New Thomas Nelson Students
Step 1: Apply to Thomas Nelson
Applying to the College is free. Before you apply, please review our How to Apply page.
The completed application will indicate your domicile status, Student ID number, and MyTNCC username and temporary password. Make sure to keep this information handy.
Step 2: Sign in to MyTNCC
After completing the College application, set up your MyTNCC account using your MyTNCC username and temporary password.
MyTNCC provides access to important student information and your College email account. Check your College email account and Student Center regularly.
Step 3: Navigate your Next Steps
Use your MyTNCC username and password to sign in to Navigate, which will guide you through your next steps, including:
- Applying for Financial Aid & VA Benefits
- Completing the Virginia Placement Test
- Meeting with an Academic Advisor
- Selecting Classes to Register for in MyTNCC
- Paying Tuition
This is not an admissions test. The test will place you in the appropriate level English and math classes.
New Student Orientation
Attend orientation and learn about programs of study, transferring to a four-year institution, campus resources, and meet with advisors and staff.
Speak to an advisor before registering for classes. Select classes thoughtfully to ensure success in completing your goals.
Register for Classes
Register for classes online through MyTNCC.
Pay for all tuition and fees on time to ensure you aren't dropped from classes. Buy books before the first day of class.
Student ID and Parking Permit
All Thomas Nelson students are required to have a student ID and valid parking permit. The cost is included in your tuition and fees.