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Registration Instructions

To get the courses you want, register early.

New Students -
Certificate, Diploma, Degree or Undecided

(You are a new student if you have not completed credit courses at TTC.)

Continuing Students -
Certificate, Diploma, Degree or Undecided

(You are a continuing student if you attend TTC currently or have attended within the last three semesters.)

  • You may register online, through Navigate, or at any of the campuses, or you may make an appointment with your Navigator or academic advisor to register.
  • You should set up an academic plan with your academic advisor or Navigator and check your program evaluation in the my.tridenttech.edu student portal before registering.
  • Students in Undecided major can find information on career counselors and schedule an appointment to register for classes.

Returning Students -
Certificate, Diploma, Degree or Undecided

(You are a returning student if you have attended TTC before, but not within the past three semesters.)

  • Please click here to update your information. Once the update is processed through the Admissions office, you may register online, through Navigate, or at any of the campuses, or you may make an appointment with your Navigator or academic advisor to register.
  • Students in Undecided major can find information on career counselors and schedule an appointment to register for classes.

Nondegree Students

(You are a nondegree student if you are not seeking a certificate, diploma or degree from TTC.)

  • Any nondegree student can register online using Navigate or at any of the campuses. 

Visiting/Transient Students 

Transient students must have approval documentation from their home institution on file. Learn more here.

High School Students 

With the permission of your high school or homeschool association, qualified students in grades 9-12 who are attending high school in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties are eligible to register for courses at Trident Technical College. Visit High School Programs for more information.

Audit Students 

If you wish to attend a class but do not wish to receive a grade or college credit or take final exams, you may register as an audit student.

  • Audit students must pay full tuition for courses.
  • You may audit an individual course only one time. Exceptions must be considered and approved by the Assistant Vice President for Instruction.
  • Some classes cannot be audited and some may have special requirements. Contact the appropriate academic department head or dean for more information.
  • You must get departmental approval to audit courses with prerequisite or corequisite courses or skills requirements if your TTC records do not show that you have met the prerequisites or other requirements. You may be asked to provide evidence of prerequisites or skill requirements such as transcripts, grade reports or test scores.
  • You can change your status from audit to credit or from credit to audit before the last day to register for that term.

Senior Citizen Students

If you wish to attend a class but do not wish to receive a grade or college credit or take final exams, you may register as an audit student.

If you are over 60 years of age and a legal resident of South Carolina, you may take selected academic courses at TTC on a space-available basis without paying for tuition. Senior citizens using the free tuition benefit may begin registering for classes on the last business day prior to the first day of classes each term up until the last day to register for that term.