CPCC Career and College Promise orientation

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  • WelcomeThe purpose of this orientation is to help students transition to the college successfully.
  • CPCC offers more than 200 degree, diploma and certificate programs.CPCC serves more than 75,000 people on six campuses.
  • Today’s orientation will cover manytopics that are important to you as a new student. The topics include college policies, money, getting help, campus safety and logistics.
  • Dr. Zeiss is the president of our college.There are four core competencies developed by area employers and educators which are critical to the success of every CPCC student. Through your coursework at the college, you will master each of these competencies.
  • This is very important for high school students and their parents to know.
  • Check the website for bookstore operating hours.
  • Parking decals are required to park on all campuses. Vehicles without a decal will be ticketed.To pick up your decal, bring a paid receipt/schedule and a photo ID to any campus security office, bookstore or cashier’s office.Decals should be displayed on the driver’s side rear window. You will need to repeat this process each semester.
  • Student IDs are required to access many of the services you will need on campus like the library, testing center, computer lab, fitness center and to attend the CPCC Career Fair.You will need to have a photo ID and paid receipt to have an ID made at any of our six campuses. The number on your ID is your Student ID Number!
  • The student handbook can be accessed at anytime on the CPCC website and includes CPCC policies that govern academic and campus life as well as other valuable student information. Included in the handbook is the student code of conduct which outlines student’s rights and responsibilities as well as disciplinary procedures.
  • The student handbook can be accessed at anytime on the CPCC website and includes CPCC policies that govern academic and campus life as well as other valuable student information. Included in the handbook is the student code of conduct which outlines student’s rights and responsibilities as well as disciplinary procedures.
  • Every student has a CPCC email account which is used for all official college communication including financial aid, registration information as well as messages from your instructors.Check your CPCC email daily!
  • MyCollege is the way you access your personal information at CPCC.Just some of the things you can do using MyCollege include: check grades register for classes pay for classes confirm financial aid status & much more!Sign in to your account from CPCC’s homepage.
  • The student handbook can be accessed at anytime on the CPCC website and includes CPCC policies that govern academic and campus life as well as other valuable student information. Included in the handbook is the student code of conduct which outlines student’s rights and responsibilities as well as disciplinary procedures.
  • CPCC courses have online components.You will be using Blackboard or Moodle.Attend an eLearning orientation to learn how to use these learning management systems.You can access Blackboard and Moodle from CPCC’s homepage.
  • CPCC is a safe college, however, if you do experience an emergency while on campus or have security related issues you can call the 24 hour Central Dispatch Station at 704-330-6911. There are also emergency call boxes on every campus if you need assistance.Security can help you with anything from giving directions to providing you with an escort to your car.
  • Critical Alert is an emergency only text messaging and phone call system. To get alerts, you have to sign up online through MyCollege.Alerts include different situations including college closings due to weather.
  • The most important variable in being a successful student is getting involved and connecting to the college's many programs, events and resources.These services are free and are paid for with your tuition! Use them to find success! 
  • The student handbook can be accessed at anytime on the CPCC website and includes CPCC policies that govern academic and campus life as well as other valuable student information. Included in the handbook is the student code of conduct which outlines student’s rights and responsibilities as well as disciplinary procedures.
  • If you need information, resources or advice, you can always visit or contact the Student Success Center or First Year Experience. Any class related questions should be directed to your instructor. Remind them which class you are taking and ask specific questions. Call the ITS helpdesk at 704-330-5000 for help with technology related questions or problems.Use the search tool on CPCC website.
  • CPCC Career and College Promise orientation

