Hickory – Registration for Catawba Valley Community College’s fall 2016 semester began July 13 and continues through July 28. This registration period is open to returning and new students.

The fall semester begins August 15.

The college is pleased to add many new programs this fall, including an Associate Degree in Engineering designed for college transfer to five University of North Carolina schools, an Associate Degree in Welding, a certificate in Turfgrass Technology offered totally online and a certificate in International Business.

New students should submit the FAFSA and complete the CVCC Online Application.  After submission of the application, students should make a visit to the Student Services Office where they will meet with an admissions staff member to complete the enrollment process.

Financial Aid staff are available in Student Services to assist students who have questions. Students should be prepared to pay all enrollment costs by cash, check, credit card or monthly payment plan while awaiting financial aid determination.

For more information, call Student Services at 828-327-7000, ext. 4216 or visit www.cvcc.edu.