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Education at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) is a life-changing experience. More than 900,000 present and former students have been touched by the Tri-C experience. Tri-C has enriched lives and helped build solid futures for all who have attended, from the hopeful students who stood in line at the Brownell School building in 1963 to register for Tri-C’s first classes to today’s students who register online. The far-reaching effects of education at Tri-C have touched not only the individual students, but their families and the entire community as well.

Tri-C faculty, staff and administration are dedicated to providing innovative and flexible services to students and the broader community as a whole. This commitment is expressed by developing a curriculum and delivering an academic experience that will produce students who are competitive within the job market, well-educated and informed. Whether these students are on the threshold of an exciting career, returning for new skills training or simply taking courses in a field of interest, the academic experience at Tri-C meets their specialized needs.