The Harris Campus first opened in 2001 and expanded in 2005 with the Harris II Building and Harris Conference Center, primarily serving business and industry clients. Its location is in Charlotte's Northwest corner, near the intersection of Billy Graham Parkway and Morris Field Drive. Harris Campus provides a multi-purpose auditorium, classrooms, and various labs to support students' and business clients' learning needs. Corporate and Continuing Education classes serve adults in various career-focused courses and certification programs. Also located on Harris Campus are the Corporate Learning Center, the James R. Worrell Sr. Financial Services Institute, and the Patty and Bill Gorelick Gallery.
High Schools Near the Campus
The high schools nearest to the Harris Campus are Harding University, West Charlotte, West Mecklenburg, Olympic, and Philip O. Berry Academy of Technology.
Major Programs/Courses Offered
Harris campus classes include college credit curriculum courses and non-credit continuing education courses. Most curriculum classes are general education courses for students seeking transfer to four-year colleges or pursuing two-year degrees in early childhood education. Also housed at the Harris Campus are degree programs in Baking and Pastry Arts and Early Childhood Education (Transfer and Non-Transfer Licensure Track). Through the James R. Worrell Sr. Financial Services Institute and Corporate Learning Center, an array of Corporate and Continuing Education non-degree and non-transfer courses and programs also are offered for those wishing to acquire professional workplace credentials, training, and skills or explore areas of personal interest. A sampling of additional course topics includes Notary Public, Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Computer, and Human Resources. Corporate and Continuing Education courses have various starting and ending dates, course lengths, and subjects. They are designed to meet the community's needs and range from mandatory licensure updates to personal enrichment, recreation, and leisure classes.
Students at any Central Piedmont campus can find the service they need at any campus, including information about applying to the college, getting guidance on what classes to register for, support about program selection, and how to be a successful student. These support functions include admissions, academic advising, registration, career services, library services, cashiering, financial aid/veteran’s services, Military Families & Veterans Services, student life, disability and access services, tutoring, security, and a food pantry. Food services are provided by Aspire Bistro and a variety of vending locations, and a bookstore (which also sells course materials for students).
The Harris Campus has two separate buildings. Harris I Building (H1) includes 22 classrooms that serve the bulk of general education and curriculum classes. The Harris Conference Center occupies the first floor of the Harris II (H2) Building. The second floor has 11 classrooms to serve students and clients in Corporate and Continuing Education.
Charlotte Area Transit Service (CATS) offers Sprinter service to Morris Field Drive, adjacent to CPCC Harris Campus Drive. Refer to the Charlotte Area Transit Service website or other online transportation planning resources for route planning and additional information.
Executive Director of Campus Affairs
Dr. Moses Fox III