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Applying is as easy as filling out the online application. It’s free, and if you want, you can start your application now and finish later. It only takes a few minutes and you’re on your way!

TCC accepts applications year-round.

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... still in high school or attending college for the first time?

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... a former TCC student who is returning?

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... a student from another college who wants to take a TCC class?

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Tidewater Community College is the most affordable and flexible choice in Hampton Roads, with programs that range from culinary arts to mechatronics to health sciences to welding. Earn your associate degree or find the right certificate program to go where you want to go. 

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Admission Offices

Regular office hours are:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Pass Building, Room 175
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5021


Andrews Building
315 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1204


Building A, Room A130
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2193

Virginia Beach

Building B (Bayside), Room B119
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7172

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