Career and College Promise Program

  • CCP Logo Success in today’s global economy may require a two-or four-year degree, a certificate or diploma. Through Career & College Promise (CCP), qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jumpstart on their workplace and college preparation.


    CCP Pathways

    CCP provides three pathways to help advance eligible students’ post-high school success:

    •  College Transfer – College transfer pathways provide tuition-free course credits toward the AA, AS, AATP, ASTP, AE, ADN, AFA- Music, AFA-Theatre, or AFA-Visual Arts that will transfer seamlessly to any UNC System or participating private college or university.
    • Career and Technical Education – Career and Technical Education pathways provide tuition-free course credits toward a certificate, diploma, or state or industry recognized workforce credential.
    • Cooperative Innovative High Schools – Begin earning tuition-free college credits as a high school student by attending an approved Cooperative Innovative High School.


     CCP at Panther Creek

    For more information on Panther Creek specific steps for enrollment, visit the PC Student Services website.  There you will find much more information on the CCP Process as well as CCP Quick Steps for you to follow.  


Wake Tech CCP Program

Durham Tech CCP Program

  • Step 1: Attend a mandatory CCP Information Session.

    View dates and information.

    Step 2:Verify your placement.

    A student has the option to meet CCP program eligibility benchmarks with either an unweighted high school GPA of a 2.8 or higher or assessment scores in English, reading, and mathematics. Use the CCP Placement Guide to verify your current eligibility status. If necessary, prepare for and complete the RISE Reading/English and Math placement tests. Visit the Placement Testing section to learn more about preparing for the test and to see the current test schedule. Testing is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    There are two RISE English tests. You must pass the first RISE English test with a score of 70 percent or higher to qualify to take the second RISE English test.

    There are three RISE Math tests. You must pass the first RISE Math test with a score of 70 percent or higher to qualify to take the second RISE Math test. You must pass the second RISE Math test with a score of 70 percent or higher to take the third RISE Math test.

    Step 3: Complete the verification form to confirm eligibility.

    Each student is required to submit an Eligibility Verification form provided at the end of the information session. The completed form may be submitted electronically or by mail (Career and College Promise, Durham Technical Community College, 1637 Lawson Street, Building 10, room 307, Durham, NC 27703).

    Step 4: Complete the Durham Tech online application.

    At the CCP Information Session you will receive instructions on how to apply as a CCP student. Create an account at Once you are logged in, access the CCP online application. To ensure you will be able to register on the first day of general registration for new students, submit your application by the priority registration date which is listed on the Enrollment Checklist form provided at the Information Session.

    Step 5: Activate your ConnectMail and Self-Service Accounts.

    ConnectMail is your official Durham Tech student email account. You should use this account to communicate with your instructors and college staff. WebAdvisor allows you to setup access to Self-Service, your student portal. In Self-Service, you can check your test scores, view your transcript, register for classes, and review your grades. You will learn more about activating these accounts at the mandatory information session.

    Step 6: Attend an Orientation Session.

    Once your eligibility is verified, you will receive a link to schedule your online orientation session (for schools where a College Liaison is located, check with your Liaison about the orientation process). 

    Step 7: Register for courses when new student registration opens.

    Enrollment due dates are listed in Step 3. The last day to register will be discussed during orientation and advising.

    Step 8: Obtain your student ID and buy your books.

    Student IDs are provided at the Campus Police and Public Safety office. Students are responsible for obtaining their books.

    Step 9: Begin classes!