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Cookeville

Phone Number:
931-520-0551

Fax Number:
931-520-0017

Address:
1000 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Hours:

Monday–Friday: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM

 
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    one-year technical certificate.
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    Tennessee Tech and other four-year universities.
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    your convenience to fit your busy schedule.
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  • Apply and register now for Fall 2015 semester.

July 1 - Financial Aid Fall 2015 Application Deadline

For Fall 2015: FAFSA and all required documents due July 1 before 4:30pm.

Click HERE to complete your 2015-2016 FAFSA application.
Visit NSCC Financial Aid for more information.

  • ALL of your documents will need to be processed and approved before you can receive financial aid for the Fall 2015 school year.
  • To check your Financial Aid status:
    1. Log in to myNSCC
    2. Click My Self Service
    3. Click Financial Aid
    4. Click Financial Aid Status
    5. Under the 2015-2016 Financial Aid Status option, see the unsatisfied student requirements section.

 

Academic Calendar Dates

July 1: Fall 2015 Financial Aid Application Deadline

July 2: Summer 2015 1st 5-Week Term Classes and Final Exams End

July 3–5: Independence Day Holiday (No Classes; All Campuses Closed)

July 6: Summer 2015 2nd 5-Week Term Classes Begin

July 15: Spring 2015 "I" Grades (Incompletes) Change to "F"

July 15: Deadline for Filing Graduation Intent for Fall Semester 2015

July 15: Last Day to Withdraw from Summer 2015 Full 10-Week Term Courses and Receive "W"

July 24: Last Day to Withdraw from Summer 2015 2nd 5-Week Term Courses and Receive "W"

August 9: Summer 2015 Classes and Final Exams End

 

Checklist for Attending Nashville State

New Student Orientations

Cody Hall, NSCC Cookeville:
1000 Neal Street, Cookeville, 38501 (Map)

Advising: Please reserve your seat for an upcoming NSCC Cookeville New Student Orientation to meet with your assigned academic advisor. For academic advising appointments after New Student Orientation, please contact Brittany Copley: bcopley@cookevillecampus.org or call 931-520-0551 ext. 125.

Cookeville New Student Orientations for All New Students
Date Day Time / Location
July 27 Mon 2:00 pm - Cody Hall
July 28 Tues 10:00 am - Cody Hall
July 29 Wed 2:00 pm - Cody Hall
July 30 Thurs 10:00 am - Cody Hall

 
Please sign up early as NSCC Cookeville New Student Orientations fill up quickly: Reserve your seat.

New students are encouraged to go to the online new student orientation: EmPower - Orientation for New Students Have your A# ready to begin the online orientation.

Questions?
Contact: Brittany Copley, NSCC Cookeville Admissions Clerk
Phone: 931-520-0551, ext 125
E-mail: bcopley@cookevillecampus.org
 

Advising

  • When was the last time you met with your advisor?
  • Have you made an appointment with your advisor?
  • Are you unsure about your major and need to speak with someone?
  • Did you know that students who meet with their advisor once a semester have the greatest success?

Now that we are settled into the Summer semester we encourage students to set up a time to speak with their advisor. This is a great way to prepare for the Fall semester and know which classes you will want to register for now.

Have you met with your advisor?
~ Look into majors
~ Figure out schedule
~ Find the best classes
~ Transfer or get a job?

What can your advisor do for you?
Your advisor is here to ensure that you have the necessary tools for academic success.

  • Your advisor will help you set realistic educational goals.
  • Your advisor will make sure you are in the major that best fits your career goals.
  • Your advisor will assist you in selecting the correct courses for your major.

Campus Career Services

For Employers

 
Post a Position
Employers may list positions (Part-Time/Full-Time, Internships, Co-op) online. College Central Network is the official job posting service for employers targeting Nashville State Community College students and alumni. Click on the College Central Network logo below to post job opportunities for our students and alumni.
 
Post jobs targeting Nashville State Community College students and alumni.
 

For Students

 
Find a Position
Students can view positions posted with the NSCC Cookeville location in the student lounge area, or online. NSCC uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service for students and graduates. Local employers post jobs exclusively to our school via the CCN site. Students and alumni can create their own account profile to view and apply to Internships, Co-op Opportunities and Part/Full-time positons. After creating an account, students and alumni also have access to various resources such as career podcast, resume templates, job search tips and much more.
 