    1. 1. Match up with CPCC!Welcome to Central Piedmont Community College!CPCC is the largest community college in NorthCarolina! Visit www.cpcc.edu to find out moreabout the college.
    2. 2. • Core Competencies • Student Email & MyCollege• FERPA • Social Media• Textbooks • Blackboard & Moodle• Campus Parking • Campus Safety & Security• Student IDs • College Resources• Student Handbook • Getting Assistance•Academic Calendar • ESS Directors
    3. 3. Core Competencies• Communication• Critical Thinking• Personal Growth & Responsibility• Information Technology & Quantitative Literacy
    4. 4. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act • According to this federal law, instructors and College personnel cannot give out a student’s academic records, accommodations and disabilities to anyone other than the student, including the student’s parents.
    5. 5. • Bookstores are located at every campus • Not all books are available at all campuses• Textbooks can be purchased in person or online• Save money on textbooks by: • Buying used books when available • Checking to see if your book can be rented • Selling purchased books back to the bookstore at the end of the semester
    6. 6. •Parking decals are REQUIRED at allcampuses.•A class paid receipt/schedule and aphoto ID are required to pick up yourdecal. Pick up your decal at any campus! - Security Office - Bookstore - Cashier’s Office• Display decals on the driver’s side,rear window.
    7. 7. • Student IDs are REQUIRED to: - Check out Library materials - Use the Testing Center - Use the Computer Lab - Use Fitness Centers - Attend the Career Fair• A photo ID and paid receipt arerequired to have an ID made.• Campus schedules vary.
    8. 8. A guide which includes CPCC policies that govern academic and campus life and other valuable student information. • Academic Policies • Code of Conduct • CPCC Policies • Safety and SecurityAccess the Student Handbook at: www.cpcc.edu/student_handbook
    9. 9. All Career and College Promise students must follow the CPCCAcademic Calendar for CPCC courses. January 7th - Spring classes begin January 7th - First Short Session begins January 16th - MLK Holiday March 5th through March 11th – Spring Break March 12th – Second Short Session begins April 6th through April 8th – Spring Holidays May 2nd through May 8th – Exam Period May 8th – Semester Ends Access the online academic calendar at http://www.cpcc.edu/calendar/academic
    10. 10. • Powered by• Used for official communication with the college• Check your email daily• Use the calendar feature to help with time management
    11. 11. • Register for classes• Print your schedule• Check grades• Change address• Transcripts• Financial aid information• View your student ID #• 1098 tax information• Sign up for Critical Alert• Enrollment verification• Residency status• Priority registration dates
    12. 12. CPCC provides real time information to students via Facebookand Twitter. We encourage all students to “like” us on Facebookand follow our “tweets” on Twitter. It is easy to do.Go to www.cpcc.eduOn the bottom of the page click facebook and twitter. Also visitour YouTube videos to find out more about our excitingprograms.We provide information on parking, current events, campusclosing and more!
    13. 13. • Most CPCC classes have alearning management systemto organize coursework givenby instructors in both onlineand traditional classes.• Attend an eLearningorientation to learn how to useBlackboard and/or Moodle.
    14. 14. • Dial the 24-hour Central Dispatch Station to get help from campus security officers.
    15. 15. • CPCC’s emergency notification system• Includes text messaging and direct phone calls• Only used in emergency situations• Sign up online
    16. 16. • Library • Registration & Records• Financial Aid • Student Life• Graduation Services • Family Resource Center• Academic Learning Center • Disability Services• Veteran’s Services • Co-op Services• Student Technology Center • Advising and Counseling
    17. 17. • Know why you’re here• Schedule time for school and study• Be positive• Be respectful to faculty & fellow students• Get to know others• Use available CPCC resources• Have a plan for success• Let your needs be known
    18. 18. • Student Success Center• First Year Experience• Ask your Instructor• Call the ITS Help Desk• Search tool on CPCC website
    19. 19. • The Enrollment and Student Services Director at eachcampus is a great place to start if you are have questions atthe area campus. •Cato Marla Harris 704-330-4845 •Harper Gene Merklein 704-330-4441 •Harris Andrea Abercrombie 704-330-4608 •Levine Reggie Pincham 704-330-4207 •Merancas Tracy Moore 704-330-4175
    20. 20. Welcome to Central Piedmont Community College! If youhave any additional questions, please email us atoutreach@cpcc.eduThank you!

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