Academic Retention Practices
Academic support services. Pellissippi State is committed to providing services needed to support students’ academic success. Students who are experiencing difficulties in meeting the requirements of their program of study are encouraged to meet with a counselor. Counselors can identify available resources and services to assist students in achieving their educational goals by(1) making referrals to appropriate offices or agencies to address students’ individual needs, (2) helping with the selection of a major based on career interests and abilities and (3) providing personal counseling and personal development workshops. In addition, tutoring services and multimedia learning aids are available to students through the Academic Support Center, (865) 694-6700.