Student Support Services Information

Academic Advising and Counseling Center

100 Building • 860.773.1510
Academic Advising
Career Counseling
Transfer Counseling
Personal and Social Counseling

Academic Success & Tutoring Center

600 Building: Room 6-109 • 860.773.1530
Free Academic Tutoring
Placement Testing
Learning Strategies Series
Student Accessibility Services
Algebra Lab (Room 302)
English Lab (Room 301)

Admissions

100 Building • 860.773.1500
Works with all new & readmitted students applying to the college, provides information about Tunxis academic programs and processes Transfer Credit Evaluations for students seeking transfer credits from other colleges and universities.

Bookstore (Follett’s at Tunxis)

100 Building • 860.773.1338 • txcc-shop.com
Textbook (rent or buy)
Book buy-backs
School supplies, gift items, college clothing

Business Office/Cashier’s Office

Founders Hall • 860.773.1320
Billing
Payments/Plans
Refunds

Bus Services

Students can ride buses (and trains) without paying a fare with a U-PASS CT transit card. Transit cards and additional information are available at the Computer Center (Lab), Room 317. Passes are good for an entire semester. Bus schedules are available at the Welcome Center located in the main lobby of the 100 Building.

Civic Engagement Institute (CEI)

600 Building: Room 6-129 • 860.773.1642/1966
CEI is a vibrant intellectual space where ideas are discussed and debated for facilitating knowledge and civility and fostering solutions to community problems. The Institute is the engine by which Tunxis Community College becomes the hub of community life.

Computer Center (Lab)

300 Building • 860.773.1390
Open to all students
Photo I.D.’s
Password resets

CONNTAC (Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative)

100 Building • 860.773.149 • Conntacinc.org
Helps students enroll and apply for financial aid
Assists with scholarship search process
Admissions fee waivers for income eligible participants

Continuing Education & Workforce Development

700 Building: Room 7-116 • 860.773.1450
Non-credit, short-term education and training opportunities

Early Childhood Center

300 Building • 860.773.1350
Provides early learning experiences for children ages 3-5 years old
Open to students, faculty, staff, and general public
Nationally accredited program (NAEYC)
Discount rates for children of Tunxis students
Full-time and part-time childcare

Financial Aid Services

100 Building • 860.773.1422
Grants, scholarships, loans, work-study
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Food Services

100 Building and 700 Building • 860.773.1353
The Corner Café in the 100 Building.
Semester hours: Mon.-Thurs. from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Pages Café in the 700 Building.
Semester hours: Mon.-Thurs. from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Library and Instructional Technologies

700 Building • 860.773.1550
Available to students, faculty, staff and public. The Tunxis Library and Instructional Technologies Service provides information, personal assistance, and study space for Tunxis students, including 11 small group study rooms, two conference rooms, computers for student use, wireless access to the network, and a 24-seat classroom.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

Advisors: Dr. Marie Clucas860.773.1632; Helen Lozada860.773.1425
An internationally-acclaimed honor society for two-year colleges which promotes scholarship, leadership and service. Membership is by invitation only. To be eligible, a student must be currently taking courses at Tunxis, be program-enrolled, and have accumulated 12 semester hours at Tunxis with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Registrar’s/Records Office

100 Building • 860.773.1440
Official transcript requests
Grade reports
Administers student academic records, the course registration process, and enrollment verification (with appropriate requests and consent, can confirm status of Tunxis students)
Withdrawals from the College or classes
Password reset information

Student Activities

Founders Hall: Student Lounge • 860.773.1361
Provides opportunities for individual growth, involvement, development, and leadership including student governance, College-wide committees, clubs & organizations, and programming

Student Government Association (SGA)

Founders Hall (Next to Student Lounge) • 860.773.1363
The official voice of the Tunxis student body
Helps to plan activities and provides a means of communication within the college structure
SGA meetings are held every two weeks

Veterans’ Oasis

200 Building: Founders Hall
A special area devoted to Tunxis’ veterans offering access to technology and a quiet place to study. A place for Tunxis veterans to meet fellow servicemen and women, and to find updates, information and other services from the VA and other Veteran’s support organizations.