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Welcome to Tidewater Community College! If you are interested in taking classes to transfer back to your home institution, please follow these steps to enroll.

Your current institution determines the transferability of courses. It’s best to verify the courses you enroll in at TCC will meet their transfer requirement. Check out Transfer Virginia for more information.

Testing support Services

Step 1 – APply to TCC

Complete the free online application for admission.

  • Read all the application questions carefully and do your best to respond to everything accurately.
  • Skipping a response or giving an incomplete answer (i.e. not providing your social security number or failing to indicate that you plan to apply for financial aid) will create additional steps for you later.
  • To qualify for general admission, you must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, or be 18 years of age or older and be able to benefit from a program of study at Tidewater Community College.
  • F-1 international students from other institutions wishing to take a class at TCC should obtain a letter from your DSO stating permission to take a class at TCC. Please email that letter along with all your immigration documents to

Step 2 – Fill Out this form

That’s it! You’re ready to enroll in classes