Auto Body Technology Associate of Applied Science

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM. The Auto Body/Collision and Repair Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the auto body and collision repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills […]

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Auto Body Technology Level One Certificate

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM. This certificate is a stackable credential earned while enrolled in the one-year certificate program.  The certificate is earned upon successful completion of the first semester.   First Semester Hours ABDR 1301 Auto Body Repair & Repaint 3 ABDR 1203 Vehicle […]

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Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM. The Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job […]

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Accreditation, Affiliations & Memberships

Texarkana College 2500 North Robison Road Texarkana, Texas  75599 903-823-3456 fax 903-823-3451 www.texarkanacollege.edu APPROVED AND ACCREDITED BY: The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Texas Board of Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Texarkana College is accredited by the […]

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Culinary Arts One-Semester Hospitality Certificate

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.   First Semester Hours CHEF 1305 Sanitation & Safety 3 RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision 3 RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3 CHEF 1401 Basic Food Preparation 4 HAMG 2207 Hospitality Marketing & Sales 2   Total 15

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Diesel Technology One-Semester Basic Level One Certificate

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM. Classes are held at TC @ TexAmericas Center which is near Red River Army Depot outside of New Boston, Texas.   First Semester Hours DEMR 1301 Shop Safety & Procedures 3 DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems 4 DEMR 1406 Diesel […]

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Welcome from the President

For 90 years, Texarkana College has been the regional leader in providing affordable, quality higher education through varied degree and certificate programs. From preparing students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, awarding workforce degrees and certificates that qualify students for jobs in our region, to partnering with area school districts to provide dual credit […]

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Welcome from the Dean of Students

I would like to welcome you to Texarkana College. Whether you are a new or returning student, a recent high school graduate or a mature learner, you will find Texarkana College to be a learning institution that supports, encourages, and empowers our students. Texarkana College is an Achieving the Dream college, which means we do […]

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Foreword

The Texarkana College Catalog/Student Handbook is a source of important information, including student responsibilities, obligations, and privileges. Students are expected to familiarize themselves with the catalog/handbook and use it as a reference tool. This catalog is published for informational purposes only. Every possible effort is made to ensure accuracy. However, the provisions of this catalog […]

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Mission Statement & Institutional Beliefs

Texarkana College faculty and staff work diligently to fulfill the mission of advancing our community through attainable higher education and lifelong learning. Our core values permeate throughout the culture of our campus and lead to supporting student success and completion.  Core Values include: Opportunity Our highest priority is increasing the number of people with higher […]

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Government

Due to restructuring and legislative approval, the Texarkana College Board of Trustees will consist of seven members after the general election in November, 2014. Administration of the policies of the Board is delegated to the President of the College.

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History of Texarkana College

Texarkana College was established in 1927 as a public junior college and as a branch of the Texarkana, Texas, Public School System governed by the Texarkana Independent School District Board of Trustees. First located at 16th and Pine Streets, the campus was composed of classrooms, laboratories, offices, and a gymnasium. The laboratories and gymnasium were […]

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Locations

Texarkana College’s beautiful main campus is located in the northeast border of Texarkana, Texas, at the junction of Robison Road and Tucker Street, which is approximately one-mile south of Interstate 30 in Bowie County, Texas. Texarkana College sits on a 90-acre campus, and includes a two-acre nature reserve. The twin cities of Texarkana, Arkansas-Texas are […]

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Academic Calendar

FALL 2017 Aug. 18 College 101 Student Orientation Aug. 23 Fall classes begin Sept. 4 Labor Day holiday (college closed) Sept. 5 14-week session begins Nov. 17 Last day to drop Nov. 20-24 Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed) Dec. 11-15 Final Exams Dec. 18 Fall Commencement Dec. 20 – Jan 2 Closed for the Holidays FALL […]