Click the College Central Network logo to create your account.
 
Search jobs posted at Nashville State Community College

 
Questions?
Contact: NSCC Main Campus Career Services
Phone: 615-353-3248
E-mail: careerservices@nscc.edu
Website: Career Services
 

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

High School Class of 2016 Seniors: Apply Aug 17–Nov 2: tennesseepromise.gov

TN Promise at NSCC Logo High school Class of 2016 seniors have from August 17–November 2, 2015, to enroll in Tennessee Promise, the state’s program that provides two years of community college or technical school tuition-free for any student graduating from a Tennessee high school. It includes a mentoring component, as well as a last-dollar scholarship to cover tuition and fees not covered by the Pell grant, the HOPE scholarship or TSAA funds.

TN Promise at Nashville State: www.nscc.edu/tn-promise

Testing Center

  • Make testing appointments online at least 24 hours prior to testing: www.registerblast.com/nscccookeville/exam
  • If you do not see an available date and time that meets your schedule, please e-mail pweeks@cookevillecampus.org
     
  • Summer Semester Testing Hours Effective May 13
    Monday: 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
    Tuesday: CLOSED
    Wednesday: 10:30 AM–4:30 PM
    Thursday: 10:30 AM–4:30 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM–2:00 PM
     

Open Computer and Math Lab Hours

Open Computer Lab Hours

  • Summer Semester: June 1–August 7
    Monday–Friday: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
     

Math Lab Hours
The Math Lab will be closed when classes are not held, including when the campus is closed or when classes are canceled for inclement weather. Lab hours are subject to change. Any changes made will be posted on campus as soon as possible.
 

  • Summer Semester: June 1–August 7
    Monday: 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    Friday–Sunday: Closed
     

Books for Classes

Summer '15 Session students must order their books online and have them shipped to their home addresses.

Please browse the NSCC online bookstore: www.neebo.com/nashville-state-community-college or contact the main campus bookstore, Student Services Center, Room S-126. There is no NSCC bookstore located on the Cookeville Higher Education Campus.

Jeremy Saffore, Shipping and Web Orders* Email: JSaffore@neebo.com  (Email Preferred) ~  615-353-3570 * Our Web Order and Shipping person works at night to keep up with rush demand. Please allow 24 hours for response.

 

Cashier Window Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 8:00 AM–12:30 PM and 1:30–4:00 PM
     

Programs of Study

A.A.S. Degrees

Visit the Catalog or the Academic Program Websites for more information on A.A.S. programs. Links to each A.A.S. degree program are given below.

Technical Certificates

Visit the Catalog or the Academic Program Websites for more information on technical certificate programs. Links to each technical certificate’s program website are given below.

Tennessee Transfer Pathways AA and AS Degree Programs

Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs) help students transfer to a Tennessee public university to complete their baccalaureate degree. Completing all the courses listed on a particular Tennessee Transfer Pathway will earn an A.A. or A.S. degree at Nashville State and all courses are guaranteed to count toward that university major. The prescribed curriculum for each Transfer Pathway must be followed exactly to ensure all hours transfer.

Talk to an advisor, see the NSCC Catalog, and visit www.tntransferpathway.org for more TTP information. View TTP video

Links to each Tennessee Transfer Pathway advising sheet and advising site, and to the related NSCC program/division site are given below.

Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs) help students transfer to a Tennessee public university to complete their baccalaureate degree. Completing all the courses listed on a particular Tennessee Transfer Pathway will earn an A.A., A.F.A., or A.S. degree at Nashville State and all courses are guaranteed to count toward that university major. The prescribed curriculum for each Transfer Pathway must be followed exactly to ensure all hours transfer.

Talk to an advisor, see the NSCC Catalog, and visit www.tntransferpathway.org for more TTP information. View TTP video

Links to each Tennessee Transfer Pathway advising sheet and advising site, and to the related NSCC program/division site are given below.

AA and AS Transfer Degree Areas of Emphasis

Students can choose to earn an Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis at Nashville State, then transfer to a four-year university to complete their baccalaureate degree. AA/AS degree areas of emphasis courses do not represent requirements for any specific university.

