Resources for the Community and Third Parties
Solomon Amendment/Military Recruiter Requests
*In compliance with the Solomon Amendment, Tidewater Community College allows for directory information disclosures to military recruiters.* Information is disclosed on students who are aged 17 and older and who are registered for at least 1 credit hour.
To obtain a report, recruiters are to submit a written request on official letterhead to:
Tidewater Community College
Office of the College Registrar
P.O. Box 9000
Norfolk, VA 23509-9000
You may also fax your request to Laura Burnham at 757-822-1955 and/or submit your request electronically via e-mail to email@example.com.
Recruiters should include a business e-mail address along with the request. Upon receipt of the request, the information will be sent in one standard format allowable under the Solomon Amendment. Note that this information will not be released prior to the second week of classes during the regular semester/term for which information is requested.
* Tidewater Community College will not release information on students who request to withhold the release of their directory information by the first day of the regular semester/term.
Subpoena Requests for Educational Records
Tidewater Community College must disclose confidential student records pursuant to a lawfully issued subpoena or judicial order. TCC and/or Systems Counsel will examine the order or subpoena to verify that it has been executed by an officer of the court or another authorized official. All subpoenas for educational records, regardless of the student’s campus of record, should be served and addressed to the Vice President for Student Learning and Academic Services.
Tidewater Community College
Attn: Daniel DeMarte
121 College Place
Norfolk, VA 23510
Please note that the subpoena should be received by the college in a timely manner, allowing for a minimum of 15 days for a response.
Verification Requests from Third Parties
Verification of information such as a student’s enrollment status is provided by any of our campus Enrollment Services Offices. If proof of a student’s enrollment, proof of a student's degree/graduation, or verification of the credit hours in which a student is enrolled is needed, please contact one of the Enrollment Services Offices (see contact information below).
Chesapeake VA, 23322
Norfolk VA, 23510
Portsmouth VA, 23703
Virginia Beach Campus
VA Beach VA, 23453
Requesting Duplicate Diplomas
Students whose diplomas have been lost or damaged may request a duplicate diploma, provided that the student does not have any outstanding debt to the college. To do so, please submit a Request for Replacement Diploma Form via fax or mail. Reissued diploma requests approximately take 5 to 7 business days for processing.