|CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
Continuing Education courses
provide life-long opportunities which are available at convenient times
in many locations. Our courses are non-college-credit courses which are
open to anyone 18 years of age or older. In some cases, 16 and
17-year-old students with special needs may be admitted. A notarized
parental release is required, which must be accompanied by the
principal's or superintendent's permission. Courses are designed to
improve your basic skills, occupational skills, enrichment, or just for
Halifax Community College is a public, two-year, educational institution
with an open door policy. The college provides vocational, technical,
college transfer, and life-long learning opportunities for anyone of
suitable age who has the desire to learn.
Students may register at the first class meeting provided pre-registration
is not required. Certain classes require minimum test scores for
admission. To register you need your Social Security number. Fees are
waived for North Carolina residents who are 65 or older (excludes
self-supporting courses). Students are responsible for any and all
supplies and books needed. REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE REFUNDED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE N.C. COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM'S POLICY. THE
FOLLOWING REFUND POLICY WILL BE OBSERVED FOR ALL EXTENSION COURSES:
- A student who officially withdraws from
an extension class(es) prior to the first class meeting shall be
eligible for a 100 percent refund. Also, a student is eligible for a 100
percent refund if an applicable class fails to "make" due to
- After the respective class begins, a 75
percent refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the
student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10
percent point of the scheduled hours of the class. Note: This Rule is
applicable regardless of the number of times the class meets or the
number of hours the class is scheduled to meet.
- A 100 percent refund shall be made if
the student officially withdraws from a contact hour class prior to the
first day of class of the academic semester or term or if the college
cancels the class. A 75 percent refund shall be made if the student
officially withdraws from a contact hour class on or before the tenth
calendar day of the class.
You may pre-register for all Continuing Education courses before the first
class by coming to the Continuing Education Center and paying the
appropriate registration fee. You may also preregister for most courses
by telephoning 536-7261.
YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION IS IMPORTANT TO THE SUCCESS OF THE COURSE, SO PLEASE
REGISTER EARLY! IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOU ATTEND THE FIRST
CLASS MEETING! A COURSE MAY BE CANCELLED IF FEWER THAN TEN STUDENTS
MANY COURSES REQUIRE THAT YOU ARE IN ATTENDANCE THE FIRST CLASS MEETING.
Registration fees for Continuing Education courses vary with the type of
course. Please refer to the fees noted for each category to determine
the cost of each course. For each computer course there is a technology
fee of $5. A parking fee of $3 will be charged for all semester length
courses. All Literacy Education courses are free. North Carolina
residents 65 or older are fee exempt unless the course is a
Halifax Community College does not discriminate in the admission and
treatment of students nor in the recruitment and employment of
REMINDER: Although we make every effort to avoid mistakes, our schedule of
courses is not a contract. The college does not assume liability for
errors-typographical or otherwise. We welcome corrections, nonetheless,
and encourage you to let us know of any error you may find.
Students who take an occupational extension course more than twice within
a five-year period shall pay a fee for the course based on a formula
established by the North Carolina Community College System. Students may
repeat the course more than once if the repetition is required for
certification, licensure, or recertification.
Senior citizens who are legal residents of North Carolina and wish to
enroll in an occupational extension course will not be required to pay
for the course twice. Those who take a course more than twice within
five years shall pay a fee based on a formula established by the N. C.
Community College System.
Students will be responsible for reporting course repetitions to