TCC's Commitment to Gadsden County
The Gadsden Center serves as TCC’s permanent home in Gadsden County. Established in March 2016, The Gadsden Center continues the “Partnership for Progress” developed by TCC and Gadsden County over a decade ago. The Gadsden Center reflects TCC’s strong commitment to providing programs and services and a meaningful presence that meet the real needs of the local community.
Services for Current and Prospective Students
The Gadsden Center offers current and prospective students the same valuable services available at our Main Campus on an appointment basis. Services available include:
- Academic Advising
- Internship Placement
- Financial Aid Consulting
- Career Services
- and more!
Available through the Division of Workforce Development, The TCC Gadsden Center offers you access to training in a variety of industries. Programs include: HVAC, Retail Customer Service, Medical Office Technology, Truck Driving, and more. To see a complete list, access the Division for Workforce Development In-Demand Training for Individuals.
The TCC Gadsden Center offers onsite GED classes and ESOL classes for registered individuals. All prospective GED students must take the TABE test. All prospective ESOL students must take the CASAS test. Classes are held:
Monday – Thursday
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Monday – Thursday
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
To learn more or to register for class, visit Three Easy Steps to Enroll in Adult Ed Classes.
Financial aid and scholarships are available for eligible students. Visit the TCC Financial Aid & Scholarship office or access the application for scholarships offered through Tallahassee Community College.
Other payment options may be available to help you in covering the cost of training. Learn more about Other Student Resources.
Individuals with Disabilities
TCC, through a grant from The Able Trust, provides current students with assistance in securing vocational rehabilitation job opportunities through the Strategic Employment Program. Check out the Strategic Employment Program.
Ask The Expert
The TCC Gadsden Center, through their state of the art Ask The Expert kiosk, offer current and prospective students the opportunity to virtually connect with the following TCC departments:
- Career Center
- Cashier's Office
- Financial Aid/Scholarships
- Veteran Affairs
Hours vary per department, so call the Gadsden Center at (850) 558-3620 to connect today!
The TCC Gadsden Center conveniently offers a variety of testing services. Testing services include:
- Online class proctored testing for TCC students
- Distance Learning testing for students of other universities and colleges
- PERT Testing for college admissions
The Gadsden Center also offers the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm. The cost for the CJBAT is $35 payable on site.
Lastly, The TCC GadsdenCenter offers the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) twice a month. The TABE is offered the first and third Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month at 8:30 am. Cost for the TABE for Career & Technical Certificate programs is $25.
All tests require a minimum of 24 hours advance scheduling in order to guarantee availability. Testing hours are:
- Tuesdays - 9 am to 11 am, 2 pm to 4 pm
- Thursdays, 9 am to 11 am, 2 pm to 4 pm
- Fridays, 8 am to 5 pm
To schedule a testing time, call (850) 558-3620 or email GadsdenCenter@tcc.fl.edu.
Services for Job Seekers
The TCC Gadsden Center houses a fully equipped computer lab to connect Gadsden job seekers with the online job search process. Computers can be used to access online applications, develop cover letters and resumes and find out more about training opportunities to advance your career. Staff is available to review your resume and offer tips and suggestions on improving your job search.
Employers and Community Partners
Need to train your workforce? Restructuring your organization? The TCC Division of Workforce Development offers services to help employers and organizations move forward successfully. We provide consulting, solutions and specialized training to take your business to the next level.