Transfer Student

You're an incoming transfer student if you earned credit at another college or university and plan to enroll at TCC.

Note: If you are still in high school, see our New-to-College information.

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Getting Started at TCC

Our steps walk you through the process, from transferring from your previous school to starting your classes at TCC.


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  1. Step 1
    Apply for Admissions & Financial Aid
  2. Step 2
    Submit Supporting Documents
  3. Step 3
    Meet with an Advisor
  4. Step 4
    Complete Any Testing Requirements
  5. Step 5
    Register for Classes

Apply for Admission

How do I apply to TCC?

Complete and submit an application for admission.

Apply now with ApplyTCC.

You can apply online with ApplyTCC (use Chrome or Firefox for the best experience), or use ApplyTexas as an alternate online application method.

What's the deadline to apply to TCC?

The admissions application deadline is 7 days before the start of the term. Submit your application at least 7 days before the start of the term.

Find deadlines and important dates in the applicable academic calendar:

When will I know if I'm accepted to TCC?

Check your personal email within 24–48 hours.

You will receive emails about your acceptance, instructions on activating your student email, submitting any supporting documentation, and next steps.

If you applied through ApplyTexas, please allow additional time for processing.

Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid and scholarships as early as possible for the best chance of receiving funds.

Learn more about how to apply for financial aid.

You can also apply for our available scholarships.

After you've applied for admission and been accepted, you'll need to submit your supporting documents.

Visit the pages linked below to learn how to submit your documents.

It's important to meet with an advisor to get support in planning your semester schedule and staying on track with your degree plan.

Connect with our advisors.

An advisor will let you know which tests you're required to complete before registering for classes.

Common test requirements include, but are not limited to:

For more information on other tests, visit Testing Services.

Learn how to get started registering for classes.

We're Here to Help

Annual Security Report

Tarrant County College Police Department prepares the Annual Security Report in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported Clery Act crimes that occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the Tarrant County College District, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The Annual Security Report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and policies regarding alcohol, drug and tobacco use.

You can receive a printed or accessible copy of the Annual Security Report by visiting one of our campus police departments or calling 817-515-5500.

Read the Annual Security Report (PDF)

Updated February 05, 2024