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Methods of Admission

A person may be admitted to Texarkana College by any one of the following methods: Graduates of accredited high schools Includes both academic and workforce students. Individuals with General Education Development (GED) Certificates Includes both academic and workforce students. Individual Approval A student who is not a graduate of a state accredited high school, but […]

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International Students

A citizen of a nation other than the United States of America wishing to apply for admission to Texarkana College should write to the Office of Enrollment Services, Texarkana College, 2500 North Robison Road, Texarkana, Texas 75599. Application forms and instructions are available online. The completed application and ALL supporting documents (1-6 below) must be […]

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General Requirements for Admission

Jump to: First Time Freshmen, Transfer, Transient   First Time Freshmen Complete the application for admission at org. Provide an official high school transcript or GED and all transcripts of credit earned from post-secondary, regionally accredited, institutions. Transfer credits will be evaluated by the Registrar. Provide evidence of immunizations as required by state law as […]

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Texas Senate Bill 1107 – Bacterial Meningitis

This information is being provided to all new college students in the state of Texas. Bacterial Meningitis is a serious, potentially deadly disease that can progress extremely fast – so take utmost caution. It is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. The bacteria that causes meningitis can also infect […]

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Special Admission Requirements

Texarkana College reserves the right to require additional information for admission to certain programs. Some examples are Emergency Medical Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, and Vocational Nursing. The specific requirements can be found with the individual programs in the College catalog/handbook. Please check requirements and plan ahead.

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Required Assessments & Exemptions

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requires students to be assessed in reading, math, and writing prior to enrolling in college. Beginning in the Fall of 2013, Texas only accepts the TSI Assessment as fulfillment for this requirement. All students must complete a Pre-Assessment Activity before they can take the TSI. The Pre-Assessment Activity can be […]

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Transfers

Texarkana College works closely with colleges and universities to make the transfer process as smooth as possible for courses transferred to TC from the other institutions and follows guidelines to resolve transfer disputes. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has established procedures (see below) to be followed when transfer credit for lower-division courses listed in […]

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Prior Learning

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning college credit for college-level learning acquired from other sources, such as work experience, professional training, military training, or open source learning from the web. A student who can show he/she has the knowledge and/or ability may be able to earn credit for a specific class at […]

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Residency Definitions for Tuition and Fees

Texas Resident A Texas resident is defined as a U.S. citizen (or dependent of a U.S. citizen for the current and preceding year) who has resided continuously in Texas for at least 12 months immediately preceding registration. In-District An In-District Resident: A resident of the State of Texas who: has resided continuously in Texarkana College’s taxation district for a […]

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Residency Verification Requirements

New students, as well as returning students, who were not enrolled the previous semester, are required to submit proof of the Texas and In-District residency (when applicable). Verifications should be submitted when an application is made or during registration. Failure to provide residence verification or the addition fees owed will result in denial of future registrations […]

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Tuition, Fees and Exemptions

Tuition and fees are subject to change upon approval by the TC Board of Trustees. Review the charts on the next three pages to determine your tuition and mandatory fees for a semester at Texarkana College. Please note that these amounts do not include the Course Fees or Other Fees that may apply. These rates […]

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Paying for College

Students are encouraged to pay in full when they register. However, students are allowed to register without immediate payment to allow for processing or setup of financial aid, scholarships, third-party billing, installment plans, etc. All registered students MUST PAY IN FULL by the PAYMENT DEADLINE each term. The payment system will run daily after the […]

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Audit Policy

Permission to audit certain courses is granted by the Registrar to students who meet the regular admission requirements if vacancies exist at the close of regular registration. No class or registration records are maintained on audit students. “Application for Audit” forms may be obtained in the Enrollment Services office. Charges for auditing eligible courses are […]

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Refund Policy

To be eligible for a refund, students must officially drop individual courses or completely withdraw from the College by the deadline in the Refund Schedule. Students may find the specific dates for the Refund Schedule online for each term. Specific provision of the Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part I, Chapter 21, Subchapter A, Rule […]

