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Tri-County Technical College

We are excited to have you join us at Tri-County. To stay in the know about happenings on campus, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In the meantime, here are a few steps you’ll want to take to be an official College student at Tri-County.

eTC and College E-Mail

eTC is your personalized, online account connecting you to all College information and services. It is important that you begin checking it NOW! Your eTC account is assigned when you are admitted to the College, as indicated in your acceptance letter. Click here for login instructions and password information.

Obtain Your Student ID

  • Tri-County Technical College student identification cards are mandatory and are required to access the following services: checking out books in the library, using the computer labs, accessing specific buildings and using financial aid in the Campus Store.
  • Student IDs are valid for one academic year and are available to all students. 
  • Student IDs are available in the Atrium area on the 1st floor of Ruby Hicks on the Pendleton Campus. 
  • Students attending the Anderson, Easley or the Oconee Campus may obtain an ID at the Campus Police Office at these locations.

Tuition Payment

Paying your tuition on-time is incredibly important to ensure that you are able to maintain your schedule. To view your bill, log into eTC and click on the Get Set tab, Pay Tuition and Fees channel, Student Bill and Schedule link. You may pay your tuition and fees by cash, check or credit/debit card. The College accepts Visa, Discover, MasterCard, and American Express. (Companies may be billed with appropriate authorization. Contact the Business Office for details.)

  • Pay your student account balance anytime online using your webcheck, credit card or debit card. There is a 2.75% service fee when paying by credit or debit card. This service is available in the student account in eTC on the Get Set tab, Pay Tuition and Fees channel, Make Online Payments link.

  • Paying in person: Pendleton Campus Business Office, (Ruby Hicks Building), Anderson Campus (Cashier Office) or Easley Campus (Cashier Office) with cash/check only.

  • Paying by Mail: Send your check to Tri-County Technical College, Attention: Business Office, P.O. Box 587, Pendleton, SC, 29670.

Tuition payment deadlines for Summer 2020 are:

Course Registration Activity Payment Deadline
If you Register or make schedule changes: On or before May 5 6:00 pm, Tuesday, May 5
May 6 – May 11 (includes schedule changes) 6:00 pm, Monday, May 11
May 12 – May 13 (includes schedule changes) 6:00 pm, Wednesday, May 13


Tuition payment deadlines for Fall 2020 are:

Course Registration Activity Payment Deadline
If you Register or make schedule changes: On or before August 11 6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11
Aug 12 – Aug 17 (includes schedule changes) 6:00 pm, Monday, August 17
Aug 18 – Aug 21 (includes schedule changes) 2:00 pm, Friday, August 21

Payment Plan 

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Parking decals are mandatory. To obtain a parking decal, pay the $30 parking fee either online, at the Business Office, or in the Campus Store located in the SSC on the Pendleton Campus. Students attending community campuses locations should obtain decals from the Campus Police Office at their respective location.We accept debit or credit cards, cash, or financial aid.

  • The Campus Police Office cannot accept money for parking decals. To obtain a parking decal, present your receipt along with a valid driver's license (or TCTC ID), a copy of the vehicle registration, and a printed copy of your class schedule. The parking decal is to be displayed according to the directions provided by the Campus Police Office. Parking decals expire at the end of the Summer term.

  • Handicap parking spaces are provided for vehicles that have a state permanent or temporary license plate or hang tag issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • Temporary handicap parking permits can be issued by Campus Police for a time period of up to 30 days. You must provide a physician statement that states special parking is needed.


Order textbooks by:

  • visiting the Campus Store in person on the Pendleton Campus

  • ordering online at for purchase or rent (selected titles) and receive them via in-store pickup, Community Campus pickup, or home delivery.

Attend and Get Involved!

Class attendance is crucial to your success in the classroom, and participation in College activities will add to your overall experience. So attend and get involved!

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