CCBC “Big Picture” Enrollment and Economic Stabilization Themes

Messages we want to convey to our students and prospective students:

Get the most value for your educational dollar.
  • Avoid college debt
  • Guaranteed transfer
  • Quality instruction and programs (accreditations and recognition)
  • Marketable credentials and workplace certifications (middle skills)
  • Student success, job placement and career advancement outcomes
  • Four-year articulations and partnerships

Explore your options.
  • Depth and breadth of credit (certificate, degree, transfer) and non-credit (life enrichment and career training) programs
  • Cross promotion and registration
  • Basic education (GED and ESOL) and other options for special populations
  • Convenient locations, including “CCBC in Your Neighborhood” classes
  • Flexible formats and offerings

Start early.
  • Early College Access programs for BCPS, private and home-schooled students
  • Life enrichment programs and camps for youth
  • Early testing and registration to secure best schedule
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Payment plans and payment labs

Take credit for what you know.
  • Placement test preparation
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • Veteran services
  • Reverse transfer

Make the most of your college experience.
  • Student Life
  • Athletics
  • Honors
  • Performing arts
  • Community events

Finish what you start.
  • Outreach to “stop-outs”/promotion of “Comeback degree” idea
  • Completion scholarships
  • Acceleration
  • Smart Moves’ completion/retention outreach campaign(s)
  • Commencement
  • Academic advisement and support services
  • Pathways/career guidance

Save time, money and trees (make smart use of technology and support sustainability).
  • Search courses and programs online
  • Apply, register and track academic progress online
  • Engage and connect online (website, social media, Apps, SIMON and student email)
  • Reduce CCBC’s carbon footprint (sustainability)