Student Services

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Central Piedmont provides services and resources to help students reach their full potential. Select menu options on the left side of this page under Student Services to see complete details about each of them.

Administrative Support

Central Piedmont administration provides effective leadership by setting the tone and direction for the college and by granting employees the authority and resources to carry out their duties. The college efficiently and effectively expends its resources and is committed to maintaining a leadership role in its use of personnel and facilities. These administrative processes allow the college to focus on its primary mission of providing the highest quality educational programs and services.

Community Service

Service to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community has long been one of the core values of Central Piedmont. The college offers a wide range of high-quality speakers and cultural and artistic events presented in state-of-the-art performance venues.

Additionally, the college has a Service-Learning Center whose mission is to promote civic engagement and develop a culture of service among students, faculty, and staff. This program supports the efforts of hundreds of local agencies and assists our students in becoming more engaged citizens and learners.

Enrollment and Student Services

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) is committed to providing quality educational support to facilitate student success for a diverse student population. Services provided include first-year experience support, recruitment, enrollment, financial aid, graduation, academic advising and tutoring, career and personal counseling, disability services, international services, student conduct, security services, student activities, testing, and veterans’ services. Another available student support connects students to benefit services and food pantries. ESS collaborates with Learning units to support comprehensive student-centered initiatives.

International Programs and Services

International Programs and Services is committed to supporting the academic and personal growth of international students at Central Piedmont. Students from around the world can attend Central Piedmont to study intensive English or a degree, certificate, or diploma program. With more than 400 students studying at Central Piedmont on a student visa, Central Piedmont continues to recognize the importance of preparing students to be globally competitive with the international knowledge necessary to build and maintain a healthy, globally competitive economy in the Charlotte region.