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University Center

Division of Student Life and Enrollment

D.P. Culp Services

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UC Office

Operating Hours:


Hours are subject to change during breaks, holidays, and inclement weather



Meeting Rooms


The University Center has a number of meeting rooms with various capacities and setups available for student, campus, and community groups. The rooms are available for meetings, workshops, receptions, small banquets, etc. A full range of audio/visual support services, including satellite teleconferencing, is available upon request. To see the photo's and details of each of the rooms, review the floor plans of the facility and click on the area of interest.

For additional information or to reserve facilities contact the
Facility Reservationist at (423) 439-4342


Ballroom, Auditorium, and Amphitheater


A large ballroom seating over 1,000 theater style or over 650 banquet style is available along with an auditorium with thrust stage and seating 850. A full range of audio/visual support services, including satellite teleconferencing, is available upon request. The Amphitheater is a wonderful, outdoor facility for speeches, performances, and other events.

For additional information or to reserve any of these areas contact the Facility Reservationist at (423) 439-4342


Conference Services

The University Center serves as the campus contact and coordination point for non-university groups wishing to use any campus facility during the summer. This involves the coordination of housing, food service, meeting rooms, athletic facilities, and other campus services.


For more information or to contract, contact 
Conference Services at (423) 439-7103


University Food Services

Market Place The food service is managed by SODEXO Campus Dining Services. On the third level of of the Culp Center is the Market Place, an all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurant. The " Atrium Food Court" on the second floor offers options like Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A, Toss, and Quiznos. The " Buc Mart" is a convenience store for all our student's needs. On the lower level is the Cave, a place to enjoy a great cup of coffee from Starbucks. Several meal plan options are available for all students; they each help you save money while eating on campus! SODEXO Campus Dining is also responsible for all catering occurring on campus.

For more information call (423)439-4389


University BookstoreBookstore

The University Bookstore is located on the middle level and is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Bookstore carries a supply of new and used textbooks, paperbacks, school and office supplies, computer supplies, art supplies, stationery and greeting cards, tee shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and lots of other clothing. Check cashing service is offered to students, faculty, and staff.

For more information call (423) 439-4436


Post Office

Post Office

The campus post office is located on the lower level. Window service is offered as well as individual boxes. Student post office boxes are assigned during registration.

For more information please call (423) 439-4232






Lounges are provided on each level of the building with comfortable, soft seating furniture, a relaxing atmosphere, and televisions in some of the areas.






Lactation Suite MOVED TO THE LIBRARY ROOM 481 due to renovation

East Tennessee State University provides a lactation room on campus for faculty, staff, students and visitors. The lactation room provides equipment and space to new mothers who are breast feeding their babies and need a quiet space to pump their milk. The room is located on the 2nd floor of the D.P. Culp University Center beside the ARC.  This secure, clean, lockable, private room contains a rocker, clock, ice maker, hand sanitizer, paper towels, Clorox wipes, a trash can, coat rack, mirror, informational board, occupied sign, and flat screen TV.

How to get started?

  • Please review Lactation Suite Policy.
  • Please submit a Lactation Room Access Form or fill one out at the University Center Office on the second floor of the D.P. Culp Center next to ID Services.
  • After room access has been approved, your ETSU ID Card will be activated for access to the room.
  • Room access will expire after end date.

Access Hours: The Lactation Suite is available during the normal operating house of the The D.P. Culp Center.

For support please visit: State of Tennessee, Department of Health.

For more information please call (423) 439-4286


Please contact us with any questions or comments you may have.

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