Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

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Admissions

Admissions

We are so excited that you have chosen CCC&TI to continue your educational journey! Whether you are resuming college studies or just beginning to work toward a degree, we have a path for you.

Select the link below that best describes your status:

New Student - I am brand new to college and have never been a CCC&TI student.

Returning Student - I am returning to CCC&TI after one year or more.

Transfer Student - I have earned credit at another institution and wish to apply those credits toward a CCC&TI degree, diploma or certificate.

  • To be considered for transfer credit, courses must have been taken at a regionally accredited institution with a grade of “C” or better. Additionally, students need to request all official transcripts be sent to CCC&TI by the institutions which originally granted the credit.

High School Student - I want to take college credit classes while I am still in high school.

GED/Adult High School - I want to complete my GED or get my Adult High School Diploma.

Short-Term Training/Personal Interest Students - I want to enroll in short-term workforce training or explore interests and hobbies

Special Studies/Visiting - I want to take a class or two, but not enroll in a degree program or I am a student working toward a degree at another institution and want to take a course at CCC&TI for transfer.

International - I am an international student who has completed the equivalency of a United States high school credential and possess the requisite English proficiency skills necessary to be successful in any of CCC&TI’s programs of study.

Admission Resources

View CCC&TI’s Welcome Packet, which includes an Admission Checklist, Financial Aid information, and helpful campus resources.

Find assistance with logging in to your MyCCCTI Portal for the first time.

Learn more about the different paths you can take at CCC&TI and how long it will take you to reach your goals.

Learn more about tuition rates and fees, how to pay your tuition, and how to apply for Financial Aid.

Learn more about FERPA, tuition refunds, academic progress and Financial Aid policies.

Becoming A CCC&TI Student

 

Follow the steps below to complete the admissions process.

  1. Explore Programs and Career Options

    Students who are not sure about their intended major or career are encouraged to view our programs for more information on salary ranges, job outlook, and education requirements. The Counseling & Advising Department offers free career counseling and Career Connections can help connect you with local career opportunities.

  2. Apply to be a CCC&TI Student

  3. Apply for Financial Aid (Apply Early!)

    Visit the Financial Aid webpage for more information about completing your FAFSA, grants, scholarships and important deadlines.

  4. Submit Official Transcripts

    All students must submit official high school or GED transcripts. If you wish to transfer in previous college credit, official transcripts from those institutions must be sent as well. All transcripts will be evaluated to determine developmental English and math needs or exemption.

    Mailed transcripts should be sent to the following address:
    Director of Enrollment Management Services
    Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
    2855 Hickory Boulevard
    Hudson, NC 28638

    Electronic transcripts should be sent to: sstyles@cccti.edu

  5. Take Placement Test

    If not exempt, complete the placement test. Call Student Services to schedule a testing appointment. Visit the Testing Center webpage for information about exemptions and to access study guides.

  6. Activate your MyCCCTI Portal account

    After you apply, you will receive information in the mail about setting up your MyCCCTI Portal account. Your MyCCCTI account is how you will access your student email and WebAdvisor-Self Service for registration and Financial Aid information.
    (You can also view this video for step-by-step instructions on setting up your account.)

  7. Attend Orientation

    New students, transfer students and those who have not attended in the past two years must attend an orientation. Visit the Orientation webpage to sign up.

  8. Meet with your Advisor

    Schedule an appointment and meet with your advisor to create your Academic Plan.

  9. Register for Classes

    Register for classes online through WebAdvisor-Self Service in your MyCCCTI Portal.

  10. Pay for Classes

    Pay online through MyCCCTI Portal or in person at the Business Office. Tuition payment plans are also available and may be set up through WebAdvisor-Self Service. If receiving Financial Aid, verify that you have received an award letter.

  11. Get Your ID Card & Parking Tag

    Once registration is complete, pick up your student ID and parking tag. To get your student ID, bring a copy of your schedule and a government issued ID to the library (Caldwell Campus) or receptionist desk (Watauga campus). Parking tags can be picked up at the receptionist desk on either campus. You will need your driver’s license and license plate number to complete the form. Both the student ID and the parking tag are free.

