Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

New & Returning Student Admissions

Apply & Get Enrolled

Step 1

Complete the NC Residency Determination Interview:

Applicants will need their Residency Certification Number (RCN) to complete Step 2. Navigate to the NC Residency Determination website and complete the interview. Do not forget to write down the Residency Certification Number when it is assigned.


Step 2

Complete the Application for Admission:

Apply online at CFNC.org using the Residency Certification Number provided in step 1. The application user name and password is the same as the one you used in Step 1.


Step 3

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

Visit the Financial Aid webpage to learn how to apply. CCC&TI’s School Code is 004835.


Step 4

Apply for scholarships:

Visit our Scholarships webpage to apply.


Step 5

Request official high school and college (if any) transcripts be sent to CCC&TI:

Visit our Transcripts Submission webpage for our mailing and email addresses for transcripts.


Step 6

Activate and explore your CCC&TI technology:

MyCCCTI is your student resource portal which also includes your student email account. Your CCC&TI login credentials will be mailed and emailed to you after completing the college application (step #2). MyCCCTI Portal Login Instructions.


Step 7

Schedule and complete an Academic Planning Session (APS):

Contact an Admission Specialist who will provide more information and assist you with registration and payment options.


Step 8

Obtain your FREE Student ID Badge:

Present a copy of your class schedule and a government issued ID to the library (Caldwell Campus) or receptionist desk (Watauga Campus Welcome Center) to have your student ID made.


Step 9

Register your vehicle to obtain your parking permit:

Parking permits 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 Parking Permit Registration form.


Step 10

Purchase Textbooks and Supplies:

Visit the Bookstore webpage for more information.