The college is committed to a process that is effective, caring, supportive, accessible, and equitable for all students. To foster total student development, Central Piedmont operates a comprehensive support system that brings together the expertise of advisors for academic and transfer services, counselors, faculty, and other staff from around the college.
Counselors work to provide a range of services for students, including:
- Academic counseling for students not meeting their educational goals
- Personal counseling, crisis interventions, and referrals
- Workshops, presentations, and events focusing on healthy relationships, mental health, and emotional well-being
Counseling at Central Piedmont is integral to the college's mission, including educating students for life. Therefore, the college is committed to a process that is effective, caring, supportive, accessible, and equitable for all students.
Counselors serve as an integral part of the teaching and learning process by providing free, confidential, and professional personal counseling to students facing concerns that may hinder their academic progress or general well-being. Medical or agency referrals are provided when appropriate. Counselors also work with students on Academic Suspension to assess goals, identify barriers to success, create new strategies, and design individualized plans for goal achievement. Also, counselors provide academic advisement for students enrolled in pre-health career programs. Walk-in times are available, but students may schedule appointments by calling 704.330.6433.