Welcome to the CMVE
Tidewater Community College serves military-related students through several convenient campus locations, as well as on several area bases. Find out why TCC is consistently rated as “best for vets” and “military friendly"!
Admission procedures are different depending whether you are active-duty, veteran or dependent.Learn about admission
Credit where it's due
TCC values your prior learning experiences, including those gained through the military.Info on credits
Through the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership, TCC will work with you to satisfy your education and career goals - wherever you are.
Best for vets and military-friendly
The CMVE is a one-stop resource with a dedicated military advising and student support team
The CMVE has over 50 staff members working on the college’s four campuses who are dedicated to your success, providing quality consolidated student services and broadening TCC’s extensive service to military-related students. Of the CMVE staff, 93% are veterans or spouses of an active service member.
Tuition assistance, GI Bill®, financial aid? We can help you choose the best benefits for your situation.
Let us help you figure out the appropriate GI Bill® for your situation and walk you through the application process.
Spouse or dependent
MyCAA funds? Transfer of benefits from the GI Bill®? Our knowledgeable counselors will put you on the right path.
Navy College Partnership Distance Learning Program (NCPDLP)
TCC participates in the NCPDLP program, which provides Sailors an opportunity to earn rating-relevant degrees.
Learn about the acquisition, movement and flow of goods and services for the civilian or military maritime industries.
Solar Ready Vets
TCC has partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy and Navy Region Mid-Atlantic for a free pilot program that prepares transitioning sailors for potential employment in the solar industry upon discharge.
New TCC program in digital court reporting is geared toward military students
Begin your military career at TCC with no military commitment and the opportunity to transfer to a four-year college or university!
CMVE’s career specialists cater to military-related students and maintain relationships with employers looking to hire veterans.
TCC recognized again as "Best for Vets"
New web tool helps TCC’s military-related students earn credit for prior learning
Student Veterans of America
Get involved in this college-wide organization for all military related students including spouses and dependents.
We can be reached at 757-822-7645 or, if outside the U.S., toll-free at 855-399-7480.
Virginia Beach: Mon - Tue: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Wed - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Chesapeake: Mon - Tue: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wed - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Norfolk: Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Portsmouth: Mon - Tue: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Wed - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.