November 30, 2021 Melissa Lamar

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Credit registration is open for Winter Session and Spring semester at Tunxis Community College in Farmington.

Winter Session runs Dec. 28-Jan. 14. Students can earn up to four credits in three weeks during the accelerated courses, which cover the same content as a regular 15-week class. Accounting, art appreciation, art history, business, computer science, economics, U.S. history, math, music history & appreciation, nutrition, public speaking, sociology, and Spanish are among the courses offered. Students who attend other colleges during the year are eligible to take winter classes at Tunxis. Visit to view all courses.

Spring semester is Jan. 21-May 16, with a variety of course formats including on-ground, online, and hybrid classes with both online and face-to-face components. For information on how to apply and register, visit

There is still time to sign up for PACT for spring semester, Connecticut’s free community college program. Prospective students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, apply to Tunxis and be registered for classes as soon as possible for priority consideration. For more eligibility information and details on PACT, visit

Tunxis offers more than 70 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, cybersecurity, data science, energy management, engineering, paralegal studies, pathway to teaching careers, and technology.

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.Those receiving SNAP assistance may 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].