Special or Visiting Student

Follow these simple steps to start your Admission process for CFCC.

1) Apply for Admission

  • Special credit courses are for non-degree seeking students attending  part time only, and no financial aid is available
  • Submit your online application at least 2 weeks prior to registration
  • When completing your application, please select SPECIAL CREDIT as your major.

2) Submit official college transcripts only to meet prerequisites for the course(s) you want to take

  • View the course descriptions in the back of our Catalog to determine prerequisites.
  • Official transcripts are those in the sealed envelope from the awarding institution or electronically delivered via an approved third party vendor.  TranscriptRequestOtherSchools.docx
  • Foreign college transcripts must be translated and evaluated course-by-course by an accredited agency to determine if courses are comparable in credit hour and content to US credit/content in order to meet prerequisites.
  • Mailing Address
    Cape Fear Community College
    Attention Admissions Office
    411 N. Front Street
    Wilmington, NC 28401

3) Take the Placement Test

  • Needed only to meet prerequisites unless you qualify for a waiver with previous college credit or previous placement testing that meets our http://cfcc.edu/testing/placement-testing-frequently-asked-questions/
  • Placement Test Schedule

4) Set up your CFCC student account

  • Log into the mycfcc.edu portal with your username and student ID.  These are mailed to you after we receive your Admissions application
  • Create a password for your account
  • Check your email daily for important information and alerts

5) Attend New Student Orientation/Registration (optional)

  • Orientation sessions are held in July and December for new students by invitation only
  • Returning students may view an online orientation presentation
  • Register and pay for classes during the Orientation session or online