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Online programs can be a great option, but they may not be a good fit for everyone. Is online right for you? Take our quiz and find out!
Imagine the convenience of earning your entire associate degree or career studies certificate without having to set foot on campus.
Having 24/7 access to your virtual classroom allows you to complete the work necessary for your degree or certificate on your time.
Don t worry about having the right software. Once you are a student, you can download Microsoft Office 365 for free!
TCC s online programs are taught by the same faculty who teach traditional classes. Your degree or certificate will be the same as if you were attending classes on campus.
Take a look at the program options below, and see if one could be right for you.
Then, visit our Admission page to start your journey at TCC.
IMPORTANT: When you register for your classes, make sure to choose “online” for the mode of instruction.
If you have questions about any of our online degrees, please contact TCC s Information Center or email us .
Your online degree or certificate can take you to a 4-year college or into a rewarding career.
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For questions specific to Blackboard, call the Blackboard Support Direct Line at 757-822-1470 or submit Blackboard help request form .
When you enroll at TCC, you are able to download and install Microsoft Desktop software at no cost.
Frequently asked questions
To successfully complete an online program, you need your own computer with internet access. Shared computers, such as ones in the library, will not allow you to upload and download material.
Your computer should support one of the following operating systems:
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Macintosh OS X
The computer should have one of the following browsers installed:
The computer should have the following hardware:
- Computer memory or RAM at or above the recommended amount for the operating system
- Sound card and speakers
- Webcam and microphone
The computer should have the following free plug-ins installed to enhance the online experience:
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Adobe Flash Player
- Java 1.4 or higher
The computer should have the following software installed*:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint
*Are you a current TCC student? You can download and install Microsoft Office desktop applications at no cost. These applications include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access and Publisher.
To access, visit http://office.vccs.edu ; your logon will be your TCC email address and the password for your TCC email.
Contact TCC s IT Help Desk for technical concerns such as connectivity issues, password and login problems, user account information, application availability and other issues related to hardware and software.
For Blackboard support, call 757-822-1470 or use the live chat function. You can also submit a Blackboard help request form .
Not necessarily. In some online classes, faculty may require proctored examinations. These can be taken at a TCC campus testing center; another college or university testing center or library; or a military location.