Hotel Accommodations

At the hotels below, blocks of rooms have been secured for reservations for family and friends of the graduates. Rooms for all properties are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once rooms held at the special rate are reserved or the cut-off deadline is past, rates will return to regular prices. Last year, most downtown hotels were booked by mid-February for UT graduation dates. Parking will be free at each of the hotels below.

When making your plans, please remember that the 3L Blues and BBQ Supper for graduates and their families will be held the evening before Commencement, on TBA.


Crowne Plaza Knoxville

Graduation rate is $99/night plus tax for University of Tennessee guests for the dates of May 7, 8, and 9, 2015. The hotel is holding 10 rooms for the evening of May 7, 15 rooms for the evening of May 8, and 5 rooms for the evening of May 9. To reserve rooms at the special rate, please call 865-522-2600 and ask for Jamie Julius.  For online reservations, go to Crowne Plaza Knoxville and use the group block code LAW.  The cut-off date for reservations is April 7, 2015.

Holiday Inn Downtown World’s Fair Park

Graduation rate is $99/night plus tax for any size room for University of Tennessee guests for the dates of May 7, 8, and 9, 2015. The hotel is holding 10 rooms for the evening of May 7, 15 rooms for the evening of May 8, and 5 for the evening of May 9, 2015. To reserve a room at the special rate, please call 865-522-2800 and ask for “CLH block.” The cut-off date for reservations at this rate is April 7, 2015.  You may also reserve online (this link should automatically search for the graduation rate). Look along the left side of the page to make sure your group code “CLH” has been entered, and then enter your reservation dates. If you have trouble with the link, feel free to call the hotel at 865-522-2800 or the Holiday Inn Reservations line at 800-HOLIDAY with the group code “CLH.” Mention this code and your group when giving the reservationist your dates.

Hilton Knoxville

The Hilton Knoxville is offering a rate of $99/night plus tax for University of Tennessee guests for the dates of May 7, 8, and 9, 2015.  The hotel is holding 10 rooms for the evening of May 7, 15 rooms for evening of May 8, and 5 rooms for the evening of May 9. To reserve a room at the special rate, please call 865-523-2300 and refer to the code “GRAD15” when making your reservation. Cut-off date for reservations is April 22, 2015.

Knoxville Marriott

The Knoxville Marriott is holding a block of 10 rooms per night at $129/night plus tax for the evenings of May 7 and 8, 2015. To reserve rooms at this location, please call either 865-594-4317 or 800-228-9290 and ask for the “UT College of Law Graduation” rate. You may also reserve online (when following this link, the code should already be entered in the appropriate field). To begin the reservation process, enter your arrival date. Cut-off date for reservations at this rate is April 7, 2015.