First Year Experience

The First Year Experience (FYE) Program provides support for new and returning students. The program is designed to help students get started, be 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 2 Building, Room 2225

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. The staff of the First Year Financial Aid Office at CPCC wants to assist students and families plan for the future by helping create a personal plan for education, evaluate the costs and apply for financial assistance. The First Year Financial Aid office also is located in the Central High Building on Central Campus in Room 112. The FYE Financial Aid Office may be reached by phone at 704.330.2722, extension 3671.