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 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday 7:15am - 7:45pm 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 7:45pm 11:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday 7:15am - 7:45pm 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm 11:30am - 12:30pm

New hours begin on August 27th


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

Tennessee Reconnect starting Fall 2018 at Volunteer State-CHEC!

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