The Peninsula's Community College

Open House

Join us in downtown Newport News on September 23 for our Adult and Military Open House.

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Jerry Van Harris

Thomas Nelson opened up a new path for the veteran U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal once he immersed himself in campus life.

Maria Meraluna Carlson

I enjoy being an active student. I am trying to be a good example for my peers. It’s exciting when you see your organization’s activities and getting...

Brianna Couser

Thomas Nelson has helped me learn how to transition and has shown me how to navigate from one area of my education to the next.

Lynsey LeMay

"I see it as my job to help students learn, and help them figure out what works for them, where they are.”

Michael Sundblad

“I don’t know of any other community college in the country that annually performs a fully-staged operetta.”

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Activities & Athletics

Student Activities

Community Events

Community Events
William & Mary Co-Enrollment Program

William & Mary

Prepare for guaranteed admission to William & Mary and pay Thomas Nelson tuition rates for co-enrolled courses.

University of Virginia Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program

University of Virginia

Earn your Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Virginia without leaving the Peninsula.