Cuyahoga Community College recognizes that increasing student success involves many aspects of student support beyond what is provided by the course instructor. As an online student at Cuyahoga Community College, you will have access to student services ranging from technical assistance to academic advising.
We encourage you to take full advantage of these services to help you be a successful online student and achieve your goals of graduation, transfer or training.
Online Learning courses, also known as "Distance Learning courses", follow similar application and registration procedures as traditional, on-campus courses. Visit Tri-C's Getting Started page for more details on applying and enrolling for online courses at Tri-C.
Online Attendance Policy
Students are required to login in at least two (2) times per week and submit one (1) assignment per week for the first two (2) weeks of the semester, or equivalent to the 15th day of the term. Students who have not met all attendance requirements for online courses, as described herein, within the first two weeks, or equivalent, will be considered not attending.
For more details on Tri-C’s attendance policy, and other student information, please reference your Tri-C Student Handbook.
Online students have full access the the Tri-C Library. The Tri-C Library has numerous services to help with research, finding articles, discipline specific resources, media and more.
Tri-C's Tutoring Services are FREE of charge to Tri-C students for the courses in which they are currently enrolled! Tri-C also offers 24/7 online tutoring to all of its students. Through Smarthinking you can get the help you need to continue your success as a Tri-C student.
Advising and Counseling
Need help picking courses or a program? Want to make sure you stay on track to complete your degree or certificate on time? Maybe you are looking for personal wellness counseling. As an online student at Tri-C you have full access to all of our Counseling Center and eAdvising services.
Online Costs & Fees
Tri-C’s tuition is among the lowest in Northeast Ohio. Tuition for online programs and courses follow the same fee structure as traditional on-campus programs and courses, however there is a $10.00 per credit hour charge for online classes and additional fees may be incurred for off-campus proctored online testing. For more information visit the Paying for College page.
Customer Care Tech Support
Browse help articles, reset your password, or get support by searching for a specific topic. Cuyahoga Community College's Customer Care Tech Support site can help you with many technical questions you may have.
ITS Student Services
ITS provides core technology services for students, including network logins, wireless access, and Office365. We are always happy to hear ideas for new technology at Tri-C! Visit the ITS Student Services page for more information.
Student Complaints, Concerns, Compliments
Cuyahoga Community College strives to provide every student with a successful and positive educational experience. As part of its continuous improvement efforts, the College maintains systems and procedures to address and resolve legitimate student and community concerns. For more information visit the Complaints, Concerns, and Compliments page or complete the Complaint/Dispute Form.