Office of Admissions
Tony Rand Student Center (TRSC), Front Desk, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Fax Number
910-678-0085
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Email
Director of Admissions and Counseling: Dr. Louanna Castleman
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    New Student

    This is the first time I am enrolling at FTCC

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    Returning Student

    I have previously attended FTCC and have not been enrolled for at least three consecutive semesters

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Ready to Get Started?

Step One: Complete the Residency Determination System (RDS)

This is required for all applicants regardless of your current residency. For assistance completing the residency application, call RDS at 844-319-3640.

Make sure to copy or print your RDS number because you will need this for your FTCC application.

If you are listed as an out-of-state student and are a Veteran who has separated from the military within the last 3 years, active duty stationed at a North Carolina military installation, or a military dependent whose sponsor is stationed at a NC military installation please contact admissions at rds@faytechcc.edu or call us at 910-678-8473.

If you do not fall under any of the above-mentioned conditions, and feel that you were listed incorrectly as an out-of-state student, please contact RDS at 844-319-3640 or log-on to your RDS account to complete reconsideration.

 

Step Two: Complete the FTCC Application

 

Step Three: Submit Official Transcripts

  • An official high school, GED®, AHS, or HiSET® transcript is required for program approval and financial aid.
    • High school transcripts must show your completed or final graduation date.
    • 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.
  • College graduates – Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended in order to have your courses evaluated for potential transfer credit.
    • Grades from transfer credits are not calculated in your FTCC GPA.
    • Health programs may use grades from transfer credit to calculate competitive points.

Email your official transcripts to admissions@faytechcc.edu or mail them to:

Fayetteville Technical Community College
Admissions Office
PO Box 35236
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

 

Step Four: Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FTCC’s Code is 007640

 

Step Five: Take the Placement Test if Applicable

You are waived from taking the placement exam if:

  • You graduated from a United States high school within ten years of enrollment
  • You received a GED® between 2014 – present (*score range 100-200)
  • You received a HiSet ® between 2014 – present
  • You have taken the ACT or SAT within ten years of enrollment
  • You have earned the minimum required CLEP score for English or math
  • You have taken a North Carolina Community College approved placement test within ten years from test date
  • You have successfully completed a college-level English and math course
  • You have an Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution (RAI).

If you do not meet one of these criteria, then you need to take the RISE assessment.

 

Step Six:  Meet with a Success Coach to Determine Your Program

  • All new students must communicate with their assigned Success Coach to select a program of study.
  • Once your  application is processed, your Success Coach will contact you via the phone and email address you provided on your application.
  • They will discuss with you the program options to ensure you are pursuing the desired program of study.
  • Your Success Coach will provide you with your faculty advisor contact information to get registered.
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Fall registration opens the first Monday of April.

Spring registration opens the first Monday of November.

Summer registration opens on the third Monday of March.

Are You An International Student?

Steps to Apply

An international student is one who needs a Form I-20 for a Student Visa (MS Word format) in order to be eligible to study in the United States. International applicants who apply from outside the United States and have not previously attended an American college or university will be processed as an entering freshman.

Contact Lisa Haywood
Email: haywoodl@faytechcc.edu
Phone: 910-678-8306

Additional Information for International Students

Employment

On-Campus

F1 students are allowed to work part-time on the campus of the school they are attending. They may work up to 20 hours per week while attending classes full-time. They can work full-time during summer vacations and between terms, provided they continue at that school the following term. M1 students are not allowed to work on or off campus.

Off-Campus

Students holding F1 visas are not authorized to work off campus except under extraordinary circumstances. There are two ways to get permission for off-campus work:

  1. Practical training and severe economic hardship
  2. U.S. Customs and Immigration Services must grant permission

Transfer Credit

If you are unsure about the decision made concerning your transfer credits, you have the option to appeal.

  • Any student may appeal a course transfer equivalency decision & request course re-consideration by submitting an electronic appeal.
  • Allow 2 weeks for FTCC to complete the appeal process.
  • You will be notified within 30 business days via your FTCC student email account.
  • Notification may include a request for supporting documentation for further review or the outcome of the appeal.
  • Retain a copy of all documentation for your records.

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Transfer Credit Appeal Process

Completed college level course work at other colleges & universities may be awarded upon evaluation of an official transcript.

Prior to submitting an appeal, review all college transfer credit awarded by FTCC using these options:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Review your  WebAdvisor account

For course re-consideration complete and submit an electronic Transfer Credit Appeal form.

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Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) Appeal Process

Credit may be awarded if a student has learning experience in the armed services, industrial and corporate training programs, apprenticeship programs or successful completion of standardized exams.

Prior to submitting an appeal, please review all credit awarded by FTCC through the following options:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Review your  WebAdvisor account

For course re-consideration complete and submit an electronic Credit For Prior Learning Appeal form. Additional information concerning CPL is listed on FTCC’s Fast Track on our Military Education Benefits page.

 

Admissions Counseling

Admissions counselors can provide important information and one-on-one assistance as you navigate your first semester at FTCC. They can help:

Admissions Counselors are available to assist on a walk-in basis, or you may check availability of a particular counselor and make an appointment.

Contact Information:
Phone: 910-678-8473
Email: admissionscounselors@faytechcc.edu

Counselors

Name Title Email Phone
Dr. Louanna Castleman Director of Admissions and Counseling castleml@faytechcc.edu 910-678-0141
John Johnson Counselor johnsonj@faytechcc.edu 910-678-8427
Deborah Jordan Counselor jordandc@faytechcc.edu 910-678-8412
Theodore Thomas Counselor thomasth@faytechcc.edu 910-678-8379
Hulya Travieso Counselor – Spring Lake traviesh@faytechcc.edu 910-678-1003