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English as a Second Language


ESL Student Orientation


At the beginning of each term, an orientation is offered to all new ESL students at TCC. This orientation includes the following information:

  • ESL course plan and course descriptions
  • Types of degrees and certificates offered at TCC
  • Computer competency requirement
  • Expectations of TCC students
  • Support Services and Student Activities
  • Important dates
  • How to use the TCC Catalog
  • Tuition/fees and payment
  • Campus tour

Students should visit Counseling in room A115 to enroll for classes before they attend an orientation session.

The next ESL Student Orientations are

For Summer Term 2014
Thursday, May 15 at 10AM

Tuesday, May 20 at 5PM

For Fall Semester 2014

Tuesday, June 17 at 10AM

Tuesday, July 29 at 5PM

Thursday, August 21 at 10AM

Orientation sessions are approximately 2 hours.
Please arrive on time to the Virginia Beach Building, room G135.


Sign up for ESL Orientation in the Counseling Center
in the Princess Anne Building, room A115,
or by calling 822-7211.