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Student TestimonialAs a first-time college student, the faculty and smaller classes have really helped me move along with my work. I never thought I would be succeeding in college.

Mike, General Studies


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Renaissance Center
855 Highway 46 S
Dickson, TN 37055


Monday–Thursday: 7:00 AM–6:00 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 now for Summer and Fall 2016 semesters.

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 Jenny.Heath@nscc.edu or call 615-740-5998 to make an appointment.

New Student Orientations for Summer 2016 Entry
Summer new student orientations will be one-on-one, by appointment. Please e-mail Jenny.Heath@nscc.edu or call 615-740-5998 to make an appointment.
New Student Orientations for Fall 2016 Entry
Date Day Time / Location
Apr 18 Monday 3pm - Room 106
Apr 25 Monday 3pm - Room 106
May 12 Thursday 3pm - Room 106
June 6 Monday 10am - Room 106
June 7 Tuesday 2pm - Room 106

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

Contact: Jenny Heath, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center Technical Clerk
Phone: 615-740-5998
E-mail: Jenny.Heath@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?

We encourage students to set up a time to speak with their advisor. This is a great way to prepare for the summer and fall semesters and know which classes you will want to register for in April.

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.

NSCC Degree and Certificate Programs

Contact NSCC Dickson-Renaissance Center staff for student advising.

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

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

High School Class of 2016 Seniors Must Apply by November 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.

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

Math and Writing Tutoring

Writing Tutoring — ALL SUBJECTS that require formatted writing.
Contact Rachel Fussell — Rachel.Fussell@nscc.edu

Mathematics Tutoring
Contact Victor Beach — Victor.Beach@nscc.edu

Testing Hours

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

Summer Semester Testing Hours
Tuesday: 9:00 AM–1:00 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

Tuesday at 10:00 AM
Wednesday at 2:00 PM

Fall Semester Testing Hours
Monday: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM–12:00 PM
Wednesday: 2:00 PM–6:00 PM
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

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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