Applying to TOCC

Open Door Policy

TOCC admits students by an “open door policy,” which means that anyone can be accepted. Tohono O’odham Community College encourages all students to further their education.

TOCC has separate admissions requirements for ABE/GED, for apprenticeships, and for regular college classes.

Getting Started

Complete the 3-page application. Applications can be downloaded, completed online, or requested in paper-form in person.

Once you've submitted your TOCC-SCAC Application for Admissions, there are additional documents needed to have a complete admissions file. Please submit the following:

  • Proof of tribal enrollment:
    • Tribal ID (or Certificate of Indian Blood AND State-issued ID)
    • Non-native students, please submit a state-issued ID
  • Proof of high school completion: High School/GED Diploma or Official High School/GED Transcript
  • Official College Transcript(s), if applicable.
    • * Contact your College/University for more details on how to order a transcript. Electronic transcript(s) are accepted. Please have them sent to

For Federal Financial Aid

  • High School Diploma
  • GED Diploma

Submit your application and documents to TOCC.

All documents should be mailed or emailed to:

Tohono O’odham Community College
Attn: Office of Admissions & Records
P.O. Box 3129
Sells, AZ 85634

If you have any questions about the admissions requirements or application process, please contact:

TOCC Admissions
Phone: (520) 479-2300

If you do not receive an email within 5-7 business days regarding your acceptance status. Please contact us immediately.

Who Can Enroll?

You are eligible for admission if you are:

Some programs have limited admission and may have additional requirements for those students under the age of 16. Email for details. All students have the opportunity to prepare themselves to meet requirements for entry into any program they choose. 

Required use of social security number and assignment of student ID number

Social Security Cards:

TOCC is required to collect the Social Security Numbers of ALL students who are U.S. citizens, resident aliens or non-citizens (who have been issued a Social Security Number) on the Application for Admission, all local state or federal student financial aid applications and forms, or any forms required for college employment.

Student ID Cards

All TOCC students will be assigned a Student Identification Number.  Student ID Cards are issued in the Student Services Division on the Main Campus.

Graduation Information

Once you have completed the requirements for your certificate or degree, you can apply to graduate from TOCC.

To apply, complete the Graduation Application Form, which will be reviewed and signed by your Academic Advisor. Program of Study Declaration forms may be downloaded here. Prior to submitting your form, please review the following checklist and confirm that: