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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.

Upcoming Orientation Dates

Campus Orientations Almost Full!

With the beginning of classes so close, most of our campus orientation events are full. Please complete our online orientation. Sign up online with the password – online - and a link will be sent to your email. Thank you!


There are two ways to meet your orientation requirement:

Campus orientation option: Most new students should attend a campus session.

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. Please call the Information Center at 865.694.6400, email, or contact an advisor for more information.



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


Questions? Call 865.694.6400 or email