Three Steps to Success

Listed below are the three easy steps to enrollment at TCTC.  Get started now on your Steps to Success (PDF)!

Step 1: Apply for Admission and Financial Aid

  • Complete an application for admission at and pay the $30 non-refundable application fee.  Questions? Contact Admissions Office 864-646-1550. 
  • Submit the financial aid application (FAFSA) at Our federal school code is 004926.  Questions? Contact Financial Aid at 864-646-1650.

Don't miss a priority enrollment date:  enrollment calendar.

Step 2:  Complete the Enrollment Assessment

COMPASS is an academic assessment used to determine your initial course placement. Information and sample questions are available at under Admissions and Placement Testing. There is no charge for initial testing. If you have COMPASS scores from the past 3 years or have earned college credit-level English and math courses (e.g., 101, 155) from an accredited or approved institution with a minimum grade of "C" or higher may not need to take COMPASS.  Questions? Contact the Assessment Center at 864-646-1300.

Assessment Center Walk-In Schedule (Bring Your Photo ID)

Pendleton Campus, Miller Hall:  Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm, Friday 8 am-Noon

Easley Campus:  Tuesday 2-5 pm

Anderson Campus:  Friday 8 am-Noon

Step 3:  Meet with Your Student Success Coach

Schedule a meeting to review your assessment results, plan your class schedule, and discuss remaining enrollment information.  Questions? Contact the Student Success Office at the campus nearest you for an appointment.       

Pendleton Campus:  864-646-1502

Anderson Campus:  864-260-6700

Easley Campus:  864-220-8888

Contact Us

Toll-free (within the 864 area code) 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1550
Fax: 864-646-5080

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.