Building A Better Beaufort (B3) | Technical College of the LowCountry

Building A Better Beaufort (B3)


Congratulations to Beaufort County School District’s high school graduates! TCL is excited to help fulfill your dream of higher education. Thanks to a special partnership among TCL, the Beaufort County School District and Know2, the Building a Better Beaufort (B3) Scholarship will ensure that all qualified Beaufort County School District graduates can attend college at TCL tuition-free.*

Building a Better Beaufort Scholarship Details

Class of 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Class of 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Class of 2015 Criteria  | FAQs

Ready to Enroll? Here’s how:

Step 1. Apply online. Click here to begin and complete the TCL admissions applications online.

Step 2. Complete the FAFSA. Complete the federal government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at . TCL’s school code is 009910.

Step 3. Gather your official High School transcript and either your driver’s license, state-issued ID or a birth certificate. Bring them to Enrollment Services in Building 2 at the Beaufort Campus or to the main desk at the New River Campus in Bluffton.

Step 4. Take the placement test if needed. Enrollment services will let you know if you need to take a placement test. If you have high enough SAT or ACT scores, you will not have to take a placement test! Be sure to verify with enrollment services. (Documentation will be required.)

Step 5: Sign-Up for New Student Orientation at

Step 6: Meet with your Advisor and Register for Classes. Contact your advisor immediately to set up an appointment for advisement. As a new student, your advisor will also assist you in registering for the first time — you’ll want to have your WebAdvisor account activated by the time you are advised.

Step 7: Set up your WebAdvisor and Email Accounts. Activate both your TCL Email Account and WebAdvisor accounts immediately to access information to assist you in the enrollment process. Please click here to see full instructions on setting up both your TCL Email and WebAdvisor accounts.  If you need further assistance, contact the Help Desk at 843-525-8344.

Step 8: Print Schedule and Fee Statement from WebAdvisor. Once you have been advised and have registered for classes, print your schedule and fee statement. This can be done during advisement or on your own from WebAdvisor.

Step 9: Contact Financial Aid to confirm your tuition and fees have been paid.  Reach a financial aid representative at any time of the day or night by phone, by simply calling 843.470.5961 or toll free at 1.855.509.6579.

Step 10: Obtain Student ID and Parking Pass. You can get your student ID card and free parking decal at Student Records, Bldg. 2 on the Beaufort Campus, at the Learning Resource Center at the New River Campus, and at the front desk at the Hampton Campus.

Step 11: Purchase Books. You can purchase your books and necessary supplies at the Beaufort campus Bookstore. Make sure you have your class schedule and student ID with you. That’s in MacLean Hall, Bldg. 12.

*Qualifications vary. Please see above  for details and for eligibility criteria.


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