  12. Purchase Textbooks and Supplies

    Print a copy of your class schedule from WebAdvisor-Self Service and bring it with you to the campus bookstore.

Special Studies/Visiting Students

 

Special studies or visiting students are students who are not enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program or are taking classes to transfer back to their home institution.

Special studies students are not required to submit high school transcripts, but are required to provide documentation that prerequisites have been met, if applicable. Special Studies students are not eligible for Financial Aid.

  1. Apply to be a CCC&TI Student

    • Students are encouraged to apply EARLY. Apply at least three weeks prior to the start of the term in which you want to begin.
    • Establish your Residency Status through the online North Carolina Residency Determination Service to receive your Residency Certification Number (RCN), which is a required field on the CCC&TI Admissions Application. If your residency determination comes back incorrect, contact the NC Residency Determination Service at 844.319.3640.
  2. Submit Documentation of Prerequisites (if applicable)

    Provide documentation of course prerequisites (if applicable). Documentation may include transcripts of prior coursework, placement scores, or SAT/ACT scores that meet the College’s minimum requirements.

  3. Activate your MyCCCTI Portal account

    After you apply, you will receive information in the mail about setting up your MyCCCTI Portal account. Your MyCCCTI account is how you will access your student email and WebAdvisor-Self Service for registration.

  4. Meet with your Advisor

    Schedule an appointment and meet with an advisor.

  5. Register for Classes

    Register for classes online through WebAdvisor-Self Service in your MyCCCTI Portal.

  6. Pay for Classes

    Pay online through MyCCCTI Portal or in person at the Business Office. Tuition payment plans are also available and may be set up through WebAdvisor-Self Service.

  7. Get Your ID Card & Parking Tag

    Once registration is complete, pick up your student ID and parking tag. To get your student ID, bring a copy of your schedule and a government issued ID to the library (Caldwell Campus) or receptionist desk (Watauga campus). Parking tags can be picked up at the receptionist desk on either campus. You will need your driver’s license and license plate number to complete the form. Both the student ID and the parking tag are free.

  8. Purchase Textbooks and Supplies

    Print a copy of your class schedule from WebAdvisor-Self Service and bring it with you to the campus bookstore.

International Students

 

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to admit international students with F-1 and M Visas.

  1. Apply to be a CCC&TI Student

    • Students are encouraged to apply EARLY. Apply at least three weeks prior to the start of the term in which you want to begin.
  2. Submit Official, Evaluated Transcripts

    Submit official transcripts from secondary and post-secondary schools/colleges. You must request an evaluation of your secondary and post-secondary transcripts by one of the following agencies. The evaluating agency, not the student, must send the evaluation report directly to CCC&TI’s Admissions Office. Student copies of the evaluations will not be accepted.

     

    Educational Credential Evaluators
    PO Box 514070
    Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
    Phone – 414.289.3400
    Email – eval@ece.org

     

    Educational Perspectives, nfp
    PO Box 618056
    Chicago, IL 60661-8056
    Phone – 312.421.9300
    Fax – 312.421.9353
    Email – info@edperspective.org

     

    World Education Services
    PO Box 5087
    Bowling Greene Station
    New York, NY 10274-5087
    Phone – 212.966.6311
    Fax – 212.739.6151
    Email – info@wes.org

     

    Global Credential Evaluators
    PO Box 9203
    College Station, TX 77842-9203
    Phone – 512.528.0908
    Fax – 512.528.9293
    Email – gce@gceus.com

  3. Prove English Proficiency

    The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a minimum acceptable score of 500 (paper) or 173 (computer-based), is required as evidence of adequate proficiency in English. The TOEFL scores must be no more than two years old at the time of application for admission.

  4. Provide Proof of Income or Support

    Applicants must provide proof of financial support or sponsorship by having the financial income and expense statement completed by the appropriate financial institution.