/US-11/US-70/TN-1.( 0.1 mi)

From East Knoxville

  • Merge onto I-40 E.
  • Take EXIT 387 toward TN-62/17TH STREET/WESTERN AVE. (0.4 mi)
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto DALE AVE NW (0.1 mi)
  • Turn RIGHT onto 17TH ST NW. (0.5 mi)
  • Turn LEFT onto CUMBERLAND AVE SW/US-11/US-70/TN-1. (0.1 mi)
  • The Baker Center will be on the RIGHT

From North Knoxville

  • Merge onto I-40 W toward NASHVILLE.
  • Take EXIT 387 toward TN-62/17TH STREET/WESTERN AVE. (0.2 mi)
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on AILOR AVE. (0.1 mi)
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 17TH ST NW. (0.7 mi)
  • Turn LEFT onto CUMBERLAND AVE SW/US-11/US-70/TN-1. (0.1 mi)
  • The Baker Center will be on the RIGHT

From Chattanooga

  • Merge onto I-24 E via the exit on the LEFT toward ATLANTA/KNOXVILLE.
  • Merge onto I-75 N via EXIT 185B on the LEFT toward KNOXVILLE. (100.4 mi)
  • Take I-40 E toward AIRPORT/LEXINGTON/DOWNTOWN/UNIV OF TENN. (2.0 mi)
  • Take EXIT 387 toward TN-62/17TH STREET/WESTERN AVE. (0.4 mi)
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto DALE AVE NW. (0.1 mi)
  • Turn RIGHT onto 17TH ST NW. (0.5 mi)
  • Turn LEFT onto CUMBERLAND AVE SW/US-11/US-70/TN-1. (0.1 mi)
  • The Baker Center will be on the RIGHT