Academic Support & Resources

Connect with Advising

Are you a new student? Returning to TCC? Or a transfer student? It's important to connect with the Advising Center who will help ensure you are on the right path.

Get help with coursework

TCC offers multiple tutoring resources for to help you with your school work. 


From the MultiMedia Production and Instructional Design teams to online classes, eLearning is here to provide technology support for students. TCC also is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement for out-of-the-state students.

Information Commons

Use a computer, do research and study at our Info Commons, located in Building 16, Room 119.

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Technical Support

Get live support or stop by the Help Desk at the Info Commons.

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Online Courses

TCC offers online, hybrid and web-enhanced courses through Canvas, our learning management system. 

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The TCC Library provides access to research resources, both print and online through research databases. Most importantly, librarians can help you learn how to research effectively for your college papers and cite your sources. The Library offers a welcoming study environment with 90 computers for student use and laptops for checkout. It is located in the center of the Tacoma campus, Building 7.


Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching materials available at little or no cost that can be used for teaching, learning or research. Our student surveys have shown that students find them just as effective as traditional textbooks, if not more so.

Check out the TCC Historical Archive

TCC's archive is a treasured collection of historical materials available for student, faculty or public research. Come explore our collection. The Archive is located in Building 7, behind the Library.


Certification & Testing Center

We are a National College Testing Association Certified Testing Center. 


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The Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program supports students pursuing STEM majors with advising, academic enrichment, industry connections and professional development. At Tacoma Community College, MESA is a welcoming space where students gather to study and engage in science.


Life, Career, and Advising Support



Get a Free Bus Pass 

TCC students are eligible for a free Pierce Transit ORCA pass, good for one whole quarter! For winter 2021, we're introducing a digital bus pass via the HOPTHRU mobile app. 

Access Services

TCC is dedicated to helping out students with disabilities. Please contact Access Services to see what TCC can do to help you succeed.


Titan Food Pantry

 The Max & Margi Harned Titan Food Pantry is open to all TCC Students.