Distance Learning Students

Online Students: Are you a NEW or RETURNING AFTER A YEAR OR MORE student who cannot physically take courses at one of our campuses? Will you be taking courses completely online or in the evening? If so, please view steps below to get started:

Note: If you have already received advisement for the upcoming semester at a campus, please do not complete these steps. Please visit your nearest campus for assistance.

New Students: Steps to receive online Advisement

Step 1: Get Started

Note: Please complete Orientation before moving to the next step

*** Type in or copy and paste www.cpcc.edu/getstarted in a Firefox or IE browser to go to page***

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Step 2: Pre-Advising Video

Note: Please watch this video in its entirety before moving to the next step

Please know you will be directed back to this video if you state any questions (on the pre-advising form or in a reply email) that were addressed in the video.

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Step 3: View Fully Online Programs

Note: These are the only programs that can be completed fully online. However, please know that entering this program does not guarantee you a spot in an online course.

A. Please view other tabs for more information on taking online courses.

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Step 4: Pre-Advising Form


A. Please check your CPCC student email for an advising email (not your personal email address)

B. Please allow 24 business hours for an advising email

C. If you do not receive an advising email within 24 business hours, please email ican@cpcc.edu

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Note: You will be assigned an Advisor during your first semester.

Please view (here) to see when to seek advisement and how to find your Advisor.

This is to receive advisement only. If you have questions with any of the admissions steps you have completed, please contact First Year Experience: http://www.cpcc.edu/firstyear/contact