Student Life

CCC offers students a wide range of co-curricular programs. It is the belief of the CCC staff  that when students are afforded such opportunities as clubs and organizations they will graduate with a greater sense of self-direction and a higher level of satisfaction with the institution.

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Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP)

Founded in 2006, C-STEP enables more community college students to transfer to and graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Selected students are guaranteed eventual admission to Carolina  Learn more about C-STEP.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) is “your voice” and “your advocate.” Every Activity Fee paying Carteret Community College student is a member of the SGA. The SGA offers members the opportunity to build leadership and communication skills, to learn work-related responsibilities, and to create an efficient office environment. Learn more about SGA.

TRiO – Student Support Services

Through a grant competition, funds are awarded to institutions of higher education to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their post-secondary education.  Student Support Services (SSS) projects also may provide grant aid to current SSS participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grants.  The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. Learn more about TRIO.

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center provides prospective and currently enrolled students support in the areas of Admissions and Counseling Services including Disability Services. Visit the Student Success Center.

Veteran Student Success Center

To ensure all military affiliated students at Carteret Community College are aware of their veteran benefits. and are advised of all resources available related to their needs and provided the guidance and support necessary for a successful transition and enriched educational experience. Visit the Veteran Student Success Center.

Mentoring Male Success Initiative

The Mentoring Male Success Initiative (MMSI) provides comprehensive activities to promote the personal development, academic improvement, social and educational advancement among Carteret Community Colleges diverse student population. The program was developed to increase the success and retention rates among minority students at the college. Learn more about MMSI.

Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center (ASC) is in the Henry J. McGee building. It includes the Writing Center, Math Center, the Open Computer Lab, and the Testing Center. All CCC students and employees are welcome. Visit the Academic Support Center.