Explore the campus on your own or join a guided tour. There are plenty of activities on offer for students and visitors such as the famous Haunted House that the art department creates every Halloween. The University Theatre is open to the public and performances are offered throughout the year.
A museum that is situated next to an active fossil dig that is collecting fossils from 4.9 million years ago. The museum is interactive and explains the actual dig process and the scientific importance of the items that are being found by the scientists. A number of students come here to study archaeology thanks to the number of fossils found in the area.
This park is a 725-acre nature reserve just outside Johnson City. The park draws in visitors and students wanting to hike one of the many spectacular trails that are offered here. You can choose between short day hikes to waterfalls and multi-day hikes that take in all the beauty of the reserve and offer panoramic views across Tennessee.