NCCU Academic Advising

The goal of University Advising is to collaborate with students, parents and the community to promote autonomy, independence and the opportunity to participate in and improve the academic advising process. We make an effort to interact with students, clarify academic and professional objectives, and provide guidance for thoughtful and goal-oriented academic advancement.

University advising is available whether you need a partner to help you with your academic success plan, are contemplating jobs in the health sciences or are just researching majors.

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Get Started with Registering for Courses at NCCU

Getting started on your application to NCCU is easy.

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Walk-ins for the Spring 2024 semester are on Monday through Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m.  You are free to come up to our front desk if your question is more urgent or if you simply have time to stop by. Depending on availability and on a first-come, first-served basis, our advisors will meet with you. Please check in at the front desk of the Alexander-Dunn Building to speak with your academic advisor.

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Schedule Appointment

Making appointments is essential to making sure you get the most out of your time since we value it. Appointments for academic advising are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Find Your Major

North Carolina Central University offers bachelor degree programs within the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities; the College of Health and Sciences; the School of Business; and the School of Education. 

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Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

The first step to becoming an Eagle is ensuring that you complete the tasks necessary, like New Student Orientation, to start your semester off strong.

Student Populations

Honor Students 2022-23

The University Honors Program (UHP) prepares NCCU students to be world changers through co-curricular activities, faculty and peer mentorship, internship and fellowship opportunities, and professional and academic enrichment experiences on-campus and off-campus.

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The mission of the Cheatham-White Scholarship Program (CWSP) at North Carolina Central University is to prepare students to become exceptional scholars and global citizens who are proficient in the arts and sciences and actively engaged in the community. 

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The mission of the Office of Student-Athlete Services is to create an environment that will allow student-athletes the opportunity to maximize their academic, personal and social well-being. They recognize that every student-athlete has goals that are fulfilled by both athletic and academic success and that there must be a balance between these two pursuits.

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The Aspiring Eagles Academy (AEA) at NCCU aims to provide foundational academic support and guidance to AEA scholars as they transition from high school to NCCU.

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The TRIO Program offers student participants academic, professional and personal guidance in one-on-one and group meetings, tutoring, economic and financial literacy development, career and cultural excursions, and leadership development through service on the Student Support Services (SSS) Leadership Council.

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The NCCU Veterans Affairs (VA) office aims to provide a smooth transition from the military to college life for veterans, service members and dependents.

Resources and Tools

Course Registration

Access more information about course registration, academic progression and the related forms.


Tutors conduct one-on-one and occasional small-group sessions.  They center their sessions around students' academic needs in the course. Tutoring sessions are available to anyone enrolled in the course but cater to more general academic needs.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental instruction leaders design sessions for a specific course based on course material and progress in the lecture. Supplemental Instruction sessions are available to anyone enrolled in the course but cater to more general academic needs. 

Academic Coaching

The Academic Success and Enrichment Services Department employs full-time academic coaches to assist freshman and sophomore students experiencing academic challenges.

Campus Resource Quick Guide

Find out more about NCCU with our Campus Resource Quick Guide!

Academic Calendar

Make sure you keep track of important deadlines and dates with our academic calendar!

Scholarships and Student Aid

The Office of Scholarships and Student Aid (OSSA) aims to provide financial assistance to students through scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.  Click below to apply for scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study

Writing and Speaking Studio

The Writing and Speaking Studio is here to support your work as a writer and speaker in the university community. 

Student Accounting

Student Accounting plays a major role in registration and in reconciling student accounts receivable for the university.

Community Engagement

Since its inception in 1910, NCCU has been faithful to its motto of “Truth and Service," with service to others consistently underpinning the education of its students.

As we help you choose your path to success, make use of our knowledge and resources. We are ready to help.

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Meet the Team

Diversity and Inclusion

Got Questions?

Our qualified advisors are here to assist you, and we answered some basic questions for you. 

Contact Us

We want to make it simple for you to get in touch with us because we want to see you succeed. You are welcome to call, email, make an appointment, or simply stop by whenever it is convenient for you.

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