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Getting Ready for a Web-Based Course

This guide takes students step-by-step through the process of preparing to take an online course at TCC.


TCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of TCC. 

Apply for Admissions

Any student who desires to enroll in an online or traditional course at TCC must complete admissions requirements. Generally, students must complete an admissions application and forward transcripts from previous institutions. The Student Success and Retention department has additional admissions information as well as links to helpful resources for new students.

Financial Aid​

Distance learning courses are eligible for financial aid. Visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships web page for more information.

Tuition and Fees

The TCC Cashier's Office maintains a web page with detailed information on in-state and out-of-state tuition rates. Students enrolling in online courses will be required to pay an additional fee of $10 per credit hour. Additional fees may apply for tests taken at proctored sites. Fees will vary by site.

 Course Options


Distance Learning Course Options

Web-based courses are delivered via the Internet. Lecture material, assignments, and other course materials are available on-line. In order to successfully participate in a web-based course, a student needs basic computer skills as well as adequate computer hardware and software.

Students enrolling in online courses will be required to pay an additional fee of $10 per credit hour. Tests may be scheduled on campus or at an approved proctored site. Additional fees may apply for tests taken at proctored sites. Fees will vary by site.

Self-Paced Instruction (SPI) courses are independent study classes that allow students to work at their own pace, free from the requirement of attending class on campus. Students must be in good academic standing to be eligible for SPI registration an​d are given twenty (20) weeks to complete a SPI course.
In a hybrid course, some instruction is online and some instruction occurs in the traditional classroom.


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Contact Information

For more information contact the Center for Distance Learning by phone (850) 201-9400 or e-mail

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri

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