Ready Day One

Now that you've decided to attend ChattState, you're probably excited to start a new chapter of your life. You've done your research and know all about the campus, the programs, and the faculty, but as the first day approaches, you can't help but feel a little nervous. You're not alone—starting something new can be daunting, especially when you're not quite sure what to expect.

But don't worry; here at ChattState, we're committed to ensuring you feel welcome, supported, and prepared from day one. As a ChattState student, you are part of a vibrant community of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to helping you succeed. That’s why we created this Ready Day One checklist to guide you through the process of beginning your exciting adventure in learning.

We want you to know that no matter what your background or experience is, you belong at ChattState. Whether you're in dual enrollment, just out of high school, returning to college after a long break, or anything in between, we're here to help you achieve your goals and make the most of your time with us.

So take a deep breath, relax, and get ready for a fantastic journey. We can't wait to see all you'll accomplish here at ChattState; we're honored to be a part of your story.

Technology Basics

The first thing you need to know is what tech you will need to succeed in your class; while not all classes require a computer, you will need access to eMail (eLearn eMail and Tiger eMail) and TigerWeb (a student website).

Prepare for Success

We have designed our classes in a way that will enable you to achieve success. Take a look at our various meeting structures, understand the concept of 7-week classes, and get ready for the first day. We are committed to assisting you in accomplishing your objectives.

Class Essentials

From setting goals to finding the syllabus to locating academic resources after the semester begins, these items will help you meet your goals and ensure you finish your class strong.