Institutional Mission

Pellissippi State Community College provides a transformative environment fostering the academic, social, economic, and cultural enrichment of the individual and the community. We are committed to success in workforce training and certificate and degree programs.

Our Values

Our mission is guided by our commitment to the following values:

Accountability: We are responsible for our actions and to each other.  We conduct ourselves for the betterment of our students, the College and the community.

Community and Civic Engagement: We support and improve our community by educating and enriching its citizens, partnering with businesses and non-profit agencies, and providing service opportunities for our faculty, staff and students.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We show genuine respect for each other’s differences and provide an open, accessible and equitable environment for all.

Excellence: We pursue excellence and continuously look for better ways of doing all that we do. 

Integrity: We demonstrate honesty, transparency and responsibility in our actions and relationships.

Relationships: We promote strong connections based upon a foundation of trust among students, faculty, staff and the community we serve.


Pellissippi State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Questions about the accreditation of Pellissippi State Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( 

Contact Us

Office of the President
Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road
P.O. Box 22990
Knoxville, TN 37933-0990

Phone: 865.694.6616
Fax: 865.694.6435