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Welcome to Pellissippi State!

We are very excited that you’ve chosen Pellissippi State Community College to start or continue your education. Part of our mission in New Student Orientation is to help you Start Strong and connect to your peers, faculty and staff, and the college.

Because New Student Orientation is so vital to student success and Starting Strong, we require that all degree-seeking students complete orientation prior to entering Pellissippi State.

Make your New Student Orientation reservation as soon as possible for the 2020 Spring semester. Sign up online or by calling our information center at 865-694-6400.


We have two ways for you to meet your orientation requirement.

Campus orientation option: Most new students should attend a campus session. Make your reservation early and choose the campus event where you will attend most of your classes. Refer to your email for the password or call us at 865-694-6400.

Online orientation option: An online orientation is available for students pursuing an online degree. This orientation is also a good choice for students transferring into Pellissippi State who are in good standing at their previous institution. If you wish to complete your orientation online, please check your email from the College about orientation, call the Information Center at 865.694.6400, email, or contact an advisor for more information.


Upcoming Orientation Dates for Summer and Fall 2020

The orientation dates for Summer 2020 semester and Fall 2020 semester will be available in March 2020.

High School Dual Enrollment Students: Visit the dual enrollment website for more information regarding your participation with Pellissippi State.



Questions? Call 865.694.6400 or email