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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

Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements to participate in Dual Enrollment:

  • Current high school transcript
  • A 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.

Steps for First Time Dual Enrollment Student

  • Submit the Shelton State Admission Application.  Select the Application Type – Dual Enrollment (High School and College Credit for the same course).
  • Submit the Signature/Residency Form and upload photo ID.
      • 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 counselor, can be submitted. The profile sheet must show the student’s home address and include the student’s photo.
  • Submit the Dual Enrollment Approval Form.  
      • As part of the Dual Enrollment Approval Form, a student must upload a current high school transcript.
      • If selecting a math or English course, a student must upload qualifying ACT scores (18 math subscore – MTH 100, 20 math subscore – MTH 112, 18 English subscore – ENG 101).
  • If a student chooses to take a math or English course and does not have the qualifying ACT scores, the student must take the Accuplacer Placement Assessment.  To register, visit Accuplacer.

Steps for Returning Dual Enrollment Student

Students who wish to continue to take college courses through dual enrollment for subsequent terms are not automatically reenrolled.  They must submit the documents listed below.  Also, if a student does not take a dual enrollment course for two consecutive terms, the student must apply as a first time dual enrollment student.

 

  • Submit the Dual Enrollment Approval Form.  
      • As part of the Dual Enrollment Approval Form, a student must upload a current high school transcript.
      • If selecting a math or English course, a student must upload qualifying ACT scores (18 math subscore – MTH 100, 20 math subscore – MTH 112, 18 English subscore – ENG 101).
  • If a student chooses to take a math or English course and does not have the qualifying ACT scores, the student must take the Accuplacer Placement Assessment.  To register, visit Accuplacer.

Upcoming Enrollment Dates

  • Spring 2021 Dual Enrollment Applications will be accepted September 14, 2020 – November 13, 2020.
  • Summer 2021 Dual Enrollment Applications will be accepted March 2, 2021 – May 4, 2021.
  • Fall 2021 Dual Enrollment Applications will be accepted April 1, 2021 – July 6, 2021.

Student Checklists

Student Checklists for Dual Enrollment