Academic Programs

Analytics and Reporting

Annual Reporting Plan

Reports Due Dates Intro Text

The Annual Reporting Plan is a schedule of due dates for reports and data files required from North Carolina’s community colleges to be in compliance with federal, state, State Board of Community Colleges and other agency required reports.



NC³ ATLAS provides a single resource gateway, with a simple interface, that directs users to the wide variety of teaching and learning resources available to faculty and staff of the North Carolina Community College System.

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and training necessary to succeed in future careers and to become lifelong learners. CTE prepares these learners for the world of work by introducing them to workplace competencies, and makes academic content accessible to students by providing it in a hands-on context. Funding is provided through the federal Perkins legislation to help colleges enhance their CTE program.

CIS Documentation

Access training and support materials including documents, recorded training sessions, and vendor supplied documentation for the College Information System (CIS) via the NC Learning Object Repository (NCLOR).

College and Career Readiness

Adult Education and Literacy

The College and Career Readiness section provides leadership, oversight, professional development and policy guidance to local community colleges and community-based organizations regarding literacy education.  These literacy education programs include Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Adult Secondary Education (ASE).

High School Equivalency (HSE)
Transitions and Career Pathways
Training Calendar
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (WIOA - AEFLA)

College Finance and Operations

Compliance Review Services

Data Quality and Resources

Data Quality and Resources Intro

The Data Management & Integration (DMI) team supports the internal data warehouse, which include data loading, data quality, and data access. The data warehouse is used to create reports, performance data, and various data extracts.

Legal Affairs

Legal Affairs Leading Text

The Legal Affairs Office provides comprehensive legal assistance and consultation services to the State Board of Community Colleges, the System President, System Office staff, and administrators from the 58 Community College System institutions.

Library Services

Library Services Intro Text

Provides centralized purchasing and cataloging services for the community college libraries. This includes planning, development, and implementation of automated support systems; technical support of these systems; and training.

Numbered Memos

Numbered Memos Leading Text

Below are links to Numbered Memos.  Numbered Memos available on our website date back to 2008.  To request a Numbered Memo prior to 2008, please contact the NC Community College System Office. Please be aware that recent Numbered Memos may supersede information contained in older Numbered Memos.

Student Services

Student Services Intro Text

All community college faculty and staff work hard to make a difference in the lives of their students.  Personnel in student development assist students from enrollment to graduation with admissions, registration, records, financial aid, counseling, and student activities.  Contained in this section are resources and information to support your student services efforts.

User Support

Workforce Continuing Education

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Workforce Continuing Education training programs are designed to provide instructional opportunities for individuals seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. Training programs can be delivered as a single course or bundled as a series of courses; and provides instruction around skill competencies that lead to a recognized credential (licensure, certification, renewal, registry listing) and/or meets local workforce labor needs.