Campus Life

Alumni and Friends Association

The CTC Alumni Association is open to any graduate or former student of Central Texas College. Joining the Alumni Association is FREE and benefits include opportunities to:

  • Stay connected with other former students and Central Texas College through social media, e-mail bulletins and newsletters
  • Use career and library services
  • Volunteer for and participate in CTC activities and events
  • Share your success and life events
  • Receive special offers
  • Give back

To learn more about the Alumni and Friends Association, please visit the CTC website at


The CTC Bookstore, located in the Anderson Campus Center (Bldg. 224) on the Central Campus, carries new and used textbooks, supplies, trade books, and general merchandise. Distance learners may purchase textbooks online. Students enrolled in traditional classroom courses taught outside of Texas may obtain further information on how to purchase textbooks from their local CTC representative.

Refund Policy, Textbooks Purchased Through the CTC Bookstore

You are responsible for checking to ensure that you have the correct book and correct edition. Check the course syllabus or contact the department or instructor to verify that you have the correct course materials.

A receipt is required to initiate a return, refund or exchange. In addition to the receipt, customers seeking a refund on items purchased with a credit or debit card must present the card used and the refund will be credited to the card. A cash refund will not be given for purchases made with a credit or debit card. All returns and exchanges are subject to the following guidelines:

Refund Grace Period

Starts on the first day of the semester or term and ends according to the schedule below:

  • 14 calendar days for 12-week and 16-week courses
  • 7 calendar days for 8-week, mini-term, or self-pace courses

Book Condition

To obtain a full refund, all items must be in their original state and/or packaging. Shrink-wrapped materials must remain sealed. Items must be clean. Items may not contain any markings or highlights.

Non-Returnable Items

No returns, refunds or exchanges are given on optional books, study guides, manuals, workbooks, or trade books. Do not purchase books unless you are certain you want them, regardless of their “required” status. No returns, refunds or exchanges will be given on supplies, spiral-bound books, modules, gifts or software.

Library Services

Regardless of location, the Hobby Memorial Library offers a variety of essential services in-person and virtually. All services are available through the library’s webpage at Click on Library under the Academics tab to access:

Ask a Librarian is an email service available 365 days a year. A librarian is available to answer questions.

Live Chat and Text are available during the library’s open hours. Library users can ask questions and receive an immediate response. Text 254-400-2275.

Online Databases provide access to full-text articles, e-books, and streaming videos 24/7, 365.

Seminars: A library seminar shows students how to access and use library resources. Topics include: databases, library catalog, appropriate websites, and citation styles. Faculty may request a customized seminar tailored to instructional needs and assignments by completing the Request a Library Seminar form. Seminars are also available virtually.

Writing Center offers students a place to focus on their writing and receive help from a librarian. Services offered include help with brainstorming, outlines, proof reading, grammar and punctuation. The Writing Center features writing-related reference materials, computers, and two study rooms. Go to for more information or email

Research Assistance Paper Review Service Submit papers for review and citation help online by clicking the Research Paper Review link from the Library’s homepage.

Contact us:


FAX: 254-526-1878

P.O. Box 1800

Killeen, TX 76540-1800


In-state: 1-800-223-4760, ext.1621

Out-of-state: 1-800-792-3348, ext. 1621

Career Center

Career Services provides free career planning and job search assistance to current and former CTC students worldwide. Real-time virtual appointments for career advising, resume assistance, and mock interviews can be scheduled with CTC Career Center staff from any device with a camera and Internet connectivity. For more information visit the CTC website at and go to Career Services Connect.

Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services (DSS) provides accommodations and services to eligible students creating opportunities that promote educational access. Appropriate documentation of the disability is required in order to receive class accommodations. Students should contact the DSS office located on the Central Campus in Killeen, TX, for more information. To speak to a Disability Coordinator, please call (254) 526-1863 or (254) 526-1822. Students are encouraged to visit the DSS website at to learn more about DSS and the process students are required to follow to request classroom accommodations in accordance with state and federal disability laws.

Distance Education

Distance learners have access to the same support services as campus-based students. Services provided to distance learners include but are not limited to, financial aid, veterans’ education benefits, career planning, career advisement, library, bookstore and special assistance. These services may be obtained by email, phone, Internet or through any of the CTC campus locations.