The University of Tennessee at Martin is involved in a program to deliver classes to Somerville and Fayette County. Two classrooms in the Career Center at 121 West Court Square in Somerville are available for both face-to-face courses and courses provided by distance education equipment. UT Martin began this process in Fayette County in 2013 when Chancellor Thomas Rakes offered the University¹s help in fundraising and offering classes.
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Complete the application process. Payment of $30 is required. If you have attended UT Martin previously, there is no charge.
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For example graduates from accredited high schools must have:
A typical three-semester-hour course will cost $1002.
UT Martin will deliver courses in the Career Center, West Court Square in Somerville.
Tentatively the following courses will be offered:
Note: Each class will have a minimum number of students for the class to be offered.
June 24, 2014
UT Martin staff attended the annual fireworks display in Somerville at Fayette-Ware High School. The UTM Tent was prominently displayed and our staff met the public as they entered the football field. The tent supplied needed shade and it was a great night to be in Somerville.
June 26, 2014
Again the UT Martin staff attended a fireworks display in Oakland at West Junior High School. Again, UTM’s tent was on display. The fireworks were curtailed by a thunderstorm, but we were there until about 8:00 p.m. promoting the classes in Somerville in Fall 2014.
July 12, 2104
University of Tennessee at Martin officials will host UT Martin Day at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 12, on the court square in Somerville. The street to the west side of the court square will be blocked for the UT Martin tent, and the event will extend to the Fayette County Career Center, also located on the square. Persons interested in taking UT Martin classes this fall are invited. The mayors of both Somerville and Fayette County will give opening remarks, and Dr. Tom Rakes, university chancellor, and Dr. Tommy Cates, executive director for the university¹s Office of Extended Campus and Online Studies, are among those scheduled to attend. Cates will also introduce representatives from each of the university¹s five colleges: Business, Education, Agriculture, Humanities and Engineering. These representatives will be in the career center¹s seminar rooms and classrooms and will serve as individual advisors to those interested in UT Martin classes.
Representatives from both the university’s Admissions Office and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be present in the two classrooms of the career center to offer seminars and in the computer lab to assist participants with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A meeting will be held for those interested in joining the advisory board in Fayette County. Other festivities will include an alumni table for visitors and a live radio remote.
Disabled persons suffering from a permanent total disability that totally incapacitates them from working and persons who have retired from state service with thirty (30) or more years of service, or persons who will become sixty (60) years of age or older during the academic quarter or semester, whichever is applicable, in which such persons begin classes and, who live in Tennessee, may audit courses at any state-supported college or university without paying tuition charges, maintenance fees, student activity fees or registration fees; however, this privilege availability of capacity of the class.
Also, disabled persons, and those who will become sixty-five (65) years of age or older during the academic quarter or semester, whichever is applicable, in which such persons begin classes and, who live in Tennessee, may be enrolled in courses for credit at state-supported colleges and universities with a fee of $7 per semester hour with a limit of seventy dollars ($70.00) a semester.