Spotlight
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Your Story is Our Story

News Image

TTC is celebrating its 50th anniversary and we need your help to tell our story. What has the college meant to you? Check out our 50th anniversary page and take a moment to share your story.

Maymester/Summer On Course Available

News Image

Check out the Maymester/Summer Semester 2014 On Course for important registration information.

Learn More
NEWS AND EVENTS

2013 Campus Campaign

News Image

The TTC Foundation kicks off its 2013 Campus Campaign on Friday, Aug. 23. Each year the campaign helps the College can make a bigger impact on the region's economy. Last year employees helped raise over $64,812.

Learn more
STUDENT SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENTS

2014 Graduates - Attend a Graduation Fair!

News Image

Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 graduates - take advantage of the upcoming Graduation Fairs and prepare for graduation and the 2014 Graduation Ceremony all in on stop! Click here for dates and times. Application Deadline is Feb.27th.

Learn more

Let Your Phone Stand in Line for You!

News Image

Use QLess to make your Main Campus Financial Aid appointment. You'll receive a text or call before your turn. You can text "trident" to 619.639.1212 or click the QLess icon.

here.
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

Film, Media & Visual Arts Information Night 

News Image The Film, Media and Visual Arts Information Night and Graduate Exit Portfolio will be held on Tuesday, April 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the College Center of 920 Building. Learn more



Path2Math Success: Getting Help in Math

News Image

Become successful in math with Path2Math Success! Math Cube locations are as follows: Main - Bldg. 300/Rm. 350B; Palmer - Rm. 156A; Berkeley - Rm. 177A.

Learn more
CONTINUING EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

Administrative Professionals Day Conference

News Image

20th annual event is open for registrations! The conference is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sign up today!


Online Coding Specialist

News Image

Summer program starts May 5! This 12-15 month program is AHIMA approved.

Learn more

    Compressed Schedule
    Culinary Institute of Charleston
    TTC Green
Contact Us
PO Box 118067
Charleston, SC 29423
Info: 843.574.6111
Toll Free: 877.349.7184
Info Center
Webmaster
Web Accessibility

  1 Applying to TTC

If you are new to TTC and have never applied before, complete the online application here. Submit $30 nonrefundable fee.

If you are new to TTC, but have applied within last two years, complete an Application Update Form here.

If your application is older than two years, complete a new Admission Application here.

If taking TTC courses while still enrolled in high school, complete Smart Start Application here.

A few business days after you apply to TTC, we will send you an acknowledgment letter with information on how to access your new my.tridenttech.edu account. From now on, almost all of TTC's communications with you will be through my.tridenttech.edu.

  2 Financial Aid

Apply for all aid (including lottery) except scholarships by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) here.

Be sure to include TTC as one of the colleges you select to receive a copy of your Student Aid Report. Once you are admitted to the college, we match your application with your Student Aid Report to start the awarding process.

For a general estimate on what it will cost to attend TTC, use the Net Price Calculator.

TTC also has a number of campus-based scholarships that can be viewed here.

Remember to check your my.tridenttech.edu account at least twice a week for updates on your status.

  3 Admission Process

Submit the following in addition to your Application:
- Qualifying ACT, SAT, transcripts of previous college coursework or TTC COMPASS Placement Test
- Proof of high school graduation or GED
- Proof of lawful presence in the United States here.

Admission contact:
Main Campus - 843.574.6558
Palmer Campus - 843.722.5502
Berkeley Campus - 843.899.8063
Mount Pleasant Campus - 843.958.5810 

Schedule a placement test here or by calling:
Main - 843.574.6410, Palmer - 843.722.5516 or
Berkeley - 843.899.8079

All qualifying tests used by TTC require in-person proctoring. If you live or work near a college campus, you may be able to take the tests there by calling 843.574.6438 or 843.574.6334 at TTC. Note: Testing sites may charge a fee to administer your test.

  4 Orientation

Complete orientation in-person or online here.

After you complete orientation, staff will assign you an academic advisor. Your advisor's name and contact information will be posted in your my.tridentech.edu account. In my.tridenttech.edu, select "My Profile" under TTC Bookmarks.

If you need help, contact one of the following offices.
Main Campus - 843.574.6436
Palmer Campus - 843.722.5516
Berkeley Campus - 843.899.8079

Nondegree students are not assigned academic advisors. After orientation, contact the Registrar's office.

  5 Register

Once you have received a my.tridenttech email notification that you have been admitted to TTC, you are ready to be advised and registered for classes.

If you have declared a major or are undecided, contact the advisor you were assigned after orientation. He/she will help you select classes and register.

Nondegree students are not assigned academic advisors. After orientation, contact the Registrar's office.

TTC Bookstore
Once you are registered, you may purchase your books through the Bookstore. Do not open them or write in them until you are sure that you have the correct books, that the class has not been cancelled or that you will not make changes in your schedule.

  6 Pay Tuition

Each semester there are two fee payment deadlines. If you register for classes before the first deadline and want to keep that schedule, then you must pay any balance due by the first deadline. If you register after the first deadline, then your balance is due no later than the published final payment deadline.

View balance due in your my.tridenttech.edu account. It will include any financial aid awards. TTC does NOT mail bills.

Pay online or in-person at any campus Business Office or by check at a Business Office drop box.

TTC also offers an automatic payment plan so you can spread out your tuition payments over time. You can sign up for the payment plan in my.tridenttech.edu. The tuition payment plan is not a loan program. There is no debt incurred. There is no credit search. There are no interest or finance charges.

  7 Attend Class

Congratulations!,You are now ready to attend classes. You may obtain your Student ID in the Student Activities office on Main Campus, in the Admissions Office on Palmer, and in the Learning Resources Center on Berkeley.

Check the calendar here for when your classes start.

Parking on campus is limited; make sure to allow enough time to find a parking space and make it to your class on time.