New Student Orientation

Welcome to CCCC! We are excited that you have chosen to attend CCCC. Central Carolina's New Student Orientation program is a wonderful opportunity to get questions answered and get started navigating the logistics associated with starting college or transferring from one school to another. It is also an opportunity to make friends and have FUN!

The New Student Orientation program hosts organized, purposeful, and positive introduction sessions for all new CCCC students and their families. These sessions help them become familiar with services and programs vital to their successful transition as full and active members of the CCCC community. Partnering collaboratively with other college offices and departments, these sessions help students gain the skills, information and meaningful relationships important to successful long-term academic and personal outcome.

Lee Campus

1105 Kelly Dr. • Sanford, NC 27330-9840
Classroom & Fitness Center (CFC) (17) Building (Get Map)

June 18 (Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Closed
Schedule FULL
July 15 (Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Deadline: Sign up Deadline: July 8
Schedule Register
August 6 (Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Deadline: Sign up Deadline: July 30
Schedule Register
August 13, Night (Thursday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - check-in begins at 5:30 p.m.)
Registration Deadline: Sign up Deadline: July 30
Schedule Register

Harnett Campus

1075 E. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. • Lillington, NC 27546-7672
Miriello Administration (01) Building (Get Map)

June 23 (Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Closed
Schedule FULL
July 22 (Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Deadline: Sign up Deadline: July 25
Schedule Register

Chatham Campus

764 West Street • Pittsboro, NC 27312-8822
Health/Cont. Ed (02) Building (Get Map)

June 25 (Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Closed
Schedule FULL
July 29 (Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Registration Deadline: Sign up Deadline: July 22
Schedule Register

Schedule

Lee County Campus - June 18, 2015

Time Event Location
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Check-In Science Building Lobby
9:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Welcome Session Science Building 9106/9107
10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions I
Session 1: Partnering with Students (For Family and Friends) CFC, Room 802
Session 2: Exploring CCCC (Students)
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program CFC, Room 810
Math/Science/Wellness, Red Cross, MADE WADE CFC, Room 812
Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Athletics CFC, Room 811
Phi Beta Lambda, Broadcast Club CFC, Room 813
Students for Sustainability, Gaming Club CFC, Room 814
11:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions II (For Students, Family & Friends)
Writing and Reading Center, Academic Assistance Center, & College Success Center CFC, Room 812
Library Services, Distance Education, Career Services CFC, Room 814
Admissions, Registrar, Security and Parking CFC, Room 813
Business Office, Payments and Special Populations CFC, Room 811
Veterans & Upward Bound CFC, Room 810
11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Breakout Sessions III (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Financial Aid CFC, Room 810
Student Panel CFC, Room 814
12:15 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Breakout Sessions IV (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Distance Education CFC, Room 812
Campus Tours CFC Lobby
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Student Center, Hockaday Hall
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Meet with Faculty Various Locations
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Welcome Center, Bell Hall
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Placement Test Review Science Building 9106
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Check-Out Library

Harnett County Campus - June 23, 2015

Time Event Location
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Check-In Miriello Building Lobby
9:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Welcome Session Miriello Building, Rm 135
10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions I
Session 1: Partnering with Students (For Family and Friends) Miriello Building, Rm 135
Session 2: Exploring CCCC (Students)
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program, Red Cross Miriello Building, Rm 133
PBL, MADE WADE, Gaming Miriello Building, Rm 134
Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Athletics Miriello Building, Rm 141
11:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions II (For Students, Family & Friends)
Writing and Reading Center, Academic Assistance Center, & College Success Center Miriello Building, Rm 126
Library Services, Distance Education, Career Services Miriello Building, Rm 133
Admissions, Registrar, Security and Parking Miriello Building, Rm 134
Business Office, Deferred Payments Miriello Building, Rm 141
Veterans & Upward Bound Miriello Building, Rm 135
11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Breakout Sessions III (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Financial Aid Miriello Building, Rm 133
Student Panel Miriello Building, Rm 134
12:15 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Breakout Sessions IV (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Distance Education Miriello Building, Rm 134
Campus Tours Miriello Building Lobby
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Miriello Building, Rm 135
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Meet with Faculty Various Locations
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration/Placement Test Review Miriello Building, Rm 141/134
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Check-Out Library, Etheridge Building