In planning the courses to be taken at Nashville State, students first choose the four-year university that they plan to attend, consult the catalog of the transfer university for specific degree requirements, and meet with their Nashville State advisor to match up the courses offered at Nashville State with the courses required at their future four-year university.

Please see the Catalog or the Academic Program Websites for more information on NSCC A.A. and A.S. degree programs.

Links to each area of emphasis program advising sheet (PDF documents) and to the related NSCC program/division site are given below. NSCC does not offer the Tennessee Transfer Pathway for these majors.

Class Schedules

Faculty

Tim Dean
Tim Dean is Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology at Nashville State’s Cookeville location. Starting as an adjunct instructor in 1994, then teaching full-time since 1995, Tim has taught classes in Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Computer Technology, and Physical Science. Tim has seen the Cookeville location grow from fewer than 50 students, with classes held in borrowed facilities, to over 800 students in the current 72,000 square foot building. Tim received his B.S. Electrical Engineering (1992), M.S. Electrical Engineering (1995), and Ph.D. Engineering (2004) from Tennessee Technological University. Tim and his wife Lisa live in Cookeville with their four children. He enjoys spending as much time with family as possible, participating in cross country races with his children, gardening, and church activities.

John (Jody) Mantle
Jody Mantle earned a B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University (1994), a M.S. from Vanderbilt University (1997), and has been teaching all levels of undergraduate mathematics for 15 years. Starting as a Vanderbilt University teaching assistant, Jody was an adjunct instructor at Cumberland University for four years, and has been a full-time instructor at Nashville State’s Cookeville location since 2004. He currently resides in Cookeville with his wife Cindy and several furry friends. He is passionate about music, movies, baseball, football, and especially math and science.

Ami Massengill
Ami Massengill, Assistant Professor of English, has been teaching full-time at Nashville State Community College since August 2005. She received her M.A. in English from Tennessee Technological University in 2005. Ami teaches a wide variety of classes, including English Composition I and II, College Success, British Literature, Fiction, and Themes in Literature and Culture. She enjoys teaching because it enables her to be in the discourse community of composition and literature. In her spare time, she enjoys books and travel. Ami has been teaching in study abroad programs as a member of the Tennessee Consortium of International Studies since 2010. She teaches ENGL 2220 (Survey of British Literature II) in Ireland and ENGL 2030 (Themes in Literature & Culture) in Scotland.

Kelvin Norman
Kelvin Norman, Assistant Professor, teaches information technology courses at Nashville State’s Cookeville location as part of the Computer Networking Technology and Computer Technology A.A.S. degree programs. He specializes in teaching the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum, preparing students for the CCNA certification, as well as for careers in network administration and design. Beginning his career at Nashville State in 2003, Kelvin has taught various courses related to computer hardware, operating systems, Web design and networking. A former naval officer, he received a B.S. degree in Physical Science from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1985. He is currently a graduate student in the Ed.D. program at Trevecca Nazarene University, where he had received a M.Ed. degree in Instructional Technology (2006). His professional certifications include Cisco CCNA, CCAI, COMPTIA A+ and Network +. When not working or studying, Kelvin enjoys playing the banjo and the fiddle.

Carolyn Powell
Carolyn Powell received an A.A. in History from the College of Lake County in Illinois (2001), then completed a B.A. in Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (2003). While an undergraduate, she worked at the Field Museum in Chicago, assisting with the conservation and preservation of many objects in their extensive anthropology collection. She also assisted with setting up and taking down of both the Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years exhibit and the Macchu-Pichu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas exhibit. After relocating with her husband to Tennessee, she attended Middle Tennessee State University for her graduate studies where she earned a M.A. in History with a concentration in Public History (2010). Her thesis topic examined the relationship between the community of Crossville, Tennessee, and Camp Crossville, a prisoner of war camp in operation during World War II that housed over a thousand German and Italian enemy officers and servicemen. Carolyn enjoys reading, travel and hiking with her dogs.

Michelle Van Wagoner
Michelle Van Wagoner earned an Associate of Arts from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Memphis and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Texas State University at San Marcos. Ms. Van Wagoner joined the NSCC faculty in the fall of 2008. She previously taught at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and Blinn College in Brenham, Texas.

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