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Repeated Courses

Courses may be repeated for possible grade improvement.  The only way a course grade may be raised is by repeating the course and earning a higher grade. If a course is repeated and a lower grade is earned, then the first grade will remain the grade of record. However, when a student repeats a course, […]

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Six Drop Policy

Under Section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code, “an institution of higher education may not permit a student to drop more than six courses, including any course a transfer student has dropped at another institution of higher education.” This statute was enacted by the State of Texas in spring 2007 and applies to students who […]

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Undergraduate Credit-Hour Limitation

According to the Texas Education Code, Section 54.068, institutions of higher education may charge a higher tuition rate, not to exceed the rate charged to nonresident undergraduate students whose hours exceed the following limitations: 45 or more semester credit hours beyond the minimum number of hours required for completion of the degree program in which […]

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myTC and Identification Cards

WE NEED YOUR PICTURE If you are a new student, make sure you have your picture taken in the Office of Enrollment Services for your myTC Card. If you are a returning student and have not had your picture taken and/or do not have your myTC Card, you will also need your picture taken in the Office […]

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Guarantee for Transferability / Job Competency

Texarkana College guarantees to its Associate of Arts and Sciences graduates and other students who have completed a formal transfer plan the transferability of course credits to cooperating Texas colleges and universities. If such courses are rejected by a college or university in Texas, a student may take tuition-free alternate courses at Texarkana College, which […]

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Baccalaureate Tuition Rebate

A tuition rebate program was created by Senate Bill 1907, 75th Texas Legislature, and is authorized by Section 54.0065 of the Texas Education Code. It applies to students who entered an institution of higher education in fall 1997 or later. The purpose of this program is to provide tuition rebates that will provide a financial incentive […]

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Insurance Statement

Texarkana College does not provide health and/or accident insurance for students. The College encourages students who do not have health/accident insurance through a group plan (parents, spouse, employer, etc.) to consider obtaining individual health/accident insurance coverage.

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Absentee Policy

Texarkana College’s absentee policy allows instructors to withdraw a student from a course due to excessive absences. If a student leaves and returns during class or leaves the class before the class is over, he/she may be considered absent. Three tardies constitute one absence. It is the student’s responsibility to check the syllabus for each instructor’s tardy […]

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Excused Absences for Military Service

51.9111. EXCUSED ABSENCE FOR ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE. (a) In this section: (1) “Institution of higher education” has the meaning assigned by Section 61.003. (2) “Active military service” includes active military service performed by a member of the Texas National Guard or the Texas State Guard. (b) This section applies only if: (1) a student enrolled […]

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Excused Absences for Religious Holy Days

Students may take an examination or complete an assignment scheduled for that day within a reasonable time for the observance of a religious holy day if: The student notifies the instructor of each class scheduled on the date that the student would be absent for a religious holy day no later than the 15th day after […]

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Inclement Weather Policy

Texarkana College has scheduled its instructional program to comply with the Common Calendar of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, as well as to meet instructional requirements for awarding credit hours earned. College instructors are obligated to meet all scheduled classes. If severe weather makes it necessary to cancel classes, Texarkana College will utilize the […]

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Date of Last Attendance

Date of last attendance, as defined by Texarkana College according to the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Part 668.22, includes but is not limited to: Physically attending a class where there is an opportunity for direct interaction between the instructor and students Participating in an online activity (just logging into an online class without […]

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Change of Classes

Students may make schedule changes on any day that is considered a registration day. A class cannot be added that has met two times without approval from a division chair or the Vice President of Instruction. Classes meeting once weekly may not be added after one meeting.

