First Time in College (FTIC)

Steps to TCC

Students who are seniors in high school or have graduated from an accredited high school, have not previously attended college, and are seeking admission to TCC for the first time are considered "First Time in College" or FTIC. Follow these below steps to get started at TCC.

Click here to download the full printable checklist.

Apply for Admission

  1. Apply for admission to TCC using our online application
  2. After you submit you will receive a confirmation page with your TCC Identification number, email address and password. Keep this page for your records as you will need this information to log in to TCC Passport and access your TCC email.
  3. If you were not able to upload your residency documents at the time of application, please remember to provide copies of the residency documents (e.g., driver’s license, vehicle registration, voter’s registration card) that reflect an issue date of at least one year prior to the first day of class for the semester you plan to attend to the Office of Admissions and Records.  

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships​

Apply for financial aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • TCC School Code:  001533
  • Review additional important information about applying for financial aid and available TCC scholarships here.

Send Transcripts to TCC

Request your official high school transcript or GED test scores be sent to TCC. Admission to the college requires a standard high school diploma or GED. It is important for your records to be sent as soon as possible so that information on your transcript can be used to assist with your first semester course scheduling. Read more here.

Review Placement Testing Information

Review the placement testing information and all our free testing resources here.

Complete New Student Orientation

  1. Complete the Online Orientation (you will need to have your TCC ID number)
    • Be sure to complete Sigi3 during the online orientation
  2. At the end of the online orientation you will be provided instructions on how to sign up for your on-campus orientation. The on-campus orientation is designed for you to meet with an academic adviser who will review your Sigi3 results, high school transcripts, and assist with first semester course registration. It is also a chance to meet other incoming TCC Eagles.

Questions? Contact us at (850) 201-8555 or email enrollment@tcc.fl.edu, or stop by the Admissions and Records Office located on the second floor of the Student Union.