July 24, 2018 Melissa Lamar

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Credit Registration for the fall 2018 semester is under way at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. For information on how to apply and register, contact the Admissions Office at 860.773.1490, or visit tunxis.edu/apply. Those who would like to register can make an appointment or walk in Monday through Friday all summer. Late registration will take place Sat., Aug. 25,10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tunxis has expanded its Saturday courses this fall for students with busy schedules, or those who want to pursue their degree at a quicker pace. Among Saturday options is an accounting certificate that can be completed in three semesters.

The college offers over 60 associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to four-year degrees and transition into the workforce with such programs as: advanced manufacturing technology, accelerated business administration; computer information systems; criminal justice; early childhood education; energy management, engineering; graphic design; liberal arts and sciences; pathway to teaching careers, and technology. For those who seek the flexibility of learning off-campus, online degree programs and certificates are also available.

Financial aid and payment plans are available for those full- and part-time credit students who qualify.

TCC’s Transfer Ticket associate degrees provide seamless transfer and a low-cost pathway to a bachelor’s degree at the Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College.

Continuing education registration is ongoing, offering career training for professions such as certified nurse aide, registered medical assistant, phlebotomy technician, pharmacy technician, central sterile processing, veterinary assistant, certified medical administrative assistant, massage therapy and patient care technician. A Health Careers Open House will be held August 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the 700 Building hallway for those interested in learning more about preparing for these career fields. Some programs are approved for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding through the Connecticut Department of Labor. Those receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits may also be eligible for scholarships for many programs. For more information on SNAP scholarships, call 860.773.1454 or email [email protected]. Professional development and personal interest courses are also available. For continuing education courses, there are a variety of convenient ways to register.

Tunxis Community College is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177. Visit the Tunxis website at tunxis.edu.