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Welcome to Pellissippi State Advising

Academic advising can help you start your college experience on the right foot, and can help keep you on track to achieve your academic goals and graduate. Our advisors will help you clarify your academic goals, provide accurate information about your degree and certificate options, and assist you in the development of an academic plan.

The advising office is meeting with students on an appointment basis. Students may schedule appointments using Navigate (App Store or Google Play, or login at Appointments are conducted in various formats, Teams, Zoom, Email, Phone and In-Person. Please check the appointment information when scheduling for information on the format.

Please contact or call 865-694-6556 for questions or assistance scheduling your appointment.

Pellissippi State offers two types of degree pathways:

  • Career programs let you earn an associate degree and quickly enter the workforce
  • Transfer programs let you earn an associate degree that is made to transfer to a four-year university

Pellissippi State also offers certificates that let you acquire quick training in certain skills.

If you are a degree-seeking student, then you are required to meet with an academic advisor. Your advising requirements may change depending on the type of student you are.

To see your specific advising checklist, choose the icon below that most specifically describes who you are.

Students with disabilities can request aid or other services during the enrollment process through Disability Services. Disability Services also helps students with accommodations and aid in the classroom and around campus.