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 Tidewater Community College's Military Newsletter

November  2013
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Center for Military and Veterans Education (CMVE)
Virginia Beach Campus
1700 College Cresent
  Bldg. D, Room D100
  Virginia Beach, VA 23453

 
(757) 822 - 7777
  Monday - Friday
  military@tcc.edu
Naval Air Station
Oceana
Cassandra Harris Bldg. 531, Room 100    (757) 491 - 4385
  Tuesday & Thursday
  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
  Charris@tcc.edu
Naval Station Norfolk
Lauren Rappold 
& Willa Engel
  Bldg. CEP-87, Room 210
 (757) 822-1683
  Monday - Friday
  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  lrappold@tcc.edu   wpriest@tcc.edu
Joint Expeditionary Base - Little Creek & Fort Story
Priscilla Johnson 
  Bldg. 3016, Room 252      (757) 363 - 3939
  Monday - Thursday
  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  pxjohnson@tcc.edu
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Cassandra Harris
  Bldg. 272, Room 103
 
(757) 953 - 6007
  Monday/Wednesday
  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Tuesday/Thursday
  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Greetings TCC Student!

We hope your fall semester is going great, but believe it or not, it's time to start thinking about spring. In this issue you'll find important dates for the spring 2014 semester, including when you can start registering for spring classes. 
 
You'll also find important information about tutoring opportunities, veterans career fairs and exclusive articulation agreements TCC has with Norwich University. 
 
If you need help putting together your 2014 spring schedule or want some advice for finding a job, don't hesitate to contact your CMVE representative at 757-822-7777. We're always here to help! 
 
Have a great TCC Day!

Sincerely,

TCC CMVE Staff

Military Education News: 
Tutor.com for Military Families

 

Thanks to the Department of Defense, K-12 students in military families have FREE access to expert tutors, anytime day or night with Tutor.com. It gives kids LIVE one-on-one tutoring for almost any subject all the way up to AP level, all school year long.

 

Click here to sign up for your free Tutor.com account.

 

Upcoming Job Fair:  

RecruitMilitary Veterans Opportunity Expo 

November 21, 2013, 11:00AM to 3:00PM

Nauticus - Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center 

One Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA

Visit the website for more info. 

 

Student Veterans Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Dominion University

Ted Constant Convocation Center
Register and found out more HERE.   

 

Spring 2013 Schedule is up:

Returning students can register starting November 2nd. New students can start registered on November 9th. Classes start January 13th. 

Don't know what classes to sign up for? Make an appointment today with your base counselor or CMVE representative. Enroll now! 


You're Invited!
Each TCC Campus will be hosting special events for Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th. 

 

One Year Anniversary: Center for Military and Veterans Education

Virginia Beach Campus 

KempsvilleBuilding

Food and Fun from 11AM-1PM, 5-7PM

 

Portsmouth

Art Show and Luncheon

The Forum-A101, 11AM -1PM

Cupcakes- Building A Lobby- 5- 7PM

 

Chesapeake 

Luncheon and Speaker

RADM MichaelGroothousen, USN (RET)

Room 2157,11AM - 1PM

Evening Event: 5 - 7PM Outside Pass Bldg.

 

Norfolk

Panel Discussion and Tours of New Veterans Affairs Office;
Martin Building, Room 2610, 12-2PM, 5:30 - 7PM

TCC and Norwich University Articulation Agreement
 
Norwich University offers Tidewater Community College graduates the ability to earn theirBachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis (SSDA) entirely online, in less than two years.
 

Through an agreement with TCC, Norwich will apply at least 60 of your TCC credits toward your bachelor's degree. Additionally, TCC graduates will receive automatic acceptance into Norwich's SSDA program, a waived application fee, and a $500 tuition scholarship.

 

Norwich also offers semester credits for previous career or military training and certifications, allowing you to transfer up to 84 total semester credits and accelerate the completion of your strategic studies and defense analysis bachelor's degree.

 

With a rich legacy of developing leaders in the military, public sector, and private industry, Norwich is dedicated to your personal and professional success. They offer an extensive support system of staff and faculty whose focus is to help you achieve your goals. To learn more about Norwich's online SSDA program, visit their website

 

Fall 2013   
Important Dates 
16, 12 and 8 week Sessions
2013 FALL SEMESTER ~ SIXTEEN-WEEK REGULAR SESSION
November 27Non-Instructional Day (college closes at 12:00pm)
November 28, 29, 30

Thanksgiving Holiday (college closed)

(Web registration is available for the Spring 2014 semester.)

December 9Last day of instruction
December 10 - 16Final examinations
December 16    Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes
December 20     Graduation

December 24 - December 31, 2013 and

January 1, 2014

Holiday Break (college closed)

(Web registration is available for the Spring 2014 Semester.)

