December 20, 2021 Melissa Lamar

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EDIT: This has been changed to a virtual event. Please visit to sign up for an online appointment. 

Tunxis Community College will hold a Saturday “Enroll in a Day” walk-in event on Jan. 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., for new and continuing students to get help with admissions, advising, course registration, and financial aid for spring semester. In case of inclement weather, check for closing announcements. The snow date is Jan. 15.

Prior to attending the event, prospective students who have not yet applied for admission should complete an application and placement form online. Required documents and unofficial college transcripts can also be uploaded using the college’s application portal or submitted at the event. For more information on what to bring, visit Masks are required on campus.

The deadline has been extended to apply and register for PACT, Connecticut’s debt-free community college program. Prospective students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, apply to Tunxis and register for spring semester credit classes as soon as possible for priority consideration. For eligibility information and details on PACT, visit

Those who can’t attend on Saturday are welcome to email [email protected] to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment another day.

Some of the college’s 70 associate degrees and certificates include advanced manufacturing, business, paralegal studies, data science, and an energy management program that offers multiple full scholarships each semester. Among these are 23 Transfer Tickets—degrees that offer seamless transfer to bachelor’s degree programs at the CT state universities and Charter Oak State College. Tunxis also offers a number of non-credit health career training programs.

Spring semester credit classes begin Jan. 21, with a mix of on-campus, online and hybrid course options.  For more information or assistance, email [email protected].