Distance Education at Texarkana College offers students a convenient way to take classes. A wide variety of online courses are available. Our online courses are fully accredited and offer the same high quality of instruction and rigor as traditional classes. The registration process, course content, and course credit is the same as equivalent courses held on campus. Most of our online courses provide an orientation online, but a few do require the student to attend an on-campus orientation. You can find out what your specific instructor requires by clicking on the link below for specific course orientation information.

If you have any questions regarding distance education at Texarkana College, please contact Vernon Wilder at vernon.wilder@texarkanacollege.edu or call at 903.823.3252.

Electronic Campus

EC_circle_small.gifThe Electronic Campus is a free service to students and institutions that functions as an “electronic marketplace” of online courses and programs from colleges and universities located in the 16 states that belong to the Southern Regional Education Board.

Register for your classes

Registration for online classes is the same as on-campus classes.  Want a checklist?

TIP: When searching for online courses look for sections that end with W# WEB (the # is a number, like 1, 2, 3 or 4).

Access your classes

  1. Log into myTC.
  2. Go to the Student tab.
  3. Your classes will be under the TC Online – Moodle LMS header.
  4. Click the name of the class to enter the online classroom.

If you are able to log into myTC but are unable to enter your online classroom, try going to https://tconline.texarkanacollege.edu/ and log in with your myTC username and password.

SACSCOC Rules for student verification, privacy procedures, and charges associated with verification of student identity.

SACSCOC Standard 4.8 states: An institution that offers distance or correspondence education documents each of the following:

4.8.1 demonstrates that the student who registers in a distance or correspondence education course or program is the same student who participates in and completes the course or program and receives the credit by verifying the identity of a student who participates in class or coursework by using, at the option of the institution, methods such as (a) secure login and pass code, (b) proctored examinations, or (c) new or other technologies and practices that are effective in verifying student identification.  Click this link to view procedures for student verification .

4.8.2 has a written procedure for protecting the privacy of students enrolled in distance and correspondence education courses or programs.Click this link to view privacy procedures.

4.8.3 has a written procedure distributed at the time of registration or enrollment that notifies students of any projected additional student charges associated with verification of student identity. There are no additional student charges associated with the verification of student identity.

State Authorization for Distance Education

State Authorization for Distance Education Programs and Students

All U.S. States require post-secondary educational institutions to be legally authorized to provide post-secondary educational instruction in their states. Many of these state laws and regulations also apply to online, distance and correspondence educational instruction offered in that state. As such, the Texarkana College and its online/distance education programs must be authorized in certain states prior to offering those courses or programs to students residing in those states. The purpose of this policy is to create a Texarkana College process to comply with any state authorization requirements applicable to Texarkana College online/distance education programs.

Federal and State Regulations on ‘State Authorization’ of Distance Education

The State Authorization Regulation Chapter 34, + 600.9(c) “If an institution is offering postsecondary education through distance or correspondence education to students in a State in which it is not physically located or in which it is otherwise subject to State jurisdiction as determined by the State, the institution must meet any State requirements for it to be legally offering distance or correspondence education in that State. An institution must be able to document to the Secretary the State’s approval upon request.”