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ETSU at Kingsport

School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach

Academic Advising

Prospective Students: 

If you are beginning college, either just graduating from high school or an adult returning to school, ETSU at Kingsport (Allandale) invites you to visit.  You will be able to complete ETSU's general education core in smaller more convenient classes closer to home.  Our Academic Advisors will assist you with orientation, career advising and registration.  Financial Aid Counselors are available by appointment. If you are interested in student activities, the Allandale campus provides opportunities to lead or participate in our Student Service Organization.  Free tutoring, student work positions, and exercise facilities add to the list of the many reasons to consider ETSU at Kingsport (Allandale).

If you have finished an Associate Degree or are looking for Graduate Programs in the Kingsport area, check out ETSU at Kingsport (Downtown). This location offers an accelerated Nursing program.  Call ETSU at Kingsport for current information.

If you have questions about enrolling at ETSU, contact our academic advisor, Lisa Elliott.

Students 21 years of age and older! After being admitted to ETSU, you will be required to take a placement test. ( Accuplacer ). This test does not determine eligibility for admission to ETSU; it determines at what level you will begin in both math and English. This exam is available at the Kingsport campus by calling 392-8000 to schedule an appointment.

All new students are required to attend an orientation session.  Students planning to take ALL of their courses in Kingsport in Fall semester may attend an orientation at the Johnson City campus. Once admitted, all students receive an email invitation to register for an orientation session. Plan to meet with the ETSU at Kingsport advisor prior to attending orientation in order to select your classes.

Transfer Students: 

If you are interested in one of our programs at ETSU at Kingsport (Downtown) call Dr. Elaine Boone at 392-8000 or email her at .


Current ETSU Students: 

Current Students with less than 45 semester hours should call 392-8000 to determine if they can be advised by a Kingsport advisor. You may also email the advisor who you met with at orientation: see email below.

If you have questions about enrolling at ETSU at Kingsport, contact our academic advisors for more information.

Lisa Elliott, 423-392-8000
Kathy Cutshall,  




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