Category: Student Services

150 Percent Rule (Max Time Frame)

150 Percent (Max Time Frame) This regulation applies to all students, including those that have not previously received financial aid. For example, a student working toward an A.A. degree needs 60 hours to graduate. Once the student attempts 90 hours he/she is no longer eligible for financial aid. (60 hrs. x 150 percent = 90 [...]

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Academic Load – Students

A full-time student is one who is enrolled in 12 or more credit hours of course work per semester. Average full-time enrollment for most students will vary between 15 and 18 hours of credit. Students who wish to carry more than 21 credit hours must have prior approval from the Vice President of Enrollment and [...]

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Add a Program of Study or Major

Use the following form to add a program of study or major. Download Request to Add Additional Program form 

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Adding and Dropping Courses

When You Can Drop or Add Courses Students may only drop or add a class during the drop/add period. Dropping a Course Use the Drop/Add feature to make changes to your schedule after you have registered for courses.  You may drop and/or add courses during the designated registration periods. Requests for tuition refund must be made by [...]

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Admission for Non-Degree Seeking Students

Some students wish to register for credit courses, but they do not intend to complete a degree, diploma or certificate program. These students are registered as special credit students. They can enroll in classes on a space-available basis and with the approval of their college advisor. Tuition and fees are the same as for regularly-enrolled [...]

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Admission of Undocumented Persons

Individuals who are not documented are eligible to take most courses in Continuing Education, and any course in Adult Basic Education and ESL without any restrictions. Enrollment in college credit courses is limited by the following guidelines from the NC Legislature: Must pay out of state tuition for the coursework selected. Must register at the [...]

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Admission Requirements for Cosmetology Programs

Admission Steps for Cosmetology Apply: Once you have made the decision to attend Rowan-Cabarrus, call or visit the Navigation Station at North or South Campus or apply online. Testing: Schedule an appointment to take the Accuplacer placement tests, if required for the program you are entering. Students are also encouraged to attend the New Student Orientation. [...]

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Admission Requirements for Dental Assisting

Admission Requirements The following admission requirements are subject to change. In addition to the general requirements listed under the Admission Procedure for RCCC, the applicant must complete the following: Submit online RCCC Application for Admission Submit official high school transcript or GED scores. Submit college transcripts if applicable. Have demonstrated proficiency in writing, reading, and [...]

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Admission Requirements for International Students

Thank you for your interest in attending Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Please visit the Programs of Study website to view information about your particular program of interest.  You complete the admission application online. RCCC provides educational opportunities for individuals who may not be citizens or residents of our regional service area. This school is authorized under Federal law to [...]

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Admissions of High School Students

Career and College Promise Currently enrolled high school juniors and seniors who wish to take college courses through RCCC may participate in Career and College Promise Program. To participate in this program the high school student must begin the process through their high school guidance counselor or approved homeschool principal. In the Career and College [...]

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