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Distance Education: Getting Started

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Welcome!

North Carolina Central University offers distance education programs designed for busy professionals, those who must balance their time between job, home and other personal obligations. The distance education programs at NCCU conveniently fit into a student’s professional and personal schedule. Courses and programs are delivered through videoconferencing, the Internet, and at off-campus locations.

Quick Links

FAQs

NCCU Online FAQ

How do I register for a distance education course?

How do I add a closed distance education course during late registration period?

How do I drop a distance education course during late registration period?

Will I receive academic advising from the Distance Education Staff?

I was just admitted to NCCU. Who is my academic advisor?

What is Blackboard, and how do I access it?

Do you provide Blackboard Training?

For BlackBoard support - Call NCCU ITS at 1(919)530-7676 and choose the BlackBoard support option in the menu.

For other questions contact
Division of Extended Studies

H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building
Room 2051
712 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707

Toll Free #: 1-800-678-0006
Phone #: 1-919-530-6324
Fax: 919-530-5220
Email: nccuonline@nccu.edu

Your Library Liaison

Contact the Library

Shepard Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 2:00am

Friday
7:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 2:00am

Restricted Hours: NCCU Faculty, Staff & Students ONLY
11:00pm - 2:00am

Holiday and Intersession Schedules

If visiting is not an option, contacting a librarian is as easy as sending an email, typing up a chat or picking up the phone!

Phone Numbers
Circulation Desk
(919) 530-6426

Reference Desk
(919) 530-6473


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