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Student Resources

Need Help with Technology?

If you don't have access to a computer and/or internet, please complete the Technology Access Form so that we can try to provide assistance in identifying potential solutions.

Computer Lab Access

Beginning June 1st, students will have limited access (by appointment only) to computers on each campus. Students must make appointments via EAB Navigate by selecting the campus and an available time on that campus. Appointments should be made at least one day prior. A video is available at to show students how to make appointments.

Locations and days and times of lab availability follows:

Columbia Campus

  • Location: Finney Library 1st Floor
  • Days and Times: Monday - Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. through June 30
    Wednesday - Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. - July 6 - August 6

Williamson Campus

  • Location: FADM 207
  • Days and Times: Monday - Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lawrence Campus

  • Location: LCC 115
  • Days and Times: Monday and Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lewisburg Campus

  • Location: LBS 118
  • Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Clifton Campus

  • Location: CLIF 102
  • Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Virtual Advising Appointments

Are you a student with 24 or more earned hours and need an appointment with an advisor this summer? Virtual appointments are available now. Watch this video ( to learn how to make an appointment. 

You are not required to make an appointment with your assigned advisor. You should make an appointment with an advisor from the appropriate academic division. Scroll down these pages of the college website to determine which division your major is assigned:

If you need to make a first-time advising appointment, watch this video:

If you have already met with an advisor and need help registering for classes watch this video:

Tennessee Promise

Due to the current conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and out of an abundance of caution THEC/TSAC has made the decision to WAIVE the July 1, 2020 community service requirement.

A Tennessee Promise student enrolling at an eligible institution for the Summer or Fall semester will not be required to complete and submit community service to maintain eligibility for that term. Go to TN Promise to learn more.

Calculator Returns

Calculators will not be due until three weeks after the College, including the Library, opens. No holds will be placed until three weeks after re-opening. For more information, read Calculator Returns.

Tutoring and Learning Center

At this time the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) is operating virtually due to COVID-19. We are offering Zoom tutoring, facilitated by Columbia State's full-time TLC staff and adjunct faculty. In addition, there is Smarthinking, a free, 24/7 online tutoring site available to all enrolled Columbia State students. Please see Tutoring and Learning Center page for more information. The TLC staff look forward to returning to campus when considered safe.

Follett Bookstore - Free Ground Shipping

The Columbia State Follett online bookstore is still available and is offering extended FREE GROUND SHIPPING on all orders through June 8. Please go to Columbia State Online Bookstore. All orders will be processed and shipped within 1-2 business days.

*Note: Some items may have limited availability. These items are noted as “backordered” because they may ship from locations affected by a COVID-19 closure. If backordered items are purchased, they will ship as soon as they are able.

Forms Made Fillable

In order to make it easier for everyone during this virtual transition, the following forms on the Records web page will allow you to insert your information:

For the Intent to Graduate and the Request for Technical Certificate forms, students may complete the forms and email them from their Columbia State email to their advisor, etc. for approval. That individual’s approval will consist of reviewing the form and approving it by emailing to from their Columbia State email.

For the Change of Major forms, students may complete those and email them to from their Columbia State email address. This may serve as the student’s signature.

Pulse App to Access Online Campus (D2L)

Brightspace Pulse is a mobile app that helps you keep track of important updates. It brings information together in one place so you can spend less time organizing and more time learning.

Testing Services Announcement

Testing Services staff are currently working remotely to assist students, faculty, staff, and clients.  You may contact us by email at or by phone at 615.900.0582 with questions and concerns, Monday through Friday, from 7:45 a.m. until 4:15 p.m.  From 4:15 p.m. until 6:p.m., Monday through Thursday, please call 931.246.6680 for assistance.  All test proctoring services (on-ground) at all locations have been suspended until further notice. The Appointment Scheduler has been suspended until further notice.

If you are a student, remember to continue to check your ChargerNet, Self-Service Banner and your Columbia State email accounts for more information.

Financial Aid Announcement

Financial Aid staff are currently working remotely to assist students and families. You may still contact us by email at or by phone at 931.540.8267 with questions, for financial advising, or for instructions on how to complete financial aid requirements. During the hours of 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., you may also call 615.796.6325 for assistance. Remember to continue to check your ChargerNet, Self-Service Banner and Columbia State email accounts for more information.

During this time we may be experiencing an abnormally large volume of emails and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience. Also, you can continue to communicate with your FA staff. If you call a staff member’s direct line, available from the Employee Directory, you’ll be asked to state your name and will be transferred to the person you are calling.

For more information on Financial Aid, please click Columbia State Financial Aid.