What's Going on at Central Piedmont

Performances, student activities, lectures, community activities, and more.

  • Register Now for Fall

    We offer several 12-, 8-, and 4-week sessions throughout the semester. You can still register for Central Piedmont fall semester courses that haven't started yet.

    For-College-Credit Courses

    You can register for courses in any session until the day before that session starts. You need to complete all the application steps, attend orientation, and meet with an academic advisor before you can register for classes.

    Learn more about session start dates and how to register for classes.

    Your registration is not final until you have paid your balance due. Check payment dates and methods. You can still register and pay for classes online during times when the college is closed.

    Non-Credit Continuing Education Courses

    Registration is ongoing throughout the fall semester. You can register for a course until all seats in that course are filled.

  • Online: Get FAFSA Help

    Get help filling out the FAFSA at a FAFSA workshop.

  • Central Piedmont Offering Short Winter Session Classes Online

    Take an accelerated, online winter session class at Central Piedmont and earn credits toward your degree. Most classes are Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses, meaning they have been universally approved to transfer to most four-year universities in North Carolina.

  • Campus Tours

    Our virtual campus tours are led by one of our student ambassadors and feature all six of our area campuses.

  • Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology Program Information Session

    Register for a session

    Do you enjoy drawing and enjoy hands on learning? Are you interested in seeing your art come to life in product design? Learn more about print production in the graphic arts and imaging technology program at one of our information sessions. Printing is America's third largest manufacturing industry, employing 1.1 million people nationwide and with an annual sales of over $640 billion. The printing industry is active locally, with North and South Carolina employing 12,357 and reaching annual sales of $2.2 billion.

    The Central Piedmont graphic arts and imaging technology program will prepare you for a career in print production called flexography, which is the main method for printing product labels and packages. You will also learn about screen printing and anti-counterfeiting measures using the latest technology. Most courses also include custom printing of your personalized designed art. The program will prepare you for a career in subsector print products, such as T-shirts, books, product labels and packaging, magazine covers, brochures, business cards, signage, and promotional materials. Performed support activities include data imaging and design, platemaking services, technical assistance and troubleshooting, as well as supportive roles such as sales and marketing.

  • Online: Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment Information Sessions

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex) | Join in Webex

    Career & College Promise dual enrollment is a tuition-free program available to rising high school juniors and seniors in NC. Attending an information session is a great way to gain insight and getting started in the program.

  • Transfer Tuesdays

    Held on Cato, Central, Levine, and Merancas Campuses on Tuesdays throughout the fall semester.

  • Legal Workshop Series

    Legal matters can be complicated and confusing. Join the Central Piedmont’s Single Stop office, in partnership with Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy for a semester-long virtual workshop series focused on a variety of legal topics. Get expert insight to help you better understand things like:

    • public benefits
    • tenant's rights
    • healthcare
    • criminal history expungement
    • veteran's benefits

  • Online: Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Information Session

    The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) scholarship helps community college students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a continuing education student in a high-demand workforce training program that will lead to a state or industry-recognized credential, you may be eligible for a GEER scholarship. Join us for the information session to learn more about the GEER scholarship.

    All sessions are held in Webex. Before joining, learn how to use Webex.

    If you have any questions, contact Sheila Funderburke at 704.330.2722, ext. 3644 or sheila.funderburke@cpcc.edu

  • Information Session for Adult Learners

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex) | Join in Webex

    Returning to college after a break? Starting college for the first time? Central Piedmont can help you reach your educational goals and prepare for a career in one or more career fields of your interest.

    We offer nearly 300 degrees, certificates, diplomas, and non-credit continuing education programs. With online, evening, and weekend options, we make it easy to fit college into your busy lifestyle. No matter what your career or personal goals are, we can help you succeed. Learn from expert instructors in a dynamic learning environment, and network with like-minded people.

    Join us for this virtual information session for adult students to learn about how to apply to Central Piedmont, ways to pay for college, our majors, certificate programs, transferring to a four-year college or university, and our student success support services.