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The Peninsula's Community College

Making College Possible. College offices are closed to the public. Student services and classes available online. Learn about COVID-19 response HERE.

Thomas Nelson campuses and off-site facilities will be closed Monday, Aug. 3, beginning at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7 a.m., due to anticipated inclement weather from Tropical Storm Isaias.  Essential personnel should report as communicated by your supervisor. 

08/03/2020 - 1:55pm

2020 Virtual Summer Camps

This summer keep your kids engaged and safe with Virtual STEAM Summer Camps.

Summer Camps

Virtual Support

Get the help you need to succeed online. Thomas Nelson's Quick Help Guide has all the resources you need.

Quick Help

Fast Forward Into Short Term Workforce Training

This summer take advantage of Fast Forward and Workforce's short term training to enter a new field or advance your career.

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The Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation has more than 140 scholarships available to help pay for your education. In 2018-2019 a total of 313 students were awarded over $200,000. Don't miss an opportunity for financial help.

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Thomas Nelson campus offices in Hampton and Williamsburg remain closed to the public.

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Current Students

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Small class sizes allow personal attention from our dedicated faculty.


Scholarships, financial aid and our low cost make an education possible.


Balance family, work and classes. Learn on campus, online or on base.


Study close to home with the support of family and friends.


Explore programs that offer degrees, certificates and credentials that you can earn to transfer to a four-year College or start your career.


Technical Supervision

Earn credit for work experience.

Information Technology

Cybersecurity Career Pathways

Small Unmanned Aircraft

Drone Flight Technician

Transfer Programs

Start your college degree and save.

Save big on the cost of the first two years of your college degree by starting at Thomas Nelson.

College Transfer

Career Programs & Workforce Credentials

Get career ready, fast.

Gain the skills you need through short-term training in many in-demand career fields.

Discover a Career