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TCC Welcome Center

Winter Quarter Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 14! 

Yes, you can start Winter Quarter! If you are a prospective, new or returning student, stop by our Welcome Center in Building 8 for help getting started at TCC! Register early for best class selection.  

Our Entry Services team can provide support with the following admissions steps: 

  • Admissions application                                                                                       
  • New student orientation (NSO)
  • Setting up student accounts
  • Math and English placement options
  • Funding options
  • Exploring career pathways
  • Identifying academic and life resources 


Upcoming Event: Mapping Your Future 

You are invited to attend our virtual Mapping Your Future event on Wednesday, January 10th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.! This event will be held in English and Spanish, and you can find the event description and registration links below. 

English Mapping Your Future Registration

Mapping Your Future is an empowering event at Tacoma Community College designed for adults  seeking to pursue a new career or advance in their current job. You'll receive expert guidance and lots of helpful resources to map your own unique plan for success. Get ready to gain the skills and knowledge you need to reach your professional goals!

During this event:

  • Receive information about TCC’s programs like transfer degrees and career ready certificates.
  • Career pathway tailored to Health, Business and technology, and Science, Engineering & Math (SEM)

register here

Evento de enero: Pre-inscripción

Mapping Your Future es un evento de empoderamiento en Tacoma Community College diseñado para adultos que buscan seguir una nueva carrera o avanzar en su trabajo. Recibirás orientación con expertos y muchos recursos útiles para comenzar su propio plan único para el éxito. ¡Prepárate para adquirir las habilidades y conocimientos que necesitas para alcanzar tus metas profesionales!

Durante este evento:

  • Recibiras información de lo que TCC tiene que ofrecer para opciones universitarias y profesionales (programas y certificados)
  • Trayectoria profesional desiñado a la Salud, los Negocios y Technologia, y SEM (Ciencia, Ingeniería y Matemáticas)

registrar aquí

Entry Services

Contact us. We are here to help! 

We are here to help you navigate through the admissions process in person in the Welcome Center (Building 8), by phone or email!  

Location: Welcome Center, Building 8, Room 9, 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466

Parking: There are 12 Visitor parking spots in Lot E (Google Maps) for new students who do not have a student parking pass.

Office Hours: Monday-Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m; Wednesday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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