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Locations & Facilities

Oak Ridge/Knoxville, Tennessee

Students live in apartments near the Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC) campus in the Hardin Valley area of Knoxville, Tennesssee. Transportation is available on weekdays between PSCC and ORNL. The Hardin Valley area has a lot to offer ORSS students including retail stores, grocery stores, restaurants, libraries, outdoor activities, and more.

Knoxville, Tennessee is known as a “hidden gem” of the South for all that it offers: outdoor adventures, several museums and galleries, a vibrant nightlife, and a rich cultural history. With a mix of city and nature, Knoxville provides a diverse variety of popular attractions including the Sunsphere, the Knoxville Zoo, and the Navitat Knoxville adventure trail.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the largest US Department of Energy (DOE) science and energy laboratory. Its capabilities span a broad range of scientific and engineering disciplines, enabling researchers to explore fundamental science challenges and acceleratethe deliveryof solutions to the marketplace. ORNL supports DOE's national missions of scientific discovery, clean energy, and security.