Dear Student:

Welcome to the 2022-2023 academic year at Craven Community College!

Your academic journey is filled with unlimited potential, and we are pleased to help you take the first step in reaching your educational goals. In this handbook, you’ll discover a vast assortment of educational opportunities that allow to you complete an academic degree, diploma, or certificate, as well as earn a workforce credential or take courses for your own enjoyment.

College President Dr. Ray Staats standing outside

At Craven Community College, we introduce new programs each year to stay up to date with the evolving needs and ambitions of our students. Our newest additions include the Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation and Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation programs.

If you’re interested in gaining job skills, our Volt Center campus near downtown New Bern is continuing to expand with workforce training programs in various high-demand trades. If you plan to transfer to a four-year university, we offer prominent partnerships with universities such as NC State, East Carolina, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington, Mount Olive, and NC Wesleyan College. We also offer personalized tutoring, test preparation, and technology support to help you make the most of your time with us.

No matter what your interests are, our knowledgeable faculty and staff are committed to helping you get on the right path. We are excited to support you in realizing your potential, and we are proud to share this journey with you and look forward to guiding you to academic success!

Dr. Ray Staats

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