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Accessible Transportation

Whether you need an accessible ride from a residence hall to class, from the library to your Ft Sanders apartment late at night, or park further from your destination – our T Access daytime service and T Link nighttime service is here to assist you.

  • All T vehicles are accessible to passengers with disabilities.
  • Real-time GPS tracking to monitor current location and arrival time.
  • The UT mobile app integrates the T’s GPS tracking map, route stop information, and news updates on route and service changes

Accessible/Disability Options

T: Access – Daytime Service

The T: Access is a demand response service available to students with an Access ID card issued by the UT Student Disability Services (SDS).

Faculty or staff need to visit the Office of Equity and Diversity to get their Access ID card.

The T: Access operates on-demand, point-to-point service on UT’s main campus, Ag Campus, or UT facilities in the Fort Sanders neighborhood, weekdays from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm

After 6:00 pm, persons with disabilities may use the T: Link service.

  • Call from any campus Blue Phone
  • Call the Link directly at 865-974-4080

T: Link – Evening Service

The T: Link operates nightly between 6:00 pm and 7:00 am.
No disability ID is required, but those who have a UT T Access card may indicate their ID# for priority response.
Wait times depend on call volume.

The T: Link transports students at night to their destination.

  • Request pickup through the UT mobile app’s transit icon or the TransLoc app. The blue circle will pop up to request On-Demand after 6:00 pm.
  • Call from any campus Blue Phone
  • Call the Link directly at 865-974-4080

The T: Link service area includes UT’s Main campus, Ag campus, and the Fort Sanders neighborhood to Grand Avenue (excluding the Cumberland Avenue Strip).

OnDemand passenger trip request systems available for The Link route. Access this service are via the UT app or download the TransLoc Rider app at the Apple Store or on Google Play store.

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Late Nite – Evening Service (only during the school year)

T Buses are accessible also. The Late Nite route operates nightly between 6:00 pm and 2:30 am (Sun-Thur) or 3:30 am (Fri-Sat).
The Late Nite service area includes the Fort Sanders neighborhood.