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ORNL/PSCC School Year Service

Update March 18, 2020
Service Suspended Starting March 23, 2020 due to Online Learning Session


Operates:                               Monday – Friday during UTK academic year

Does NOT operate:               Weekends, holidays, breaks, and admin closings

How often does it run:          3 times a day (service suspended as of March 23,                                                             2020 due to Online Learning Session)

Technology:                           All buses have GPS, can be tracked on the UT App

Accessible/Handicapped:    All buses may accommodate those with disabilities



A daily bus service during the school year is offered three times a day from University of Tennessee Knoxville to Pellissippi State Community College and then onto Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Locations of stops

  1. UT Knoxville stop located on James Agee Street at Cumberland Ave
  2. PSCC bus stop is located at the Clayton Performing Arts Center
  3. *ORNL – Visitor’s Center

The UT Knoxville campus is approximately 20 miles from ORNL and the commute to ORNL can take at least 30-45 minutes

*This portion of the route is limited to passengers with the appropriate credentials.

Fall 2019 When the bus service does not run

  • Fall Break Oct 17 and 18
  • Thanksgiving Nov 28 and 29
  • Winter Break Dec 16 – Jan 7

Spring 2020 – Service suspended as of March 23, 2020

  • Martin Luther King Jr Day – January 20
  • Spring Break March 16-20
  • Spring Recess – April 10