College Connection:CMS High School students

College Connection is an early registration opportunity during the month of April for current CMS high school seniors.  Between May and August, please click here to follow the college enrollment steps.

The program allows for a greater selection of classes to be able to tailor your college schedule around home and work. Click here to view the College Connection brochure.  If you would like to be contacted about participating in College Connection please click here

In order to participate in College Connection please complete the following steps:

Step 1: Complete Admissions Application To CPCC Within an hour, you should receive an email with your Student ID Number.  You will need that number when creating your CPCC login.

View a video on how to complete the admissions application.

Step 2: Create Your CPCC Login (Username And Password) You will be assigned a username and must create a password to complete your CPCC login. This login is required to access your personal information such as financial aid documentation, academic records and student email account.  It is also required to log on to the computers at any CPCC campus.

View a video on how to create a CPCC login.

Step 3: Set Up Your CPCC Student Email CPCC provides an official email account to each student.  The CPCC Google email is our official means of communicating with students and is used by Financial Aid, the Cashiering Office, instructors, advisors, for campus alerts and much more.  Check your CPCC email every day.

View a video on how to set up your student email.

Step 4: Complete FAFSA to begin the Financial Aid process, if needed. (School Code: 002915)  *This step takes several weeks to process so please proceed to the next step while waiting on your Financial Aid award response. You will not get an award letter until after your official high school transcript is received.

You can also complete our online scholarship application by clicking here.

View a video on how to apply for financial aid.

Step 5: Study For ACCUPLACER Placement Tests using the ACCUPLACER Practice Tests And Review Videos. Then take ACCUPLACER Placement Tests The ACCUPLACER tests are now mandatory, but some students may qualify for a test waiver based on SAT/ACT test scores or high school GPA.

A recruiter will come to your school during the month of February or March to administer the test on-site, please see your CDC or guidance counselor for more information.  We will also offer Saturday testing twice during the month of March at a CPCC campus.

View a video on the ACCUPLACER test.

Step 6: Sign up for classes when we come to your high school for registration day. (see schedule below)

Step 7: Submit high school transcripts once you have graduated.

Step 8: Pay for classes, or confirm that you have a Financial Aid award by the Payment Due Date

Step 9: Attend an Orientation session during the summer before you begin your first semester at CPCC.

Our Registration Days for the 2013-2014 school year are listed below.  If you have any questions please contact, Darrien Page at (704) 330-6396.

April 1: Hough, South Meck, Harding

April 2: Butler, East Meck, Northwest

April 3: Vance, Ardrey Kell, PLC

April 4: Garinger, West Meck, Mallard Creek

April 7: Queens Grant, Hopewell, Rocky River

April 8: Myers Park, Berry, Marie G Davis, North Meck

April 9: Independence

April 10: West Charlotte, Lake Norman

April 11: Olympic, Hawthorne, Providence