College Connection:CMS High School students
College Connection is an early registration opportunity during the month of April for current CMS high school seniors. Please refer to the bottom of the page for the 2015 registration schedule. Between May and August, please click here to follow the college enrollment steps.
The program allows for a greater selection of classes to be able to tailor your college schedule around home and work. Click here to view the College Connection brochure. If you would like to be contacted about participating in College Connection please click here.
In order to participate in College Connection please complete the following steps:
Step 1: Complete Admissions Application To CPCC Within an hour, you should receive an email with your Student ID Number. You will need that number when creating your CPCC login.
Step 2: Create Your CPCC Login (Username And Password) You will be assigned a username and must create a password to complete your CPCC login. This login is required to access your personal information such as financial aid documentation, academic records and student email account. It is also required to log on to the computers at any CPCC campus.
Step 3: Set Up Your CPCC Student Email CPCC provides an official email account to each student. The CPCC Google email is our official means of communicating with students and is used by Financial Aid, the Cashiering Office, instructors, advisors, for campus alerts and much more. Check your CPCC email every day.
Step 4: Complete FAFSA to begin the Financial Aid process, if needed. (School Code: 002915) *This step takes several weeks to process so please proceed to the next step while waiting on your Financial Aid award response. You will not get an award letter until after your official high school transcript is received.
Step 5: Study For ACCUPLACER Placement Tests using the ACCUPLACER Practice Tests And Review Videos. Then take ACCUPLACER Placement Tests The ACCUPLACER tests are now mandatory, but some students may qualify for a test waiver based on SAT/ACT test scores or high school GPA.
A recruiter will come to your school during the month of February or March to administer the test on-site, please see your CDC or guidance counselor for more information. We will also offer Saturday testing twice during the month of March at a CPCC campus.
Step 6: Sign up for classes when we come to your high school for registration day. (in April 2015)
Step 7: Submit high school transcripts once you have graduated.
Step 8: Pay for classes, or confirm that you have a Financial Aid award by the Payment Due Date
|Step 9: Attend an Orientation session during the summer before you begin your first semester at CPCC.|
The 2015 College Connection registration schedule is:
|Harding||Wednesday, April 01, 2015|
|Berry||Wednesday, April 01, 2015|
|Butler||Thursday, April 02, 2015|
|PLC||Thursday, April 02, 2015|
|Cato MC||Wednesday, April 08, 2015|
|Olympic||Monday, April 13, 2015|
|Hough||Tuesday, April 14, 2015|
|Lake Norman||Tuesday, April 14, 2015|
|Independence||Wednesday, April 15, 2015|
|Rocky River||Wednesday, April 15, 2015|
|Ardrey Kell||Thursday, April 16, 2015|
|East Meck||Thursday, April 16, 2015|
|South Meck||Friday, April 17, 2015|
|NWSA||Friday, April 17, 2015|
|Hopewell||Monday, April 20, 2015|
|North Meck||Monday, April 20, 2015|
|Mallard Creek||Tuesday, April 21, 2015|
|MG Davis||Tuesday, April 21, 2015|
|West Charlotte||Thursday, April 23, 2015|
|Garinger||Thursday, April 23, 2015|
|West Meck||Friday, April 24, 2015|
|Queens Grant||Friday, April 24, 2015|
|Vance||Monday, April 27, 2015|
|Hawthorne||Monday, April 27, 2015|
|Providence||Tuesday, April 28, 2015|
|Myers Park||Tuesday, April 28, 2015|