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General Information
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville , Tennessee 37933-0990

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services
PO Box 22990
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, 37933-0990
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About Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a public two-year institution that has been providing accessible and comprehensive education to its students since its establishment. With a mission to foster the academic, economic, and cultural enrichment of its community, Pellissippi State plays a crucial role in preparing students for both successful careers and further educational pursuits.

The college has become a cornerstone of Knoxville’s educational landscape, serving as a gateway to higher education for many individuals. Tennessee’s diverse and vibrant city of Knoxville offers a thriving community that complements the college experience. Surrounded by stunning landscapes and situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville provides students with a beautiful natural backdrop for their educational journey.

Pellissippi State Community College prides itself on offering a wide range of academic programs, ensuring that students have diverse options to pursue their educational interests and career goals. From associate degree programs in business, engineering technology, and computer information technology to performing arts, nursing, and social sciences, the college caters to a broad spectrum of interests and aspirations.

Additionally, Pellissippi State places a strong emphasis on workforce development, partnering with local industries and businesses to provide relevant and up-to-date training programs. This focus on practical skills ensures that students are not only equipped with theoretical knowledge but are also prepared for the demands of the ever-changing job market. Whether students are seeking to enter the workforce immediately after completing their program or planning to transfer to a four-year institution, Pellissippi State offers the necessary resources and support to help them succeed.

The college’s commitment to accessibility and inclusivity is reflected in its low tuition rates, making higher education more attainable for students from diverse financial backgrounds. Pellissippi State strives to provide a quality education without placing an excessive financial burden on its students. This commitment also extends to comprehensive financial aid programs and scholarships, ensuring that deserving students have the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams.

With a dedicated faculty and staff, Pellissippi State Community College creates a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Small class sizes allow for personal attention and mentorship, enabling students to build meaningful relationships with their instructors. The college also offers a variety of student support services, including tutoring, academic advising, and career counseling, to guide students along their educational journey.

Beyond the classroom, students at Pellissippi State have ample opportunities for personal growth and involvement through various campus organizations and activities. These extracurricular opportunities foster leadership skills, encourage community engagement, and allow students to explore their interests beyond their academic coursework.

In conclusion, Pellissippi State Community College stands as a beacon of education and opportunity in Knoxville, Tennessee. With its commitment to accessibility, comprehensive academic programs, and strong ties to the surrounding community, the college provides a valuable and enriching educational experience. Whether students are starting their educational journey or seeking to enhance their career prospects, Pellissippi State Community College offers the resources and support necessary to help them achieve their goals.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations