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Life Skills College

TMCC's Life Skills College is a first year experience program for first-time college students interested in career and technical fields as their next step after high school.

Life Skills College will begin with a five week Summer Bridge program where participants will receive exposure and hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Energy Technologies (solar, wind, geothermal, energy efficiency)
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Health (emergency medical services, certified nursing assistant)
  • Transportation (automotive/diesel)
  • Welding

Students will also enroll in a course that will introduce them to college and spend time strengthening their math skills so they can have a good foundation for the upcoming academic year. Upon completion of the bridge program, participants will be assigned a Life Skills College Success Coach during their first year at TMCC.

Life Skills Eligibility

  • Apply and be admitted to TMCC for the summer semester.
  • Place into the appropriate math and English placement scores.
  • Enroll full time (12+ credits) for the fall and spring.
  • Sign contract committing to the Summer Bridge and a year-long program.

Life Skills Requirements

Summer Bridge

  • Participants will be required to attend a 5-week program during July and August (dates TBA).

Fall/Spring Semesters

  • Meet with a Life Skills College Success Coach twice per semester to review progress and have registration holds removed.
  • Maintain a 2.0+ GPA and satisfactory progress in courses.
  • Participate in one financial aid workshop each semester.


Life Skills Bridge

  • Free college class and math workshop
  • Free lunch
  • Free books and bus passes
  • Opportunity to explore 5 career and technical fields and meet expert faculty
  • $800 awarded in fall for successfully completing the Summer Life Skills Bridge and enrolling into a career and technical program

Fall/Spring Semesters

  • Assigned a Life Skills College Success Coach during the first year in college for motivation and support.
  • Receive priority registration for the spring semester and for the following fall.

Contact Amber Burroughs, Student Success Specialist for more information.

To view more information regarding TMCC Career and Technical Education (CTE) options, download the TMCC Career and Technical Education information flier.

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