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Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

Texarkana College complies with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, which was designed to protect the privacy of education records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction in inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Students also […]

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Directory Information

The College will release the following items of directory information (as defined by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) without the written consent of the student: name, address, telephone number, college email address, major, dates of attendance, degrees awarded, full and part-time status, enrollment and withdrawal verifications, student classification and most recent previous institution […]

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Confidentiality and Access of Student Records

The Registrar’s Office maintains permanent education records of both credit and non-credit courses. The permanent record for credit courses contains the following: student’s name, social security number, address, sex, date of birth, mode of admission, TASP/THEA/TSI or alternative exam scores, academic work undertaken, grades and grade points and credit hours earned, scholastic standing, and degrees […]

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Transcripts

Official transcripts are available through the National Student Clearinghouse. The cost for each transcript is $5.00 plus an additional $2.25 processing fee to the Clearinghouse.  The student may obtain transcripts from the Texarkana College Office of Admissions and Records with proper identification. Per College policy, Texarkana College does not produce unofficial transcripts except through the […]

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Name, Address, Social Security Number Changes

Name and address changes may be made in the Texarkana College Enrollment Services Office by completing and signing a change form. Social Security number changes may be made only by presenting the signed Social Security card. Name changes require some form of official documentation such as a marriage certificate or court document.

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Distribution of Literature on Campus

Distribution of non-commercial literature or leaflets by organizations chartered by the College or individual students is permitted in areas designated for this purpose. Prior to posting a sign on College-controlled property, a student or registered student organization must contact the Dean of Students and follow the procedure pertaining to this activity. Literature and materials for […]

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Solicitation

Individual salespersons or solicitors will not be permitted to contact students on campus, except in connection with sales through the College Bookstore. On-campus solicitation or sales by employees or students on behalf of any group or organization, profit or non-profit, is prohibited.

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Campus Visitors

Those persons not enrolled in at least one class, either credit or non-credit, and who are not guests of a faculty or staff member, not to include such persons visiting the campus on calls of a business nature, must be cleared for campus visits by the Vice President of Instruction or Dean of Students. Visits […]

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AIDS Policy

Texarkana College recognizes that Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related conditions such as AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) pose significant issues in an academic setting. Because of our commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe campus environment, this policy and other procedures emphasize the education of employees and students concerning AIDS and the management of each […]

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Academic Standing

Academic accountability at Texarkana College is based on maximizing student progress toward successful course and program completion. Students enrolled at Texarkana College are expected to maintain a 2.0 semester/term grade point average on all work attempted. Academic standing is designed to monitor student progress so that college staff can intervene and explore options with students […]

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Academic Fresh Start

Texas Senate Bill 1321, entitled “Right to an Academic Fresh Start” allows a person who is a resident of Texas to apply for undergraduate admission and not have coursework completed 10 or more years prior to the date of anticipated enrollment included as consideration in the admission decision. This allows undergraduate students to begin a […]

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Academic Dishonesty Policy

Scholastic dishonesty, involving but not limited to cheating on a test, plagiarism, collusion, or falsification of records will make the student liable for disciplinary action after being investigated by the Dean of Students. Proven violations of this nature may result in the student being dropped from the class with an “F.” This policy applies campus […]

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Academic Course Load

The unit for counting credits is the semester credit hour. A semester credit hour is defined as one hour of class work a week or its equivalent in laboratory pursued for one semester. Enrollment in twelve or more semester credit hours is considered to be full-time student status. However, the usual recommended load for full-time […]

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Developmental Education

The Developmental Education Program at Texarkana College provides instruction, innovative courses, interventions, services, and resources to strengthen academic success, to improve student retention, and to enhance college completion for all students. Developmental education services include preparation for collegiate-level studies and training in the basic skill review of reading, writing, and mathematics for each program’s entry-level […]

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Grade Point Average (GPA)

The following grades are used in evaluating the student’s work: A, B, C, D1, F, I, and W. Passing grades are A, B, C, and D1; F is failure. The grade “I” indicates incomplete work or absence from examination by excuse.  This incomplete grade must be made up by the end of the next long […]

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Scholastic Honors

Semester Honors Students enrolled for 12 or more college-level semester credit hours who make a 3.8 grade point average or higher are placed on the President’s List. Those who make a 3.2 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List. Developmental courses cannot be used as part of the 12 semester credit hours as they […]