December 27
Special Enrollment Day (Campuses open for enrollment activity.)

2013 FALL SEMESTER ~TWELVE-WEEK SESSION
November 11

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a twelve-week course

(See Note)

November 27Non-Instructional Day (college closes at 12:00pm)
November 28, 29, 30

Thanksgiving Holiday (college closed)

(Web registration is available for the Spring 2014 Semester.)

December 14Last day of instruction (includes examinations)
December 16    Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes

December 20

Graduation

December 24 - December 31, 2013 and

January 1, 2014

Holiday Break (college closed)

(Web registration is available for the Spring 2014 Semester.)

December 27
Special Enrollment Day (Campuses open for enrollment activity.)


2013 FALL SEMESTER ~ SECOND EIGHT-WEEK SESSION
November 21Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a second eight-week course (See Note)
November 27Non-Instructional Day (college closes at 12:00pm)
November 28, 29, 30Thanksgiving Holiday (college closed)
December 14Last day of instruction (includes examinations)
December 16    Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes

December 20

Graduation

December 24 - December 31, 2013 and

January 1, 2014

Holiday Break (college closed)

(Web registration is available for the Spring 2014 Semester.)

December 27
Special Enrollment Day (Campuses open for enrollment activity.)

 

Note:  Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

 

**Dynamic Session classes have unique refund and withdrawal dates. Please contact the Enrollment Services Office for procedures and dates.

Spring 2014    
Important Dates 
16, 12 and 8 week Sessions
2014 SPRING SEMESTER ~ SIXTEEN-WEEK REGULAR SESSION
November 2 - 8, 2013

Returning students register for Spring classes*

November 9, 2013 -

January 12, 2014

New and returning students register for Spring classes*

December 16Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes
January 13Classes begin
January 15

Spring 2014 Graduation Application Deadline

(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

January 17Last day to add or change for a sixteen-week course
January 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)
January 30Last day to drop for tuition refund from a sixteen-week course
March 10 - 16Spring Break (no classes - college open)
March 27

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a sixteen-week course

(See Note)

May 8Tuition due for Summer 2014 classes
May 12Last day of instruction (includes examinations)
May 14 - 15Professional Development Days
May 16Graduation
  

 

2014 SPRING SEMESTER ~TWELVE-WEEK SESSION
November 2 - 8, 2013

Returning students register for Spring classes*

November 9, 2013 -

February 9, 2014

New and returning students register for Spring classes*

December 16Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes
January 15

Spring 2014 Graduation Application Deadline

(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

February 10Classes Begin
February 17

Last day to add or change for a twelve-week course

February 24Last day to drop for tuition refund from a twelve-week course
March 10 - 16Spring Break (no classes - college open)
April 8

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a twelve-week course

(See Note)

May 8Tuition due for Summer 2014 classes
May 9Last day of instruction (includes examinations)
May 14 - 15Professional Development Days
May 16Graduation

 

2014 SPRING SEMESTER ~ FIRST EIGHT-WEEK SESSION
November 2 - 8, 2013

Returning students register for Spring classes*

November 9, 2013 -

January 12, 2014

New and returning students register for Spring classes*

December 16Tuition due for Spring 2014 classes
January 13Classes Begin
January 15

Spring 2014 Graduation Application Deadline

(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

January 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)
January 21

Last day to add or change for a first eight-week course

January 22Last day to drop for tuition refund from a first eight-week course
February 17Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a first eight-week course (See Note)
March 10Last day of instruction (includes examinations)

 

2014 SPRING SEMESTER ~ SECOND EIGHT-WEEK SESSION
November 2 - 8, 2013

Returning students register for Spring classes*

November 9, 2013 -

March 16, 2014

New and returning students register for Spring classes*

March 10 - 16Spring Break (no classes - college open)
March 17Classes Begin
March 24

Last day to add or change for a second eight-week course

March 25Last day to drop for tuition refund from a second eight-week course
April 18Last day to withdraw without academic penalty from a second eight-week course (See Note)
May 8Tuition due for Summer 2014 classes
May 9Last day of instruction (includes examinations)
May 16Graduation

Note:  Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a Wgrade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

Dynamic Session classes have unique refund and withdrawal dates. Please contact the Enrollment Services Office for procedures and dates.


We'd love to hear from you!
Have questions, comments, suggestions, concerns?
Email us and let us know: military@tcc.edu.

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Thanks for reading and have a great TCC day!

Center for
Military and Veterans Education Staff
Tidewater Community College


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Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads - topped 45,000 students in 2009-10. The 16th highest associate-degree producer in the nation, TCC offers more than 150 programs. Among the fastest-growing two-year institutions in the United States, TCC was founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System. The college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk's theater district, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth, the Regional Automotive Center in Chesapeake, and the Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-five percent of the region's residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit www.tcc.edu