Rashad D.L. Cartwright Speaks At A 2014 Black History Month Event
Volunteers Speak At The 2014 Women Can! Event
2014 Literary Festival - Kelsey Timmerman Poses With Students After His Speech
Michael D. Tubbs Delivers 2014 Black History Month Keynote Address
Local Band Tumbao Salsero Performs for 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month

Welcome! The Office for Intercultural Learning engages faculty across the college to create academically aligned programming that helps students gain the critical intercultural skills they need to succeed.

Our Mission: The Office for Intercultural Learning will cultivate and sustain a learning environment that provides TCC students, faculty, and staff with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be aware, understand, and appreciate the interconnectedness of the social and cultural dimensions within and across local, regional, state, national, and global communities.


2014- 2015 Intercultural Theme
"Changing America"

The Social and Cultural Understanding Outcome can be explored through how social movements have Changed America (with possible global impact) and/or how a Changing America has created social movements (with possible global impact). At the end of 2014- 2015 year, Tidewater Community College will have engaged faculty, staff, and students in having an intercultural discussion on social movements in a Changing America through at least five racial and ethnic identities and through the arts. These intercultural discussions and activities will support the development of culturally and socially competent students who possesses an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the interconnectedness of the social and cultural dimensions within and across local, regional, state, national, and global communities.

TCC Literary Festival


The Office for Intercultural Learning (OIL) provides leadership for these offices:

International Programs   International Student Services   The Women's Center

Scholarships are available through the International Programs Office for qualified students who are accepted to a TCC Study Abroad program.

Study-Abroad Scholarships
International Grants


The Office of International Student Services provides advising and other support services to students enrolled at or seeking admission to TCC in F-1 visa status. 

Current F-1 Students
New International Students


The Women’s Center (TWC)at TCC offers comprehensive specialized services to educate, empower, enhance, and engage women so they can pursue and achieve their goals.


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Latest OIL News and Announcements

As part of Women's History Month, CEO shares lessons learned

OIL presents author Kelsey Timmerman April 7 for 13th annual TCC Literary Festival

Save the date: CEO to speak on women & entrepreneurship March 27 for Women's History Month

Activist Michael Tubbs is keynote speaker for Black History Month 2013