*Special Open House on Oct. 8!*
Visit us this Columbus Day to tour the campus and hear about our programs! RSVP today!
Each semester Tompkins Cortland Community College sponsors an open house for prospective students and parents to see the college firsthand. The next open house will take place on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.
Can't make the most recent Open House? No problem. You can still visit us. Please call ahead or schedule a campus tour through our web site and reserve your spot.
Tompkins Cortland offers on-campus, apartment-style housing in seven buildings in a peaceful setting that is a three-minute walk from the College's main building. Each suite is furnished and includes private bedrooms, as well as kitchen, living room, and bathroom.
Interested in taking just one class?
If you are not officially enrolling in a degree program and are not planning to receive financial aid, then you can register for a class. There are three ways to register: by mail, by fax or in person. Download and complete our registration form. For course information, visit our online course search.
If you are a high school student interested in taking a class through your high school, CollegeNow will guide you through the process.
How to Enroll
First steps (in the following order)
- Apply online or, if you prefer, print the admissions application and mail it in.
- Have your official transcript(s) sent. Include high school and any colleges you have attended in the past. Electronic transcripts should be sent directly from the institution to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: students needing a Tompkins Cortland transcript for transfer to another institution visit Academic Records.
Next steps (order is flexible)
- Complete your immunization requirements.
- Apply for Financial Aid.
- After you’re accepted, take placement tests (if needed).
- Complete the Pre-Advising Questionnaire.
- Attend new student orientation, where you’ll get registered for classes.
- Get your certificate of residence and pay your tuition bill.
- Get your student ID and purchase books.
- Attend Welcome Week events (extended Orientation) and go to class!
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