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.
Register Now for Fall
You can still register for Central Piedmont fall semester courses. Central Piedmont offers several short (12- or 8-week) and mini (4-week) sessions throughout the semester.
The last day you can register for courses in any session is the day before that session starts. Visit the registration page for session dates and to learn how to register.
You can register for classes once you have enrolled, attended orientation, and met with an academic advisor. Learn more about how to register for classes and session start dates.
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.
- Learn more about non-credit continuing education programs and courses
- View non-credit continuing education course descriptions in Schedule Builder
- Register for non-credit continuing education courses (payment is due when you register)
Use Your Financial Aid to Buy Supplies at Central Piedmont Barnes & Noble Bookstores
If your financial aid awards to attend Central Piedmont (excluding work-study) are greater than your semester charges for tuition, fees, and supplies, you may use your remaining aid to charge books and supplies at Central Piedmont bookstores to your student account no earlier than 10 days before classes start. Be sure to plan ahead and check bookstore locations and hours.
Disability Awareness Month: Conversations About Disabilities (Virtual Events)
Join Central Piedmont Disability Services as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act. We are proud to offer virtual opportunities for you to develop a deeper understanding and celebrate the diverse experiences of our students with disabilities.
Virtual sessions align with Central Piedmont’s values by connecting the dots between students with disabilities, equal access, and providing educational resources that all students benefit from on the way to success.
Student Session — Your Voice: Self-Advocacy
Tuesday, October 27, 11 a.m.–noon
Understanding your rights and responsibility as a person with disability is necessary to your success. Susan Sacco and
Blaire Johnston, Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, will facilitate a discussion on advocacy and knowing your rights.
- Join the Your Voice: Self Advocacy session in Webex
- Session number: 171 771 2602
- Session password: Access2020
To join the session by phone, dial 415.655.0001 and enter the meeting number/access code when prompted. Learn how to use Webex.
Captioning and interpreters will be available during the virtual session. If you have additional needs we should take into account when planning this training session, please email us at email@example.com at least three business days prior to the training session to discuss how we can best accommodate you.
Faculty and Staff Sessions
Log in to the Intranet to review Disability Services Awareness month employee sessions (Central Piedmont login required).
Online: Get FAFSA Help
Get help filling out the FAFSA at a FAFSA workshop.
Online: IT, Broadcasting and Production Technology, and Simulation and Game Development Information Sessions
Learn how our programs can start your career in information technology, broadcasting and production technology, or simulation and gaming development. You will hear information about career opportunities, job descriptions, employment data, and wages.
Online: Career Services "It's a 'Major' Decision" Workshop
Having trouble making a career decision? Get expert tips on how to choose your program of study or future transfer major. Learn the basics of making a career decision, get reliable information about jobs in Charlotte and beyond, and ask the Career Services career counselor on hand the questions that are important to you.
Open to prospective and current Central Piedmont students.
Career Services is offering one session virtually each week:
- Thursday, October 22, 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 28, noon
- Thursday, November 5, 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 11, noon
- Thursday, November 19, 4 p.m.
To prepare for your session, review and print (if possible) the workshop worksheet (PDF).
After you attend the workshop, please complete the evaluation to tell us about your experience.
Online: Point in Time Discussion Series
Join Service-Learning for a series of discussions centered around current events. The format will differ each month depending on the topic, but will allow you to discuss current events and learn from one another surrounding that topic. This will likely follow the DEAR model: dialogue, exchange, action, and reflection.
All sessions are online at 2 p.m. on Friday:
- October 30: To be determined
- November 20: To be determined
Register now to receive the session Zoom links.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Take a Virtual Campus Tour of Central Piedmont
Our virtual campus tours are led by one of our student ambassadors and feature all six of our area campuses.
Online: Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment Information Sessions
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.
Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment Virtual Q and A
Have questions about Central Piedmont's Career & College Promise dual enrollment? Join us for a virtual drop-in question and answer session to get answers to your questions about how to enroll, register for courses, and more.
Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Central Piedmont Career & College Promise staff will be available to answer your questions about the dual enrollment program Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon–1 p.m. (The last session for the semester will be Tuesday, December 1).
Select the Following Link to Join
There is no sign up or registration — on the day and time of the session you want to join, simply select the following link. Please be mindful and allow time for all participants in the session to ask their questions. If you have more complex questions not answered at a drop-in, please contact us. Before joining, learn how to use Webex.
Join the Career & College Promise virtual question and answer session (available beginning Tuesday, October 27)