Step 1. Apply for Admission to Central Piedmont (New Students)
If you have applied to Central Piedmont before, you do not need to apply again. If you have applied to Central Piedmont before, but don't remember your student ID number, username, or if you are in our system, please first contact Admissions or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not receive an email with your student ID number within one business day after submitting your application, please contact us.
Submit the Central Piedmont College and Career Readiness application
If you need help, please contact First Year Experience.
Step 2. Create Central Piedmont Login
Create Central Piedmont login. Your login will work in all of our systems after 6–24 hours. It will work right away only in the Central Piedmont login menu.
Step 3. Take the College and Career Readiness Placement Test
Your placement test results will help your advisor place you into a class that meets your needs and that isn’t too hard or too easy.
- Bring your valid, government-issued photo ID and your mailing address to your test.
- The test will test your English skills.
- The test will take at least three hours.
You can schedule your placement test at one of the following campus locations. Continue to check this page for future dates.
Cato Campus Placement Test
You do not need to register in advance. However, you must be one of the first 22 students to arrive at the test in order to take the test that day. You can take the test on the following dates:
- Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m. or 5 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. or 5 p.m.
Location: Cato III Building, Room 208
Central Campus Placement Test
To take the placement test at Central Campus, you must register in advance. Schedule placement testing for Central Campus online.
Harper Campus Placement Test
You do not need to register in advance. However, you must be one of the first 19 students to arrive at the test in order to take the test that day. You can take the test on the following dates:
- Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 11 at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Location: Harper I Building, Room 112
Levine Campus Placement Test and Orientation
You do not need to register in advance. However, you must be one of the first 15 students to arrive at the test in order to take the test that day. Dates for the Levine Campus are to be determined.
Location: Levine I Building, Room 2103
Step 4. Meet with Your Advisor to Register for Classes
During your testing session, you will schedule an appointment with an academic and career advisor. Advisors can:
- assist you with reviewing your placement test results
- discuss your career interests and any potential barriers to attending class regularly
- help you develop you career and academic plan
- register you in classes if needed
- If you are a minor (under 18 years old), there are a few more things you'll have to do to enroll. Review the requirements for minors.
- If you require academic accommodations, schedule an appointment with Jonathan Klish to get approval for accommodations.
- If you are a refugee student, contact Lindsay LaPlante, Refugee Education Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or your refugee caseworker for more information about enrolling in classes or services.