Volunteer State Community College is back to in-person classes this fall on all four campuses: Springfield, Gallatin, Cookeville, and Livingston. Vol State online courses will continue to be offered in three versions. Online asynchronous classes don’t have regular class meetings, allowing students to set their own schedule during the week, with due dates for assignments. Virtual synchronous classes have regularly scheduled online class meetings with instructors live via Zoom or other video platforms. The third type, hybrid classes, offer limited in-person class sessions, combined with online coursework. The course schedule for summer and fall semesters is available now. Summer classes will still be primarily online.
It’s important for new and readmit students to apply to Vol State now get the process started. Students who wait until later in the summer may not have as many class options. The application is free and can be completed online. New students can also visit any of the four campuses to get help. Per CDC guidelines, face masks are no longer required inside or outside on Vol State campuses for people who are vaccinated. Those persons that are not vaccinated for COVID-19 are strongly encouraged to continue wearing a mask and to continue social distancing both to protect themselves and others.
Vol State Admissions has a series of virtual workshops to help new students get ready. Those can be found at: www.volstate.edu/virtual-sessions.
Adult learners who would like to learn new career skills or find a new career path can apply for the tuition-free TN Reconnect program. The primary eligibility requirement is that applicants not already have a college degree. A step-by-step guide for application can be found at online.
Vol State offers a variety of degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. Programs can prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution or get them ready for a specific career field. For more information via phone call 615-230-3688.
View the Admissions Enrollment Steps to get started.