Tuition & Fees / Payments
As of spring 2016, housing fees will be $1,200 per semester, with a $150 damage deposit and a refundable $25 key deposit.

Tuition & Fees / Payments
To figure your total general tuition and fees, refer to the General Tuition & Fees table. Use the total number of credit hours for which you have signed up and your residency status. Tuition, fees, and refunds are subject to change. Please refer to a current Schedule of Classes for the most up-to-date information.
Tuition and Student Activity Fee for 2015-2016
Credit Hours Tuition of $64.50/Credit+ $4.00/Credit
Student Activity Fee
1 $68.50
2 $137.00
3  $205.50
4 $274.00
5 $342.50
6 $411.00
7 $479.50
8 $548.00
9 $616.50
10 $685.00
11 $753.50
12 $822.00
13 $890.50
14 $959.00
15 $1,027.50
16 $1,096.00
Processing Fees
Semester Processing Fee (a non-refundable fee due every semester, including summer session)  $5.00
Out-of-State/Out-of-Country Application $25.00
Assessment Fee for Non-enrollees   $5.00
Official Transcripts (per copy)   $5.00
Graduation Application ($15 per degree or certificate, waived for AGEC
certificates if concurrent with degree)
$15.00 per credential
GED Test Fee ($35 per module; there are a total of four modules; 4 x $35=$140) $35.00 per module
GED Test (per module, for repeating the module) $15.00
First ID Card   $2.00
Reissue of ID Card   $5.00
Deferred Tuition Payment Plan Processing Fee (non-refundable) $15.00
Course Repeat Fee (for third attempt and beyond) $39.00
Miscellaneous Credit Course Fees
Miscellaneous Lecture Fee Not to exceed $40.00 per course (for recovery of extraordinary course-specific costs)
Miscellaneous Laboratory Fees Not to exceed $20.00 per course
Distance Education Course Fee $5.00
Course-Related Field Trip Based on actual cost of field trip
Withdrawal Charge (from 7 or more credits) $10.00
Other Possible Costs and Payments
Condition Cost
Past-Due Tuition Amount of Tuition Due
Past-Due Book Loan Amount of Loan
Fee for Late Tuition or Late Repayment of Book Loan

$25.00 - $100.00
5% of balance: minimum of $25.00,
maximum of $100.00 (per occurrence)

Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) Payment Fee $25 (per occurrence)
Excessive Loss or Breakage Replacement cost
Lost Library Item Replacement cost
Plus $10 processing fee

Check the course listings in the printed Schedule of Classes for each semester for additional fees.

Tuition And Fee Holds
If you owe Tohono O'odham Community College money from a previous term, you cannot register for the current term until you pay your debt.
You can pay your debt at the Tohono O'odham Community College Finance Office. For more information, call (520) 383-8401 and ask for
the Finance Office.

For an immediate release of your hold from Tohono O'odham Community College, prior to registration, you must pay in cash or by check.
Payments by check require fifteen (15) working days before your hold can be released.


Important notice on payments: You are required to pay for any classes you have registered for. If you do not plan to attend any of the classes you registered for, you must drop them by the stated, official drop deadline. If you add classes after making payment, you are accepting responsibility
for any additional tuition and fees. A $25.00 late fee will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full (are deferred) by the official drop deadline.

Accepted Forms of Payment
Tohono O'odham Community College accepts the following forms of payment:
  • U.S. Currency
  • Personal Checks
  • Money Orders
  • Travelers Checks
  • Cashier's Checks
  • Third Party Payer, i.e. Purchase Orders, Checks

 Payment Options
Paying in person
You may pay in person at T.O.C.C. Finance Office. If you are paying in person by check, you will be required to show a picture ID. Make payment
to Tohono O'odham Community College. Include your Student Identification Number, usually your Social Security Number. This will ensure timely processing of your payment.

