Adult Learners & Evening Services

Welcome to the Adult Learners and Evening Services Department of Volunteer State Community College.  Now, more than ever, adults are seriously considering post-secondary academic pursuits in this competitive and constantly changing environment. The reasons for these quests may include:

  • Preparation of entry into the workforce
  • Career expansion options
  • Career change
  • Personal fulfillment

This office coordinates and works as a liaison with outside agencies as well as WIA (Workforce Investment Act) programs. WIA is a Federal program that assists eligible students in their endeavors to become employed. This assistance may include financial help for tuition costs, books, training materials, and supplies while attending VSCC.

Eligible students may include those certified through income verification or employment barriers, including being laid-off from work. Qualifying students may be dislocated workers, Families First recipients, single parents, the unemployed or underemployed. Adult Learners and Evening Services is a resource for students during this period of transition and assists with questions/concerns pertaining to admission to VSCC, required testing, degree or certificate programs, class schedules, counseling and clarification concerning third party funding sources.

Workforce Essentials, Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agencies, the Department of Labor, Middle Tennessee Career Centers, as well as other state and federal agencies, work with VSCC through the office of Adult Learners and Evening Services to educate, provide job training/retraining, develop career plans, and establish partnerships. For more information please contact Judy Schuelke or stop by room 108 of the Wood Campus Center.

As part of our college’s commitment to student success in making choices about their careers and education, Evening Services serves as the HUB of activity and information for students and faculty during this non-traditional time period.  We offer students flexibility and access to essential services which are readily available to the day population.   If schedule demands prohibit you from meeting with a school representative during normal business hours, Evening Services is available to assist you.  In this one stop resource center you will find:

 The office is located in Suite 217 of the Wood Campus Center on our Gallatin campus and is open Monday – Thursday evening until 7:00 PM and Friday when classes are in session. Access to your dream begins with a visit and application to Volunteer State Community College.   The Office of Adult Learners and Evening Services offer operating hours on the Gallatin campus which are designed to meet your needs, goals and life challenges.  Extended operating hours during peak times (i.e., registration) and certain sponsored activities may vary but will be announced. Take that first step toward making your dream of a college degree a reality by visiting or calling the office of Adult Learners and Evening Services for personalized services with a smile.