Adult Student Services FAQs
How do I find out about starting college for the first time or returning after a period of absence?
The Perkins Data/Grant Coordinator in the Perkins/Adult Student Services office, Pirtle 128, is available to guide you through the process of going back to school. You may schedule an individual appointment by calling 903-510-2391 or attend an Adult Student Preview Day available each Fall and Spring semester.
What is Adult Student Preview Day?
Adult Student Preview Day is an information session open to anyone 21 or older that provides information about starting school followed by an opportunity to visit individually with faculty and staff about programs or majors at TJC.
Is help available for childcare?
For the full-time student who is a two-year Associate of Applied Studies - Career Technical Major and can document financial need, limited financial support may be available for dependent care assistance through the Carl D. Perkins Grant. Students must use a Licensed Daycare or Registered Family Home.
Does TJC have a daycare facility?
No, TJC does not have a daycare facility onsite.
What are the Carl D. Perkins Grant guidelines for eligibility and how do I apply?
To be eligible for consideration for Perkins Grant awards you must be a low income, Associate of Applied Studies - Career Technical major, attending full-time, while maintaining a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Perkins Grant applications are available in the Perkins/Adult Student Services office, Pirtle 128, and should be turned in by the appropriate deadlines.