Central Piedmont reserves the right to change its regulations, policies, procedures, fees, and programs without notice.

Disclaimer: Please Note

Information in the catalog is verified as correct at the time of publishing. However, readers should be aware that programs, regulations, policies, and other sources of information contained in the catalog are subject to change without notice. Central Piedmont students may also wish to contact their instructor, program chair, or associate dean for additional information.

Institutional Equity

Central Piedmont is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination based on any legally protected classification, including race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, and political affiliation. The college does not discriminate in education or employment. Review college policies for further details about non-discrimination policies, or call 704.330.2722 ext 3534.

Central Piedmont provides access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals with disabilities upon request ten business days before the activity. To request an accommodation, call 704.330.6631.

Students or employees who wish to report a concern or complaint relating to Title IX, sexual misconduct, may report the concern to the college's Executive Director of Institutional Equity or the Deputy Coordinator assigned to their campus. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may also be referred to the college's Executive Director of Institutional Equity or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Central Piedmont’s Executive Director of Institutional Equity is Leon Matthews, whose office is in the Hall Building, Room 218. This office can be contacted by phone at 704.330.6524 or by email at titleixcorrespondence@cpcc.edu.

Individuals with complaints of this nature also have the right to file a formal complaint with the United States Department of Education:

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

Telephone: 800.421.3481
FAX: 202.453.8392; TDD: 800.877.8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov
Web: ed.gov/ocr

Graduation and Transfer Rates

Graduation and transfer rates for Central Piedmont are available on the Consumer Information page of the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs website.

Open Door Policy

Central Piedmont has an open-door admission policy for applicants who are high school graduates or are at least 18 years of age and whose admission eligibility conforms to State Board of Community Colleges Code 1D SBCCC 400.2 and North Carolina Community College System directives. Admission to the College is open to any student who meets the age and graduation requirements without regard to race, creed, disability, national origin, gender, or age. Some degree programs have specific requirements for admission. These requirements are available from the division director or a program counselor.

Safe College Statistics

Campus crime statistics are available for review at the campus security office on each campus, under College Safety on the College Security Services page of the college website or in the Student Handbook.


Tuition is set by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges and is subject to change without notice.