Chatham County Campus - June 25, 2015

Time Event Location
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Check-In Library Side Entrance
9:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Welcome Session Holmes Meeting Room, Library
10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions I
Session 1: Partnering with Students (For Family and Friends) Miriello Building, Rm 135
Session 2: Exploring CCCC (Students)
Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Athletics, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Red Cross Room 134, Sustainability
Phi Beta Lambda, Broadcast Club Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program Room 136, Sustainability
Students for Sustainability, Men & Women of Academic Distinction & Excellence, Red Cross Club, Health & Wellness Room 137, Sustainability
11:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions II (For Students, Family & Friends)
Writing and Reading Center, Academic Assistance Center, College Success Center, Library Services, Distance Education Room 134, Sustainability
Career Services, Veterans Upward Bound, NC Vetcorps Room 136, Sustainability
Business Office, Deferred Payments, Admissions, Registrar, Security and Parking Room 137, Sustainability
11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Breakout Sessions III (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Financial Aid Room 136, Sustainability
Student Panel Room 137, Sustainability
12:15 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Breakout Sessions IV (For Students, Family & Friends)
(Choose One)
Distance Education Room 136, Sustainability
Campus Tours Natural Chef Cafe Patio
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Holmes Meeting Room, Library
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Meet with Faculty Various Locations
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Building 41 Lobby
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Placement Test Review Room 134, Sustainability
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Check-Out Student Center, Building 41

Accommodations

Students who need an accommodation during the New Student Orientation program, should provide this information on the Registration Form.

We will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations based on the information provided to insure that students can maximize their participation and enjoyment during the New Student Orientation Program. The time of notification and the nature of the accommodation requested may limit the services that can be provided. However, we will work with the Special Populations Office to review each request and determine services that may be available.

If a student has a temporary disability or injury after registration, for which mobility assistance or other services may be needed, please email our office to make the necessary arrangements at Success@cccc.edu.

To contact the Special Populations Office, you may email the Special Populations Coordinator Matt Smith, msmith@cccc.edu.

What To Bring

  1. Photo Identification: Drivers Licence
  2. SAT or ACT Scores: If you have not turned in SAT or ACT scores, you can bring them the day of (Check out the link to see if you need to bring them, based on scores) www.cccc.edu/studentservices/placementtesting/faqs/
  3. Transcripts: All official transcripts must be sent to the CCCC Admissions Office
  4. FASFA Documents: If you have not applied for FASFA, you will need to bring all documents needed. There will be opportunities for help in applying for FASFA (Check out the link to see what you must bring) www.fafsa.ed.gov/help/before003.htm or www.fafsa.ed.gov/help.htm

FAQs

Who should I contact if I have questions about New Student Orientation?
For further assistance, please contact us at success@cccc.edu or 919-718-7485. We look forward to speaking with you!
Do I have to register online to attend CCCC's Orientation!?
We encourage you to register online to ensure there is enough space and material to accommodate all participants. When maximum room capacity is reached, reservations will be closed.
Can parents or family members attend Orientation? Do they need to register also?
Yes! A student can bring up to 2 adults. Please include them in the "number of people attending" as you register for your orientation session.
How do I register for Orientation specifically by location?
The Orientation sessions listed here are listed by Date, Starting Time, and Campus. Please click a session that best fits your schedule, and then click the "register" link. You will be asked a couple of questions to verification purposes and that will complete the registration process.
How will I know my online registration has been received?
You will receive a confirmation email from CCCC after registering, which will provide all the details about your Orientation session. This email will be sent to the email address that you choose to use list during the registration process.
Can I cancel my online registration?
Yes. To cancel an existing registration, simply select the "Cancel Orientation" option on the left-hand side of the Orientation website. Doing so will help ensure that we have an accurate number of students and materials for each session.
Are ALL new students required to attend an Orientation session?
Students who attend college orientation programs are better prepared academically to start their first semester of college Attendance is expected by ALL incoming students to attend a CCCC orientation session if they plan to attend CCCC in the fall.
Which campus should I go to for Orientation?
It doesn't matter. However, it's a good idea to attend the campus where most of your fall classes are held so you can become familiar with that campus and its resources.
Can I pay for tuition and fees on my CCCC Orientation Day?
YES, depending on the date of orientation!
Can my children attend the CCCC orientation?
The CCCC orientation is designed for college students and their adult family members. Therefore, children are not encouraged to attend.
Can I register for classes and/or take placement testing?
Yes, there is time set aside for during each orientation session for students to meet with an advisor along with time set aside for testing. Check out the Placement Testing Webpage to prepare for the test and review your Program of Study to prepare for registration.
What if I cannot attend one of the Summer Orientation dates?
We provide a variety of sessions to accommodate the busy schedules of our new students. If you are unable to attend one of our Summer Orientation sessions due to an insurmountable hardship, please email us and we will assist you with finding a solution. Vacations, summer jobs, and other obligation are important, but New Student Orientation helps students prepare for a successful college career, and in the long run, is a great investment of time for both new students and their families.