You may sign up for NC State engineering classes as an MES student or as a visiting student while still a Craven Community College (CCC) student.
All students who plan to take NC State courses in Havelock must meet with an MES advisor to discuss prerequisites and degree planning. Once you have met with an advisor, you can begin the process to enroll as described below.
Non-Degree Seeking Students
To begin taking site-based NC State engineering courses before you have been admitted to the University, you must register as a visiting or non-degree seeking student (NDS). This means you are taking courses without having been admitted into a degree program. You’ll need to complete the NDS application before you can be enrolled for class. Contact an MES advisor for information on how to waive the application fee.
Site-based engineering courses are administered through Engineering Online (EOL) at NC State. Once you have completed the NDS application and received your student ID number and Unity ID, new students must go to the Engineering Online (EOL) Student Center to create an account and register as a new user. When you are asked for your occupation, you should indicate “Havelock Student.” For Item 7, you should select “Havelock BSE” if your intention is to enter the MES program.
Save your login information as you will need this each semester to take engineering classes in Havelock, both as a visiting and as an admitted student.
Once you’ve created your EOL account and met with an advisor, you’ll need to go back into your EOL account to select your courses. Be sure to select the -605 sections for each so that you’ll be registered for Havelock classes. When an EOL staff member has registered you for your requested classes, you will be able to see the classes in your MyPack Portal.
Engineering Developmental Assistance Program
The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Fleet Readiness Center-East (FRC-East) on board MCAS Cherry Point has a continuing need to develop highly qualified engineers to perform many specialized functions. The Engineering Developmental Assistance Program (EDAP) is a work study program that offers qualified students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while serving as a resource for the Command to develop highly motivated employees.
Selectees will be placed in a student trainee position but will be given professional work assignments while working as a student.
Tuition assistance may also be available. For more information, contact Lance Tucker at 252.464.7334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pathways Intern Program for Summer Hires
Summer internships are available at FRC-East for students pursuing an engineering degree. A participant may begin work at the end of the school year (typically mid-May) and work throughout the year during holidays and spring break. Intern positions may be converted to permanent positions upon completion of engineering degree.
Questions should be directed to Lance Tucker at 252.464.7334 or email@example.com.
Professional Development Program
The MES Professional Development Program (PDP) is a voluntary program designed to help you as an engineering student build the personal traits necessary to secure a job and excel in the workplace. If you choose to participate in the MES PDP, you will complete a professional development plan at the beginning of each academic year.
A member of the local MES staff or faculty will be assigned to you as a mentor. Students meet with their mentors at least three times each academic year to discuss the assessment student progress. Students who continue with the program will be assigned an engineering manager from FRC-East as their mentor. The PDP will help you take deliberate steps to develop the skills and traits necessary to excel as an engineer.
Department of Defense SMART Scholarship
SMART is part of the National Defense Education Program. Students who are selected to participate in this program earn tuition and education expenses, along with cash awards ranging from $25,000 to $38,000 per year, depending on degree level. Applications will be accepted until mid-December, with award notification occurring each spring. For additional information, please visit the SMART website.
There is both local and Raleigh-based assistance available to MES veteran students. Veterans’ Education can answer many of your questions regarding items such as benefits, payments and residency.
If you are a CCC student taking NC State courses, contact the CCC VA representative for assistance in certification. CCC will be your home institution until you have been admitted into NC State. If you are taking courses at both institutions in the same semester, the NC State and CCC VA representatives will work together to certify you for the total number of credit hours you are taking.
All NC State students using VA benefits must certify through their MyPack Portal prior to registering for classes. For the purposes of VA certification, site-based courses are considered seated, not distance education, courses. See Step by Step Instructions to apply for VA Education Benefits.
NC State Veteran MES students have access to VA representatives through NC State and locally at CCC:
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