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Dual Enrollment Qualifications

To be eligible for Dual Enrollment, a student must be in grade 10, 11, or 12 and have a minimum cumulative 2.0 cumulative average in completed high school courses to take technical courses and minimum cumulative 2.5 average in completed high school courses to take academic courses.


Students interested in dual enrollment should speak with their high school counselor to begin the process.

Next Steps

  • Submit the Shelton State application online.
  • Print and submit Signature/Residency page following application completion.
  • Submit an unexpired, government-issued photo ID by mail or email. In the absence of a government-issued photo ID, a certified copy of the student’s birth certificate along with a printout of the student information profile sheet from iNow, signed and dated by the high school principal, can be submitted. The profile sheet must show the student’s home address and include the student’s photo.
  • Complete the Dual Enrollment for Dual Credit Permission Form Fall, Spring, or Summer.
    • Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 Dual Enrollment Applications will be accepted March 1, 2020 – May 3, 2020.
    • Spring 2020 Dual Enrollment Applications will be accepted October 1, 2019 – December 6, 2019.
  • Provide a copy of your current high school transcript.
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA for academic courses and a 2.0 GPA for technical courses
    • Enrolled in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade
  • Courses must be at or above 100 level. Physical Education (PED) classes are not eligible for dual enrollment.
  • Meet all prerequisite requirements as listed in the SSCC Catalog. Students must submit appropriate ACT, SAT, or College placement scores.

A helpful checklist for each option is below.  Be sure to submit all documents to