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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.


Fall 2019 Orientation Update

If you attended a campus orientation in 2019 or if you completed orientation online, you have met your requirement as a Fall 2019 entry student. We thank you!

If you are a new degree-seeking student in Fall 2019 and you have not attended orientation or completed online, please sign up with your myPellissippi username and password to complete orientation. Next, on the orientation sign in page, please use the password – online –and we’ll send you a link to your online orientation.


Upcoming Orientation Dates

Spring 2020 semester orientation dates will be available in November 2019.

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

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