Summer/Fall Registration Underway at TSC

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Summer/Fall Registration Underway at TSC

TSC RegistrationTexas Southmost College’s registration is currently underway for both the summer and fall 2020 semesters. TSC Executive Director of Academic and Student Services Vanessa Vasquez said it’s important for students to keep in mind the benefits of registering early.

“We’re moving ahead with registration anticipating this COVID-19 crisis will be behind us soon,” said Vasquez. “Classes fill up fast, so locking in your schedule early gives you time to work around job and/or family obligations. Plus you get to avoid long lines and lengthy wait times.

“Advisors are always available to assist students,” she added. “They provide knowledge, guidance and the support necessary to empower students to reach their educational goals.”

Summer I and III semesters begin June 1, Summer II starts July 7 and the Fall semester begins Aug. 24. 

The following is a simple six-step process for first-time-in-college students to enroll:

  • Apply for admission
    • Complete and submit an application for admission through ApplyTexas at applytexas.org.
  • Submit transcripts
    • Incoming freshmen should submit an official high school transcript or proof of GED.
    • Returning or transfer students should submit an official transcript from each college/university attended in-person (in a sealed envelope) or mail to: Texas Southmost College, Office of Admissions, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520.
  • Residency
    • Submit one proof of Texas residency for tuition purposes to Office of Admissions. This includes a lease agreement, Texas voter registration, valid permanent Texas driver’s license or Texas ID card, bank statement or utility bill.
      • Incoming freshmen who graduated high school within one year of the first day of classes can submit official high school transcript to fulfill requirement.
  • Immunization
    • Provide proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination (exempt, if 22 years and older).
    • For questions regarding admissions, transcripts, residency and immunizations, email admissions@tsc.edu.
  • Testing
    • Complete the state-mandated TSI placement test and/or submit official TSI scores.
    • For questions regarding testing, email testing@tsc.edu.
  • Academic Advising
    • Schedule an advising session if attending college for the first time or transferring with less than 12 college-level credit hours.
    • For questions regarding advising, email advising@tsc.edu.

While returning TSC students don’t have to follow these steps, they are still encouraged to meet with their academic advisors. They should ensure they are on track and also taking the classes they need. TSC is encouraging students to book an appointment with their advisor online at tsc.edu/advising.

The following offices will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. via phone, email and, in some cases, video conferencing: Financial Aid, Admissions and Records, Advising, Testing and Veterans Success.

For dedicated email and phone numbers for all student services, visit TSC’s website.

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