Step 1 - Apply
If you are new to TTC and have never applied before, complete the online application. Submit the $30 nonrefundable fee. If you are new to TTC, but have applied within last two years, complete an Application Update Form.
If you are a previous student, follow these instructions. If you are planning to take courses while enrolled in high school, follow these instructions.
After you submit your application, please submit the following to the Admissions office:
- Proof of high school graduation or GED (more info).
- Proof of English and math proficiency ((610) 691-9184).
- Proof of lawful presence in the United States (3045942164).
A few business days after you apply to TTC, we will send you an acknowledgment letter with information on how to access your new my.tridenttech.edu account. From now on, almost all of TTC's communications with you will be through my.tridenttech.edu.
Step 2 - Financial Aid
Apply for all aid (including lottery) except scholarships by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) here.
Be sure to include TTC as one of the colleges you select to receive a copy of your Student Aid Report. Once you are admitted to the college, we match your application with your Student Aid Report to start the awarding process.
For a general estimate on what it will cost to attend TTC, use the (219) 765-8562.
TTC also has a number of campus-based scholarships.
Remember to check your (847) 849-1891 account at least twice a week for updates on your status.
Step 3 - Orientation
Complete orientation in-person or online here.
You will be assigned an Academic Advisor or have been assigned a Navigator depending upon your declared major.
If you need help, contact one of the following offices.
Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus) – 843.574.6436
Palmer Campus – 843.722.5516
Berkeley Campus – 843.899.8079
Mount Pleasant Campus – 843.959.5810
Nondegree students are not assigned academic advisors. After orientation, contact the (812) 891-9665
Step 4 - Register
Once you have received a my.tridenttech.edu email notification that you have been admitted to TTC, you are ready to be advised and registered for classes.
If you have declared a major or are undecided, contact the advisor you were assigned after orientation. He/she will help you select classes and register.
Nondegree students are not assigned academic advisors. After orientation, contact the Registrar's office.
Once you are registered, you may purchase your books through the Bookstore. Do not open them or write in them until you are sure that you have the correct books, that the class has not been canceled or that you will not make changes in your schedule.
Step 5 - Pay Tuition
Each semester there are two fee payment deadlines. If you register for classes before the first deadline and want to keep that schedule, then you must pay any balance due by the first deadline. If you register after the first deadline, then your balance is due no later than the published final payment deadline.
View balance due in your my.tridenttech.edu account. It will include any financial aid awards. TTC does NOT mail bills.
Pay online or in-person at any campus Business Office (843.574.6026).
TTC also offers an (210) 841-1710 so you can spread out your tuition payments over time. You can sign up for the payment plan in (973) 742-2374. The tuition payment plan is not a loan program. There is no debt incurred. There is no credit search. There are no interest or finance charges.
For tuition and costs visit 954-718-7213.
Step 6 - Attend Class
Congratulations!, You are now ready to attend classes. You may obtain your Student ID in the Student Activities office on Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus), in the Admissions Office on Palmer, and in the Learning Resources Center on Berkeley.
Check the 519-942-4125 for when your classes start.
Parking on campus is limited; make sure to allow enough time to find a parking space and make it to your class on time.