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Application Process


Start Your Enrollment Process Here!

Click here to apply online and obtain your enrollment checklist!

 

GAIN ADMISSION

  • Complete Admission application.
  • If your native language is not English, you will be required to demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Provide documentation for proof of US citizenship or lawful presence or pay out of state tuition. Acceptable documentation for EVEA.

DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS Submit-

  • Official high school transcripts (must include graduation with regular high school diploma)
  • High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma or GED certificate
  • Home school transcripts: accreditation will be verified.

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  • Official college transcripts from EVERY institution attended and test scores, if applicable. Transcripts may be sent electronically to admissions@pstcc.edu.

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  • Hepatitis B immunization form (if under 18, must be signed by parent or guardian) and Measles/Mumps/Rubella and Varicella immunization forms as necessary.

NON-DEGREE STUDENTS (Students not pursuing a degree or students seeking a certificate)

  • Submit high school transcripts, HSE or GED scores.
  • Official college transcript if your course requires a pre-requisite.  Transcripts may be sent electronically to admissions@pstcc.edu.

TRANSIENT / VISITING STUDENTS (Students taking a course at Pellissippi State then returning to home institution)

  • Official college transcript from current institution indicating good academic standing.  Transcripts may be sent electronically to admissions@pstcc.edu

 (NOTE: To determine specific requirements see above for application checklist or view our Enrollment Guide.) 


APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

All degree-seeking students should apply for financial aid, which includes scholarships. (Non-degree and certificate students are not eligible for financial aid. Students with certain immigration statuses are also not eligible for financial aid.)

Begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Pellissippi State Scholarship Application.

Remember: There is a priority deadline to ensure that your aid will be available when fees are due.  You need to submit your application for admission and supporting materials, FAFSA and any required documents for verification no later than the priority deadline or be prepared to pay your tuition and books for the upcoming semester.

For financial aid forms or more info: (865) 694-6400 - Financial Aid


SUBMIT TEST SCORES/TAKE ENTRANCE TESTING

  • New students must submit valid ACT/SAT scores. If students do not have ACT/SAT scores, students will take Entrance Tests. **Valid test scores have been earned within 3 years prior to the first day of class of the student's entering term.
  • To set up a testing time, call (865) 694-6400.
  • Students with college-level transfer credit (C or better) in English and math from regionally accredited institutions will not be required to test.
  • Non-Degree seeking students wishing to take an English or math class must provide proof of eligibility or test.

Note: Students who do not meet minimum requirements for learning support courses cannot be fully admitted to the College.

ATTENTION: STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES  If you need accommodations for a disability, contact the Services for Students With Disabilities Office, Goins 134 or (865) 539-7153.


ADVISING AND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS are required to meet with an advisor and attend New Student Orientation. Information on scheduling Advising and New Student Orientation will be e-mailed when your requirements have been met

NON-DEGREE STUDENTS are not required to see an advisor before registering. Remember to send college transcripts if your course requires a pre-requisite. If you don't have college credit, take the Entrance Tests if you plan to take math or English.

ATTENTION: STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES  If you need accommodations for a disability, contact the Services for Students With Disabilities Office, Goins 134 or (865) 539-7153.


PAY TUITION & CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

Fees may be paid online, by mail or in person at the Cashier's Office on any campus. To pay online, go to myPellissippi.

YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE WILL BE CANCELED IF YOUR FEES ARE NOT PAID BY THE DEADLINE.