Northeast State hosts College Goal Sunday Jan. 25

Northeast State hosts the annual College Goal Sunday event on Jan. 25, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the General Studies Building of the College’s main campus, 2425 Highway 75, adjacent to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

College Goal Sunday is Jan. 25.
College Goal Sunday is Jan. 25.

College Goal Sunday ( is a free, volunteer charitable effort to provide information and assist low-income and first-generation college students and their families. College Goal Sunday helps families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) required to qualify for college financial aid nationwide.

You can sign up for the event at Students and/or parents should bring the following items if available:
• 2014 federal tax return or other income documentation
• Social security numbers for student and parents
• Driver’s license
• 2014 W-2 forms or other records of income
• 2014 untaxed income records – social security, temporary assistance to needy families, welfare, or veterans benefits records
• 2014 bank statements
• 2014 business and investment mortgage information, stock, bond, and other investment records
• Alien registration card (if not a U.S. citizen)

The FAFSA form, used at colleges, universities, and technical schools nationwide, should be submitted before Feb. 15 to get the maximum aid available, even if the student has not selected a college. In addition to it being the application for federal aid, the FAFSA form also serves as the application for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship and the Tennessee Student Assistance Award programs.

For additional information, contact the Northeast State office of Financial Aid at 423.323.0252, e-mail or visit

Northeast State hosts open house Feb. 16

Curious about what awaits you at college? Get the basics and some inside information at an open house event hosted by Northeast State Community College on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Blountville campus, adjacent to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

Sponsored by Northeast State’s office of Enrollment Services and Campus Information, the open house highlights the College’s academic programs, student activities and support programs, financial aid, scholarships and applying for admission.

Attendees will check in at 6 p.m. in the William W. Locke Humanities Building and enjoy a variety of learning sessions.  Staff and faculty will conduct three sessions at 6:15, 6:45, and 7:15 p.m. describing the academic opportunities in the Advanced Technologies, Business Technologies, University Parallel (transfer majors) and dual enrollment programs. Staff will also present sessions detailing financial aid and scholarship opportunities available at Northeast State.

The open house also features a Student Services Fair where attendees can speak with representatives of various student service offices.

To attend the open house, please make a reservation by calling the office of Enrollment Services at 423.323.0243, e-mail or visit

Reservations are recommended, but walk-in visits are most welcome.  If e-mailing a reservation, please include the student’s name, mailing address, high school/college, year in high school/college, and number of people in his or her group.

For more information, contact Admissions at 423.323.0243 or