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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

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
  • Placement Test Schedule

4) Set up your CFCC student account

  • Log into the 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


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.