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. 

New Campus Hours Monday-Friday 8:00AM-3:00PM

Campus Programs

  • 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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Student Services

Access Center, Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Military Affiliated Students


  • Tuesday, Thursday 8:00AM-3:00PM

Learning Commons

Business Office/Cashier Window

  • New Temporary hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-2:30pm (closed 12:30-1:30 daily)


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

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

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