Our Mission

The East Tennessee State University Athletics Academic Services Department is committed to maintaining the Intercollegiate Athletics mission while fully integrating with the University to provide a comprehensive academic support program for student-athletes. Our department promotes academic integrity, cultural diversity and individual responsibility. We strive to nourish the overall balance between superior performance in academics and the competitive spirit of the student-athlete. Furthermore, we assist with the transition to college, foster career preparation and provide support in pursuit of graduation. The Academic Services Department collaborates with coaches, faculty, and staff and is devoted to supporting student-athletes in reaching their full potential academically, professionally, and personally.