Admissions and Registration Checklist

General Information

  • TCC offers 3 terms each academic year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
  • Terms include several sessions with individual start and end dates.
  • Registration for a session ends 1 calendar week prior to its start date.
  • See Undergraduate Tuition Payment Due Dates by Term.
  • If you are a First-Time-in-College student, you must apply at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of a session.

If you are holding any type of visa must contact the International Admissions Office for admission assistance – 817-515-1570.

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  • Online through TCC's Active Apply application
  • In person at any campus Registrar’s Office
  • Allow two business days for processing

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  • High School Transcript (not generally required for college transfer students)
  • GED Certificate or Scores (not generally required for college transfer students)
  • Early High School Enrollment Form (if applicable)
  • Official Transcript from each previously attended regionally accredited college/university
  • Scores for TSI Exemption (ACT, SAT, STAAR, TAKS)
  • Scores for approved Placement Test taken at other college/university
  • Individual Approval Form (if applicable)
  • Residency documentation (if applicable)
  • Meningitis documentation (if under 22 years old)

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  • Log in to WebAdvisor to activate accounts.
  • Request evaluation of transfer credits online through WebAdvisor Student Menu (if applicable). An official transcript from each previously attended regionally accredited college/university must be on file prior to the evaluation.

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  • Pay $29 testing fee in Business Services.
  • Placement testing is generally required for all new-to-college students and some transfer or returning students. If you have a ACT, SAT, STAAR or TAKS score you may submit a score report for possible exemption from Texas State Initiative (TSI) requirements.
  • If you are a high school student who lives in Tarrant County or attends a Tarrant County high school, you are eligible to take a the TSI-A at no cost for the first attempt. Subsequent attempts at taking the TSI-A are $11 while you are still in high school. 

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  • Required for ALL First-Time-in-College Students – includes:
    • Test score review 
    • Student Success/Texas Success Initiative Plan review 
    • New Student Group Advisement (NSGA) and Orientation to College
  • If you are a transfer student, you must see an advisor prior to completing 15 hours at TCC.

empty checkboxFinalize arrangements for payment of tuition & fees

  • Register for classes.
  • Obtain campus parking permit (1st free, replacement $5).
  • Obtain college ID (1st free, replacement $10).
  • Purchase required textbooks and supplies.
  • Become familiar with the campus and locate classroom(s).
  • Attend classes per your class schedule.
    • Instructors may drop students for non-attendance.
  • Receive final grades at the end of the term.
    • Print an unofficial TCC transcript from WebAdvisor.

Registering for Classes

  • Access WebAdvisor
  • Click Students
  • Scroll to Registration
  • Click Find Sections
  • Select term
  • Select course(s)
  • Review listing of available sections
  • Select available section for each course
  • If applicable
    • Select Student Success course (STSC-0111 Transition to College) first. 
    • Select required developmental education courses next.

You are not registered yet - Please continue through payment process

  • Select Proceed to Registration.
    • Review class selections
    • Choose Register or Remove from List for each “Preferred Sections”
    • Choose option for “If one of my choices is not available”
    • Click “Submit”
  • Review and print final class schedule.
  • Review and print textbook information for each class.
  • Choose payment option.
  • Complete payment process.
  • Log out of WebAdvisor.

Payment arrangements must be complete to finalize registration!

For further information and assistance call 817-515-TCCD (8223).



Updated May 26, 2016


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