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General Information
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma , Washington 98466-6100

Disability Resource Office

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Building 7
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, 98466-6100
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About Tacoma Community College

Tacoma Community College (TCC) is a public institution located in Tacoma, Washington. Established in 1965, TCC has been serving its community for over five decades, providing high-quality education and a wide range of programs to its students. With its commitment to accessibility, TCC offers opportunities for individuals to pursue their educational goals regardless of their background or circumstances.

TCC is situated in the heart of Tacoma, a vibrant city located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Tacoma is known for its stunning natural beauty, with Mount Rainier providing a picturesque backdrop to the city’s skyline. The area offers a diverse range of recreational activities, from hiking and skiing in the nearby mountains to exploring the renowned Point Defiance Park and its zoo and aquarium.

The campus itself is conveniently located, providing easy access to local amenities, transportation, and cultural attractions. Students at TCC benefit from its prime location, as the college is just a short distance away from downtown Tacoma, where they can find an array of dining options, shopping centers, and entertainment venues. Additionally, Tacoma’s thriving arts scene offers numerous museums, galleries, and theaters, providing students with opportunities to engage in cultural experiences and broaden their horizons.

TCC prides itself on its dedication to providing students with the tools they need to succeed academically and professionally. The college offers a wide range of programs, including transfer degrees, professional and technical programs, as well as continuing education courses. With over 50 associate degree programs and certificates available, students can choose from various fields of study based on their interests and career aspirations.

The faculty at TCC is highly qualified and committed to helping students reach their full potential. Small class sizes ensure that students receive personalized attention and support from their instructors, fostering a conducive learning environment. Whether students are pursuing a degree to transfer to a four-year institution or seeking specific job skills, TCC’s programs are designed to meet their needs and prepare them for future success.

In addition to its academic offerings, TCC promotes a vibrant campus life through various clubs, organizations, and activities. Students have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities that align with their passions and interests, making friends and creating lasting memories along the way. The college also provides resources such as tutoring, counseling, and career services to support students throughout their educational journey.

As a community college, TCC boasts an inclusive and diverse student body, with individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life coming together to pursue their educational goals. This diversity enriches the learning environment, fostering cultural exchange and providing students with a global perspective.

Tacoma Community College has established itself as a pillar of higher education in Tacoma and continues to make a positive impact on the community it serves. Through its accessible programs, dedicated faculty, and commitment to student success, TCC stands as an institution that empowers individuals to achieve their dreams, opening doors to new opportunities and brighter futures.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations