Prospective Students

Are you considering attending Three Rivers Community College for the first time?

Admissions Information Session

Are you considering attending Three Rivers Community College for the first time? If so, would you like to attend an Admissions Information Session

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center provide you with a variety of information you need to know to help you get started at Three Rivers Community College.


Admissions is the department tasked with helping students follow the formal procedures for becoming college students and enrolling in certain college programs. Three Rivers maintains an open admissions policy but an application is required.


Staffed with dedicated professionals, the Counseling Center offers a full range of academic and personal support services. Counselors and staff work in conjunction with faculty to foster student growth and success.

Assessment of Prior Learning

Find out how you can get college credit for military, employment, fund-raining, volunteer, or civic organization experience.


Three Rivers offers many certificate programs which provide employment skills to meet your immediate goals. A certificate can be completed in a relatively short period of time without earning a degree. Certificates are available in both credit and noncredit formats.

College Career Pathways

Three Rivers Community College can provide you college credit for designated courses that you are taking in your high school. More information is available at the College Career Pathways web page.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid department can help you see if you qualify for federal programs which can provide grants, which do not need to be repaid, low interest loans, which are to be repaid over an extended period once you are no longer attending college at least half-time. Part-time employment is another form of assistance; you are paid an hourly wage.

To aid students the college provides a calculator to help determine the net costs.


The Three Rivers Parent Orientation presentation is designed to help you prepare your son or daughter for the college experience.

Eight Ways Parents, Guardians, and Family Members can support their First Year College Student

Here are phone numbers important to new students and parents.

Registration/Registrar's Office

The mission of the Registrar's Office is to provide a welcoming and supportive environment, which will enhance students’ ability to achieve their highest potential through learning, programs, and services.


Scholarships in varying amounts are available to potential and existing students of the college.

Veterans/Active Duty Military Services

CT Tuition Waiver -  Veterans may be eligible for a tuition waiver.

Veterans services information from the registrar.

Veterans may be interested in VOTR, the Veteran's Organization of Three Rivers.