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UT to West TN

UT to West TN provides safe and reliable transportation home for select breaks (Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks) to students who live in Nashville, Memphis, and Jackson, Tennessee.

Registration Information

For a low cost ($55 roundtrip), the UT to West TN trip brings families together for major holidays and breaks. UT to West TN has a limited number of seats. Registration for the trips will open closer to the date of the trips. Please stay tuned for an announcement of registration openings! Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment must be received in order for seat to be reserved. The UT to West TN fee is non-refundable.


  • Masks required
  • Physical distancing on bus
  • Daily health screening

Health and Safety Measures

We recognize the need to share information about ways we, along with the bus company plan to keep our students safe on this bus. Below are steps we are taking in collaboration to ensure the health and safety.

DOS Staff Health and Safety Measures

  • Requiring masks during the ride unless eating/drinking
  • Ensuring students participate in daily health screening/covid questionnaire
  • Enforcing social distancing

Bus Health and Safety Measures

  • New MERV 15 Cabin Air Filters installed on all buses. These filters capture airborne viruses and bacteria from coughs and sneezes from the Coronavirus.
  • Submitting drivers for COVID-19 testing prior to each over-the-road trip, mandating that drivers fill out the UT Athletics COVID-19 daily screening form and requiring drivers to wear a mask throughout the entire duration of the trip, even while the bus is in motion.
  • Enhanced cleaning protocol before, during, and after trip

Payment Portal

Please use this portal to submit your payment for the UT to West TN trip. Please note that we cannot reserve your seat until we have received and confirmed your payment.

*Please note we are offering a discounted one-way payment for the January 16th return trip to UTK!*

Link: UT to West TN Payment Portal

Pick-Up and Drop-Off locations

Return to UT date: Saturday, January 16, 2021

Departing Memphis location at 1:30 PM CST

Locations for all trips will always be as follows:

City  Location Interstate Exit Address

Jackson, TN

Walmart Supercenter

I-40 Exit 82B

2196 Emporium Drive, Jackson, TN 38305

Memphis, TN

Walmart Supercenter

I-40 Exit 18

8400 US Highway 64, Memphis, TN 38133

Nashville, TN


I-65 S Exit 79

2421 Powell Ave., Nashville, TN 37204

Knoxville, TN

Hess Hall

1720 Melrose Place, Knoxville, TN 37916