Getting Started at TCC

We are ready to help you get started pursuing your dreams and goals!

Prior to applying, determine admission requirements:

1. Apply for Admission to Tidewater Community College

2. Apply for Financial Aid or Military-Related Benefits

3. Take the Placement Tests

4. New students must attend a Student Orientation Session

  • Sessions will provide a review of the placement test scores, academic courses and programs, tuition and financial aid information, important academic dates, enrollment procedures, class scheduling, and academic planning
  • Academic advisors will be available at each session to help students develop an academic plan
  • Learn about the First Year Success (FYS) Program
  • Orientation Session Information

5. Enroll/Register for Classes

6. Pay Tuition by the Deadline

7. Obtain your Student ID Card/Storm Card

8. Purchase or Rent Books

If you need assistance, contact the TCC Information Center at 822-1122
TCC Chesapeake

Chesapeake Campus

1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: 757-822-5021
VTDD #: 757-822-5101
TCC Norfolk

Norfolk Campus

300 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-822-1206
VTDD #: 757-822-1248
TCC Portsmouth

Portsmouth Campus

120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701
Phone: 757-822-2193
VTDD #: 757-483-5154
TCC Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Campus

1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Phone: 757-822-7172
VTDD #: 757-430-1401