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 contact Admissions about attending a Student Orientation Day available each Fall and Spring semester.
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.