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Advising for First-Time-in-College Students

All First-Time-In-College (FTIC) students are required meet with a Success Coach before connecting with an academic advisor.

Connect with a Success Coach

Success Coaches provide support in completing your application, the registration process, and your transition into college.

With a Success Coach, you:

  • Review FTIC requirements
  • Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)
  • Obtain a TSI Assessment referral
  • Set up your WebAdvisor and TCC email accounts
  • Create a MyPlan referral (if your major is undecided)
  • Take the Online Readiness Test (if you're enrolling in any online courses)

Connect with a Success Coach by:

Attend NSGA and NSO

All FTIC students attend new student group advisement (NSGA), as well as new student orientation (NSOR).

NSGA gives you a general overview to college studies; you can't register for courses until your NSGA is complete.

Connect with an Academic Advisor

After you've met with a Success Coach, connect with an academic advisor by:

Updated August 31, 2022