New Student FAQ

New Student Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I have to attend New Student Orientation?
New Student Orientation is required for new-to-college students.

How do I apply for admission to TCC?
     Fill out an application then visit Enrollment Services and drop off any transcripts.  Get your CWID (Collegewide ID).

How do I find out more information about the Placement Test?
     Click here for more information regarding the Placement Test.

How do I visit with an advisor?
     You can also visit an advisor in person on any TCC campus or contact our Online Advisor.

How do I register for classes?
     You will enroll in your first semester classes during New Student Orientation.  

Can my parent(s) or family members attend New Student Orientation?
New Student Orientation is designed for students to engage with each other and with College staff.  Parents and family members are encouraged to attend one of our Parent/Family Orientation Sessions.  For more information, please click here.

Whom should I contact if I need information about disability-related accommodations?
     TCC has a Education Access Center.  Click here for more information on TCC's disability resources.

Where do I buy books?
     Each TCC campus has a Campus Store that will stock books for the classes on that campus.  You can purchase your textbooks two weeks before classes start or purchase books online.  All online books must be purchased at the Northeast Campus, except online Child Development will be purchased at West Campus.  Don't forget to bring a copy of your printed schedule of classes.  See "How to Print a Class Schedule."

Costs and Payments
How do I pay for my education?
     You can pay in full in MyTCC, apply for Financial Aid or a third party may pay. Click here for more information.

How do I apply for financial aid?
     Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA. TCC's Federal School Code is 009763. Click here for more information on financial aid.

How do I check my financial aid status?
     Once your Financial Aid has been processed (which usually takes several weeks), you can check in MyTCC to check your status and awards.

Information Technology
How do I check my e-mail?
     Log into MyTCC. Click here for more information.

I forgot or don't know my username, password or pin number.
     Call 918.595.2000. Click here to learn more.

How do I log In to TCC's Network?
     Your User name is "firstname_lastname" and your initial password is "Tcc_" followed by your CWID. If you have any questions call 918.595.2000. See "How to Log In to TCC's Network."

How do I connect to Wi-Fi?
     Log into a wired computer, set up a new password, and then you can login to Wi-Fi. Click here for detailed instructions.

What is TCC Alerts?
     TCC Alerts will immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency and delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on all your devices. It is free to sign up. Click here for more information.

Student Services
Do I need a parking permit?
     Yes and you may obtain them at Campus Police.  You will need to know your Tag Number.  See "TCC Parking Procedure."

How do I get my ID?
     Stop by any Student Life (Activities) office.  Make sure you have registered for classes and have a payment in place (i.e., financial aid, third party or paid in full)