New Student Success Center

New Student Success Center

Hampton campus, Griffin Hall, room 221
Historic Triangle campus, room 117
(757) 825-2760

New to Thomas Nelson? Visit our New Student Success Center and explore possible career pathways and programs offered at the College. Get information, guidance, and direction as well as skill assessments to help you choose the path that’s right for you. The Center is the first stop in your exciting educational journey here at Thomas Nelson. Learn more about the Admissions process, prepare for the placement tests, or decide upon a program of study. Computers are available to apply online and to register for classes.

Admissions & Tours

Admissions & Tours

New students and families are provided with information about the Collegeour programs, and the application and enrollment process. See for yourself, tours are available for both our Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses.

Transfer & Career Exploration

Transfer & Career Exploration

New, transient (visiting) and non-curricular students are provided assistance in choosing the right program of study or class selection to satisfy graduation requirements at a 4-year institution.  Non-curricular students who do not plan to pursue a degree are also assisted. Learn more about our Transfer Fairs and on-site admissions visits.

Placement Testing

Placement Test Coaching

Most new Thomas Nelson students are required to take the Virginia Placement Tests. Our Testing Coach works with students to ensure that those required to take the placement test are prepared both academically and emotionally to do their best. Individual and group instruction for new and returning students prior to re-testing is also available.