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Campus Resources & Services provided by the ARC



  • Manages the ARC front desk and maintains the ARC information resource area
  • Provides Advisement for Adult and Transfer Students
  • Commuting Student Services: RideShare©, Off-Campus Housing Listings, Transit Schedules, Area Maps and Child Care Information.
  • "One Stop Shopping" for Campus forms, applications, catalogs, schedules and information
  • The "home" for 2 Adult Student Organizations:
    • Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) - Adult Student honor society
    • Tau Sigma - Transfer Student honor society
  • Advocacy for Adult, Commuter and Transfer Students to the greater Campus Community
  • Provides Voter Registration for Students voting in Tennessee
  • Manages the Re-entry Student Scholarship (for Students entering/re-entering ETSU and meeting additional requirements) 


  • Provides service to ALL Campus Students seeking general education information and exceptions.
  • Provides service to ALL Art & Science majors seeking college degree information and exceptions. Students may seek the Dean's signature for such issues as:  changing audit to credit, late add and/or drop approval, overload extension, catalog extensions, grade appeals, misconduct charges, and any other Student document requiring the Dean's signature.
  • Provides Academic Advisement for the following:
    • Biology Majors with less than 90 credit hours.
    • ALL Students majoring in Criminal Justice & Criminology, Mass Communications (those with a RTVF concentration or those having not yet selected a concentration).  
    • All Freshman and Sophomore Students majoring in Psychology.
    • ALL Students majoring in Social Work (who have earned less than 45 credits).
    • Chemistry Majors who have less than 60 credit hours and have not completed the Chemistry core classes.


  • Starting place for students who are in the process of choosing an academic major or are clarifying their career plans. 
  • Provides personalized Career Counseling, focusing in an in-depth manner on future goals, interests, abilities, values; choices to be made; education and occupational information; and career decision-making.
  • Students may browse for information utilizing our up-to-date Informational Services; Personality and Interest Assessments (such as the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator); a Career Library; Electronic searches and on-line career assessments and resources, including Sigi3 and E-Sigi3.


  • Provides information, academic advisement, and other support services to students who wish to apply to professional schools in medically-related disciplines.
  • Advises students interested in Allopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant , Podiatry, and Veterinary Medicine.  Students interested in these areas need to see an MPA Advisor each semester they are enrolled at ETSU, in addition to their Major Advisor.
  • Supports eleven student organizations including Alpha Epsilon Delta-the National Pre-Health Honor Society, the American Medical Student Association, Health Occupations Students of America-HOSA, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students-MAPS, Medical Professions Navigation Program, Oral Health Student Association, Pre-Optometry Student Association, Pre-Pharmacy Student Association, Physician Assistant Student Organization, Pre-Veterinary Student Association and the Student Organization Leadership Council.   MPA encourages the involvement and development of other student organizations, as students indicate interest.
  • Workshops are provided to enhance student applications for professional schools.
  • Composite Letters of Evaluation (Committee Letters) are available for students applying to professional schools, upon  completion of respective program pre-requisite courses.
  • Offers the Pre-Health Living Learning Community, a supportive living-learning environment in a residence hall for students interested in pursuing careers in health related fields.


  • Assists students with information regarding all general scholarships at ETSU
  • Assists students with information regarding Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship eligibility
  • Assists students with dual enrollment grants/scholarship
  • On-line scholarship application available at:


  • Houses director of University Advisement.
  • Promote the continuous improvement of undergraduate advisement at ETSU.
  • Provides undergraduate advisor training.
  • Provides Banner Workshops (Self-Service Banner & Internet Native Banner) for campus for accessing student academic data. 
  • Coordinates advisement and check-out process at new student orientation.
  • Serves as designee for Academic Affairs for late student appeals
  • Assists students with advisement concerns and serves as a referral resource. 
  • Coordinates the Need Help Website. 


  • Supports and works with constituents that include Students, Alumni, Academic Departments, Individual Faculty, Campus Organizations, Community Groups and Employers.
  • Offers services to Students and Alumni seeking full-time career opportunities, internships, and part-time or seasonal employment.
  • Provides advisement and support for employment search letters and resumes, planning a career search, preparing for an interview, networking and obtaining employment. 
  • Maintains a web site where ETSU Students and Alumni can easily locate sample job search materials and useful information about Career Fairs, On-Campus Interviews, Employer Information Sessions, workshops and other events.
  • Coordinates internships, available in most disciplines.  For opportunities to earn academic credit for carefully planned and supervised work experience, visit the University Career Services  office early and often during your Student years at ETSU.
  • Maintains BucLink (an online process for Students to post resumes and Employers to post jobs) - where Students are encouraged to register to view jobs listed for ETSU graduates and post their resume for employers to view.


  • Academic Advisement for all students identified as "Undeclared Majors" and Students who are taking Learning Support courses.  NOTE: Students who are ONLY taking Learning Support Math courses should see their Major Advisor.
  • Information regarding Learning Support requirements and COMPASS testing
  • Individual and Group Career Counseling
  • Information and Referral to appropriate Campus Resources
  • Offer special programs to stimulate exploration of various study areas
  • Identification of Students' Academic strengths and interests



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