Other Information and Services
Food service. The Pellissippi State Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the Goins Building on the Pellissippi Campus. The Cafeteria provides hot line and grill services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Vending services are also available at each campus.
Inclement weather. Inclement weather. Classes at Pellissippi State Community College may be canceled due to excessive snow, ice or other severe weather conditions. The College will notify local radio and television stations if classes are canceled or if they will meet at a time other than normally scheduled. Students should tune in to Knox and Blount County radio and/or television stations for the announcement. Closings are also announced on the College’s homepage and through Pellissippi Alerts (www.pstcc.edu/alerts). Weather conditions vary throughout the region. When classes are not canceled but the student decides that conditions in his or her area are too hazardous to attend classes, the student should contact faculty members at the first opportunity to explain the conditions regarding the absence.
Insurance. Since medical care is occasionally needed on an emergency basis and on short notice, students are encouraged to obtain student health and accident insurance. Brochures on student accident and health insurance, approved for Pellissippi State by the State University and Community College System of Tennessee, are available from Enrollment Services.
Lounge and snack areas. Student lounges are provided for between-class relaxation and recreation. Students who wish to study may use the tables provided but may prefer the quieter study areas in the ERC.
Telephones. House telephones are located in the lobby areas for student use. Students are not authorized to use faculty and staff telephones. Those using the student telephones should limit calls to three minutes in consideration of the needs of others.
On the Pellissippi Campus, TTY is available in the Safety and Security Office as well as Services for Students With Disabilities, Room 127, Goins Building. The Pellissippi Campus’ Safety and Security Office also provides a video telephone, accessible 24 hours a day for outgoing calls only. TTY also is available at the Division Street, Blount County and Magnolia Avenue campuses.
Lost, found and abandoned property. Lost and found articles are accepted by the Safety and Security Office, Goins Building, Room 101. Lost and found items will be retained at branch campuses and sent to Safety and Security if not claimed within seven days. Lost or abandoned property is subject to the custody of the state as unclaimed property. Procedures for the disposition of unclaimed property are according to TCA 66-29-103 et seq. Detailed procedures are available in the Business Office.