For the college’s coronavirus updates, please visit cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced earlier today (Oct. 21) Phase Three of statewide coronavirus restrictions will remain in effect until at least Nov. 13.
In Phase 3, which began Oct. 2, bars, entertainment venues, movie theaters and large outdoor venues were allowed to reopen with capacity restrictions. Capacity limits remained in place for restaurants, and mass gatherings were limited as well – 25 for indoors and 50 for outdoors.
As a friendly reminder, open registration for spring classes begins Nov. 9. Also, registration for Corporate and Continuing Education courses is ongoing.
Learn more and stay up to date at cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
How to Learn English at Central Piedmont
Central Piedmont has two options to learn English:
- English as a Foreign Language (EFL; "Academic ESL")
- English as a Second Language (ESL; "Adult ESL")
English as a Foreign Language helps you improve your English to prepare for college. If you are a beginner, English as a Second Language helps you develop very basic English skills, regardless of if you have completed high school or have a high school equivalency diploma. Compare the two programs:
|English as a Foreign Language (EFL)||English as a Second Language (ESL)|
|International Students on F1-Visas can take?||Yes||No|
|Earns college credit||Yes||No|