NOTICE: some steps can be completed out of order. If you get stuck on a step, try the next step while you're working on the other one.
If you haven't done so already, Submit the Application for Admission/readmission
. On the Admissions Login page, click on "First time user account creation" to get started.
: If you are applying to an Allied Health Sciences or Nursing program, submit an application for that program after
you have been admitted as a Roane State student.
After you've submitted your admissions application, your RaiderNet account
will be available to you in about one hour. Once you set up your RaiderNet, it will allow you to conduct your college business (registering, paying fees, checking email, etc.) online.
You will have been assigned a Success Coach to help guide you through enrolling and attending college. The coach is here for you, so take advantage of this valuable one-on-one connection and sign up for an appointment today to meet with your coach. This information is found in your RaiderNet.
Submit your official
high school transcript or High School Equivalency (HSE) scores. These should be mailed to the Roane State Admissions Office, or hand-delivered to the One Stop
in the school's sealed envelope.
The Student Handbook
contains the college's policies and procedures, student right-to-know information, student rights and responsibilities, and academic information such as the College Catalog
. Take some time now to familiarize yourself with it and it will help you in the future.
Submit a Hepatitis B form
. (PLEASE NOTE: if you filed an online application and you were 18 or older, or if you are readmitting, this requirement is waived.)
Submit a Certificate of Immunization Form if you are carrying 12 or more hours of credit. This certifies vaccinations for MMR and Varicella (Chicken Pox). Get the form and see more details.
Submit proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S.: Applicants are required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof that they are lawfully present in the United States. View details and instructions
When you register to take the ACT, send scores to Roane State using our school code 039850. If you have already taken the test, you may go to the ACT website to request scores be sent to us. We also accept scores for the SAT.
transcripts from all previous colleges. This is important because failure to do so will delay your registration or financial aid. These should be mailed to the Roane State Admissions Office, or hand-delivered to the One Stop
in the school's sealed envelope.
If you plan to take English, math, science or any other course with a pre-requisite you satisfied at another institution, you may be required to provide proof you have completed the pre-requisite. Provide a copy of your school's transcript (unofficial copies may be acceptable for non-degree seeking students) to the One Stop
or mail to Roane State Admissions Office.
Take the COMPASS test
unless you have already passed college-level English and math.
Complete additional forms required by the Financial Aid Office.
Begin checking your Roane State email account
on a regular basis. We'll send important messages to this account throughout your time at the college. You access it from RaiderNet.
If you have a mobile phone or device, download Roane State's mobile app
which provides 24/7 touch-friendly access to your online courses, RaiderNet account, emergency contact, and other features.
Take the TOEFL (unless your native language is English, you took English in a U.S. high school, or you completed an English Composition course at a U.S. college/university).
Provide proof of permanent residency.
Provide proof of US citizenship if born outside the U.S.
Provide the Visa/1-94 (upon arrival).
Provide proof of insurance if studying on an F1 Visa (upon arrival).
Provide proof of TB test.
Complete the International Transfer Form if you attended another college in the United States and studying on an F1 Visa.
Provide proof of financial support if studying on an F1 Visa.
Interview with the Director of Student Enrollment if studying on an F1 Visa.
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