Life at TSU
Located just 10 minutes from downtown Nashville on nearly 500 wooded acres along the be autiful Cumber land River, the main campus of Tennessee State University offers the resources and facilities you expect of an outstanding higher education institution. TSU is here to serve you—with academic classrooms, science and research laboratories, residence halls, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities and athletic spaces, performing arts centers and galleries, computing support, agricultural lands, engineering and business resources, and libraries and media centers, as well as plenty of exceptional city sites and nearby parks where you can relax and enjoy yourself.
New to the city? Family and friends need a place to stay while they visit you? Nashville offers excellent accommodations to fit your needs, with exciting attractions that make any visit more enjoyable.
INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
- Getting Driver's License
- Travel and Transportation
- Art Galleries
- TSU Newspaper
- TSU's Radio Station
- Life in Nashville
STUDENT SERVICES -TSU is here for you.
Our supportive student services help you make your college career the best ever. Buy books for class. Conduct research in the library. Learn where you can park safely in our neighborhoods. Understand important issues about undergraduate life at Tennessee State University. Even if you’re not sure what to ask, start with the links above and we’ll help you find what you need. If you still need help, contact us!
- New Residents
- Address Changes
- Name Changes
- For Teen Drivers
- Temporary Driver License (Class XD) (Valid as an ID)
For more information check out : Department of Motor Vehicle
Whether it's in our campus apartments, suites, or traditional residence halls—TSU housing options fit your style. Find lifelong friends in our comfortable and healthful living spaces. Our professional residence staff guides you in developing high standards of conduct, scholarship, and social skills, as well as the capacity to live harmoniously with others. You can also volunteer with the Office of Residence Life to serve the TSU living-learning community.
Student Health Services is maintained to safeguard the health of students. Clinics are held by a physician who:
- prescribes treatment and medication.
Students suffering from complex medical/surgical problems are hospitalized at local hospitals of their choice (at their own expense). The university accept no responsibility for any student requiring hospitalization. Therefore, students are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan. The enrollment information is located in the Student Health Center and Student Affairs (Room #308).
For more information check out TSU's health requirements @ Health Services
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TSU Shuttle Service
TSU Transportation Staff (615) 963-5668
Get involved with intramural sports and recreation programs at Tennessee State University.Work out at the Ralph H. Boston Wellness Center. Take your energy outdoors with a run around the track or try your hand at archery, basketball under the pavilion, tennis, touch football, fishing, cycling, canoeing, and hiking.
For more information visit @ Intramural/Recreation
Traditional and non-traditional mediums are represented, as well as selected exhibitions that include items from the permanent Witt and Edwards collections of African art.
Annually, student and faculty exhibitions are installed in the gallery, serving as a hands-on training ground for students hoping to pursue art and arts administration.
TSU's Mass Communications students utilize the department's ALL Platform Production Center which includes:
- The TSU News Network,
- TSU TV,
- Tenn State IMC Agency,
- PAC House Productions,
- the BluePrint (online magazine),
- and the Meter (newspaper, housed under Student Affairs).
For subscription visit us @ The Meter
WTST, The Blaze
Tennessee State University's Student-run Campus Radio
The station transmits 24/7 through these sources:
- Channel 99 on TSU campus cable
For more information check out our Radio Station
Each September, the TSU campus comes alive with the African Street Festival that celebrates the sounds of the continent. The event is free to the entire Nashville community and features daily stage shows with poetry, rap, reggae, blues, jazz, gospel, R&B, and drama, as well as vendors from around the nation offering everything African.
From college to career and beyond, whether you enjoy international cultural festivals, fashion f airs, all kinds of music, museums, theatrical performances, historical sites, celebrity watching, or outdoor activities, Nashville has everything you need for quality life experiences.
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