We have listed services in alphabetical order for easier navigation. This page will be updated regularly with new information, so please check back often!


The Start Strong Center is here to help you with any questions you have about Admissions, Records, Financial Aid, and Registration. We are located at the Hardin Valley Campus of Pellissippi State in the Goins Administration Building. We can help you in person or virtually. Contact the Start Strong Center by calling 865-694-6400, emailing or meet with us.


Advising is an important part of a student’s academic journey. It is an interactive dialogue centered around the individualized needs of each student. Advisors inform and empower students to make effective decisions concerning their interests and academic goals. All students are assigned an academic advisor based on their chosen major. The advising office has representatives on all campuses and virtually through Email to make an appointment.


Thank you for your interest in attending Pellissippi State. Please click here to fill out our application form.


Please click here for important spring 2022 dates and deadlines.


You can apply for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA here. 


Check out all the career programs and transfer pathways we offer in our College Catalog. To search for the summer 2022 classes offered, click here.


Students who are starting Pellissippi State in spring 2022 should complete online orientation before classes start. NSO can be accessed at 


The Testing Center provides in-house and standardized testing (CLEP, DSST, Certiport, HESI, HiSET, etc.) for Pellissippi State students and the community as needed. Hours vary by campus (link to site). We do not offer exams during the last 30 minutes of operation each day. 

For Pellissippi State course exams, instructors send a Test Authorization form to the Testing Center with all required information. For standardized exams or correspondence exams, examinees must make a test appointment at and pay the proctor fee.