College Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures for Central Piedmont Community College are accessible on the College’s website at Questions about the College’s policies and procedures can be directed to the Office of the Executive Assistant to the President.

College policies and procedures are organized into seven categories with three appendices:

1. The Equal Opportunity Program
2. The Board of Trustees
3. The College Organization
4. Personnel
5. Education Programs
6. College Operations
7. Students

A. Constitution: Classified Staff Council
B. Constitution: College Senate
C. Constitution: Student Government Association


Frequently requested student regulations are listed below under the section headings where they are found in the catalog:


CLEP - College-Level Examination Program (Testing and Assessment section)
Transcript Evaluation Process

Course Credit and Placement  (under Enrollment section)
Advanced Placement Examination Course Credit Guidelines
Credit by Examination
Course Credit Guidelines for Military Service
Course Waiver
International Baccalaureate Course Credit Guidelines

Course Registration

Auditing Courses
Course Load Regulation
Course Substitution
Repeating Courses

Academic Regulations

(under Learning Resources section)

Changing Grades
Grading Policy
Late Entry
Readmission from Suspension
Student Academic Integrity Policy

College Life

Student Conduct (under College Life section)
Student Code of Conduct
Student Grievance Procedure


Graduation Requirements
Graduation Process for Degrees & Diplomas
Graduation Process for Certificates
Graduation Process for Adult High School Diplomas
Graduation Ceremony
Graduation Ceremony Honors