How do I register for Classes?

Step 1 – Find the classes you want:

Step 2 – Find your student ID

If you have attended TNCC or any other community college credit or non-credit classes, please click here to find your student identification number (called SIS ID or EMPL ID).

OR: Apply to TNCC

If you have never attended any community college in Virginia, go to and click on Student, from the drop down box, click on Become a Student, and then click Apply Now@TNCC. For college, select Thomas Nelson Community College, and for the Credit or CEU option, select CEU student. After completing the application, print it out and write down your SIS ID #. You will need this number to register for classes.  If you receive an error message in the application, please call 825-2937/35.

Step 3 — Register and pay for classes:

Currently, you may register by phone, fax or in person. Online registration is undergoing maintenance and is unavailable. Payment in full is required at the time of registration: American Express, MasterCard, VISA, Check and Money Order only. Cash payments CANNOT be taken.

For all classes, you may register in these convenient ways:

PHONE: After you have applied to TNCC, call (757) 825-2937 or (757) 825-2935.

Be sure to have your student ID number and credit card information ready.

FAX: Complete a blank registration form (Click on Registration Form below) in black ink and fax to our secure site (757) 865-3161.  Please call the administrative office to add your payment information.

IN PERSON: Bring any of the forms of payment listed and your student ID number to the WTCE office in the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC) at 600 Butler Farm Road, Room 1300.

Registration hours:

  • Fall and spring semesters: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer hours (mid-May – mid-August): closed Friday at 12:30 p.m.

Registration Form

When Tuition is Paid by an Employer or Organization:

Students who desire TNCC to bill their employer for tuition may do so by submitting a letter of authorization. This letter must be provided at the time the participant registers for a course on original employer letterhead, contain an original signature, and include the following information for each participant.

Student ID Number (Follow directions above to Apply to TNCC)
Company Billing Address
City, State & Zip Code
Company Federal Tax ID Number
Approved Courses

A separate letter is needed if the employer agrees to pay for the textbooks. The letter should contain the same information as noted above. Please send the letter to:

Thomas Nelson Community College Bookstore
Griffin Hall Room 215
P.O. Box 9407
Hampton, VA 23670

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