Welcome from the TCC Northwest President

Zarina Blankenbaker

Welcome to TCC Northwest!

I am delighted that you have chosen Tarrant County College's Northwest Campus for your academic journey. As your campus president, I warmly welcome you into our vibrant community. Your decision to join us marks the beginning of an exciting and transformative chapter in your educational and personal lives.

We are currently in an exhilarating phase of transformation at our campus. As part of our ongoing redevelopment, another building is being demolished to pave the way for new growth and opportunities. Our state-of-the-art facilities, NW01 and NW05, stand as proud symbols of our commitment to providing a modern and innovative learning environment. These buildings are equipped with the latest educational technology and are designed to support interactive and collaborative learning experiences.

Our dynamic campus environment is further enriched by a wide range of career and technical programs, including:

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Dance
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Nondestructive Inspection, Testing and Evaluation
  • Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology
  • Professional Pilot
  • Welding

These programs exemplify our dedication to offering industry-relevant education across various fields.

Moreover, our campus is home to a multitude of student organizations, including an active Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society and student government. These organizations offer numerous opportunities for connection, leadership development, and participation in an engaging, welcoming community.

We are deeply committed to creating a student-centered environment focused on your learning, development, and success. Recognizing the challenges that today's students face, we provide support through resources such as our computer device loan program and the Student Emergency Assistance Fund. Our partnerships with community food providers and public transportation agencies ensure that your educational journey has fewer barriers.

At the forefront of our excitement is the profound impact our campus's evolution will have on students' academic and personal growth, with the completion of our redevelopment in 2025 serving as a key milestone. This ambitious project goes beyond physical transformation; it embodies our commitment to creating a nurturing environment where educational innovation and excellence thrive. Central to this journey is our dedication to enhancing students' experiences, equipping them with the tools they need to succeed and advance. As we edge closer to this milestone, our campus is poised to emerge as a leading center for modern learning and community engagement, all tailored to empower our students' futures.

I encourage you to take full advantage of the opportunities and services available to you here, both academically and personally. Your feedback and suggestions are invaluable, so please share your thoughts at NW.CampusFeedback@tccd.edu.

Thank you for choosing TCC Northwest Campus for your educational journey. I am eager to witness the unique contributions you will make and the milestones you will achieve. Remember, you are an integral part of our community, and you truly belong here.

Zarina Blankenbaker, Ph.D.
President, Tarrant County College—Northwest Campus

Updated February 09, 2024