Fall semester classes started Wednesday at Pitt Community College with about a 7 percent increase in student enrollment, thanks to a more efficient financial aid process.
According to Joanne Ceres, PCC registrar, all class fees had to be paid by 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Those students who didn’t pay were dropped from class rosters.
“This year, we were able to award more financial aid to students faster because of our automated process,” Ceres said. “Students may not have attended (PCC) in the past because they had no funds to pay for the classes. Now they can because financial aid is in place before they start.”
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