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Dual Enrollment Online Application and Advising Instructions

Please follow the instructions below to apply for admission at Northeast State and to apply for the dual enrollment grant. If you have questions, please call the High School Programs (HSP) Office at 423.354.5186.
  1. Complete your Northeast State Application by going to:
    • Under FIRST-TIME USERS, select “Create an account”
    • On the following page, type in your first name, last name, email address, and birthday, and click SUBMIT”.
    • On the following page, save the PIN number; you will use this to log in on the next page. You will then be prompted to set up your application password. Please follow the password specifications listed on the website.
    • Please provide the appropriate information in the Personal Background section.
    • In the Planned Course of Study section, please choose the semester that you plan to begin dual enrolling as your admission term. Please choose “I want to take classes while I’m still in high school” as your academic goal; this will code your application as a dual enrollment application.
    • Please choose “Non-Degree Special” as your Planned Course of Study in the next box.
    • On the next page, please add your high school information. If you have previously dual enrolled, please included that information on this page as well.
    • Please provide the information requested on the Additional Information page.
    • After reading the information on the Signature page, please type your full legal name and click “CONFIRM”. On the next page, click “SUBMIT”.
    • You will then be asked to submit various documents in the application portal.
    • Please click Dual Enrollment Student Consent Form” and fill out this page. We can only speak with the high school and parents/guardians that you list on the Dual Enrollment Student Consent Form.
    • Next please click Dual Enrollment Parent Consent & Immunization Health History and provide the contact information for your parent or guardian. They will then receive an email with instructions to complete the Dual Enrollment Parent Consent and Immunization Health History Form.
    • Finally, please submit your Proof of Citizenship document. This can be a driver’s license, learner’s permit, birth certificate or state ID. You can either download this document to your computer and upload it or log into your Northeast State application portal on your phone and upload the picture from your phone.
    • If you attended a High School Programs orientation session at your high school, you do not need to request your high school transcript. High School Programs will request this for you. 
      All other students should request to have their high school transcripts sent to High School Programs at
  2. Complete your DUAL ENROLLMENT GRANT APPLICATION by going to:
    • Select “MONEY FOR COLLEGE” at the top of the page and then select “TSAC STUDENT PORTAL”
    • Scroll down. Select “REGISTER”
    • If you are a new student, select “Create a Log In”
      • If you are a returning dual enrollment student, log in to your account.
    • Continue to follow instructions on the screen to set up your TSAC account.
    • After creating your account, you will need to log in using the account credentials you just created.
    • Once you are logged in, select “Apply” in the top left corner of the screen.
    • Select “Dual Enrollment Grant Application for Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025”.
    • On the bottom of the next page, select “OK” and then complete the application.
    • Helpful hints:
      • Your Tennessee Residence date is your birthday if you were born in Tennessee. If you were not born in TN, please provide the approximate date that you moved to Tennessee.
      • You must select Northeast State Community College as your college because you will be dual enrolling with Northeast State!
  3. If you have previously dual enrolled at a college other than Northeast State, you will need to provide a college transcript of your coursework. Please request to have this transcript sent to:
  • Northeast State Community College
  • ATTN: High School Programs, F103
  • 2425 Hwy. 75
  • P.O. Box 246
  • Blountville, TN 37617


Scheduling an Advisement Appointment: Once you have completed the steps above, please go to to schedule an advisement appointment with a High School Programs staff member.

Questions or Concerns?

Please call or email Shelby McKenzie at 423.354.5186/, Jacqui Rasnic at 423.354.2586/, Vanessa Price at 423.354.5297/, or Olivia Orten Wyatt at 423.354.5198/

We look forward to meeting you at your advisement appointment!

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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.