Message from the President

Welcome to the 2023-2024 academic year at Craven Community College!

We are honored you have chosen us as part of your higher education journey. During your time with us, we will be here to guide you along your path towards your educational goals and to assist you as a lifelong learner.

Dr. Ray Staats

As an institution of teaching and learning, the College continually evolves in response to the ever-changing needs of our students and partners. We collaborate with many community and industry leaders to create the best training and educational environment possible while expanding academic programs and innovative pathways for employment and life fulfillment.

Craven Community College serves students of all backgrounds, from high school age to those returning to college after many years away from educational pursuits. Whether you’re a parent, a military member, someone contemplating a career change, or one that is planning to transfer to a four-year university, we will travel with you towards reaching your goals.

As you begin your time as a Craven Community College student, please use this Academic Catalog to learn about all the degrees, certificates, diplomas, and workforce credential programs we offer. The catalog also outlines the many support resources available to you, such as academic advising, financial aid, course descriptions, maps, student activities, and more.

We are excited to share in the opportunities that lie ahead during your educational journey. Choosing to advance your education is an important decision, and we look forward to having you as part of the Craven Community College family!





Dr. Ray Staats