TNCC will be closed due to Hurricane Irene

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Update: 6pm, August 29th - The Southeast Higher Education Center will also operate on a normal schedule on Tuesday, 08/30.

Update: 1pm, August 29th - TNCC will operate on a normal schedule on Tuesday, 08/30 for the Hampton and Historic Triangle Campuses. Additional details will be forthcoming.


All Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) classes are canceled and campuses will be closed to the public and non-essential personnel on Friday, August 26, Saturday, August 27, and Monday, August 29 in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.

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TNCC Monitors Hurricane Irene

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TNCC  officials are continuously monitoring weather conditions and will provide weather updates as information becomes available. In preparation for the anticipated inclement weather, please take the necessary precautions and read the following pertinent information for your safety.

  • E2Campus Emergency Notification (Inclement Weather Notification) – Faculty and staff are requested to sign up for e2Campus Alert Text Messaging to receive alerts including campus closures due to weather. It is compatible with mobile phones, Blackberries, smart phones, satellite phones, email wireless PDAs and pagers. Normal text-messaging rates apply. There are no additional charges.

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Weather Alert: Tornado Watch for the Hampton Roads area

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Please be advised that a Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for an area that includes Hampton Roads cities from now until 3:00 p.m. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for a tornado to form in the watch area. Stay tuned to local media outlets and weather alert radios for further updates. Be prepared to take cover on short notice. Storm Shelter Safe Areas are located throughout Thomas Nelson Community College campuses as indicated by yellow stickers above the doors.

At this time, the College is open for classes and office operations. In the event of a power outage, please note that candles/open flames are prohibited in campus buildings. College officials are monitoring weather conditions in efforts to provide further updates. For information on severe weather preparation, visit www.vaemergency.com or www.ReadyVirgina.gov.

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TNCC to Participate in Statewide Tornado Drill, March 15

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Thomas Nelson Community College  (TNCC)  will test its emergency notification procedures on Tuesday, March 15 during a statewide tornado drill at 9:45 a.m. The date is designated as Tornado Preparedness Day in the Commonwealth.

During the drill, all components of the College’s emergency notification process will be tested including campus-wide student, faculty and staff e-mail, TNCC internet homepage alerts and e2Campus. Used by roughly 650 campuses nationwide, e2Campus is a web-based unified emergency notification system that enables the transmission of instant alerts to cell phones, land lines and/or several other communications devices.

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Update: TNCC Weather Closure

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Update 12/16 9pm:
TNCC will reopen for business at 10am on Friday, December 17th at both the Hampton and Historic Triangle Campuses. Final Exams will resume with the 10:45am session. Students with exams scheduled for the 8am session are advised to check Blackboard for updates and to contact their instructors directly for additional information.


Original notice:
Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will close at 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, December 16. This includes campuses in Hampton and the Historic Triangle and the College’s Southeast Higher Education Center in Newport News.

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TNCC Evening Classes Canceled Thursday, September 30

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Due to inclement weather, TNCC officials are canceling evening classes (effective at 5pm) at the Hampton Campus, Historic Triangle Campus, and Southeast Higher Education Center on Thursday, September 30.

Classes will resume on Friday, October 1.

Check the College’s website (TNCC.edu), radio and television broadcasts to get the most current college announcements.