First Time in College (FTIC)

Steps to TCC

Students who are seniors in high school or have graduated from an accredited high school, have not previously attended college except for high school dual enrollment, and are seeking admission to TCC for the first time are considered "First Time in College" or FTIC. Follow these below steps to get started at TCC.

Download the full page here: Steps to TCC. 

Apply for Admission

  1. Apply for admission to TCC using our online application
  2. After you submit you will receive a confirmation page with your TCC Identification number, email address and password. Keep this page for your records as you will need this information to log in to  Workday and MyTCC to access your TCC email.

Submit Residency Declaration

Students seeking Florida residency for tuition purposes are required to submit a declaration to the College proving they, or their parent/legal guardian, maintained legal residence in this state for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to his or her initial enrollment.

The declaration and all supporting documentation must be submitted online prior to the start of classes.

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships​

Apply for financial aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • TCC School Code:  001533
  • Review additional important information about applying for financial aid and available TCC scholarships here.

Send Transcripts to TCC

Request your official high school transcript or GED test scores to be sent to TCC. Admission to the college requires a standard high school diploma or GED. It is important for your records to be sent as soon as possible so that information on your transcript can be used to assist with your first-semester course scheduling.  Learn more.

Send transcripts to:

Admissions and Records Office

Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Drive

Tallahassee, FL 32304

Review Placement Testing Information

Review the placement testing information and all our free testing resources.

Complete New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation at TCC is a two-part process that requires all new students to complete an online workshop on Canvas and to attend a mandatory on-campus advising appointment.  Detailed information on the orientation web page will show you what is required and how to sign up. 

Visit TCC Workday 

Familiarize yourself with our online portal TCC Workday where you can access your email, student records, degree audit, registration, and much more. Be sure to check your TCC email frequently as that is the College’s official means of communication to students. If you need assistance, contact TCC Help Desk at (850) 201-8540 or  

Check for upcoming deadlines

Review the academic calendar and make note of key important dates.

Pay Tuition and Fees

Be sure that all of your tuition and fees are paid by the fee payment due date. The due date can be found on the academic calendar and your schedule.

Get your student ID card

Once you have paid, you are ready to get your TCC Student Identification Card at the Cashier’s Office (Student Union, second floor). 

Purchase Books and Supplies 

Get books and supplies for your classes by visiting the TCC Bookstore. 

Attend class, get involved, and have a great semester!

Learn more about how to get involved by visiting under “Student Life”. 


Questions? Contact us at (850) 201-8555 or email, or stop by the Admissions and Records Office located on the second floor of the Student Union.