Parents/Families of Future Students

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As a parent and/or family member of a prospective college student, there are many things you can do to assist your student in planning and preparing for attending Truckee Meadows Community College or any college or university.

This site has been designed specifically with you in mind, and contains tips to help you and your student prepare for this next stage in your lives; resources and links for your information and use in planning for college; and information about the college and college events.

College vs. High School
Policies and practices that may be different from what you have experienced in the high school.

Learn More About TMCC
Historical information, fact book, links to news articles, student and staff testimonials, TMCC departments and staff directory, donor opportunities.

Start Planning for College Now
Helpful information for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Timeline/Activities for the Senior Student
Checklist and calendar for the high school senior; from applying for admission to enrolling in classes.

College News

National Accreditation for EMS

The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program has been awarded accreditation by the CAAHEP.

Six-Week 3-D Printing Certificate

The general public can explore 3-D technology in this accelerated WDCE class.


Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, RDMT 115
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

Telephone: 775-673-8236

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