Foster Youth Student

Steps to TCC

Current or former foster youths living in Florida are eligible for a tuition exemption (free tuition) and fee waivers to attend TCC. Contact your Independent Living worker for more information or for assistance with the tuition exemption.

Students attending TCC may also elect to participate in the Fostering Achievement Fellowship (FAF) Program.

Follow the steps below to get started at TCC or download the full printable checklist.

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.

Send Transcripts to TCC

Request your official high school transcript or GED test scores 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.

Review Placement Testing Information

Complete TCC’s Fast Track Registration Session

Due to COVID-19, all on-campus orientations are suspended. To replace orientation, TCC is offering Fast Track Registration Sessions. During this appointment, you will speak with an enrollment specialist who will assist you with first-semester course registration. After you sign up, you will receive instructions via your TCC email account and a text message about your fast track registration session. Attached below are guides to teach you how to use Workday to register and to prepare you for the types of classes you will be advised to take. Click here to sign up.

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