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Important Dates & Events
Starting Date Ending Date Event?
  10/19/2019 Y Street Painting Festival at Jackson Square
  10/25/2019 Y Halloween double feature at Princess Theatre
  10/25/2019   Graduation applications for fall due
  10/26/2019 Y Kindred Spirits extravaganza at O'Brien Theatre
  10/28/2019 Y Princess: Ghostbusters (1984) free admission
  10/31/2019 Y Trunk or Treat
  11/04/2019   Last day to withdraw from classes (fall full-term)
11/05/2019 11/07/2019 Y FAFSA Fest! Events
  11/08/2019 Y O’Brien Theatre: Comedy, 'Barefoot in the Park'
  11/08/2019 Y Harriman Campus: Veterans Day Celebration
  11/11/2019   Spring Registration Begins
  11/11/2019   New: Winter Term Registration Begins
  11/14/2019 Y Open House, Roane County Campus
  11/14/2019 Y Long Night Against Procrastination, Oak Ridge
  11/25/2019 Y Roane County Lighting of the Tree
  11/27/2019   No Classes (see details for campus availability)
11/28/2019 12/01/2019   Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)
  12/09/2019   Last day of classes
12/10/2019 12/12/2019   Exam period
  01/20/2020   Martin Luther King Holiday (College Closed)
  01/21/2020   Spring classes begin

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Wherever you are, we are

Roane State is proud to have campuses in each of our service area counties.

We also bring college instruction to over 30 area high schools. Additionally, Middle College is a way for high school students to earn a degree and a diploma at the same time.

If you prefer to go to class online, we offer that too. Providing convenient access to higher learning is one of our most important missions.

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Transfer ready

Roane State's graduates have transferred to colleges and universities in almost every state, and are well-known for being academically prepared for transfer.

Whether you want to transfer in-state to colleges such as Tennessee Tech of the University of Tennessee – or even venture out-of-state to places such as Purdue or Virginia – our exceptional faculty will help you succeed.

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A global reach

Roane State has abundant opportunities for global interaction and education.

Indicates those residents who have studied at Roane State within the last ten years, and also past and present study-abroad locations. See List

Has Travelled From:
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Columbia
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Lithuania
  • Mexico
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Pakistan
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • South Korea
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Vietnam
Has Travelled To:
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bonaire
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Galapagos
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Sweden

Roane State: a place for growth

Southwest Field Trip Students

“I was so alive those three weeks. My soul... the freedom... I just felt like I was really living, not just existing.”

Haley Russell, on the
Southwest Field Trip Course
Course Numbers: SSC 211 and HUM 261

Watch the Southwest Field Trip Video

Roane State: a place to succeed

Student with Success Coach

“My Success Coach taught me how to go to college. Without Karry, I would have been lost. She helped me with forms and scheduling classes. It’s so personal. When I had a question, I could always go to Karry and get answers.”

Student Seth Long, on his
Success Coach, Karry Garcia

More about Success Coaches

Roane State: a place for results

Photo of the Student Speaking at Commencement Ceremony

“Roane State is for everyone. It does not matter who you are, your age, or your culture. This college has shown me that everyone is welcome I went from being someone that could barely speak the language to someone that is a few minutes away from graduating as a professional radiology technologist.”

Maria Paulina Juarez of Lenoir City
Winner of the President’s Award, Roane State’s highest student honor

Watch Maria’s 2019 graduation speech

Over 90% Job Placement

Our programs lead to jobs in the fields that interest you. Transferring to a university instead? Our academic programs vigorously prepare you for your continued academic career.

18:1 Student to Faculty

Big, 200-student classes where you are afraid to ask a question? Not our style. Our professors will work with you one-on-one and know you on a first-name basis.

$15 million Scholarships & Grants
Awarded Last Year

You may be able to take advantage of Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, book scholarships or many other opportunities.

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