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Adult Commuter and Transfer Services

Division of Student Life and Enrollment

Services & Resources at A.C.T.S. and BEYOND!

Whether you are transferring from another college or university, a returning Student, or brand new to ETSU, there are many resources available to help you navigate through your college experience.

Applying for admission to ETSU
The admissions office can assist you when applying.  However, if you would like additional assistance, Adult, Commuter and Transfer Services will be glad to meet with you and offer guidance.
Housing Options
ETSU Housing and Residence life offers a variety of on-campus housing options.If living in one of many on-campus housing options is not for you, ACTS maintains an up-to-date information listing on local rental properties.
Commuter Services
Most of the Students who attend East Tennessee State University are Commuters.  Driving back and forth to classes each day presents a unique set of challenges.  Here at Adult, Commuter, & Transfer Services we can direct you to those services such as: Carpool, RideShare, Disability Services, Maps, BucShot and Johnson City Transit schedules, and Dead Battery or Flat tire assistance.
Bucky's Food Pantry
The pantry is open to anyone with an ETSU ID card who is going hungry. Donation boxes are set up around campus. The food pantry is located in Room W277 on the State of Franklin side of the Mini-Dome.
Academic Alert
ACTS staff can provides assistance to freshmen students who may be academically at risk.
Transfer Services
The A.C.T.S. Office exists to serve the special needs of Transfer students at ETSU.  We are a focal point for information, academic and career advisement, assistance, advocacy and support. We are here for you during your transfer process and throughout your time at ETSU. 
Need Childcare?
ETSU has two Child Care Services that accommodate those mothers or fathers with daycare issues at a reasonable price: Little Bucs and the Child Study Center. There are additional childcare facilities in the area. ACTS maintains a resources web page to direct you to some of these services.
Scholarship to students who are re-entering college, are primary caretakers for their households and who have proven academic success at ETSU.  It is intended to help Students earn their first Undergraduate degree and to help them to prepare for the job market.  The Re-Entry Scholarship is designed to help fill the gap between the amount of money the ETSU Office of Financial Aid has been able to award and the amount of actual need as determined by application to that office.If you do not qualify for the Re-Entry Student Scholarship, ETSU has many other scholarships available through the Scholarship Office. 
Get Involved
If you are looking for physical activity, whether in the form of aerobic exercise or sport activities (i.e., softball, volleyball), we have places especially designed to point you in the right direction.The Basler Center for Physical Activity (CPA) will offer you everything from free weights to instructed courses in aqua-aerobics.In addition, we have the SORC (pronounced "source") with student organizations and leadership opportunities offering students a wide variety of activities to allow you to get acquainted with fellow students and potential friends. If you happen to be joining us from another culture, we have a wonderful program called Multi-Cultural Affairs that will help you transition yourself into ETSU.
Voter Registration
ACTS office has voter registration forms for students, faculty and staff who wish to register to vote in the state of Tennessee
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