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T.C.C. Student Support Resources



Tacoma Community College is dedicated to offering its students a variety of resources to support their success in their academic and personal lives. You can find more information about each program by visiting their website.

Life Resources

2-1-1: Offers a wide range of services to Washington State residents such as food, health care and more.

Tacoma Housing Authority and Other Resources: Assists and supports those most in need of housing find and secure safe and affordable housing.

Food Pantry: Provides food to get through the day and food for home. Below are some local programs for food.

Free ORCA Pass: This is a program to introduce public transportation services to current TCC students.

TCC Early Learning Center: Provides child care for staff, faculty and students.

Counseling: At TCC we have a counseling team that cares deeply about student’s growth and success, and are here to support.

Career Center: Help students reach both short and long-term career goals.

Safe Zone: The initiative works to identify, train, and support advocates of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Intersex, Transgender and Questioning) community on TCC's campuses.

Student Emergency Assistance: For current enrolled students who are experiencing financial hardships, we have an emergency funding source that may be able to assist.

Academic Resources

TCC Outreach: Provides enrollment support for all new and prospective students.

New Chances: Provides personalized support for students in Pierce County to pursue their education after release from incarceration.

Enrollment Services: Primarily responsible for student enrollment and houses policies and forms for a successful start.

Advising: Connect with a pathways advisor to discuss academic and career opportunities.

Access Services: Provides reasonable accommodations and support services for students with disabilities.

Titan PULSE Mentors: Are student mentors who are impactful campus leaders, relationship builders, and advocates for students.

Titan Technology Resources: Need a laptop or a hotspot? TCC has resources available for our students.

Information Commons: Provides studying individual and group study rooms with computers as well as quarterly or hourly equipment rentals. They also can help reset TCC student accounts.

Library: Provides study spaces as well as book and equipment rentals.

The Center for Student Advocacy and Cultural Support: provides comprehensive programs and services for all students who may be: first generation, economically disadvantaged, or have disabilities.

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA): empowers underrepresented students by providing them a community that supports their pathways to higher education in STEM, through mentorships, academic programs, and interactive workshops.

Certification & Testing Center & GED®: Provides a comfortable testing environment in a state-of-the-art facility with brand new computers.

Open Education Resources (OER): Are teaching materials available at little or no cost that can be used for teaching, learning or research.

Tutoring Centers

Business Education Center (BEC): Provides drop-in and appointment tutoring support for students taking any business-related classes such as accounting, economics and more.

Math Advising Resource Center (MARC): Provides drop-in tutoring support for students taking any math classes including statistics.

Writing & Tutoring Center (WTC): Provides drop-in and appointment tutoring support for students taking many subjects except for statistics.