Military to College
Complete and submit application online at https://www1.cfnc.org/Applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1489 or at the Office of Admissions –Central High building , Room 227. Veterans receive priority registration status. To ensure you will, visit an admissions or registration window at any campus to report your veteran status.
Request copies of your official high school, college and/or military transcripts from the institutions you attended:
Army and National Guard: https://jst.doded.mil
Air Force: http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/transcripts.asp
Coast Guard: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cgi/active_duty/go_to_college/official_transcript.asp
Navy and Marine Corps: https://jst.doded.mil
Have these transcripts mailed to CPCC’s Student Records office, PO Box 35009, Charlotte NC 28235-5009. Or, bring them in sealed envelopes to the Student Records office. Finally, bring your DD214 to the Student Records office to be granted additional credits. To request a copy of your DD-214, go to http://archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
Complete a Transcript Evaluation Request Form.
This is a necessary and important step if you want to receive credit for your previous coursework. This form prompts the records office to evaluate and transfer in those credits. Forms are located at Student Records – Central Campus, Central High Building, Room 260, or online: http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/transcript
Financial Aid / VA Benefits
Visit a financial aid office at any campus to pick up a VA Education Benefits packet if you intend to enroll in VA Education Benefits. Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov to determine eligibility for Federal Financial Aid or to apply for scholarships.
If not transferring official SAT/ACT or other acceptable placement test scores, visit the testing center to take the Accuplacer Placement Test (Central High building, Room 248). Call center for testing hours: 704-330-6886. Prepare for the placement test using the online study materials: http://www.cpcc.edu/testing_assessment/placement-testing/accuplacer-study-guides.
Veterans Resource Center Appointment
Make an appointment with a counselor at the VRC to have your test scores interpreted and determine an academic plan based on your desired degree program. For an appointment call 704-330-6126, or come to the center to request one. *We do not provide immediate walk-in appointments for academic advising.
If you need accommodations for physical, mental, or learning disabilities, visit ww.cpcc.edu/disabilities to access required forms and processes to follow. Disability Services is located on Central Campus, Terrell building, Room 219.For more information call 704-330-6621.
Register for Classes
Create CPCC Login and set up your CPCC e-mail account: www.cpcc.edu/services/online-services.
View College Catalog at www.cpcc.edu/catalog. Check CPCC website for the registration dates, and class offerings/schedule. Register for your classes online through your MY COLLEGE account at www.cpcc.edu/services/online-services.
Final Steps and Registration
If enrolled in VA education benefits, notify a VA certifying official that you have registered for classes so that they may certify your schedule. Call 770-330-6267.
Pay attention to tuition due dates and begin to regularly check your CPCC student email account.
Purchase books at the college bookstore, secure your student parking decal, have your student ID made at admissions/registrar window.