Steps to Admission at Thomas Nelson:

Admissions Process

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Step 1: Apply to Thomas Nelson

Applying to the College is free. The completed application will indicate your domicile status, Student ID number, and MyTNCC username and temporary password. Make sure to keep this information handy.

Step 2: Sign in to MyTNCC

After completing the College application, set up your MyTNCC account using your MyTNCC username and temporary password. MyTNCC provides access to important student information and your College email account. Check your College email account and Student Center regularly. Approximately 24 hours after you apply, you will have access to Navigate, our onboarding, registration, and appointment-scheduling tool. 

Step 3: Complete the Admissions Process

Admissions will contact you if you have any outstanding items or if we require any documentation. If you need assistance, you may schedule an appointment in Navigate; just make sure to choose "Admissions". 

Step 4: Academic Advising

There are four options to meet your advising needs:

  • Individual Advising. Make an appointment in Navigate to speak one-on-one with an Academic Advisor. 
  • Group Advising. For more information, click here. 
  • Register for Passport Classes.
  • Faculty Advising

Step 5: Register for classes through Navigate.

Check out a helpful registration how-to video here.

Step 6: Sign up for New Student Orientation

New students are required to attend a New Student Orientation Session. Sign up for a session here. 

Step 7: Order Textbooks

Order your textbooks online through our Bookstore.

Step 8: Pay Tuition and Fees

Be sure to pay your tuition and fees by the deadline so you don't get dropped from classes. Information about tuition, fees, and deadlines can be found here. 

Additional Admission Criteria


— Last updated by Thomas Nelson Community College on 10/15/2020 1:42PM PST

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Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

(757) 825-2800
(757) 825-2763


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