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Portsmouth Campus: Learning Communities


learning in networked communities


What is a Learning Community?

A learning community is a group of students, faculty, and mentors who are linked by a common set of courses. Members of a learning community establish relationships, participate in joint activities, and use shared resources to accomplish a common outcome--the students success!


  • Allow you to pay for classes with financial aid
  • Assist you to developing critical thinking skills, increase learning potential, and improve your GPA
  • Provide opportunity to build relationships with faculty and peers
  • Connect you with student services
  • Encourage you to achieve personal, academic and economic goals

Most of all L.I.N.C. will

  • Help you develop a sense of belonging
  • Build supportive peer groups
  • Help you gain global perspective
  • Prepare you for career options and college transfer
  • Create lasting relationships
  • Support you to work smarter NOT harder


Please click on class schedules for Learning Communties for the Spring semester.

Contact information

Coordinator: P. Saunders

757 822-2391

L.I.N.C. Couselor: P. Saffioti

757 822-2170

TCC Information Center

757 822-1122 or 1 800 371-0898





  • See the Class Schedules listing for classses offered at the Portsmouth Campus.
  • Faculty section lists the faculty that are instructing at the Beazley Campus and provides links to individual faculty pages.