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How To Enroll

P.A.V.E (Plan, Apply, Visit, Enroll) a path to CVCC!

PLAN -- Preparing to choose an academic program

1. Complete Focus 2 Online Career Planning to connect your interests to a Program of Study.

2. Watch online or attend a live Starting Points Information Session to learn about the Application, financial aid and placement options for new students.

APPLY -- Complete the following online

  1. Application for Admission.
  2. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  3. Requests for official high school and college transcripts be sent to CVCC.
  4. Seek scholarship opportunities.

VISIT -- Bring a photo ID and complete your enrollment

Your personal one on one visit with Admissions and/or Financial Aid professionals in the Student Services building will provide you the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the following:

  1. Your CVCC Online Services accounts for college technology;
  2. Your personal CVCC email address and password;
  3. Placement Testing (if needed);
  4. Advising Information & Registration dates and times; and
  5. Campus Safety and Security.

ENROLL – Begin your college degree

  1. New Student Orientation;
  2. Advising Center Information & Registration;
  3. Paying tuition and fees;
  4. Attending class;
  5. Read and refer to the Student Resource Guide


Questions? Call 828-327-7000, Ext. 4216 – The entire enrollment process may take several days to several weeks depending on a student’s planning and attention to the process.



2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 10.07.2015: Admissions Student Services