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Registration for Spring 2014 Classes at John Tyler Community College Begins November 11

Primary Media Contact:
Holly Walker
Public Relations Manager

Secondary Media Contact:
Heather Busch
Creative Services Manager

Released on October 24, 2013

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Spring is in the air at John Tyler Community College – spring registration that is. Starting November 11, registration will get underway for the Spring 2014 semester, and students will have more than 1,500 classes to choose from, including English, math, chemistry, German, public speaking, exercise science, engineering, African American history, web page design, welding, and novel writing. So, whether students want to become more competitive in the workforce, start a new career, save money while working on a bachelor’s degree, or explore long-held interests, John Tyler has the classes and programs to meet their needs.

Tyler offers nearly 60 degree, certificate and career study certificate programs that build foundations for continuing education and for immediate employment. In addition, John Tyler provides a number of support services and resources designed to help students succeed, such as tutoring, veterans’ assistance, career counseling, advising, financial aid, and library services. The College also has guaranteed admissions agreements that give John Tyler graduates the ability to seamlessly continue their educations at more than 25 four-year colleges and universities. A list of the agreements may be found at

And, because scheduling flexibility is important, John Tyler offers courses during the day; in the evenings; on the weekends; in the classroom; online; in a hybrid format (taught partially online and partially in the classroom); and in various sessions, ranging from eight weeks to 16 weeks in length.  Those interested in exploring John Tyler Community College’s Spring 2014 class options may visit  On this page, courses may be sorted by subject, location, session length, and days of the week.

Starting November 11, students may register online at, using the Student Information System in myTyler. They also may register in person at the Admissions and Records Office on either the Chester Campus, located at 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, or the Midlothian Campus, located at 800 Charter Colony Parkway. Hours for in-person registration are as follows:

Chester Campus
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Midlothian Campus
Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours on January 6-9, 2014 and January 13-16, 2014 (on both campuses)
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

In-person registration will not be available from December 21, 2013 – January 1, 2014. During that time, Holiday Online Registration will be held. Students will be able to register online only at

Those interested in attending John Tyler but not enrolled at the College must first submit an application for admission, and those who applied to the College but did not attend classes in the past year must reapply to John Tyler. The application for admission may be found online at, or it may be picked up at the Chester or Midlothian campus. John Tyler Community College has an open door admissions policy, and there is no application fee.

Tuition and fees are $130.00 per credit hour for Virginia residents and $324.60 per credit hour for out-of-state residents. All students must pay a comprehensive fee of $35 per semester. During the General Registration period, tuition and fees must be paid by 5:00 p.m. of the week in which a student registers.  (Tuition Notes: Students who register November 23-26 must pay their tuition and fees by 5:00 p.m. on November 26. Students who register December 14-20 must pay their tuition and fees by 5:00 p.m. on December 20. Students who register during the College’s Holiday Online Registration period must pay their tuition and fees by 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2014.)

John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian and off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler offers quality and economical opportunities for students who want to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, or switch careers. The College, which served more than 14,000 students during the 2012-13 academic year, offers 17 associate degrees, seven certificates, and 34 career studies certificates. The institution also serves 15,000 non-credit students and more than 1,200 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. The College also is committed to sustainability. In July 2010, it received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Hamel Hall on its Midlothian Campus, becoming the first in the Virginia Community College System to receive such recognition. John Tyler Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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