NEW BERN – Craven Community College (Craven CC) will host an Open House on Thursday, July 28 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Ward Hall on the New Bern campus. Open House provides new or returning students the opportunity to visit the campus and meet college representatives in person to learn about programs, tuition assistance and career training opportunities.

“We are excited to show our community everything the college has to offer,” said Donna Marshall, director of Admissions & Student Records. “Regardless of age or career goals, we have a wide range of programs to fit everyone's needs.”

Craven CC offers an extensive selection of certificates, diplomas and degrees that can support an individual’s future educational and career goals:

  • University Transfer – college transfer to a four-year institution
  • Career and Technical Programs – practical skills that immediately lead to employment
  • Health Programs – prepares students for the healthcare industry 
  • Workforce Development – continuing education, hands-on training and resources for employment
  • Career & College Promise – tuition-free college courses for high school students

Along with program information, numerous departments will be present to discuss admission to the college, financial aid, registration and more. Seated, hybrid and online classes are available, all with flexible start dates and timespans.

Campus Life will highlight student engagement events, as well as opportunities to participate in various organizations such as clubs, Student Government Association and Student Ambassador program. All campus organizations are created with the intent to provide experiences that enrich students’ educational and career goals.

Representatives from the Financial Aid office will be at Open House to help individuals find out if they qualify for monetary assistance programs. Craven CC students may be eligible for the federal work-study program, which offers part-time employment on campus.

Craven CC invites students of all ages to attend Open House to learn more about how the college can get you on the right path, assist with professional development, learn a trade and much more.

For questions or more information, call Marshall at 252-638-7220 or visit

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