For the college's coronavirus updates, please visit www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
As of March 18, Central Piedmont Community College suspended classes that require face-to-face, in-person instruction until further notice. College faculty and staff are working to move as many classes as possible to online delivery, with these online classes re-starting on March 23.
All Central Piedmont classes that can be offered remotely will be provided via online delivery. All classes that require in-person instruction will be suspended for now.
Central Piedmont remains open, however, its campuses and centers will be accessible only to employees whose presence is required to perform essential functions related to the operations and business of the college.
Read the complete message at cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
Enrolling as a Minor
Minor Petition for Release Process
Please note that some school districts require a waiting period before a prospective minor student can enroll into an alternative adult education program at Central Piedmont.
Prospective minor students and their parent or legal guardian must attend a Minor Student Orientation to begin the petition process for enrollment into an adult alternative education program at Central Piedmont.
How do Minors Register to take the Pearson Vue GED® or HiSET® tests?
Minors may choose not to enroll in College and Career Readiness classes or programs and instead take the Pearson Vue, GED® , or HiSET® tests to obtain their High School Equivalency diploma. Both the Pearson Vue, GED® , and HiSET® testing services place a temporary block preventing minors from registering online to take these tests. To lift that block, applicants must follow the following steps:
- Schedule a Minor Student Orientation.
- Email the College and Career Readiness Chief Examiner, Melissa McClure, at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to remove the block.
Can ESL or Immigrant Minors Register for College and Career Readiness Classes?
Prospective minor students interested in the College and Career Readiness English as a Second Language classes and programs who are not in the country under an F-1 visa may schedule a Minor Student Orientation. Prospective minor students with F-1 visas are not permitted to enroll in College and Career Readiness classes or programs.
ESL or Immigrant Minors with a High School Diploma from a Foreign Country
- ESL or immigrant minors who have graduated from high school in a foreign country should attempt to obtain their official high school transcripts.
- The ESL or immigrant minor will need to get their transcript translated and evaluated.
- The ESL or immigrant minor must take their translated and evaluated transcripts to a Central Piedmont records office.