Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there an application fee?
A: No. Beginning December 1, 2017, there will no longer be an application fee.

Q: What is myChargerNet?
A: myChargerNet (myCN) is the student's gateway to online student services, including registration for classes, fee payments, grades, class schedules, and much more. The system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Q: When should I pay for my classes?
A: Payment of tuition and fees must be made in full by the deadline found on the Make Payment & Confirm page. This includes payments made by cash, credit card, third parties, VA, and all forms of financial aid.

Q: Will my classes from other colleges transfer to Columbia State?

A: Once you have applied to the college and your transcripts from other colleges have been received, an official transfer evaluation will be conducted. Credit is contingent upon course equivalence, content, and grades. Students may view their awarded transfer credit by logging into their ChargerNet account and clicking on “View Transcript.”

Q: Will my courses transfer from Columbia State to other colleges?
A: As an accredited institution of the state college and university system of Tennessee, the undergraduate curriculum at Columbia State is designed to consider the institutions to which students transfer. However, students should always consult the catalog of the institution to which they plan to transfer.

Q: How do I request my Columbia State transcript or enrollment verification?
A:  We just need links here to the transcript request methods and the enrollment verification form.

Q: Can I take a class without receiving credit?

A: Yes, students wishing to audit a class may do so on a space available basis. An application for admission is required, and fees are the same as for a credit class. Students may also change from credit to audit by the published deadline in the course schedule.

Q: How Do I Add, Drop or Withdraw from courses?
A: Click to learn more about Add, Drop or Withdraw from Class.

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