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Can you believe we’re almost halfway through the spring semester? Come celebrate and join us in the office for events throughout the month! If exams and midterms are weighing down on you, come hang out with us at our St. Patrick’s Day party, grab a cup of coffee at the Wired coffee station, or take advantage of the study rooms to get some peace and quiet!

Special Highlight

  • We are very limited in our availability for next year. So if you haven’t renewed your lease yet, talk to one of our Community Assistants as soon as you can!
  • Smoking in your apartment is NOT allowed. Doing so can carry a fine of $100 per resident and lead to eviction with additional fines of $250 per resident. There is no smoking allowed in the lobby, clubhouse, parking garage, stairwells, elevator, or within 30 feet of any entry door to the buildings.
  • Quiet hours are Sunday through Thursday from 10 p.m.–8 a.m., and Friday and Saturday from midnight–8 a.m.
  • Respect your neighbors and keep the noise down to avoid a noise violation and potential fines.
  • We now have a courtesy officer who patrols the property from midnight–6 a.m.
  • Pet waste stations are located on the first-floor dog run and on Laurel Avenue by the gated entrance. If you have not registered your pet, please do so immediately to avoid receiving any fines.
  • Trash chutes are located at the end of every floor in Building One. Any trash left outside will result in fines.

Reminders & Updates

  • Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sunday from 1–5 p.m.
  • Electricity bills are split per the number of residents in each apartment. Bills will be posted to your account by the 1st of each month, so please make your payment when you pay your monthly installment. Remember, you can write one check for rent and electricity charges. If you have any questions, see the management office.
  • Locked out of your apartment, neighbors being loud, or have an emergency? Please call the Community Assistant on call at (865) 297-4455 for any after-hours emergencies. Available seven days a week!
  • Rent payments: Rent is due on the 1st of the month, and late fees will be applied on the 5th at 8:30 a.m.
  • If you have any questions regarding the payment portal or about your account, please see Megan McCollum, our AGM, or email her at mmccollum@livetheknox.com.
  • For any resident/roommate conflict-related issues, study room reservation requests, and event idea submissions, please contact one of our Community Assistants at leasing@livetheknox.com.
  • Need assistance with your cable and Internet? Give Airwave a call at (877) 778-WAVE.

Soft Skills Make a Difference

A positive attitude and the ability to look someone in the eye while giving a firm handshake can truly set two very similar candidates apart in the job process. In this day and age of hiring and recruiting, we’ve been hearing a lot about soft skills, or people skills, when describing a candidate’s interviewing and hiring process. These are the skills that basically allow you to get along and interact with others in a work and social environment. Your ability to evaluate and hone your people skills should be part of your job prep, just as you ensure your resume is clean and typo-free.

An employee should be able to communicate, listen, share ideas, and interact with people (sometimes difficult people) in a way that demonstrates professionalism at all times. During the interview process, while your resume is showing your credentials, you are inherently demonstrating your soft skills. It takes constructive thought to be the person you want to be in the workplace. It doesn’t just happen by chance — it happens via thoughtful awareness, informed actions, and respectful engagements.

The skills of success, such as being adaptable, being positive, having a willingness to assist, and conveying a strong work ethic, are arguably more important than any degree or credential.

Stay tuned for more success tips and resources from Campus Advantage!

Did you know we are a national partner with Relay For Life? Make a difference in the fight against cancer by joining our team or donating. Contact the leasing office to find out more about how you can get involved!

Community Events 

St. Patrick’s Day Party — March 7 — We’ll be showing The Luck of The Irish, providing food, playing games, and we may even have our very own leprechaun!

National Meatball Day — March 9 — We have the meatballs to your spaghetti!

Bracket Mania — March 12 — Do you think you know who the biggest bracket buster of the year will be? Put your knowledge to the test. Come to the leasing office to pick up a bracket to fill out and make a donation to Relay For Life!

March Billiards Madness — March 21 — Think you have what it takes to win our billiards tournament? Sign up in the leasing office for your chance to run the table against your fellow residents!

March Birthday Celebration — March 27

Ice Cream Sundays — Every Sunday in March  Grab a dollar and head to the clubhouse for yummy ice cream on us. All proceeds go toward Relay For Life!

 

The Knox is not affiliated with, or sponsored by, or associated with The University of Tennessee or The University of Tennessee Student Housing in any manner.