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.
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|