Applying to TOCC

Open Door Policy

TOCC admits students by an “open door policy,” which means that anyone can be accepted. Tohono O’odham Community College encourages all students to further their education.

TOCC has separate admissions requirements for ABE/GED, for apprenticeships, and for regular college classes.

Getting Started

To apply to Tohono O'Odham Community College, complete the following steps:

Complete the 3-page application. Applications can be downloaded, completed online, or requested in paper-form in person.

Gather the following documents to submit with your application:

For TOCC Admission:

  • One of the following Photo IDs:
    • State Issued I.D.
    • Tribal I.D. Card
  • Recommended: High School OR GED Transcripts
  • Official Transcripts from previous college (If Applicable, for Advising/Financial Aid Purposes Only)

For Federal Financial Aid

  • High School Diploma
  • GED Diploma

Submit your application and documents to TOCC.

Completed applications can be dropped off at Student Services in I-We:mta Ki: building Main Campus; or, mailed to PO Box 3129, Sells, AZ 85634, Attn: Student Services; or emailed to jhazen@tocc.edu, or faxed to 520-383-8403.

Who Can Enroll?

You are eligible for admission if you are:

  • A high school graduate or GED recipient.
  • A transfer student from an accredited college or university.
  • A student currently attending another higher education institution.
  • A non-high school graduate who is at least 16 and can benefit from instruction.
  • A current high school student who has received permission from your school and parents or legal guardians.

Some programs have limited admission and may have additional requirements for those students under the age of 16. Call the Admissions Office at (520) 383-8401 for details. All students have the opportunity to prepare themselves to meet requirements for entry into any program they choose. For more information, see an advisor or counselor.

Required use of social security number and assignment of student ID number

Social Security Cards:

TOCC is required to collect the Social Security Numbers of ALL students who are U.S. citizens, resident aliens or non-citizens (who have been issued a Social Security Number) on the Application for Admission, all local state or federal student financial aid applications and forms, or any forms required for college employment.

Student ID Cards

All TOCC students will be assigned a Student Identification Number.  Student ID Cards are issued free of charge in the Student Services Division on the Main Campus.

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