December 11, 2020 Melissa Lamar

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Credit registration for the spring 2021 semester is in progress at Tunxis Community College.

Credit classes at Tunxis start on Jan. 22 with a mix of on-ground, online, and hybrid course options. For information on how to apply and register, visit

Starting this term, new students can opt to have an advisor create a class schedule for them based on their major, interests, preferred class times and learning mode by visiting After filling out the form online, an advisor will email the student their courses within 48 hours in most cases. Changes can be made to the schedule through the add/drop process.

Tunxis will hold virtual information sessions on Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. and Jan. 4 at 12:15 p.m. for those who would like to learn more about attending the college as a new or transfer student in January. All are welcome to join the group WebEx session, which will include information on academic programs, services, student life and financial aid, followed by questions.

While Tunxis buildings remain closed to the general public, the college is open to students and others who have appointments on campus, following COVID-19 safety guidelines. To schedule an appointment, or for more assistance with registering for winter session or spring semester, please email [email protected].

Continuing education registration is ongoing, offering career training for professions such as certified nurse aide, registered medical assistant, phlebotomy technician, pharmacy technician, certified sterile processing, veterinary assistant, certified medical administrative assistant, massage therapy and patient care technician. Some programs are approved for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding through the Connecticut Department of Labor. Certified dislocated workers and those receiving SNAP assistance may also be eligible for scholarships and tuition waivers for many continuing education programs. For more information on SNAP scholarships, call 860.773.1454 or email [email protected].

Tunxis, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020, originally opened its doors in Farmington in October 1970 with 494 students. Today the college serves approximately 10,000 students each year, offering more than 70 associate degrees and short-term career certificates that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need.