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Process for Appealing a Final Grade in a Course

Grade determination and awarding of a final grade in a course is clearly the responsibility of the instructor. Final grade reports will be available to the student within a reasonable time following the end of the course. When a student becomes aware of a final grade that is believed to be incorrect, the student may […]

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Withdrawal from Classes

J. Withdrawal from Classes Students must initiate a partial or total withdrawal either by e-mail to registrar@texarkanacollege.edu or in person at the Enrollment Services Office and they must surrender their student ID card with a total withdrawal. Any student who officially withdraws from a semester hour course up to three weeks before the start of final examinations […]

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Final Examinations

Final examinations are integral parts of the instructional program and should be given in all courses. Unless notified otherwise in faculty syllabi, students should assume that an examination will be given. Final examinations are given during the week of classes set aside for that purpose. Individual students may be granted a variance from that scheduled […]

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Grade Reports

Reports on the work of students will be posted to the student’s academic record at the end of each term. Students may view their grade online by logging into their myTC account.

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Requirements for Graduation

Texarkana College confers three major degrees: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Arts (AA), and the Associate in Science (AS). In addition, Texarkana College awards certificates of graduation for completion of programs of less than two years in length. This catalog reflected the Texas Common Course Numbering system adopted by Texarkana College in […]

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Student Responsibilities

The following are not simply suggestions for becoming a successful college student: they are your responsibilities as a college student. Set yourself up to succeed. It is your responsibility to plan a schedule that accommodates your lifestyle. For example, if you know that you are not a morning person, do not schedule 8:00 a.m. classes. […]

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Enrollment Services

Texarkana College’s Enrollment Services provides essential services to assist students in the achievement of their educational goals and success. Programs and services offered by the college are designed to help students achieve and cultivate their maximum potential in areas of academic, cultural, social, civic, mental, and physical development. Believing that Enrollment Services provides services that […]

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Office of Admissions and Recruitment / Registrar

Location: Administration Building Contact: 903-823-3012 Admissions and Records is responsible for providing the following services: Admissions Information Student information changes (name, address, etc.) Transcript requests** Residency determination Credit by Exam Grades Tech Prep credit Graduation* Verification of enrollment * Can be completed/requested in myTC ** https://www.texarkanacollege.edu/transcripts  

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Advising

Location: Enrollment Services in the Administration Building Contact: 903-823-3012 Texarkana College’s staff of professional advisors are available to devote personal attention to everyone in the college community. The Advising department is located on the first floor of the Nelson Administration Building. Students are seen on a walk-in basis or with an appointment. These services are […]

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Texarkana College Recruitment Goals

The primary goal of Admissions and Recruitment Services is to attract new, transfer, and returning students to Texarkana College. This goal is accomplished through activities including, but not limited to high school visits, school presentations, participation in college fairs, coordinated campus visits, and a written communication system (regular e-mails and mailings). Admissions and Recruitment Services […]

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Retention and Diversity Initiatives

The Retention Initiative at Texarkana College is designed to maximize academic success and build social connections for new, returning, first-generation, academically challenged, non-traditional, under-represented, and transitional students of Texarkana College. The goal of the Retention Initiative is to provide students with resources to increase the opportunities for students to complete their educational goals; additionally, it […]

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Dudley David Conner Financial Aid Center

The purpose of Texarkana College’s Financial Aid Office is to assist students in obtaining any financial aid available while attending college. Assistance is available in the form of grants, loans, student employment, and scholarships. All students who feel that they need financial assistance are strongly encouraged to visit the Financial Aid Office to learn about […]

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Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available at Texarkana College. Scholarships include those awarded and administered by the Texarkana College Scholarship Committee as well as those awarded by community and civic organizations. In addition, Texarkana College awards institutional scholarships for various programs of study and for academic merit. The criteria for receiving scholarships vary according to […]

