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Student Resources

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Whether you need assistance as you plan to graduate or transfer to another college, need guidance as you start your career or want to get more out of your college experience; one thing is certain. You need Nashville State.

Resources for Your Benefit

At Nashville State, there are many student resources available to help you along your way and make your college experience more memorable.

Academic Advising
Your advisor is here to ensure that you have the necessary tools for academic success from the first semester to the last. All first-time freshman (degree and certificate seeking students) are required to meet with an advisor prior to class registration regarding course selection, class registration, and career pathways. Find Your Advisor Online

Access Center
The Access Center (formerly Disability Services) is committed to assisting students with disabilities by making reasonable accommodations to assure that all students have equal access. (K-106, Main Campus Kisber Building)

In addition to ordering textbooks, e-books, and course materials, the bookstore also carries computer products, supplies, and other study aids that come in handy for classes and projects. Find your textbooks and course materials at our online bookstore anytime. (First Floor, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Career Services
The Career Services Office provides students and alumni access to a continually updated database of full-time and part-time jobs and internships. We can provide resume writing assistance, interview preparation, and job search assistance. Assistance is provided to employers seeking either full- or part-time employees. (S-206, Main Campus Student Services Center)

The Nashville State catalog is found entirely online at http://catalog.nscc.edu. Course descriptions and all college policies are located in the catalog.

Computer Help Desk
The Computer Help Desk is your place for IT support. The staff can reset your network password or help you with common network, email, or other software issues as well as get connected to the network. Call 615-353-3678 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). (C-219, Main Campus Clement Building)

Degree Works
Are you on the right track to graduate? Find out with NSCC’s new, easy-to-use academic planning tool, Degree Works. Benefits for Students

English as a Second Language
Nashville State offers three levels of ESL courses from the intermediate level to the low advanced level. These courses are designed to teach immigrants and international students academic English to prepare them for college-level coursework. To learn more, visit www.nscc.edu/admissions/esl.

Financial Aid
We’re here to help students maximize all their financial opportunities as well as understand the options that are available; the process of applying for scholarships, grants and loans; and the payment plans that can be utilized. (S-205, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Nashville State holds one commencement each year. See Graduation FAQ for full information. Detailed information concerning the commencement ceremony and all graduation activities is posted on ww2.nscc.edu/grad_activities.

Learning Center and Tutoring
The Learning Resource Center provides free academic assistance including access to computers for research, email, tutorials in course content, and software applications used in classes. Tutors are available to help in many subjects, especially math and writing. Free online tutoring is also available. (K-163, Main Campus Library)

The Mayfield Library provides on and off campus research services, including books, periodicals, journals, and online resources. Visit the library site and you can also find information on library hours, helpful workshops, policies and services, special collections, and other department information. (Kisber Building, Main Campus)

Your MyNSCC student account allows you to take care of many facets of registration and classes: view registration information, check grades, print an unofficial transcript, pay tuition/fees, access NSCC online courses, view holds, check NSCC e-mail, view financial aid account, see personal information, and find advisor and academic major information. Password login required.

Online Learning
If you can’t make it to campus to take classes, Nashville State has convenient online and hybrid courses in almost every area. If enrolled in an online course, you are encouraged to take the Online Orientation. (W-35, Weld Building, Main Campus)

Open Computer Lab
The Open Computer Lab provides student access to PC and Mac computers, classroom software, Internet access, and two flatbed scanners. Hours of operation vary and are posted online and on the Open Lab door. (C-219, Clement Building, Main Campus)

Paying for Classes - Tuition and Fees
Start at the Bursar’s Office for all things financial, except student financial aid. The Bursar’s Office provides tuition and fee information, disburses student refunds, and collects payments. Other services include third-party payment, deferred payment, student direct deposit, and fee waivers and discounts for those who qualify. (S-203, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Records Office
Records Office helps students register for classes, change majors, drop/add courses, transcripts, change of address or name, enrollment verifications, certification of veterans’ benefits, and overall maintenance of academic records. (S-207, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Safety and Security
The Security Department provides 24-hour, 365-day service. Security guards patrol the campus by car and by foot, and by a closed-circuit television system around the clock. Call 615-353-3273, or dial 3273 from any on-campus phone. (Security Station: First Floor Lobby, Student Services Center • Security Office: A-34, A Building, Main Campus)

Nashville State offers many scholarships all geared toward helping make your dream of a college education a reality, including some aimed at adults 25+ majoring in career and technologies programs. Academic and other scholarships can be found online at www.nscc.edu/scholarships.

Social Media
Do you need to stay connected with your classmates and NSCC friends, follow our recruiters, check out events on campus, see photographs or watch videos of campus activities? We’re linked into social networking.
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Student Life
Nashville State has more than 30 active student organizations including honors, social, academic, leadership, professional clubs and organizations. Student activities and special events held throughout the year are listed on the college’s event calendar.

Student Photo ID
Student identification cards (Photo ID) display a photo and name of student cardholder and are valid as long as the student is actively enrolled in classes. The Photo ID cards are used for library privileges, student elections, Testing Center verification, and other college services. (S-107, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Student Policy Handbook
The Student Policy Handbook is a valuable resource for students as they become oriented to the college community. It contains important policies including the Student Conduct Policy (PDF). It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to these policies.

Testing Center
The Testing Center provides the ACT Compass, CLEP College Level Examination Program, and Graduate Exit Exams. Other services include NSCC Online and Regents Online Degree Program course testing, departmental testing (individual student make-up exam), and proctored testing. (S-217, Main Campus Student Services Center)

Veterans Benefits
Veterans and eligible dependents of veterans can apply for educational benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA). Veterans should contact the Coordinator of Veterans’ Services to complete the necessary forms, or visit Getting Started to find out what will be required. (S-207H, Main Campus Student Services Center)

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