Anatomical Donation Guidelines

Schools for teaching mortuary science which are approved by the Board (NC Board of Funeral Service) shall have extended to them the same privileges as to the use of bodies for dissecting while teaching as those granted in this State to medical colleges, but such bodies shall be obtained through the same agencies which provide bodies for medical colleges.  NCGS 90-210.23g

The funeral service program utilizes human remains as part of the clinical instruction in areas of embalming and restorative art. 

The following bequeathal forms are attached in MS Word for those persons that are interested in the donation program on a pre-arrangement basis. Please complete the authorization and biographical forms, make copies for your records, fax the forms to 910-678-0169, and mail the originals to:

Funeral Service Department, FTCC
Post Office Box 35236
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303


  1. No infections should be present at the time of death.
  2. Weight of the deceased should be no greater than 200 lbs.
  3. The deceased should have been refrigerated shortly following the death.
  4. Accepted prearranged donations are accepted at any time, but classes should be in session and contact should be made with the directors at the below telephone numbers in order to accept non-prearranged anatomical donations.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at: 910-678-8301 or 678-8510.
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 Basic Donation Information (read this first)

Authorization Sheet

Biographical Sheet