Adult Learning Center (ALC)

"We are here to help"

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Mission Statement 

The Adult Learning Center at Pitt Community College empowers current and future adult students to complete their degree or certification appropriate for their career goal.


The Adult Learning Center was created to promote the college’s commitment to supporting our adult students by facilitating the admission process, assisting in obtaining financial support, providing academic information about course registration, and offering support and guidance throughout your time at PCC. Whether you are interested in making a career change, finishing your degree to help advance your current career or learning a new skill, we are here to help you throughout your journey.

Location & Hours

Craig F. Goess Student Center (CFG), Room 120
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 6pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm

How can the Adult Learning Center help you be successful at Pitt Community College?

Our staff works closely with the PCC Office of Admissions to ensure a smooth application and admission process.
Our staff connects students to the PCC Financial Aid Office to ensure that students have the financial support needed to complete their education.
Our staff assists students with understanding the degree/certificate requirements and works together with the PCC professional advisors to create their academic pathway to success.

We understand that searching for adult degree programs, while continuing to work and care for your family, is a big challenge. That’s why we at PCC and the Adult Learning Center work hard to remove the obstacles between you and your career goals.

As one of the top adult colleges in North Carolina, with 25% of our student body above the age of 25, we offer extended hours, individualized coaching, and flexible programs to support you academically and financially. You will work closely with Adult Learning Center academic advisors to figure out your goals and the best program to achieve them as quickly as possible.

Future Adult Students

We can assist you with…

Current Adult Students

We can assist you with…

  • Connecting with other adult students and faculty
  • Personalized coaching for academic support
  • Assessing student concerns/needs and connecting to appropriate campus resources
  • Connecting students with city and county resources as appropriate
  • Providing programs what encourage student success

Apply to PCC with the Adult Learning Center

From the moment you enter the Adult Learning Center and meet with our staff, you’ll have our full support as you apply to PCC, discover financial aid options, sift through adult degree programs to find the right one, and register for classes.

Additionally, if you previously attended PCC, you can return to PCC and expect a smooth transition back to your degree, certificate, or diploma with a quick application process for readmission, assistance in securing financial aid, and academic support.


Fortunately, many of our current adult students want to work with their peers to support each other through this educational process. They are asked to share some of their thoughts hoping that it will serve as an encouragement to students who are considering enrolling in Pitt Community College. Please enjoy these short testimonials, and we hope you consider sharing your story with others when you begin your journey with us.

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