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Diversity and Inclusion

Cape Fear Community College is dedicated to serving diverse communities and supporting a learning environment that celebrates and values diversity, inclusiveness, and respect.

At Cape Fear Community College, we work to create a welcoming and productive atmosphere for academic and personal growth, meaningful interaction, and the achievement of common goals. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our mission. Our differences strengthen us, enrich our community, and enhance learning for all.

CFCC serves students from every walk of life. We recognize that success for our students and for the greater community requires a steadfast commitment to the representation and celebration of variety and difference. Mutual respect, empathy, and understanding help us to build and maintain constructive and rewarding working and social relationships.

We strive to

  • Create a campus community accessible and welcoming to individuals of diverse identities, experiences, and aspirations.
  • Recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse populations.
  • Foster a campus climate that is inclusive and respectful of human dignity.
  • Encourage the CFCC community to be conscientious, critical thinkers and provide professional development opportunities that teach considerate and responsible leadership.
  • Together, we can create a safe and accepting environment for all students and employees and model behaviors crucial for the betterment of our entire community.


Cape Fear Community College, its faculty and staff, and the Board of Trustees are fully committed to the principles and practice of equal employment and educational opportunities. The College does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees in any programs and activities provided on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and sexual orientation), gender (including gender identity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), disability, religion, age, genetic information, veteran status or any other protected status as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and any other applicable statutes and CFCC policies.

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