TCC IS YOUR MOST CONVENIENT, AFFORDABLE PATH TO SUCCESS.

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Application forms are available at any campus enrollment office or they can also be submitted in person, online or by mail.

Apply for Financial Aid

If you plan to apply for financial assistance, please complete the application process as soon as possible.

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Find out important enrollment and open house dates, and how to contact one of our campus enrollment offices.

TCC TRANSFERS ARE GOING PLACES!

WHERE ARE THEY GOING?

WHAT ARE THEY STUDYING?

HOW MUCH ARE THEY SAVING?

TRANSFER DEGREES

TCC Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities

CAREER PROGRAMS

The college's career and technical programs are designed both to prepare students for employment and to provide additional education for those already employed

ABOUT
TIDEWATER COMMUNITY
COLLEGE

TCC serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach. The college also includes:

  • Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth
  • TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in downtown Norfolk
  • Advanced Technology Center, Regional Health Professions Center, Center for Military and Veterans Education, and a stunning Joint Use Library on the Virginia Beach Campus
  • Beazley School of Nursing in Portsmouth
  • Regional Automotive Center in Chesapeake
  • Regional Workforce Solutions Center in Suffolk
  • Each campus has a beautiful state-of-the-art Student Center
  • Child Development Centers available in collaboration with YWCA of Hampton Roads

Each year more than 45,000 students are enrolled at TCC, but our average class size is only 19!

TCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (sacscoc.org). With 150 high-quality academic programs, four convenient campuses, and hundreds of affordable day, evening, and online courses, TCC is the region’s best educational value for thousands of students just like you.


TCC students enjoy a wide range of clubs, activities and community projects. Each campus has its own full-service student center offering recreation, relaxation and dining.

GUARANTEED TRANSFER AGREEMENTS

TCC graduates can have guaranteed admission to all of Virginia’s public universities and many private colleges.

FINANCIAL AID AND GRANTS

Apply by February 1 to ensure widest class availability and financial aid determination.

Preferred FAFSA deadline for Fall 2015 is April 1.
Qualifying graduates may be eligible for transfer grants of up to $1000 per year ($2000 for students in STEM disciplines).