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Grants

Texarkana College participates in several need-based grant programs that provide funds that do not have to be repaid. Students who wish to apply for any grant or loan must submit a FAFSA. Proceeds from grants and or loans are intended to provide assistance with tuition & fees, books & supplies, and living expenses. Federal Pell […]

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Student Loans

Federal Direct (Stafford) Loans This is a federal long-term loan designed to help students who have difficulty meeting college expenses. These loans are administered by the William D. Ford Direct Loan program. Federal regulations and institutional cost of attendance budgets limit the amount that a student may borrow. Subsidized Loans are need-based, meaning that your […]

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Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations require that a student make satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of a degree or certificate at Texarkana College in order to receive federal financial aid. At Texarkana College, the standards that students must meet to fulfill this requirement are stated in the Financial Aid Standards of Academic Progress (FA-SAP). In addition, state […]

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Veterans Benefits

Texarkana College is approved by the Texas Veterans Commission under the provisions of Title 38, U.S. Code for VA educational benefits to train veterans and other eligible persons for approved programs and courses required for those programs. Students requesting the Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, or Vocational Rehabilitation educational benefits must complete an […]

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Student Services

The primary mission of all educational institutions is learning; Texarkana College recognizes that there are many activities and programs outside the classroom which enhance the learning process. Consequently, Student Services has established numerous services to help students move toward the attainment of the goals. Through a wide variety of programs and services designed to address […]

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College 101: Student Orientation

Texarkana College welcomes you as a new, transfer, or returning student. We believe that a comprehensive orientation to our college sets the state for a successful transition to college life. Every important journey requires careful preparation. Your adjustment during the first semester of college can have a major impact on the remainder of your college […]

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Truman Arnold Student Center and Student Activities

Texarkana College Student Services supports the vision of providing students with enriching activities outside of the classroom, which will enhance the overall educational experience of the student. Coupled with the classroom experience, student activities provide students with the prospect of developing holistically as well as creating an opportunity to engage the student into the fabric […]

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Texarkana College Bookstore

The Texarkana College Bookstore is located in the Truman Arnold Student Center and is designed to serve both students and faculty. In addition to textbooks and other school supplies, the Texarkana College Bookstore carries a variety of gift and other items. The Texarkana College Bookstore hours are posted on-site and on the College’s webpage. Textbooks […]

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Student Clubs and Organizations

To be a member of an officially sanctioned extracurricular organization in the student life of Texarkana College, an individual must be registered in good standing as a student in the college. Specific prerequisites for membership in an officially sanctioned organization, and for holding office in such a group, are determined by the constitution and by-laws […]

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Academic Learning Commons

Palmer Memorial Library and Perot Leadership Museum With the mission of teaching information literacy, the Palmer Memorial Library is committed to creating opportunities for student success by providing quality research materials and services in both print and electronic formats. Through its instructional programs, the library functions as an academic support center that encourages higher literacies […]

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Assessment and Testing Center

The purpose of the Texarkana College Assessment and Testing Center is to accurately administer and report confidential student assessment records and to provide a clean, fair, comfortable, and safe testing environment for all students and community members taking institutional exams, as well as correspondence/on-line, state and national exams; including but not limited to A2, Ability […]

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Students with Disabilities

Texarkana College accepts students who have potential for academic success in a post-secondary educational institution. Texarkana College is committed to providing qualified students with disabilities equal access to its facilities, activities, and programs. Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) require that […]

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TRIO Programs: Student Support Services and Educational Talent Search

Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded program designed to provide opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. Students entering the program have a variety of needs encompassing economic, academic, and cultural diversity. Student Support Services offers career information, tutoring, study […]

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Career and Transfer Center

Texarkana College’s Compass Career & Transfer Center, located in the Academic Learning Commons, is poised to give students access to career planning, job placement, college and university transfers, scholarship opportunities, and more. The center currently houses our flagship partners Express Employment Professionals and Texas A&M University-Texarkana, along with room for additional college and university transfer […]

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C.O. Pinkerton Health and Fitness Complex

