Spring 2013 Priority Registration and Advising

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Priority Registration for currently enrolled students starts Monday, October 22 – Sunday, October 28, 2012. Advising Week begins Monday, October 22 – Thursday, October 25.


Spring 2013 Advising

As a currently enrolled student you have been assigned to a faculty member or a designated area to receive advising.  Students have been assigned a faculty member for academic advising based on the following criteria:

  • No Developmental English course required
  • Completion of 15 college-level credits or more
  • A 2.0 grade point average (GPA) or higher

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TNCC Hosts Information Session About New Veterans Center Planned for Hampton Campus

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HAMPTON, Va. — Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Veterans Affairs Office invites veterans throughout the region and the community to an information session on Tuesday, January 25 to introduce a Veterans Center scheduled to soon begin at TNCC’s Hampton campus. The session takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium in Templin Hall on the Hampton campus and features presenter Jamar Blyther, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Technician.

Blyther will discuss services that veterans centers provide and give audience members an opportunity to ask questions. TNCC’s Veterans Affairs Coordinator Tim Freeman will also be available to answer questions about the College’s educational offerings for active duty and retired service members.

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Gatortation: TNCC’s New Pre-Enrollment College Orientation Session

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As of June 1, 2010, all New TNCC Students have been required to attend a Gatortation session in preparation for advising, registration and college success (Please see the definition of New Students below). These mandatory sessions provide each new student with an academic plan, college orientation and the opportunity to register for Fall classes. Students cannot register for courses until they have completed the Gatortation session. Students must complete their Placement Tests before attending the Gatortation session.

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TRiO Program at TNCC Launches New Initiatives for Student Success and Retention

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) TRiO program aims to increase student success and retention with two new initiatives, Smart Start to TNCC and Academic Boot Camp. Smart Start targets 2010 high school graduates and Academic Boot Camp is designed for students ages 25 and older. All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for TRiO, a federally-funded program open to students in a transfer curriculum who are first-generation college students and meet low-income requirements.

Additionally, upon taking TNCC’s placement test, students must place into English College Composition I (ENG 111) and Pre-algebra (MATH 03) to qualify. The courses are part of the fall class schedule pre-selected by students when they enroll at TNCC.

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College Night in Virginia to Provide Families, Students with College Planning Tips

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Thomas Nelson Community College will be among 11 community colleges across the state welcoming students and families to College Night in Virginia on Monday, November 26 from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. Students and families interested in exploring how to choose the right higher education path can take advantage of this statewide event at TNCC’s new Southeast Higher Education Center located at the Achievable Dream Academy, 5720 Marshall Ave. in Newport News.

Designed to educate families and students about the many aspects of higher education, the event is sponsored by the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) in partnership with Virginia College Access Network (VirginiaCAN), Virginia Association of Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA), State Council for Higher Education (SCHEV), and Project Discovery.

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Program Information Days to Inform Students about TNCC Programs

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The Office of Student Development at Thomas Nelson Community College will host Program Information Days on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 and Tuesday, November 6, 2007 from 9:00 am – 6:00 p.m. in Moore Hall- Espada Room. Program Heads will be available on the dates and times listed below. The Program Information Days will help prospective and/or current students to learn more about the programs offered at TNCC as they prepare to enroll for the Spring semester.  Transfer Advisors will also be available from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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