Alston W. Burke Center at Surf City



The Alston W. Burke Center at Cape Fear Community College is now open and offers a variety of classes, seminars and other educational services for the residents and businesses of eastern Pender County.

Classes are held in the new A.D. “Zander” Guy Building, which includes classrooms, labs, offices and a media center. Parking is available on-site.

At the Burke Center, students earn a college transfer degree and transfer to a four-year college or university and also earn a two-year degree in business administration and criminal justice.

At the Alston W. Burke Center, students can take a wide variety of classes to help them attain a two year degree.

The center also offers a wide variety of continuing education courses for personal enrichment and professional development. Courses are updated frequently, so check the online schedule for the latest offerings.


Alston W. Burke Center at Surf City
621 NC Hwy. 210 E.
Hampstead, NC 28443

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


(910) 362-7930

Earn a Degree:

Cape Fear Community College’s Surf City Center is offering classes in

  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • Math
  • and more; click on the link below for a full listing

Call (910) 362-7931 for more information or visit and search for SURF.


Lifelong Learning:

Surf City’s Continuing Education classes offered this spring include.

  • Computers and Job Search
  • Employability Skills
  • English as a Second Language (Evening Classes Only)
  • GED®
  • and Painting

Call (910) 362-7936 for more information.

Browse and Sign Up for Continuing Education Classes

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