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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.

In-Person NSO

In-Person New Student Orientation - Join us on any of our three main campuses to learn more about CCCC and what you can expect as a new student.

Veterans/Military Affiliated! These unique NSOs will provide the same great experience for all with extra support for veterans and Military Affiliated individuals. Veterans/Military Affiliated sessions are highlighted red and marked with "**".

Career Communities Connect! Join us for a custom new student orientation experience. You will participate in our standard new student orientation program, but you will also have the chance to explore specific academic programs, within various career communities offered here at CCCC. Career Communities Connect sessions are highlighted green and marked with "***".

Chatham Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Harnett Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Lee Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Virtual NSO

Virtual New Student Orientation - Join us virtually with a live NSO facilitator or take the online NSO course at your own pace.

Virtual Synchronous

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Blackboard Asynchronous NSO

Students must already be registered for courses in order to register to take the online orientation.

Register for Blackboard Asynchronous NSO

Tech Bootcamp

Tech Bootcamp - What are Tech Bootcamps at CCCC? Tech Bootcamps provide students with real-time technology based support. We understand the first weeks of the semester can bring many technology questions. Don't worry! Just drop by our Tech Bootcamps! We teach students how to access their CCCC portal, how to navigate their Blackboard Course, how to access online resources, how to access online textbooks, and more! If you pre-register, we can prepare to support your specific technology needs ahead of time. Walk-ins are welcome as well! We look forward to serving you!

Chatham Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Harnett Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Lee Main Campus

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

Virtual

Date Time Location Register Notes
There are currently none scheduled

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 ensure 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 Student Accessibility Services 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 by contacting sas@cccc.edu.

FAQs

Who should I contact if I have questions about New Student Orientation?
For further assistance, please contact us at (919) 718-7502. 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 1 adult. Please include them in the "number of people attending" as you register for your orientation session.
If I am a distance learner, am I able to attend New Student Orientation Online?
Yes! CCCC provides an Online Orientation module. The first step to complete NSO, is to register online.
How do I register for Orientation specifically by location?
The Orientation sessions listed above 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 for 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 at least one week prior to your New Student Orientation Session, which will provide all the details about your Orientation session. This email will be sent to the email address that you choose to list during the registration process.
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 required for ALL incoming students.
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 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 during each orientation session for students to meet with an Advisor. Students should review their Program of Study to prepare for advising and registration. 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 Orientation sessions, please consider registering for an Online New Student Orientation session.

NSO Survey

Please take a moment to fill out the New Student Orientation Pre-Survey.