Women’s Center

Established in 1993, the Women's Center serves as a resource on women’s issues and works to promote an atmosphere of diversity

A leader and resource committed to advocating for equality and social justice, the Women’s Center offers comprehensive, specialized services that range from time management support to leadership training with an emphasis on the value of networking.

The Women's Center offers educational programs and events related to:

  • Discussions, lectures, workshops and performances from women in Hampton Roads community as well as locally, nationally and globally acclaimed female authors, scholars, artists and leaders
  • Leadership development
  • Career development and life skill enhancement
  • Communication and leadership development
  • Health, wellbeing, healthy relationships and violence prevention
  • Social and professional networking opportunities

Special programs include:

The TCC Women’s Center also sponsors special events at the college in celebration of Women’s History Month in March, develops special programming for Intimate Partner Violence in October, campaigns for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April and hosts an annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast each spring.


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) in Virginia Beach and Tidewater Community College co-sponsored a day-long STEM conference for middle school-aged girls and their parents or guardians at the Advanced Technology Center at the Virginia Beach Campus.

Contact the Women's Center

Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chesapeake Campus

George Pass Building, Room 194
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Norfolk Campus

Student Center, Room 5306 (3rd floor)
300 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Portsmouth Campus

Student Center, Room E109
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth 23701

Virginia Beach Campus

Building A (Princess Anne), Room A107
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453


TCC celebrates Women's History Month 2015

Alumni profile

Carol Curtis, owner of Noah Enterprises, is an active volunteer with the TCC Women's Center


Tony and Monica Brothers donate $25,000 to TCC Women's Center


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Instant Career Coaching

Students will have the opportunity to speak to two professional women in one-on-one discussions, as well as in a group setting, about their chosen majors and preparation for the workplace.

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Women Inspiring Self-Empowerment (W.I.S.E)

W.I.S.E. is a leadership development program that enhances your unique approach to leadership by exposing you to different leadership styles and effective leadership skills.

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Network for Empowering Women Students (N.E.W.S)

N.E.W.S. provides support for the Women's Center by contributing to the effectiveness of its leadership and professional development programs and student success initiatives. N.E.W.S. advocates both on campus and off and assists in promoting a positive image and good relations for the center with the South Hampton Roads communities it serves.

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Student Services Offices

Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chesapeake Campus

Dean James Edwards

Pass Building, Room 146
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5115

Norfolk Campus

Dean Emanuel Chestnut

Andrews Building
315 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1585

Portsmouth Campus

Dean Dana Singleton

Building A, Room 150B
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2181

Virginia Beach Campus

Dean Marilyn Hodge

Building B (Bayside), Room B112
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7244