Additional Notes on Payments
The College will not accept counter checks (checks printed without a name or address), second party checks, out-of-county, postdated checks.
College employees will write Student Identification Numbers on checks when students fail to do so. Nonsufficient funds payments are subject to a $25.00 penalty.
 Payment With Financial Aid Award
Your tuition and fees will be deferred under financial aid if you meet both the following requirements:
  • You have received confirmation that you have a financial aid award.
  • The award is large enough to cover your entire tuition and fees.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your financial award contact Tohono O'odham Community College at (520) 383-8401.
Co-enrolled students who are receiving Federal Financial Aid through PCC will now pay Tohono O'odham Community College directly once PELL
is awarded to student.

If you are a financial aid or veterans benefit applicant, you are ultimately responsible for paying your tuition and fees. If the College later determines you to be ineligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits, you must pay your tuition unless you officially withdraw by the refund deadline.

 Payment Deadline
Payment of tuition and fees are due at the time of registration. If you are not able to make payment, contact T.O.C.C. Finance office to make appropriate arrangements for payment.

Refund Deadlines
Check the Academic Calendar in the Schedule of Classes for each semester to drop your class(es) by the refund deadlines for the current semester.
Course Length (Enrollment Period) Refund Deadline
Regular 16 weeks 13 calendar days after the beginning of the semester
7 or more weeks Within 7 calendar days from the first day of the first meeting
4 or more weeks Within 4 calendar days from the day of the first class meeting
2 to less than 4 weeks By the day of the first class meeting
Less than 2 weeks By the day of the first class meeting

If you withdraw from your class(es) after the drop/full refund deadline, you may be eligible for a partial refund of tuition, as
shown in the Refund Rates table.
Refund Rates
Timing of Withdrawal Percentage of Tuition To Be Refunded
By the drop/full refund date 100%
Between drop/full refund date & withdrawal deadline 67%
After withdrawal deadline 0%

Special Notes on Refunds
  • Official refund checks will be mailed
  • Any outstanding debts owed to TOCC may be deducted from your refund
  • If TOCC cancels a class, you will be refunded all applicable tuition and fees or receive credit toward another class
  • If you receive federal financial assistance, your refund will be paid directly back to the sponsoring program as required under federal guidelines
The $5.00 processing fee is nonrefundable.

Special Notes on Refunds
  • Official refund checks will be mailed
  • Any outstanding debts owed to the College may be deducted from your refund
  • If the College cancels a class, you will be refunded all applicable tuition and fees
  • If you receive federal financial assistance, your refund will be paid directly back to the sponsoring program as required under federal guidelines

If you are a federal financial aid recipient and you totally withdraw from the College on or before the 60% point in the enrollment period, a refund of tuition and fees will be granted to the applicable federal aid regulations. An administrative processing fee of 5% (to a maximum of $100.00) will be deducted from the refund. The percentage of the refund is dependent on when you totally withdraw from your classes and whether you totally withdraw from your classes and whether you qualify as a first-time recipient as shown in the schedules below.

Financial Aid Refunds-First Time Recipients
Elapsed Portion of Refund Percentage of paid Enrollment Period tuition and fees
10% 90%
20% 80%
30% 70%
40% 60%
50% 50%
Over 60% No refund

If unforeseen circumstances force you to totally withdraw from the College after the official refund deadlines stated above, you may request a
partial refund, less any applicable fees, of your paid tuition provided your circumstances meet one of the special provisions criteria listed below.

  • Serious illness or injury. Provide a written statement from your physician verifying that your illness or injury prevents you from attending classes.
  • Death of family member. Provide a copy of the death certificate. The College defines family members as a spouse, children, parents, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, or in-laws of the student requesting the refund.
  • Military transfer. Provide a copy of your transfer orders. The orders must verify that the transfer was unforeseen prior to the official semester drop dates.
  • Other. In the event of extenuating circumstances not covered above, the campus president, or designee, will review and rule on any special requests.

Special provisions refund requests must be made in writing to the Admissions Office.You must make your special provisions refund
request during the same semester that the withdrawal occurs. Requests for refunds made after the semester has concluded will not be granted.

Only tuition may be refunded. Fees will not be refunded. If approved, the amount of your refund will be calculated based on the date of your last withdrawn class as listed in the following table.



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