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Welcome to Pellissippi State!

Our orientation events are designed to welcome and orient you to your new surroundings!

New Student Orientation is required for all first-time degree-seeking freshmen entering Pellissippi State.

Sign up online or by calling our information center at 865.694.6400.

  • tnAchieves students: Your orientation dates were assigned at the tnAchieves March team meetings. Do not make a reservation on this website.  If you are attending class at a different campus, please contact tnAchieves to reschedule your orientation. It is best to attend orientation where you will attend class.

    Please direct questions or rescheduling needs to or 865.898.0538. 

New Student Orientation Dates

Update: As of August 15, most campus orientation events are full. If space is not available at the campus of your choice, please attend another campus or complete your orientation online.  Online completers MUST submit the quiz at the end to receive credit. We’ll follow with an email confirmation. Please continue to check your Pellissippi State email for more information.

The orientation dates for the 2014 fall semesters are now online.

The online orientation is provided as a supplement to our campus events. You will learn about Pellissippi State’s campuses, student assistance resources, student life and recreation, and academic resources.  Visitors may also go through the online orientation and are not required to fill out the form at the end.

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

Additional Orientation Information

We encourage transfer students and adult family members to attend New Student Orientation sessions as well. Please note that we cannot accommodate children.

Need disability accommodations? Email or call 865.539.7153.

Questions? Call 865.694.6560 or email