Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:

Please NOTE:  The application fee will increase to $20.00 beginning July 1, 2011.

 

Chicken Pox/Varicella Vaccination Requirement

Effective July 1, 2011, Volunteer State Community College is required by Tennessee state law to obtain proof of receipt of two doses of the Varicella vaccine, from all new full-time students prior to the first day of classes of students' initial semester of enrollment. Proof may be shown by immunization records, laboratory evidence of immunity, or a history of the varicella disease that has been documented from a health practitioner.

Students who are registering for less than full-time (less than 12 credit hours) are not required to provide proof of the immunization. Students enrolled in all online courses are excluded.

For more information on this and other important vaccinations, please visit www.volstate.edu/immunizations.

 

Thank you,

The Office of Admissions Staff

 

Last updated: 6/30/2011 8:34AM PST

All Applicants

  1. Complete this online application. After you are finished, click the 'SUBMIT' button located on the left column of the application and follow the directions. Print two copies of the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the completed online application and send a signed copy to the address on the right.
  2. Submit a one-time, nonrefundable $20 application fee.
  3. All full-time students born 1957 and later must provide proof of immunization with two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines administered on or after their first birthday, unless they graduated from a Tennessee public high school in 1999 or later.
  4. All students are required to complete the Hepatitis B Health History Form online prior to registration. Students under the age of 18 must print the form and have a parent or guardian sign and then submit to the Office of Admissions.
  5. Complete the following section(s), where applicable.

Degree Seeking Student
(First-time college student or transfer student)

  1. Request high school to send official copy of your academic transcript showing date of graduation directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions, or submit an official copy of GED scores (if applicable).
  2. Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age as of the first day of class for the first term of enrollment. (Scores are used for placement and counseling purposes only.) If 21 or over, see testing section below.
  3. Request all previously attended colleges to send official copies of your academic transcript (with college seal) directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions.
  4. International students, requiring an I-20, should follow the instructions outlined in the Volunteer State Community College catalog under the sections "How to Enroll" and "International Students."
  5. Register for your classes online and pay fees!

Technical Certificate Student

  1. Request high school to send official copy of your academic transcript showing date of graduation directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions, or submit an official copy of GED scores (if applicable).
  2. Take the ACT or placement test, if required for selected courses. Please refer to the college catalog course descriptions for information to determine if testing is required. If you have questions about which tests are required for the courses you wish to take, call the Advising Center at (615) 230-3702.
  3. Register for your classes online and pay fees!
  4. As soon as all of the above items have been submitted to the Office of Admissions and your application has been processed, you are eligible to register for your classes.

Nondegree Seeking Student

  1. Take the ACT or placement test, if required for selected courses. Please refer to the college catalog course descriptions for information to determine if testing is required. If you have questions about which tests are required for the courses you wish to take, call the Advising Center at (615) 230-3702.
  2. Register for your classes online and pay fees!

Transient Student
(just taking a few courses and will be returning to university or other school)

  1. Request an official copy of your transcript from the college you are currently attending be sent directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions.
  2. Register for your classes online and pay fees!

Testing

  • ACT, SAT, and/or testing scores are NOT used to determine admission to Volunteer State Community College. Scores are used for placement, counseling, and advising purposes only.
  • Students 21 years of age or older as of the first day of class for the first term of enrollment must take a placement test to determine appropriate placement in college level or developmental classes. Students with transfer credit should contact the Advising Center at (615) 230-3702 to determine if they need to test.
  • International students and students whose language spoken in the home is not English may be required to take the TOEFL or MELAB or other placement test.

Important Numbers

Admissions
Advising
Athletics
Business Office
Student Services
Records & Registration   
(615) 230-3688
(615) 230-3702
(615) 230-3233
(615) 230-3585
(615) 230-3441
(615) 230-3680
       Disability Services
Financial Aid
Testing
TDD (hearing impaired)   
Veterans Programs
(615) 230-3472
(615) 230-3455
(615) 230-3484
(615) 230-3488
(615) 230-3444

Information for Persons with Disabilities

If you are in need of accommodations or accessibility assistance due to a disability, please contact the Disability Services Office in the Campus Center (Room 108) or call (615) 230-3472, or toll free (888) 335-8722, ext. 3472. TDD: (615) 230-3488.

Notice

If you are accepted as a student at this institution, there are certain performance tests you will be required to take during your academic career. It is a requirement of admission that you agree to take any tests deemed necessary by the institution. In those instances where tests are administered by an external entity, you hereby agree for the results of such tests to be released to the institution. The purpose of this requirement is to comply with the legislature’s expressed intent that institutions regularly evaluate and improve instruction at all levels. If you are under twenty-one (21) years of age and are required by institutional policy to complete the ACT test, your scores on these tests and course placement may be reported to your high school for research purposes. Any test scores will be treated confidentially as required by law.

Contact Us

Volunteer State Community College
Office of Admissions
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN  37066-3188

In-state telephone: (615) 230-3688
Out-of-state telephone: (888) 335-VSCC
Fax number: (615) 230-4875
Website: www.volstate.edu
E-mail: admissions@volstate.edu

Instructions

To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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