The Pinkerton Health and Fitness Complex is one of the finest campus recreational facilities in Texas. It offers the student, faculty, and staff of Texarkana College as well as community members (age 16 and older) in the Texarkana area, the opportunity to participate in many indoor and outdoor recreation activities. The 28,000 square foot athletic […]

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Student Computer & Wireless Access

Texarkana College provides computers for student use and offers a variety of computer network capabilities, including internet access, electronic mail, and a wide selection of applications. Students are provided free access to Microsoft Office for personal computers and devices while attending Texarkana College. There are several computer labs located across the campus, including computer labs […]

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Residence Life

Texarkana College provides on-campus housing for men and women in an apartment style facility. It features 12 one-student efficiency apartments with a kitchenette, bathroom, and closet. Students may reserve space in college housing by completing a Housing Application available online at https://www.texarkanacollege.edu/campus-life/residence-life/campus-apartment-application/. Applications should be returned to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Texarkana College, 2500 […]

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Department of Public Safety

The Texarkana College Department of Public Safety consists of highly dedicated men and women tasked with the enforcement of all rules and procedures of Texarkana College as well as the laws and statutes of the State of Texas. The TCDPS currently operates under the oversight of the Director of Human Resources and employees both licensed […]

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General Regulations

The students of Texarkana College are expected to obey the laws of the land, the regulations of the College, and to act in keeping with the accepted customs of society. While the administration and discipline committee cannot assume full responsibility for the students when they are not on campus, the college reserves the right to […]

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Definitions

The term “College” means Texarkana College. The term “student” means any individual who is applying for or who has been accepted for admission or enrollment in credit or non-credit classes at Texarkana College. The term “College Official” includes any person employed by Texarkana College while performing assigned administrative or professional responsibilities. The term “member of […]

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Vehicle Regulations

All students and employees are required to have a parking permit to park on campus. Students and Employees are not allowed to park in Visitor Parking. Students are not allowed to park in Faculty/Staff parking space/lots. Students and employees must have a Handicap sticker to park in specially marked spaces. Fines will be issued to […]

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Types of Misconduct

Any student found to have committed misconduct while classified as a student is subject to disciplinary sanctions, conditions, and/or restrictions. Misconduct or prohibited behavior includes, but is not limited to: Academic Dishonesty Cheating, defined as any act that gains or attempts to gain an unfair advantage in an academic setting. Plagiarism, defined as using someone else’s words […]

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Alcohol and Drug Use Policy

Alcohol A student shall be prohibited from using or being under the influence of intoxicating beverages in classroom buildings, laboratories, auditoriums, library buildings, museums, faculty and administration offices, intercollegiate and intramural athletic facilities, and all other public campus areas. With the prior consent of the Board or the Board’s designee, the provisions herein may be […]

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Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Introduction Texarkana College has a vital interest in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, and visitors. The purpose of this policy is to reduce harm from secondhand smoke, provide an environment that encourages persons to be tobacco-free, establish a campus culture of wellness, reduce health insurance and health-care costs, and promote […]

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Copyrights

Students are required to comply with all local, state, federal, and international copyright laws and with College policies regarding the use of copyright-protected materials at Texarkana College. Whenever copyright-protected works are used and fair use does not clearly apply, Texarkana College requires students to obtain written permission from the copyright owner. Downloading, uploading, or transmitting […]

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Discipline and Penalties

A student shall be subject to discipline for violations of College district policies and procedures, including the rules outlining expectations for student conduct. If a student commits an infraction or engages in misconduct, the College district may impose one or more of the following penalties: Reprimand – A verbal or written warning to the student following […]

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Student Complaints

Download forms: Student Complaint/Grievance Student Appeal   The College District encourages students to discuss their concerns with the appropriate instructor or other campus administrator who has the authority to address the concerns. Concerns must be expressed within ten days of the occurrence to allow early resolution at the lowest possible administrative level. Informal resolution shall […]

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