School of Environmental Studies

Ph.D. Student Orientation 

  • Before you can register, you must have met with your advisor, received an advisement sheet, and determined the 5-digit Course Registration Numbers (CRNs) for your classes.
  • Your advisor will tell you your registration time and give you your Alternate PIN.
  • You can log on and register during or following your appointment time only
To register for classes you must log in to Eagle Online and follow these steps:
  • From the Tennessee Tech homepage, locate the "Current Students" drop-down menu bar in the upper-right corner. Select "Eagle Online." (Be sure to click once as you navigate through Eagle Online.)
    • Click on "Registration, Grades, ...."
    • Click on "Enter Secure Banner .... "
    • Click in the User ID: box and type in your T# and 6-digit Login PIN. Click "LOGIN."
      • For additional information see the current Graduate Catalog.
Research Facilities

The Environmental Sciences' faculty and teaching and research laboratories are predominantly located in:

  • The University Library contains over 300,000 books, many daily U.S. and international newspapers, periodicals, government publications, maps, electronic databases, and a media center.
  • The science librarian, located at the front desk when you enter the library, can assist you with the familiarization of these sources as well as inter-library loan.
  • Graduate students may check out books for the entire current term.
Residential Life (Student Housing)
  • Tennessee Tech has 25 residence halls and a 304 unit apartment complex called Tech Village Apartments, which provide housing accommodations for enrolled students – both undergraduate and graduate.
  • To inquire, or secure an assignment on campus, simply request an application packet by calling the Office of Residential Life at 931-372-3414 or toll free at 1-800-255-8881.
  • This request needs to be made as soon as possible as there is usually a waiting list for the Tech Village Apartments. There are also a number of close, off-campus apartments available.
  • As soon as you are registered, an email account will automatically be set up for you.
  • There are numerous microcomputer laboratories located on campus, including one in Foster Hall (Chemistry), one in Pennebaker Hall (Biology), and one in Southwest Hall (The Water Center).
    • Instructions are posted in these labs to assist with logging on for the first time.
    • Students may contact the IT Help Desk for assistance. The Helpdesk is located on the main floor of the Volpe Library in suite 256 or you may contact them by phone at (931) 372-3975 or email at
  • Keys will be distributed on an “as needed” basis to all graduate students.
  • These are available from the main office in the building for which you will be working.
  • The keys are your responsibility and should never be loaned to others.
  • Report lost keys immediately to the individual whom assigned them to you.

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