Thompson-Boling Arena Hospitality Spaces:


In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, University of Tennessee Athletic Facility rentals are suspended until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Tennessee Athletics Hospitality coordinates all private events for the Ray Mears Room at Thompson-Boling Arena. 

Our office would be happy to schedule a site visit upon request. Regular business hours for our office is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday). Please note that availability is dependent on Athletics' schedule. For pricing information, or to schedule a site visit, please contact the TAH office at [email protected].




The Ray Mears Room is located on ground level of Thompson-Boling Arena. On basketball game days, the Ray Mears Room is the home of Tennessee Courtside Club donors. This room displays stunning photos of some of Tennessee’s finest basketball moments. 

Room set-up holds 275 people with 22-25 72" round tables with 8 chairs per table. The tables/chairs in this space can not be moved or relocated and must remain in place.