New Student Orientation

Posted by Melissa Lamar - August 27, 2015 -

We hope that you will join us on Thursday, August 27 2015.
We look forward to welcoming you to campus this fall as we kick off the 2015-2016 academic year!
Orientation will begin at 9 a.m. sharp. Check-in for this half-day event will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Welcome/Student Panel
Academic Majors Fair
Campus Tours

MyCommNet: Logging on for the first time to the CT Community College system’s online portal
MyCommNet: Primary features
Office 365: Student email & applications
Blackboard overview
ePortfolio (Digication) overview

Provided by Tunxis

Ensuring Transfer Success Workshop
Learn all about the numerous transfer opportunities available after you attend Tunxis.

Please Note:
Order of sessions is subject to change.
The Computer Resource Center will be open from 12-3 p.m. to take student photo IDs.
Individuals with disabilities who will need accommodations for this event should contact the Dean of Student Affairs Office at 860.773.1480. In order to provide accommodations in a timely manner, please submit a request as soon as possible, preferably at least two weeks prior to the event.
Parents of New Students:
Parents of new students may attend and participate in the parent session held at 9:30 a.m. in the Tunxis Library.

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“Super Saturday Registration Blitz”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - August 22, 2015 -

Tunxis will hold a “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on August 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to help students with applying and registering for classes. The event will be held in the 100 Building, by the main entrance near the flagpole.  The event offers one-stop access to fall 2015 course registration.
Please visit the Super Saturday information page to learn more about what you will need to have handy. Tunxis staff will assist prospective students through the registration process and help with class schedules, course selection, financial aid, placement testing and other matters.
Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington at 271 Scott Swamp Road. A map of the Tunxis campus is available online. For more information, please call Admissions at 860.773.1490.

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Fall Course Registration Walk-in Wednesdays, August 5, 12 & 19

Posted by Melissa Lamar - August 19, 2015 -

Walk-in advising will be available for continuing and readmit Tunxis students only interested in registering for fall semester courses.
Advising is available on a first-come, first-served basis, in the Tunxis Academic Advising Center/Counseling on the following days and times:

Wed., August 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wed., August 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wed., August 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Continuing and readmit students may also schedule an appointment to register for fall semester courses by contacting the Academic Advising Center/Counseling at: 860.773.1510.
All new students who wish to register for fall classes must contact the Admissions Office at: 860.773.1490.

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Gallery: Advanced Photography Students Exhibition 6/3-7/3

Posted by Melissa Lamar - July 3, 2015 - art

Tunxis Community College invites the public to an Advanced Photography Students Exhibition, June 3-July 3 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery. The opening reception is Wednesday, June 3, from 4-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Photography by Tunxis students Jennifer Bartley, Tyler Beauvais, Jayni Jedicka, Mark Nakib and Jessica Nelson are on display. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment.For more information, call 860.773.1621 or email William Kluba at

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Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 29, 2015 -

Tunxis will hold its 44th Commencement on Friday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine in the Tunxis courtyard.
Graduates should arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. and meet in Founders Hall for lineup and instructions regarding the ceremony. For those graduates who need more information, see the Tunxis Commencement FAQ.

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Business & Technology Majors Open House

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 27, 2015 -

An Open House will be held on May 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. for those who are interested in pursuing majors in Business Administration, Business Office Technology, Engineering, or Technology at Tunxis.
Faculty and students will be on hand to provide information on the programs, answer questions and give tours.
For more information, contact Candace Carbone at, 860.773.1609.

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Alumni Association Tasting Fundraiser

Posted by Kenneth Colangelo - May 14, 2015 -

Tunxis Community College Alumni Association will hold “A Tasting at Tunxis” on May 14 from 7-9 p.m. in Founders Hall.
The event, which features wines, beers, liquors, cheese and chocolate, is sponsored by Wine Cellars 4 of Farmington. All who attend must be at least 21 years old.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Contact Helen Lozada, 860.773.1425 or Ashley Foster, 860.773.1549.

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“Math Mania” Exam Prep 5/1 & 5/8

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 8, 2015 -

Tunxis students enrolled in prealgebra, elementary algebra and intermediate algebra are invited to the Algebra Lab (Room 302) for a marathon of studying Fridays, May 1 & 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tutors will be available to review concepts and answer questions.
Drop by any time. Work on sample finals, study independently or in groups, practice key concepts, and review sample finals from previous semesters. Light refreshments. Call 860.773.1530 or email with questions.

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Relaxation Sessions End May 6

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 6, 2015 -

Free relaxation sessions for students are available Mondays and Wednesdays each week through May 6 from 2:30-3 Room 6-158. Come to one or all of the relaxation sessions and learn how to relax through the use of breath-focused meditation, imagery, mindfulness exercises, and body movement techniques. Call Vivian at 860.773.1506 for more information.

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Univ. of New Haven Transfer Information

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 5, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to University of New Haven to pursue your bachelor’s degree at a Transfer Information Session on May 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A representative from University of New Haven’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will have a table set up in the Administration (100) Building Main Lobby.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about admissions requirements and the application process.

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