Welcome to Pellissippi State!
We are excited that you’ve chosen Pellissippi State Community College to start or continue your education. Student Orientation is designed to help you become familiar with the many student services available at the College and to connect you with other new students, faculty, and staff.
Because Student Orientation is so vital to student success and starting strong, we REQUIRE that all degree-seeking students complete Student Orientation prior to entering Pellissippi State.
Students Entering in Fall 2023
Complete the following three steps: (Hint: You will need to know your Pellissippi State username and password to log into orientation.)
Complete the self-paced Online Orientation portion! Here you will discover essential information about deadlines, important dates, and college resources. You will also learn how to navigate the Pellissippi State website.
Attend an On-campus Connection Orientation portion at the campus of your choice! At your specific orientation, you will receive a campus tour, meet staff and faculty, and connect with fellow students.
Meet with your Success Coach!
Your Success Coach will assist you in setting and achieving your college goals as well as introduce you to your Success Team.
Hardin Valley Campus
- May 11 – Panther Experience (On-campus program for early enrollees) 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
- May 25 – Connection Orientation 6 – 8 p.m.
- June 12 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- June 19 & 20 – Black and Latino Student Success Experience 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- June 21 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- July 10 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- August 14 – Welcome Experience TBA
Strawberry Plains Campus
- June 15 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- August 1 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- August 15 – Welcome Experience TBA
Magnolia Avenue Campus
- June 29 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- July 17 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- August 12 – Block Party- Welcome Experience TBA
Blount County Campus
- June 26 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- July 31 – Connection Orientation 1 – 3 p.m.
- August 16- Welcome Experience TBA
Stay Strong Success Center