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Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program is a worldwide network of U.S. colleges and universities which helps assure the transfer of courses among participating colleges and universities.

Phone: Local 757-627-6289

Long distance 1-866-921-6289

International 001-855-399-7480
Fax: 757-822-7710
Email: Military@tcc.edu

Navy@tcc.edu

Overview

Tidewater Community College is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program. This is worldwide network of U.S. colleges and universities working with the United States Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard that are dedicated to helping service members and their families get college degrees.

Military students can take courses in their off-duty hours at or near military installations in the United States, overseas, and on Navy ships. These programs guarantee the transfer of courses among participating colleges and universities.

Nontraditional sources of credit, including Navy and Coast Guard rate and rating experiences, Army and Marine Corps military occupational specialties, service school training, CLEP, DANTES, ACT (PEP), College Board Advanced Placement tests, local examination, and other sources based on the recommendation of the American Council of Education are accepted and will reduce the number of college courses needed to earn a degree.

The steps for requesting a SOC Agreement with Tidewater Community College

1. Complete a Tidewater Community College online application.

2. Request official transcripts from the military:

Army:

http://aarts.army.mil/

Coast Guard:

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cgi/downloads/forms/cg_form_1564.pdf

Marine Corps

https://smart.navy.mil/request.pdf

Navy:

https://smart.navy.mil/request.pdf

CLEP or Dantes:

http://www.getcollegecredit.com/pdfs/dsst_clep_trnscrpt_post74.pdf

Send the SMART Transcript, AARTS Transcript, Coast Guard Institute Transcript, Dantes, CLEPs, and any other college transcripts to:

Tidewater Community College
Central Records/Office of the College Registrar
Post Office Box 9000
Norfolk, VA 23509-9000

3. Complete the online Evaluation of Previous Educational Experience form.

4.  Complete the online SOC Agreement Application.

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