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One Year of Free Tuition Starts Fall Semester 2020

Invest in yourself without student debt! Here's how to get FREE tuition for the entire 2020-2021 academic year - Fall Semester 2020, Spring Semester 2021 and Summer Semester 2021: 

    1. Apply for free and be admitted to the college. 

      If you are a returning student, submit the Admissions Update form to the Admissions or Registrar's office or online using TTC Express in

    2. Choose your major from the 70+ programs in these disciplines:
      Health, Human and Personal Services   Culinary and Hospitality
      Engineering and Manufacturing Maintenance and Technical Trades
      Information Technology
      Click here for a list of programs.

    3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at For more information and help, click here.

    4. Take a minimum of six credit hours that are required for your major. For help selecting classes in your major, see your assigned advisor or a Navigator in The Hub.

*TTC will apply any federal and state grants for which you are eligible (for example: Pell, S.C. lottery-funded tuition assistance, etc.). The college will waive any remaining tuition, registration and course fees. For courses that offer digital access to course materials, students are responsible for digital course materials fees (inclusive access). Depending on financial aid package, some students may receive money for books. Please note: students who are in default on federal student loans are not eligible. DACA recipients are not eligible due to state and federal regulations.

Important Fall Semester 2020 Information

Registration for Fall Semester is open. Trident Technical College will only offer classes with skills-based, hands-on requirements on our campuses this fall. The majority of classes will be held online. Please check the fall course offerings on the course search page. New students must complete the admissions process before registering for classes. The first step is to submit an admission application.

All TTC campuses are open and the college is using DHEC, CDC and OSHA guidance for social distancing, proper hygiene and use of PPE to ensure students and employees are kept as safe as possible. These measures include the mandatory use of masks, reconfiguration of work spaces in offices and labs where needed, installation of barriers where appropriate, and the closure of common areas. Additional safety efforts include making hand sanitizer widely available, marking spacing for queues and posting signage explaining safety protocols and expectations for behavior while on campus.

Enroll now for free! 

Important Dates
Fall 2: Oct. 20-Dec. 13
Fall 2 Compressed 3-Week Courses: Nov. 18-Dec. 11
Wintermester: Dec. 16-Jan. 9


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