State Board

As the policy-making arm of the NC Community College System, the State Board oversees budgets, capital projects, curricula and more.

SBCC Contact Information

For any questions relating to the State Board of Community Colleges, please contact us at or via phone at 919-807-6970.

Members and Liaisons

Our State Board consists of 22 members, who have either been assigned by the Governor, the State House or the State Senate. The Lieutenant Governor, State Treasurer, Labor Commissioner, and President of N4CSGA (Student Government Association) also serve on the board.


Seven committees and nine special committees guide the System in areas including finance, strategic planning, legislative planning, and more.


Review agendas and minutes from the State Board’s routine schedule of monthly meetings.



North Carolina's community colleges play an indispensable role for our state's residents, businesses, and overall prosperity. The State Board of Community Colleges is committed to making sure our System leads the nation in workforce development through groundbreaking innovation, exceptional service, and unmatched agility.

Thomas F. Looney

Chair of the State Board of Community Colleges

State Board Code

Review the administrative regulations that govern all of the institutions subject to Chapter 115D of the North Carolina General Statutes, including our state’s community colleges.

State Board of Proprietary Schools

The State Board ensures proprietary schools meet state standards in course offerings, adequate facilities, financial stability, personnel, operating practices and more.

State Board Calendar

View the schedule of upcoming meetings of our State Board. 


Additional Resources

200 West Jones Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

(919) 807-7100