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Student TestimonialOnce I cross that stage & receive my diploma, it will be the realization that all of my hard work in the Computer Networking Technology program has paid off.

Larry, Class of 2015


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Renaissance Center
855 Highway 46 S
Dickson, TN 37055


Monday–Thursday: 8:00 AM–5:30 PM

Higher Education within Your Reach

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  • Take general education classes which lead to degrees and certificates from Nashville State.
  • Attend small classes taught by well-qualified faculty and get helpful student services from caring staff.
  • Pay same tuition rate for Nashville State classes at the Renaissance Center as any other NSCC location.
  • Qualify, and receive tuition funding through the lottery and other scholarships and financial aid.
  • Apply and register now for Fall 2015 semester.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2015 Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines

Be Aware of Semester Deadlines
See Fall 2015 Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines.

August 6: First Purge—Pay Fall '15 Semester Fees
Pay in person before 4:30 PM
Pay online before 8:00 PM (including deferred payment)
Classes dropped if fees not paid by this time.

Registration Unavailable
12:00 PM, Aug 6–6:00 AM, Aug 7


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.


Checklist for Attending Nashville State

New Student Orientations

Room 106, Dickson - Renaissance Center:
46 Highway S., Dickson, 37055 (Map)

Open to all first-time students that have applied to the college. Have your A# ready.

Advising: Any student who would like to set up a separate advising session please e-mail Leslie.Lewis@nscc.edu or call 615-740-5998 to make an appointment.

New Student Orientations
Date Day Time / Location
Aug 10 Monday 10:00 am - Room 106
Aug 20 Thursday 10:00 am - Room 106

Please sign up early as Dickson - Renaissance Center New Student Orientations fill up quickly: Reserve your seat.

Contact: Leslie Lewis, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center Coordinator
Phone: 615-740-5998
E-mail: Leslie.Lewis@nscc.edu


  • 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.

Contact NSCC Dickson-Renaissance Center staff for student advising.

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 NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center 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

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

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

TN Promise at Nashville State
~ TN Promise Students - Success Tips for Fall 2015
~ TN Promise Scholarship - High School Class of 2016 Seniors

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 Aug 17–Nov 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.

Testing Hours

Testing by Appointment Only
Make appointments online: www.registerblast.com/nsccdickson/exam

Testing Hours
Monday & Wednesday: 1:00 PM–5:30 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 AM–12:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday at 10:00 AM

Bursar Hours

Bursar Hours
Monday & Wednesday: 8:30 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 AM–4:30 PM

Open Computer Lab Hours

Open Computer Lab Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 8:00 AM–1:00 PM and 6:00–8:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursday: 3:00–8:00 PM

Map and Driving Directions

  • Dickson-Renaissance Center Map (PDF)
  • Driving Directions: Take I-40W from Nashville, then exit 172 for Highway 46 South; the Renaissance Center is on the right. (Map)


Areas of Study

• Introduction to Business
• Organizational Behavior

• Fundamentals of Speech Comm

Criminal Justice
• Intro to Criminal Justice
• Intro to the Legal Process

• Foundations of Education
• Educational Psychology
• Intro to Special Education

• English Composition I & II
• Survey of American Literature
• Survey of World Literature
• Literature: Fiction

Fine Arts
• Art Appreciation
• Music Appreciation
• Intro to Theater

• United States History I & II
• Tennessee History

• College Algebra
• Probability/Statistics
• Finite Mathematics

• Abnormal Psychology
• General Psychology
• Life Span Psychology
• Social Psychology

Social Sciences
• Introduction to Sociology

College Preparatory Courses
• Learning Support English
• Learning Support Math
• Learning Support Reading


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