A group of students on the TCC Metro campus.

The Campaign For Completion

TCC’s Campaign for Completion is not about raising funds…it is about removing barriers.

When our students are unable to overcome the barriers to completion, multiple opportunities are lost:

  • Students and their families lose the opportunity to advance their careers and economic status
  • The community loses the opportunity to benefit from a well-educated citizenry.
  • Prospective employers lose the opportunity to access a workforce prepared for jobs for the future.
  • Taxpayers lose the opportunity to accelerate our region’s economic development.
  • TCC loses the opportunity to fulfill our mission and achieve our vision of an educated, employed, and thriving community.

When we remove those barriers, the opportunities multiply…for our students, our community, our companies, and our College.

From national studies, from our own institutional research, and from focus groups with TCC students, we know that the three most serious barriers to completion are:

  • Financial
  • Navigational
  • Physical

What will it take to remove these barriers? We have designed a concerted, systematic program to clear the pathway to completion, a program that depends on active engagement of faculty and staff across the college as well as philanthropic support from friends and benefactors across the region.

We are calling on individuals, foundations, and corporations to invest $20 million in our Campaign for Completion. We are confident that the investment will pay huge dividends through the multiplicity of opportunities it will unleash.

Total Campaign Goal

Campaign for Completion: Removing Barriers
100% to Goal
$20 Million

Campaign Sub-Goals


Financial Barriers

Help remove the financial barriers by creating new endowed scholarship funds

Navigational Barriers

Help remove the navigational barriers by increasing student access to advisors and online support services

Physical Barriers

Help remove the physical barriers by creating Student Success Centers on TCC campuses

Learning Labs for Student Success

Renovate Metro Campus Biology and Chemistry Labs

Diversity and Inclusion Outreach

Help increase student success through the implementation of institutional equity efforts designed to increase degree attainment

The Campaign For Completion