About the College

We are an accredited, two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. We primarily serve the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.

Serving the Virginia Peninsula

We provide financially accessible, high quality, comprehensive educational programs and services to meet the educational needs of citizens of all ages and to support the economic development of the Commonwealth. We offer:

Changing lives, it's our mission

We change lives, empower students to succeed, and enhance the civic vitality of our community through high quality education, workforce training, excellent services, and innovative partnerships.

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Your support ensures our students' success

Your generous support directly impacts the lives of our students by funding a number of important areas including athletics, programs, scholarships, and more.

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In this Section

  • Information about College leadership, administration, and governance.

  • Faculty and staff directory, campus locations and centers, directions and maps, hours of operation, and how to contact the College.

  • College-wide environmental initiatives to ensure we operate in a manner that is safe and friendly to our environment.

  • Student activities and athletics, community events, annual College events, and important academic dates.

  • Information about the College, including Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance, our accreditation and reaffirmation, and our mission, vision, and values.

  • Featured news and announcements from Thomas Nelson, student success stories, and information for the media.

  • College policies and procedures, important consumer information, and employee and student handbooks.

  • We are committed to providing a safe and secure environment to all of our faculty, staff, students and visitors of the College.