East Carolina University and Montgomery Community College Pirate Promise Agreement

The Pirate Promise Program is a co-admission agreement between East Carolina University (ECU) and Montgomery Community College (MCC) designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative baccalaureate degree completion program. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in an Early College, Career and College Promise Program, or be in their first year of community college enrollment prior to applying for Pirate Promise. Student must complete the degree requirements at MCC for an Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.), Associate in Engineering (A.E.), Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.), Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.), or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S) for the B.S. Industrial Technology or B.S. Construction Management programs. Through the program, qualified students enjoy joint academic advising, financial aid counseling and micro-scholarship opportunities, a waived ECU application fee, access to ECU libraries and transit, discounted athletic tickets, and so much more. Students must graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from MCC to be eligible for Pirate Promise. Qualified students receive guaranteed admission to ECU.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Montgomery Community College Spartan Passage Agreement

The Spartan Passage Program is a co-admission agreement between the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and Montgomery Community College (MCC) designed to improve student access to undergraduate education and improve the success of the student transfer process. To be eligible, a student must identify intent to enroll in the co-admit program by the end of their first semester at MCC or before earning 24 hours of college credit. Eligible students must be committed to finishing their Associates Degree within a maximum of 5 academic semesters, complete coursework per term with a minimum GPA of 2.0, and complete the requirements for an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts degree at MCC. Through the program, qualified students enjoy access to all UNCG University Libraries’ services and resources, a waived UNCG application fee, access to campus activities and events, membership in many student organizations, benefit from coordinated federal and state financial aid, and more. Students who maintain established academic standards move seamlessly to UNCG to complete upper-division coursework.