Complete an application for admission either online or at any Walters State campus.
Any degree-seeking applicant who has attended another college or university shall be considered a transfer student. Admissions of transfer student shall be consistent with the following criteria:
Once an application for admission has been received and processed, students will receive a letter from the Admissions Office outlining the student's status and any documents needed to complete their admissions file. The student's ID number is also included in the letter.
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in applying for financial aid. Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Students should also complete a Walters State scholarship application. The scholarship deadline is March 15th for the upcoming academic year.
Walters State Federal Code: 008863
Once a student has applied for admission and financial aid, s/he may begin checking MyWS for financial aid updates.
Only eligible students enrolled in approved degree/ certificate programs can receive financial aid.
Please visit the Financial Aid Office website for further information and the latest financial aid news. Students may also contact the Walters State Financial Aid office at 423.585.6811 or 1.800.225.4770, ext. 2.
To schedule a date to take the ACT Residual or COMPASS exam, please contact Counseling and Testing at 423.585.6800 or toll free at 1.800.225.4770, ext. 3.
Non-degree seeking students will not be permitted to enroll in math or English courses without transcripts documenting a college level math and English class or appropriate testing.
First-time degree seeking students are required to complete New Student Orientation.
Students must complete the online orientation prior to attending an on-campus orientation in Morristown, Sevierville, or Greeneville. When a student attends an orientation on campus, s/he will have the opportunity to meet with an academic advisor and register.
Step 5 is not required if the student meets with an advisor at orientation.
Readmit and transfer students are not required to complete New Student Orientation.
Once a student has obtained admission and submitted appropriate test scores or college transcripts, s/he may schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor. Advisors are determined by the student's major. For a list of contacts by major, click here. Degree-seeking students must meet with an academic advisor every semester prior to registration.
Non-degree seeking students are not required to meet with an academic advisor before registering; however, students should remember to bring college transcripts or submit appropriate test scores if a math or English course is desired.
Students are encouraged to complete their admissions file and register as soon as possible. Registering early allows for more flexibility when building a schedule as more course offering and times are available. For an academic calendar, click here. To register for classes, please visit MyWS.
The enrollment process is not complete until all fees are paid. Fees may be paid online through MyWS or at any Walters State campus. Click here for a fee payment schedule. For additional information regarding fee payment, please visit the Cashier's Office.
YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE WILL BE DELETED IF YOUR FEES ARE NOT PAID BY THE DEADLINE.