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16-1-0 Admissions Policy

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Division of Education
  14. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  15. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  16. Admissions and Registrar

    16-0-3 Advisor Assignments

    16-1-0 Admissions Policy

    16-1-1 Admissions, Allied Health and Nursing Programs

    16-1-7 Admissions, Academic Eligibility Criteria

    16-3-1 Admissions, International Students

    16-4-1 Admissions, High School Students

    16-9-1 Residency

    16-0-5 Grade Changes

    16-0-6 Incomplete Grade, Removal of

    16-1-3 Returning Students

    16-1-5 Advanced Standing

    16-1-6 Advanced Standing Credit for Trident Technical College Continuing Education Coursework

    16-1-9 Credit Through Experiential Learning

    16-5-1 Academic Standing

    16-5-2 Academic and Financial Aid Suspension Appeals Committee

    16-6-1 Course Withdrawal

    16-6-2 Never Attended

    16-7-1 Student Records, Confidentiality

    16-7-2 Issuance of Transcripts

    16-7-3 Student Name Change

    16-7-4 Student Social Security Number Change

    16-7-5 Student Major Updates

    16-7-6 Sealing of Records/Removal from Class

    16-10-1 Graduation, Application & Verification

    16-10-2 Graduation Committee

    16-10-3 Awarding of Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

    16-10-4 Graduation, Course Substitutions

    16-10-5 Catalog Applicability

  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 16-1-0 APPROVED DATE: 01-18-2000


Trident Technical College accepts any student meeting the basic admission requirements without regard to race, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, or sexual orientation, ensuring compliance with Title IX  of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C.  §§ 1681-1688 (2008), section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 29 U.S.C. §§ 701-718 (2008), and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§12101-12213 (2008). The College follows an open-door philosophy of not imposing unnecessary restrictive standards of admissions.  The division of Student Services is responsible for administering all admissions policies of the College.
  1. An applicant for any diploma program must be at least 18 years old or be a high school graduate, or possess a high school equivalency diploma (GED).    
  2. An applicant for any associate degree program must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency diploma (GED).
  3. All applicants not declaring a major shall be admitted as non-degree seeking students.
  4. All applicants to the College must complete an application for admission and provide satisfactory evidence of academic eligibility.
  5. Students who are admitted to Trident Technical College may be required to take placement tests in order to establish eligibility for placement into certain courses or curriculum or to place the student at the proper level of study commensurate with abilities.
  6. There are additional admission criteria for Health Science and Nursing programs. Acceptance into these programs is on a "first-qualified, first-admitted" basis. Please refer to TTC Procedure 16-1-1 Admissions, Health Sciences and Nursing Programs.

Updated: 01-22-2009

Updated: 05-24-2016

Reviewed: 08-26-2019