Enrollment Status

This is a draft edition of the 2024-2025 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Enrollment Verification

Truckee Meadows Community College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to act as our agent for all verifications of student enrollment. Please visit the Clearinghouse or contact them by phone at 703-742-4200.

Full-time, Part-time students

The enrollment status of students is determined by the number of units, excluding workforce development and continuing education units, in which they officially enroll each semester.

Full-time 12 units or more
Three-quarter time 9 to 11 units
Half-time 6 to 8 units
Less than half-time Fewer than 6 units

Students who receive Veterans assistance and/or financial aid must refer to Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and Progression Standards for Students Receiving Veterans Education Benefits for the specific federal enrollment requirements students must maintain to remain eligible to receive benefits.

Student Classification

Freshman A student who has earned fewer than 30 units
Sophomore A student who has earned 30 to 59 units.
Junior A student who has earned 60 to 89 units.
Senior A student who has earned 90 or more units.
New student A student who has never attended an institution of higher education
New transfer A student who has not previously attended TMCC but has attended other institutions of higher education.
Continuing student A student who has previously attended TMCC.