Cookeville Higher Education Campus (CHEC)

Volunteer State Community College at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus is a public, comprehensive community college offering associate degrees and certificates as well as general education classes. At Volunteer State-CHEC, we are committed to providing high quality educational programs, strengthening community and workforce partnerships in the Upper Cumberland area; promoting diversity and cultural awareness, inspiring life-long learning, and preparing students for successful careers, university transfer, & meaningful citizenship in a global society. 

Programs for completion on our campus

  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Mechatronics 
  • A.S. Business 
  • A.S.T. Education-Early Childhood Education
  • A.S. Criminal Justice

View a complete list of programs available through Vol State.

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Testing Center Hours
  Hours Closed Period
Monday 8:30am - 7:45pm 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 7:45pm 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 7:45pm 11:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 7:45pm 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:15pm 11:30am - 12:30pm

Spring Semester 2019 Student Services has the following extended hours assistance:

Monday Advising and Admissions available until 6:00 PM
Tuesday Admissions available until 6:00 PM
Wednesday Advising available until 6:00 PM
Thursday Advising and Financial Aid available until 6:00 PM

To schedule an appointment

For Advising Reynolds, Rhonda
For New Student Advising and Disability Services Allison, Ashley
For Financial Aid Cannon, Sherrie
For Advising and Financial Aid Wilson, Cynthia


Tennessee Promise is ready for you at Volunteer State-CHEC! 

Tennessee Reconnect starting Fall 2018 at Volunteer State-CHEC!

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