Since its beginning, Trinity Valley Community College has been in a
continuous state of growth and development to meet the needs of its
ever-expanding program offerings.
This development reflects the
establishment of educational centers in Palestine, Terrell and
The official designations of the campuses are as follows:
• Trinity Valley Community College-Athens
• Trinity Valley Community College-Palestine
• Trinity Valley Community College-Terrell
• TVCC Health Science Center-Kaufman
Programs and courses offered by Trinity Valley Community College
are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) is accredited by the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees
and certificates. Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097,
telephone 404-679-4500, at
http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of TVCC. SACSCOC
is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the College’s
significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. All other inquiries about
TVCC, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be
directed to the College at 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, Texas 75751 or by calling 903-675-6200.
TVCC received initial accreditation to award associate degrees from SACSCOC in 1952, and
received its last reaffirmation of accreditation in 2007 and has no sanctions or negative
The Department of Education (DOE) recognizes the Accreditation Commission for Education
in Nursing for TVCC's Associate Degree Nursing Program that received its last reaffirmation
of accreditation in 2009 and has no sanctions or negative actions.
The college is also a member of the Texas Junior College Association,
Texas Association of Community Colleges and American Association
of Community Colleges.
See the Registrar's office for information on applying.