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What is Federal Work-Study? Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses.  This program allows you to earn money, work around your school schedule, build your resume, and gain work experience all while attending school. Eligibility Requirements: Have a […]

Make college easier to pay for with a Tuition Payment Plan. CPCC partners with Nelnet Business Solutions to let you pay tuition and fees over time, making college more affordable. It boasts: easy online enrollment, flexible payment options and no interest. To learn more, visit http://www.mycollegepaymentplan.com/cpcc.

The Residency Determination Service (RDS) began making residency determinations for CPCC students at www.NCresidency.org  on March 13. Your residency status should not need to be updated unless you missed two or more consecutive major semesters (Fall and Spring), if you now meet the residency requirements, or if you have experienced a qualifying event such as, […]

Are your students feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Could they use some helpful insight on managing daily life stressors? Please encourage your students to join Counseling Services at Counseling on the Green on March 22 and 23! Students will have the opportunity to get rejuvenated from midterms while enjoying some fresh air! Counselors will be conducting mini […]

The 22nd Annual CPCC Skyline Run is quickly approaching! This 5K event that raises money for student scholarships is taking place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, and we need you to help make this event a huge success! We need more than 100 volunteers for this event, so your willingness to join us and help […]

Register today for spring exam prep programs! SAT ACT LSAT ATI TEAS GRE Pesticide Applicator For more information visit collegiatetestprep.com or contact Kari Case; 704.330.2722 ext. 3875.    

In addition to the normal struggles with coursework, relationship issues, and working on their recovery program, students in recovery also have to contend with the college environment, which is often unofficially organized around alcohol and other drug use. The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) offers an alternative. It provides a supportive environment within the campus culture […]

Transfer Tuesdays Every Tuesday the Transfer Resource Center (TRC) hosts admissions representatives from four-year colleges and universities as they visit CPCC to talk with prospective transfer students. Transfer Tuesday Schedule – January 31, 2017 Central Campus – Elizabeth Classroom Building Lobby 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Carolinas College of Health Science […]

According to a report by the FBI, college students across the United States continue to be targeted in a common employment scam. Scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites, and/or students receive emails on their school accounts recruiting them for fictitious positions. This “employment” results in a financial loss for participating students. How […]

Mr. Scott Syfert, Corporate Attorney at Moore & VanAllen, Board Member of CPCC, and personal friend of Dr. Zeiss, commissioned artist Edwin Gil to create a glass portrait of Dr. Zeiss as a tribute to Dr. Zeiss (who will retire at the end of this year after leading the college for 23 years) for his efforts […]

Learn how community colleges are serving as the gateways to new careers in this Carolina Impact segment.

Harper Summit Thursday, October 20, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 315 W. Hebron, Charlotte, NC 28273 3rd Floor of Harper Campus Student Registration Link – Click Here Highlights from Harper Summit 2015 The Harper Summit is an incredible experience for  everyone interested in the skilled trades.  Industry Partners will meet current students and recent graduates […]

Thinh Tran, certified medical assistant and CPCC alumnus, talks about the best aspects of his job at OrthoCarolina in this Charlotte Observer article.

Central Piedmont Community College is committed to maintaining a safe and productive teaching and learning environment for students and employees.  CPCC endorses the federal government’s efforts in implementing the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989.  This mean that illegal substances, such as marijuana, heroin and cocaine, are not permitted on CPCC’s campuses.   Please visit […]

Campus safety is the top priority of CPCC’s College Security Services team. If there’s an active shooter on or near a CPCC campus, would you know what to do? It’s incredibly important for employees and students to be prepared. Please take time to attend an emergency response training session to help better prepare you in case […]