VOL FAN CODE OF CONDUCTOn behalf of The University of Tennessee Athletics Department, welcome to Tennessee basketball. While cheering for your Volunteers, please remember to show good sportsmanship at all times. Help provide a safe and fun environment for everyone involved. We ask that you refrain from throwing objects of any kind onto the court, and regardless of today's outcome, be supportive of your team by recognizing great effort, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
In the spirit of sportsmanship, fans shall:
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE ARENAFrom McGhee Tyson airport: Turn north on U.S. Highway 129 leaving airport. After crossing the Tennessee River bridge just outside of Knoxville, exit onto Neyland Drive (Tennessee Highway 153). Turn left (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp and follow road until Thompson-Boling Arena is visible.
From I-40 east (from Nashville) and I-75 north (from Chattanooga): Follow I-40 and I-75 to I-40/I-75 junction in west Knoxville. Continue on I-40 east to U.S. Highway 129 south. Follow 129 south to the exit for Neyland Drive (Tennessee Highway 153). Turn left (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp and follow the road until Thompson-Boling Arena is visible.
From I-40 west (from Asheville, N.C.): Follow I-40 west to the Hall of Fame Drive. Take a left at the top of the exit and follow Hall of Fame Drive to the Neyland Drive exit (Tennessee Highway 153). Follow Neyland Drive until Thompson-Boling Arena is visible.
From I-75 south (from Lexington, Ky.): Follow I-75 south to I-275 south just past Merchants Road. Follow I-275 to I-40 east. Exit I-40 east onto James White Parkway and follow Parkway to Neyland Drive (Tennessee Highway 153) until Thompson-Boling Arena is visible.
Game day parking for all lots surrounding Thompson-Boling Arena is reserved for season parking pass holders. Improperly parked vehicles or those found in a restricted area will be towed at the owner's expense. Towed vehicles may be claimed by contacting the UT Police at (865) 974-3114. Free parking and shuttle service is available from the Agricultural Campus.
Shuttles will drop off on the north side of Phillip Fulmer Way prior to tipoff.
After the game is over:
Because of construction to the new football complex the corner of Lake Loudon Blvd and Chamique Holdsclaw Drive will be closed to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA TICKET/ENTRY INFORMATIONThompson-Boling Arena Ticket Policy
Gates to Thompson-Boling Arena will open 90 minutes prior to tipoff for men's basketball games and 60 minutes prior to women's basketball games.
Tennessee Athletic Ticket Office Guidelines for Thompson-Boling Arena
Prohibited Items at Thompson-Boling Arena
Please do not attempt to bring these or similar articles in the Arena.
THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA FAN SERVICESElevator Pass
Persons needing elevator access should contact the Event Management Office at (865) 974-1205. A copy of a handicap placard or a doctor's statement of need is required to receive an elevator pass. Each pass is good for two (2) people to use the elevator listed on the pass. Passes must be renewed yearly by mail or telephone.
Lost and Found
Arena Security There are police officers, ushers, and event security personnel stationed throughout the arena during basketball games. If you have any problems during the game, please locate the nearest police officer, usher, or security personnel for assistance.