Career Planning Resources
Choosing the right career can be a daunting task for many individuals. Craven Community College offers several resources that can help you in making this important decision. These items include career-planning tools, information about our programs, and career readiness classes or seminars.
Learn more about Career Planning Resources to view the services we offer.
Craven Community College offers a variety of transfer services with the primary purpose of educating and assisting students to effectively develop, evaluate and implement your career and educational plans.
Learn more about Transfer Services at Craven Community College.
First-Year Experience (FYE) Programs
Welcome, we are excited you’ll be a student at Craven Community College. You have joined a community of hard-working and motivated learners. Are you beginning a new career, improving your skills in your current job, or preparing yourself to transfer to a four-year university? Administrators, faculty, staff, and students are here and ready to partner with you to develop your academic plan of success by providing a welcoming environment both in and outside of the classroom to help you navigate your voyage through the college experience.
Learn more about First-Year Experience.
TRiO Student Support Services
TRiO Student Support Services at Craven Community College is committed to creating and maintaining a supportive environment for low income, first generation and disabled students by encouraging academic excellence & integrity, student success, and individual responsibility through leadership and service.
Learn more about TRiO Student Support Services to see if you qualify for the program.
Craven Community College can be an exciting place to be a college student.
The college’s Office of Student Life and its student volunteers work hard to sponsor fun events and activities so you can enjoy a college experience beyond classrooms, textbooks and computer screens.
Minority Male (M2) Success Initiative
M2 Success allows new students to have one-on-one conversations with a campus coach who will help them set academic goals and get connected to campus resources.
Learn more about the Minority Male (M2) Success Initiative.
Grant and Scholarship Opportunities for Students
Financial aid, grants, and Foundation scholarships are available to help students achieve their academic dreams. All scholarships may be accessed through the Academic Works portal and financial aid is available through https://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. The Finish Line Grant is available to help students cover unexpected expenses such as medical costs, emergency childcare, car repairs, or alternative transportation. For more information about grants and scholarships call (252)638-4597.
The Panther Pantry is available to students, staff, and faculty and is stocked with non-perishable food, hygiene products, and cleaning supplies. You must show your Craven ID to use the pantry. The pantry is located in the Student Center, Room 108. Hours of operation are Monday: 2-4 PM, Tuesday: 2-5:30 PM or by appointment. Contact Zomar Peter by Email or phone (252)638-4597 to make an appointment.
Stress is a normal and expected reaction to the transitions students face in college. This stress may be associated with academic demands, family problems, social relations, life transitions, work, financial concerns, and cultural experiences. If you or someone you know is having a difficult time managing life stressors, please feel free to email or call for more information and access to local professional resources. Contact Bill Bondurant, Director of Advising and Counseling by email at Email or call (252)638-7222.
If you would rather seek further assistance on your own, or are in an immediate crisis, please call RHA Health Services at 1-844-709-4097. Their mental health professionals can meet with you 24/7, either on campus or at a designated public area.
View the Resource Directory – (pdf) for more information and available resources.
Cosmetology and Barber Shop Services
The general public and students may schedule appointments for discounted personal care services that include barbering, cosmetology and esthetics. Services are offered in Kelso Hall. Learn more about our Personal Care Services.
For additional information about the above programs, please contact Zomar Peter at (252)638-7597, Email.