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For admission to TSU, undergraduate applicants must apply through the Office of Admissions and Records. All inquiries about admission, applications for admission, and transcripts of record should be addressed to:

Dean of Admissions and Records
Tennessee State University
3500 John Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209-1961

NOTE: An applicant who wishes to major in CS must specify Computer Science as her/his major on the application form.

Special documents are required for processing applications. Learn more.


Applications for admissions to a graduate program must be submitted to:

Office of School of Graduate Studies
106 Crouch Hall, Main Campus    (campus map)
Telephone: (615) 963-5901
Fax: (615) 963-5963


Each officially-admitted student must declare a major area of study. A student can temporarily declare his/her major as "Undecided". When a student is admitted, her/his information is entered in the Student Information System (SIS) database. For each admitted student, three(3) university wide computer account numbers are created for the student's use. Names of these accounts are Academic computing, myTSU and SIS. Each account is assigned a user name and a temporary password. Students can change the initial temporary password to new password. It is a good idea to write down the password in a safe area for future remembrances.

Each student can log on to any of these computer accounts and observe different information such a her/his records and courses that has been scheduled to be offered in a particular semester. Students cannot edit or change their recorded information.

Each student is assigned an advisor. The advisor is a faculty member in the department of student's major or is a person in the Academic Enrichment, Advisement, Advisement and Orientation. Students can log on to the SIS account and go to screen 008 and view the name of her/his advisor.

Registration for courses to be taken is carried out through a computer process. No student can register unless her/his PIN (Personal Information Number) is activated. This number is either automatically activated by the Office of Admission and Records or by the student's advisor. In the College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science, each student is required to seek official advisement on the courses to register from her/his advisor. Student must record the courses she/he wants to take on a special form, sign the form and submit it to her/his advisor or department office. Students must take courses that are specified in the CS Undergraduate Program in proper order. The courses and a four(4) year plan are specified in the undergraduate catalog and in this website. It is the student's responsibility to follow the plan properly and seek advisement from her/his advisor. Students that take courses through a self-advising process are responsible for all consequences.

Students can log on to SIS account or MyTsu account and observe their class schedules.


Tennessee State University has a broad base Financial Aid Program. See Financial Aid for more information.


Scholarships available for qualifying students are listed below. If available, each one can only be granted under specific conditions. For the details, refer to the TSU Undergraduate Catalog and contact the Head of the Department of your Major area.


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