Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

12/09/2013 -- CCAC campuses announce winter enrollment workshops for potential students

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—Community College of Allegheny County is hosting Passport to Success, an enrollment workshop series designed to help potential students get information about CCAC, the enrollment process and all aspects of college life. “Express Boarding—Preparing for Enrollment” will be offered Wednesday, December 18 and “Avoid Baggage Fees—CCAC Can Get You to Your Destination Without a Lifetime of Debt” will be offered Wednesday, January 22. Both sessions will be take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at all four CCAC campus locations.  

Running every month through April 2014, CCAC will offer a new workshop that explores in-depth a topic relevant to those considering a college education. For this month’s “Express Boarding—Preparing for Enrollment” session, CCAC staff will offer information on the college enrollment timeline, how placement testing works and who may need to test as well as provide CCAC resources helpful in preparing for placement testing.

For January’s “Avoid Baggage Fees—CCAC Can Get You to Your Destination Without a Lifetime of Debt” session, CCAC staff will present information on the financial aid process. CCAC alumni will also be on hand to discuss how they were able to save considerable amounts of money by attending CCAC for their first two years.

The workshops are free and open to all potential students and other interested parties. No reservations are required. For a full schedule of the workshops in the series, including room locations at each of the campuses, email admissions@ccac.edu or log onto www.ccac.edu, search keywords, “Passport to Success.”

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers noncredit and workforce development courses to nearly 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.