Steps for Enrollment and Registration into a Pathway

admissions-step-1.gifAttend a mandatory CCP Information Session.

View dates and information.

admissions-step-2.gifVerify your placement. A student has the option to meet CCP program eligibility benchmarks with either an unweighted high school GPA of a 2.8 or higher or assessment scores in English, reading, and mathematics. Use the CCP Placement Guide to verify your current eligibility status. If necessary, prepare for and complete the RISE Reading/English and Math placement tests. Visit the Placement Testing section to learn more about preparing for the test and to see the current test schedule. Testing is on a first-come, first-served basis.

There are two RISE English tests. You must pass the first RISE English test with a score of 70 percent or higher to qualify to take the second RISE English test.

There are three RISE Math tests. You must pass the first RISE Math test with a score of 70 percent or higher to qualify to take the second RISE Math test. You must pass the second RISE Math test with a score of 70 percent or higher to take the third RISE Math test.

admissions-step-3.gifComplete the verification form to confirm eligibility.

Each student is required to submit an Eligibility Verification form provided at the end of the information session. The completed form may be submitted electronically or by mail (Career and College Promise, Durham Technical Community College, 1637 Lawson Street, Building 10, room 307, Durham, NC 27703).

admissions-step-4.gifComplete the Durham Tech online application.

At the CCP Information Session you will receive instructions on how to apply as a CCP student. Create an account at Once you are logged in, access the CCP online application. To ensure you will be able to register on the first day of general registration for new students, submit your application by the priority registration date which is listed on the Enrollment Checklist form provided at the Information Session.

admissions-step-5.gifActivate your ConnectMail and Self-Service Accounts.

ConnectMail is your official Durham Tech student email account. You should use this account to communicate with your instructors and college staff. Once you have activated your college account, you can access Self-Service, your student portal. In Self-Service, you can check your test scores, view your transcript, register for classes, and review your grades. You will learn more about activating these accounts at the mandatory information session.

admissions-step-6.gifAttend an Orientation Session.

Once your eligibility is verified, you will receive a link to schedule your online orientation session (for schools where a College Liaison is located, check with your Liaison about the orientation process). 

admissions-step-7.gifRegister for courses when new student registration opens.

Registration dates will be discussed at Information and Orientation sessions and during advising, including the last date to register.

admissions-step-8.gifObtain your student ID and buy your books.

Student IDs are provided at the Campus Police and Public Safety office. Students are responsible for obtaining their books.

admissions-step-9.gifBegin classes!