Trinity Valley Community College

Colette Hillard

Assoc.Vice President of Enrollment Management/Registrar

100 Cardinal Dr.
Athens, TX 75751

(903) 675-6217 - Office
(903) 675-6209 - Fax

Office Hours:
8:00am to 4:30pm

Admission & Applications
Posted: 3/9/2017 3:13:03 PM
Trinity Valley Community College maintains an open door admissions policy and constantly strives to provide programs beneficial to all students.

Below are the forms that you will need as a prospective student. These forms require Adobe Reader®. Adobe Reader is available free of charge from Adobe. You may download it here. Once you have downloaded the latest version of Adobe Reader you can access the correct form below. For additional information about which forms are required please see the information below.

Check for open semesters on Apply Texas for online applications and paper applications can be turned in at anytime.

The following requirements must be met before admission is approved.


Beginning Freshmen

Students enrolling in college for the first time may qualify for admission by any one of the following methods;

a. Graduation from a high school

b. A notarized record of the high school equivalent work completed and the date of successful completion or satisfactory completion of the General Educational Development Test (GED);

c. Individual approval by the Guidance Services. See Individual Approval Policy

d. Pass all sections of the TSI and submit a notarized statement from a high school official verifying that the student is not enrolled in school.

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Beginning freshmen students must have, prior to registration, the following information on file in the TVCC Registrar's Office:

a. A completed "Application for Admission" form

b. An official transcript of high school grades and credits with date of graduation or G.E.D. transcript

c. Official TSI Test results


Transfer Students/Returning Students

See Transcript Evaluation Process

Students who have previously attended other accredited colleges or previously attended TVCC, may qualify for admission if the following documents are submitted:

a. a completed Application for Admission form,

b. an official transcript of grades and credits from all colleges previously attended (transfer students). Students on scholastic or disciplinary suspension from other institutions will be required, in addition to the above, to appear before the Admissions Committee which will make the final decision concerning acceptance and conditions of enrollment.

c. official TSI Test results

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Early Enrollment of High School Students

Applicants to the concurrent and early admission programs must submit the following documents:

a. "Application for Admission" form
b. Approved high school dual credit/concurrent form. (must be signed by high school counselor or home school administrator)

c. Current high school transcript.

TSI Test results.

Advance Placement Credit - THECB

According to the Rules and Regulations of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, a high school student shall not enroll in more than two college credit courses each semester.


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In compliance with the Texas “Open Records” Act and the Buckley Amendment (Public Law 93-579), TVCC will consider the following information to be “public or directory information” unless the individual student properly advises the registrar’s office in writing that his/her name not be included or released as public information:

  • Name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Current & permanent address
  • Telephone listing
  • Major & minor
  • Current class schedule
  • Number of hours enrolled current semester
  • Classification
  • Marital status
  • E-mail address
  • Degrees & awards received
  • Dates of attendance
  • Participation in officially recognized activities & sports
  • Weight & height of members of athletic teams
  • All previous educational agencies or institutions attended