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Directions, Parking, and Arena Security Information

Directions

Thompson-Boling Arena is located on Phillip Fulmer Way on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
UT Campus Map

1600 Phillip Fulmer Way #202, Knoxville, TN 37996 (Google Maps)


From the North (Lexington, KY)

I-75 South to I-275, South I-275 to I-40 East (Asheville)
Use the second from the right lane to take Exit 388A U.S. 441 S/TN-158 W/James White Parkway/Downtown/University of Tennessee
Follow U.S. 441 S/TN-158 W/James White Parkway for approximately 1 mile.
Use the right 2 lanes to take the TN-158 W/Neyland Dr exit toward University of Tennessee
Stay on Neyland Drive for approximately 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light).
Turn Left onto Lake Loudon Blvd at the Arena.

From the South (Chattanooga, TN)

I-75 North to I-40 East.
I-40 East to exit 386B, Rt 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport.
Once on Alcoa Highway, get into second from right lane to take the Neyland Drive Exit.
Take Neyland Drive Exit.
Turn Left onto Neyland Drive.
Stay on Neyland Drive for approximately 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light).
Turn Left onto Lake Loudon Blvd at the Arena.

From the East (Asheville, NC)

I-40 West (Knoxville).
Use the second from the right lane to take Exit 388A U.S. 441 S/TN-158 W/James White Parkway/Downtown/University of Tennessee
Follow U.S. 441 S/TN-158 W/James White Parkway for approximately 1 mile.
Use the right 2 lanes to take the TN-158 W/Neyland Dr exit toward University of Tennessee
Stay on Neyland Drive for approximately 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light).
Turn Left onto Lake Loudon Blvd at the Arena.

From the West (Nashville, TN)

I-40 East (Knoxville).
Take exit 386B, US 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport.
Once on Alcoa Highway, Take the TN 158 Neyland Drive Exit (second from right lane)
Turn Left onto Neyland Drive.
Stay on Neyland Drive for approximately 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light).
Turn Left onto Lake Loudon Blvd at the Arena.

From Tyson McGhee Airport

Take US 129 /Alcoa Highway north for approximately 11 miles.
Take the TN 158 Neyland Drive Exit (second from right lane)
Turn Left onto Neyland Drive.
Stay on Neyland Drive for approximately 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light).
Turn Left onto Lake Loudon Blvd at the Arena.

Parking Information

Free parking for the College of Communication and Information’s Commencement Ceremony is available in the student parking areas at UT. Please avoid parking in staff parking areas.
Parking Services Map

Arena Security

Thompson-Boling Arena operates with a clear bag policy and security regulations limit patrons to one clear plastic bag no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or a one-gallon, clear, resealable plastic storage bag per person.

Individuals will also be allowed a small clutch purse not to exceed 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches. Wallets must also conform to this size requirement.

No other bags will be allowed inside. All items, including clear bags and clutch purses, are subject to search at the gates. No items can be left or stored at the gates.

Medically necessary items must be searched. Diaper bags are not a medically necessary item. All diaper bag supplies should be carried in a clear bag.

Thompson-Boling Arena Policies