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. 

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.

Vol State’s Spring 2020 registration is underway.  Take a look at our course schedule options

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Student Services

  • Monday - Thursday 7:00-5:30, Friday 8:00-4:30


  • Monday - Thursday 7:30-10:00pm, Friday 7:30-4:30

Learning Commons

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00-4:30, Tuesday 8:00-6:00, Friday 8:00-3:00

Math Assistance

  • Monday 1:00-6:00 , Tuesday 11:00-1:00, Wednesday 9:00-11:00 and 1:00-4:00, Thursday 11:00-1:00

Business Office/Cashier Window

  • Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30 (closed 12:30-1:30 daily for lunch)

To schedule an appointment

For Advising Reynolds, Rhonda
For New Student Advising and Disability Services Allison, Ashley
For Financial Aid Cannon, Sherrie
For Admissions and Financial Aid Scantland, Scantland
For Testing Martin, Stephanie or Rivett, Daniel 


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

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

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