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Dickson

Phone Number:
615-740-5998

Fax Number:
615-446-5074

Address:
Renaissance Center
855 Highway 46 S
Dickson, TN 37055

Hours:

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.
  • Spring 2015 registration begins Nov. 10.
    Meet with your advisor now:

Dickson-Renaissance Center Advising for All Students

  • 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 Fall semester we encourage students to set up a time to speak with their advisor. This is a great way to prepare for the Spring semester and know which classes you will want to register for in November.

Have you met with your advisior?
~ 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.

Checklist for Attending Nashville State

Dickson-Renaissance Center 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: faculty advisors will be available to help with advising/registration at the end of the information session.

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.

Orientations for New Students entering Spring 2015 Semester
Nov. 17 Monday 2:30pm - Room 106
Jan. 8 Thursday 2:30pm - Room 106

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

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

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

High School Seniors and Mentors: Deadline November 1 tennesseepromise.gov

TN Promise at NSCC Logo High school seniors have until November 1, 2014, to enroll in Tennessee Promise, the state’s new 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

Dickson Testing Hours

Testing by Appointment Only — Phone: 615-740-5998 or 615-446-3967

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

COMPASS Testing
Tuesday & Thursday at 10:00 AM

Holiday Closures: All NSCC Campuses CLOSED
Thanksgiving: November 27–30
Christmas/New Year's: December 25–January 1
 

Dickson Bursar Hours

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

Holiday Closures: All NSCC Campuses CLOSED
Thanksgiving: November 27–30
Christmas/New Year's: December 25–January 1
 

Dickson 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

Holiday Closures: All NSCC Campuses CLOSED
Thanksgiving: November 27–30
Christmas/New Year's: December 25–January 1
 

Dickson 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)

 

Dickson Areas of Study

Business
• Introduction to Business
• Organizational Behavior

Communication
• Fundamentals of Speech Comm

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

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

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

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

History
• United States History I & II
• Tennessee History

Math
• College Algebra
• Probability/Statistics
• Finite Mathematics

Psychology
• 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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