What's Going on at Central Piedmont

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

  • Summer Payment Deadline: Registration between May 4–10

    Check tuition, fees, and payment dates and methods. If you register for a 12-week, eight-week, or four-week session after the open registration period, you must pay your balance due by the Monday after you register. You can still register and pay for classes online during times when the college is closed. Your course registration is not final until you have paid your balance due.

    Learn about the tuition payment plan and financial aid and scholarship options.

  • Open Registration for Full Fall Semester

    You can register for classes once you have enrolled, attended orientation, and met with an academic advisor. After open registration ends, you may continue to register for courses in sessions that have not started yet. 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.

  • Summer Pay-as-You-Go Period

    If you register for classes during these dates, you pay for your classes the same day that you register (pay-as-you-go).

    Check tuition, fees, and payment dates and methods. If you register for a 12-week, eight-week, or four-week session after the full semester starts, you must pay your balance due by the Monday after you register. You can still register and pay for classes online during times when the college is closed. Your course registration is not final until you have paid your balance due.

  • Online: UNC Charlotte 49erNext Information Session

    Location: Online in Zoom

    Guaranteed Admissions to Transfer to UNC Charlotte

    As a 49erNext student, you will be guaranteed to be admitted to transfer to UNC Charlotte to pursue a bachelor’s degree after you complete an eligible Central Piedmont associate degree. In addition be this guaranteed admissions, you'll have several other benefits as a 49erNext student. These include access to several UNC Charlotte student services. Visit the 49erNext page for more information.

    UNC Charlotte 49erNext Information Sessions

    Register now to join us for a 49erNext information session to learn more about the program benefits, eligibility, requirements, and how to apply to the program.

  • Commencement (Graduation) Ceremonies

    Location: Central Campus, Overcash Center, lawn (The ceremony will be streamed live for other viewers at home.)

    Keep reading to find your ceremony time, and keep checking this page for more details as they are finalized.

    Congratulations, Graduates!

    It's time to celebrate the monumental and hard-earned accomplishments of our summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 graduates. From the degree, diploma, and cytotechnology certificate program to the high school equivalency, and work and learn program — we congratulate you.

    Students, visit the Graduation Services page to learn more about the requirements to graduate, how to apply to graduate, the requirements to participate in this spring's ceremony, how to get your cap and gown, and more.

    Ceremony Details

    We will have a series of outdoor ceremonies (keep reading to find your ceremony time). Everyone will need to wear a mask; Central Piedmont will give you a mask when you arrive.

    Tickets

    In order to comply with the current COVID-19 gathering restrictions, this year's commencement will allow a limited number of people and will require tickets for all adult guests who attend. Graduates, you will get two guest tickets. We'll send you info about how to claim your tickets soon; keep checking the Graduation Services page for details.

    Live Stream

    For those who are unable to attend in person, each ceremony will be live streamed. We will post the links to the live streams here and the college's social media; live stream links will be shared closer to the event dates. 

    Inclement Weather Plan

    We have plans for if the weather doesn't cooperate on the ceremony days; adjustments may need to be made the day of the ceremony. We will communicate any changes here and by email. Please keep flexibility in mind when planning your day.

  • Financial Aid Refunds Disbursed for BankMobile Deposits

    Your financial aid refund is how much of your aid you will receive after your tuition, fees, and books for the current academic year are deducted. The actual date that you receive your refund is based on the refund preference you selected.

    For more information on refunds, including when and how you will get you refund, visit the financial aid awards and refunds page.

    Refund Disbursement Dates

    Every for-college-credit course has a 10% point (census date). Refunds are processed throughout the semester based on each course's census date. Review census date information (PDF) or find it on your course syllabus. Financial aid will not be credited to your student account before the census date of each for-college-credit course.

  • Last Day to Drop for Full Tuition Refund: Full Summer Term and 1st 4-Week Session

    If you drop a course that has not started yet by this date, you will not receive a W grade and the course will not appear on your transcript.

  • First Day of Full Summer Term and 1st Mini Session

    Mini sessions are four weeks long.

    Faculty and staff can find future calendars in the employee intranet.