Registration open for spring classes at Piedmont Community College

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Click here for PCC's Spring Brochure and Schedule information!

Interested in taking college classes this spring? The staff at Piedmont Community College is available Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to help you with advising and registration.

To make it more accessible for those who are unavailable before 5 p.m., the College staff will be on hand until 6:30 p.m. during Open House on Monday, November 13 (Person County Campus), Tuesday, November 14 (Caswell County Campus). The staff will also be available until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28 and Wednesday, November 29 on both the Person and Caswell County Campuses.

Registration will continue through November and December with classes beginning on Monday, January 8. Spring brochures, which include program and contact information, were recently mailed to households in Person County and Caswell County. In addition, this publication provides information about short-term training available through PCC’s Continuing Education department. Brochures are available at PCC and at the public library in each county, as well.

The most up-to-date class schedules are available online on PCC’s website at using WebAdvisor. Returning students may use WebAdvisor to register for classes online and should also consult their program advisor.

Prospective students who have not applied for admission should visit the Student Development Office on either campus. These offices are located in Building E on the Person County Campus and Building K on the Caswell County Campus.

Students will need to choose a program of study, submit a completed PCC Application for Admission online at, and submit the required official transcripts. Some students also will need to complete placement tests prior to registering. A few PCC programs, such as Associate Degree Nursing, have additional admissions requirements.

For more information, contact PCC’s Office of Admissions. Once the admissions process has been completed, students will be assigned an academic advisor to advise them during the registration process.

Why PCC?
• PCC offers a great opportunity for you and your wallet! Students can complete general education or program specific classes for a fraction of the cost of a four-year institution. Financial Aid, scholarships, and a payment plan program are also available.

• Class sizes at PCC are smaller than most four-year institutions, thus offering more occasions to interact with instructors and other students. One-on-one tutoring is also available through the Academic Success Center on each campus.

• PCC offers hands-on learning in many programs of study, including Phlebotomy and other health care programs, Welding, Film & Video Production Technology, Digital Effects & Animation Technology, Cosmetology, Fine Arts, Electrical Power Production Technology, and Mechatronics to name a few!

• Students can explore different course options to find what interests them most before finalizing a program of study.

• Many PCC programs lead graduates directly to a job. Enjoy working with your hands? Consider Electrical Systems Technology where the average annual starting salaries are in the $35,000 - $45,000 range!

• Transferring from PCC to a four-year institution has been made easy with various articulation agreements.

For more information about applying to PCC or registering for spring classes, contact Student Development at (336) 322-2159.