First Year Experience

The First Year Experience (FYE) program is designed to help students get started, become comfortable on campus, and connect with student services. Find First Year Experience online at or contact FYE:

By email:
By phone: 704.330.6100
At campus offices:
On Cato Campus (Charlotte), Cato I Building, Room 230
On Central Campus (Charlotte), Central High Building, Room 110
On Levine Campus (Matthews), Levine I Building, Room 2100

First Year Experience offers the following services:

First Year Advising:

The Office of First Year Advising serves the academic and course needs of all first-time, college students. These services are available in Room 122 of the Central High Building on Central Campus or by calling 704.330.6454.

First Year Financial Aid:

Funding an education is a major financial commitment for students and, perhaps, for their families as well. Central Piedmont's Financial Aid office encourages each student to apply for financial aid. The First Year Financial Aid office is dedicated to helping students and families plan for the future by helping to create a personal education plan, evaluate costs, apply for financial assistance and by providing various types of financial support such as, scholarships, grants and campus employment opportunities. Our goal is to make the college experience affordable.

The First Year Financial Aid office is located in the Central High Building on Central Campus in Room 112. Contact the FYE Financial Aid office by phone at 704.330.2722, ext. 3671.