Your Future Starts at PCC

At PCC, you will gain the skills and confidence to prepare for a successful career and future, while under the guidance of our caring and committed faculty and staff.



Amount of Total Scholarship Money
Awarded in 2018



Pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) by PCC's 2018 Associate Degree Nursing Graduating Class



Total Number of Associate, Diploma, and
Certificates Available at PCC

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PCC hosts Criminal Justice Town Hall Forum

Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess and Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones participated in a Town Hall Criminal Justice Forum hosted by Piedmont Community College Tuesday night. The forum was a collaboration between PCC and Averett University in Danville, Va. and featured Averett’s Criminal Justice Program Director Dr. James Hodgson alongside Hess and Jones. Click here to read the full story by George Willoughby, writer for The Roxboro Courier Times.

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PCC Welding students benefit from Duke Energy Foundation grant

Students in Piedmont Community College’s Welding program are now training on a state-of-the-art equipment that uses virtual reality technology. Through a Duke Energy Foundation grant, PCC was able to purchase two simulators. One will be housed on the Person County Campus and the other will assist students in the Caswell Correctional Center.

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Free seminar at PCC will help small business owners find inexpensive and creative ways to market their product or service

Are you a small business owner? Thinking of starting a small business, side job, or something similar? Gather ideas from marketing guru Emily Ballance on the free seminar on Tuesday, October 22, 6 – 8 p.m. on the Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville. Call (336) 599-0032 for details or save your seat online by visiting and selecting the seminar title.

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Upcoming Events

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 13:00:00 -0400

Saturday, October 26 2019 9:00 AM

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:00:00 -0400

Tuesday, October 29 2019 11:00 AM

Location: Caswell County Campus

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:00:00 -0400

Tuesday, October 29 2019 12:00 PM

Location: Person County Campus

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:00:00 -0400

Tuesday, October 29 2019 4:00 PM

Location: Caswell County Campus

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 15:00:00 -0400

Wednesday, October 30 2019 11:00 AM

Location: Person County Campus

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:00:00 -0400

Wednesday, October 30 2019 4:00 PM

Location: Person County Campus

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 22:00:00 -0400

Friday, November 1 2019 6:00 PM

Location: Kirby Theater

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 23:00:00 -0400

Friday, November 1 2019 7:00 PM

Location: Kirby Theater

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500

Tuesday, November 5 2019 7:00 PM

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:00:00 -0500

Friday, November 8 2019 6:00 PM

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:00:00 -0500

Friday, November 8 2019 6:00 PM

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:00:00 -0500

Monday, November 11 2019 12:00 AM

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500

Tuesday, November 12 2019 7:00 PM

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:00:00 -0500

Wednesday, November 13 2019 12:00 AM

Current Scholarships

Piedmont Community College Foundation Scholarships

The Piedmont Community College Foundation awards approximately 110 scholarship annually to deserving students.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic standing and financial need.  For more information on available scholarships go to our Student Opportunities page or contact the Foundation office at 336.599.1181. ext. 2102.

Targeted Assistance Programs

These funds are available for students who enroll in the programs listed below. Funds are meant to help students who do not qualify for federal pell grants, but demonstrate financial need.  Up to $750 per semester may be awarded for curriculum programs and up to $300 for continuing education programs. For more information, please click here.

Curriculum Programs

•    Accounting 
•    Early Childhood Education
•    Electrical Power Production Technology 
•    Electrical Systems 
•    Human Services
•    Industrial Systems Technology
•    Information Technology
•    Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Continuing Education Programs

•    Siemens Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Training
•    BioWorks Technician
•    Construction Trades
•    Truck Driver Class A CDL
•    HVAC Technician
•    Logistics and Forklift Training
•    Certified Production Technician (CPT)


External Scholarships

External Scholarships

External scholarships become available during the year through PCC's Financial Aid Office. Information about these scholarships are posted to the scholarship bulletin board in Student Development and e-mailed to students with additional information.

All Majors

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
NC Reach
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Niche Scholarship
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway


NCACPA Foundation Scholarship


Beauty Changes Lives Foundation Scholarship


Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Transferring Student Scholarships

If you are transferring from Piedmont Community College to one of the 16 UNC System schools in North Carolina, a list of available scholarships is located here.

Scholarship Search Engines

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)
U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Database
SallieMae Scholarship Search
Wells Fargo Tuition Funding Sources

If you are a veteran of military service or a family member of a veteran, you may be eligible for special benefits. For more information, click on one of the links below or contact the Financial Aid Office at the Person County Campus of call 336.599.1181, ext. 2108.

Veterans Benefits

DoD Armed Forces/Veteran Scholarships



Success Story

Paulina Lopez

While at Person High School, Paulina was enrolled in classes at the College through what is now the Career and College Promise program. Her classroom achievements earned her a scholarship from the PCC Foundation, allowing Paulina to complete the Criminal Justice program in 2012. While a student at PCC, Paulina tutored for TRIO Student Support Services and served as Secretary of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society.

Paulina went on to complete her Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology through an online program at Southern New Hampshire University. She graduate in January 2014.

Continuing her studies, Paulina attended UNC-Chapel Hill’s Trans-Atlantic Master’s Program where she earned a Master’s Degree in Political Science in 2016. During her time at UNC, Paulina studied abroad at the University of Bath in England, focusing on international relations and international security.

Featured Program


The Gunsmithing curriculum is designed to provide students with the required skills needed to refurbish metal and wood as applicable to firearms, to diagnose malfunctions for repair, and to accomplish more complex custom gunsmithing tasks.

Course work includes manufacturing of tools used in the gunsmithing trade, restoration of firearms, stock making, barrel work, repair work, and custom work. The student will accomplish this work by performing actual gunsmithing tasks in a "hands- on" environment.

Success Story

Tiffani Woods

Academic Excellence Award Winner 2019

"Because of Piedmont Community College, I am able to pursue my dream of becoming a teacher. I am so proud to have been a part of this great community college." This was Tiffani Woods’ response when asked about her educational journey at Piedmont Community College (PCC).

Tiffani graduated with an Associate in Arts degree from PCC on May 17, 2019. She has worked diligently in the classroom and at the College overall, serving as President of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society.

Featured Program


Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in blueprint reading, mechanical systems, electrical/electronic systems, hydraulics/pneumatics, automation, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in the mechanical and electrical systems will be emphasized and advanced course work may be offered.

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology program strives to meet the demands of the global workforce therefore, students are provided with various levels of course work in the mechanical and electronic field.

Featured Program


The Career and College Promise program offers High School students the opportunity to take PCC classes - TUITION FREE! Find out if your child is eligible to be enrolled in PCC classes.

Success Story

Chad Champbell

Chad Campbell is an Officer at the Roxboro Police Department; he is also a Piedmont Community College (PCC) Pacer! While Chad was in high school, he took advantage of PCC’s Career and College Promise program, allowing him to enroll in college course while earning high school and college credit. During this time, he quickly realized that he enjoyed PCC’s learning atmosphere and his instructors. He also felt that the College had a lot to offer in his field of study.

Person County Campus
1715 College Drive
Roxboro, NC 27573

Caswell County Campus
331 Piedmont Drive
Yanceyville, NC 27379

Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President, Administrative Services, P.O. Box 1197, Roxboro, NC 27573-1197, (336) 599-1181, ext. 2128. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, the OCR office for North Carolina is located at: Washington DC (Metro), Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1475; Telephone Number: (202) 453-6020; e-mail: Piedmont Community College is committed to making its websites accessible to all users, and welcomes comments or suggestions on access improvements. Please send comments or suggestions on accessibility to the web site administrator.