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Future Students

Get help Choosing a Major

Take career assessments or browse careers in our area to see in-demand jobs and salaries. Discover what fits you and find out what training you need to get started.

Visit Career Coach here.

Access the job board, listen to career podcasts, build a career portfolio, and build or update your resume by activating your account in College Central Network. For further assistance with career exploration, job searching, resume writing, and interviewing, you may schedule an appointment with a counselor in Aviso or email careerservices@spcc.edu

Enrolling at SPCC

Admissions Contact: (Future Student) & Admission Info (Current Student
Admissions is available virtually, by email, Skype, or phone.

Nov. 16 hours are 8 am to 5 pm

Hours beginning Nov. 17, 2020
Monday-Thursday 7 am to 7:30 pm
Friday 8 am to 3 pm

Please call or email a Success Navigator for questions or assistance with getting started at SPCC. Cheyenne, Gabriela, Jessy, and Rhonda are happy to assist you.
Phone: 704-290-5100
Email: navigate@spcc.edu

Amanda Secrest, Director of Admissions and Testing
Phone: 704-290-5847

  • New students will need to complete the admissions process by clicking on the appropriate box. You are welcome to contact admissions at admissions@spcc.edu or 704-272-5324 for any questions or assistance.   
  • Your SPCC student account will be created within 48 business hours after your admissions application has been processed.
  • Check your personal email for updates from admissions@spcc.edu regarding your admission status.
  • Once you receive a final email from admissions@spcc.edu that your file is complete, you are ready to register through your SPCC provided Go! Student Portal. 

Academic Advising is available virtually through email or Skype.
Phone: 704-290-5213 
Email: advising@spcc.edu

Financial Aid Services are available virtually, by email, Skype, or phone. Please email finaid@spcc.edu to schedule an appointment.

Allison Wilkinson, Financial Aid Technician II (Child Care Grants)
Phone: 704-290-5842

Tammi Smith, Financial Aid Technician (Work study and Veteran’s Benefits)
Phone: 704-290-5812

Emily Jarrell, Director of Financial Aid and Veteran’s Affairs
Phone: 704-272-5326

Chat with us by clicking on CHAT. 

Students may apply for financial aid at www.fafsa.gov 

Helpful videos including “How to Create a FSA ID” and “Using the myStudentAid Mobile App” can be found on our website.

New students will need to complete the admissions process if you have not done so already, which will enable you to register for classes.

Once the admissions process is completed, then you are ready to register for classes through your SPCC provided Go! Student Portal or you may contact Academic Advising for a virtual advising appointment:

Payment or payment arrangements for Spring 2021 classes must be in place at the time of registration.

  • Payment options can be found here
  • Phone: 704-272-5355 or 704-272-5354 

Testing Centers are open in compliance with social distancing guidelines to current and prospective South Piedmont students through Nov. 23, 2020. If you have an appointment during this time, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow for sign-in at the entrance of the building. Make sure you have everything you need prior to entering the building.

RISE, TEAS, and CASA testing will be transitioned to virtual testing beginning Nov. 30, 2020. All other testing will resume on-site in late January 2021. Students can start scheduling virtual appointments beginning Nov. 17 on the Testing Center homepage.

If you have questions, please contact us.  
Phone: 704-290-5100
Email: testing@spcc.edu  

Resources to get Started

Hours of Operation

View the bookstore hours here: https://spcc.edu/student-resources/bookstore/ 

For questions or alternate arrangements, please call 704–290–5848.  Social distancing will be required inside the bookstore and the number of customers will be monitored. 

Students may order books online: https://www.bkstr.com/spccstore/home 

Spring Textbook Orders

Students can place textbook orders at www.spccshop.com. Students can order before December 17 using a credit card.  Starting December 17, students can begin using their financial aid.  Students can call the Bookstore at 704-290-5848 if they have questions about their orders.  Textbooks can be picked up at the back door of the OCH Bookstore between 10 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday, January 4th – 8th and January 11th -15th.  Students can also have their orders shipped to them at a cost of $7.50.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday:  8 am – 3 pm 

Bree Bowers, Accounts Receivable Technician  
Phone: 704–272-5355  
Email:bbowers@spcc.edu 

Amy Williams, Accounts Receivable Coordinator  
Phone: 704–272-5354   
Email:awilliams@spcc.edu 

The following payment options are available: cash, check, credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, VISA), Sponsorship (WIA, TAA, VR, etc.) and Financial Aid (Pell Grant, Scholarship, Private Loan).

Payments can be made by credit card through go.spcc.edu or over the phone. Payments by check – including driver’s license and phone numbers – may be mailed to SPCC, Attn: Business Office, P.O. Box 126, Polkton, NC 28135; or a payment plan may be set up with NelNet Payment Solutions on go.spcc.edu. 

Phone:
Ms. Bree Bowers
704-272-5355

Ms. Amy Williams
704-272-5354

In Person:

Due to COVID-19 the following dates are available for in-person payments from 9am – 2pm each day:
December 3, 2020
December 4, 2020
December 10, 2020
December 11, 2020

Payments can be made at our Old Charlotte Highway Campus (OCH), located at 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, NC 28110 in the Braswell Building OR our L.L.Polk Campus (LLP), located at 680 US 74, Polkton, NC 28135 in the Garibaldi Building. Other date arrangements can be made if needed.  Please discuss with staff when calling the office.

Adult Basic Skills

To register for ESOL classes, please click here. If you have questions, please call:

To register for High School Equivalency classes, please click here. If you have questions please call:

Disability Services

To apply for disability accommodations or to request revisions to your accommodations, email counselors@spcc.edu or call 704-290-5844. 

For more information, please visit the Disability Services website.

Library Resources

SPCC Library staff are available to virtually assist students Monday – Thursday 7:45 am – 7:30 pm. On Fridays, the libraries offer virtual services from 8 am – 3 pm. 

SPCC libraries may be reached by phone, chat, or email during business hours to assist students with services such as renewing materials or for help with research assignments.

Horne Library (Polkton)
Phone: 704-272-5389

Carpenter Library (Monroe)
Phone: 704-290-5851

Email: library@spcc.edu

Virtual chat: Visit the website at www.spcc.edu/libraries

  • Many SPCC Libraries’ resources are available 24/7 online from our library website. Here you will find links to specific resource pages. Below are frequently accessed resources: 
    • Course Research Guides: The library has course-specific pages that provide links to handpicked library databases to help you complete your research assignments. These guides also provide assistance with picking a research topic, evaluating websites, and helping to cite your sources. 
    • Citation Styles: This link will help you cite your sources and format your paper for APA or MLA format. 
    • Library Databases: This link will take you to an A-Z list of all the library’s online databases. 
    • Library FAQ: For other library-related information, please visit this FAQ link. 
    • Library Contact Information: This link will give you all methods of communication with the library. 
  • As a reminder, the library can help reset student passwords should you have trouble accessing your college accounts (i.e. Moodle, Go! Student Portal, Email).