Statements & Policies

Below you will find links to policies and documents that govern Tidewater Community College’s operations.


Tidewater Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tidewater Community College.

Learn more about TCC's accreditations and program approvals.


TCC’s Office of Educational Accessibility provides students programmatic and physical access, in a supportive atmosphere and in accordance with Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008, as well as other applicable state and federal law.

TCC is committed to providing an electronic environment that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

About this website
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All site pages are regularly run through a W3C compliant validation product to monitor compliance with WCAG guidelines. 

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Report Barriers
Use this form to report any barriers (physical or electronic).


Tidewater Community College is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. Read TCC's full policy here.

Title IX

TCC is committed to providing a safe educational environment free of all forms of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual assault and sexual harassment. Learn more

Freedom of Information Act

The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees. Read the Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of Tidewater Community College in regard to FOIA requests.

Make a FOIA request

Crime Statistics

Tidewater Community College is committed to campus safety. As part of this, TCC maintains a commitment to Clery Act compliance and the disclosure of crime and security statistics. The college’s Annual Security Report, including current crime statistics, is readily available to the public along with other Clery Act compliance information. Daily crime logs are maintained in each campus provost’s office; a college-wide summary is published online.

Web Privacy Statement & Disclaimer

TCC maintains a comprehensive web privacy statement covering the college website and collection of user information. Read the complete Web Privacy Statement & Disclaimer for more information.

Student Policies & Handbook

To assist you during your time at TCC, the online Student Handbook provides important information about the college’s various services, procedures and policies.

Additional Policies & Procedures

View a comprehensive list of TCC's policies and procedures.