A returning student is a former FTCC student returning to  school after an absence of two consecutive semesters or more. Who plans to complete a degree, diploma, certificate, or plans to take 12 or more credits to transfer to another school. 

Follow the steps below: 

1. Application

Apply to FTCC here (CFNC Application)

2.  Financial Aid

Go to to submit your FAFSA for the year you will be attending FTCC

•The FTCC School Code is 007640

3. Transcripts

          High School

•Contact your high school or institution where you received your high school diploma, GED, or Adult High  School diploma and request that they send an official sealed transcript to the Admissions Office. The transcript must show the date of graduation.

•Home-schooled students must submit a copy of the home school’s approved registration from the state in which they are registered and an official sealed and notarized transcript including the graduation date.

•Go to for transcript request forms.


•If you graduated from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree or higher, your high school transcript may not be needed. Request your official college or university transcript with the graduation data be sent to the Admissions Office. Send all official transcripts from other institutions to the Admissions Office for evaluation of applicable transfer credit(s).

4. Schedule ACCUPLACER Assessment

•If you have previously attended FTCC, you may not need to retest.ACCUPLACERscores are good 3 years fromthe assessmentdate. Review your scores in WebAdvisor to determine if testing is required.There are waiver exceptions that may exempt you from placement. 


•Completion of college-level English and/or math with a minimum passing grade of "C".

•Attained a minimum SAT score of 500 in math, verbal, and writing

•Attained a minimum ACT score of 20 in math, reading, and english

•Testing Site Locations:

o   Main Campus - General Classroom Building, Room 113

o   Spring Lake - Room 101

o   Fort Bragg - Bragg Training and Education Center, Wing F

 5. Program Approval

Steps 1-4 must be completed first. All documentation must be submitted to FTCC prior to program approval.

      You will be approved for the program you listed on your admissions application.

 6. Registration

Go to the General Classroom Building, Room 108.

Go to Web-Advisor (Current Students):

Click  the link below to find out important information about registration. 

7.  Veterans Services Office – Latest updated news

•Go to

•If you are seeking VA benefits, you must also submit your DD214, AARTS transcripts, and CLEP scores.

 8.  Tuition and Fees

      •All tuition and fees must be paid by the payment deadline.

      •For tuition payment information go to

9. Student ID Card

•Obtain the ID card in the General Classroom Building (GCB), Room 102.

•Students should obtain their cards from Student Activities by providing:

                   o   Current registration schedule

                   o   Proof of payment of tuition and fees

When on campus, the ID card should be carried at all times.

10. Parking Decal

To obtain a parking decal, go to Security located in the General Classroom Building (GCB), Room 102. You  will need the following documents:

       •Your vehicle registration.

       •A valid FTCC Student ID card

       •Proof of handicap registration (if applicable).


IMPORTANT NOTE:  When keying your CFNC Admissions Application, please pay special attention to "Residency Information". Make sure all areas are complete because this will determine your residency status (in-state versus out-of-state).
If you have immigration status other than U.S. citizen, you will be required to submit additional documentation. Please visit the Admissions Office or click the following link 

For Main Campus Map, click here.

Office of Admissions 
General Classroom Building, RM 211 
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 P.M. (Fall & Spring)                    
                    Monday - Thursday, 7:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M. /Friday, 7:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (Summer) 
Telehpone:  (910) 678-8473  Fax: (910) 678-0085