Leading and Learning
Dual Enrollment

What is Dual Enrollment?

Dual enrollment is an acceleration program that allows students to take postsecondary coursework and simultaneously earn credit toward a high school diploma, a career certificate, an industry certification or an associate or baccalaureate degree aa Florida public or eligible private postsecondary institution. If you have questions about dual enrollment, please contact your school counselor. For more information, please visit the PHSC website.

COVID- 19 Dual Enrollment Updates

PHSC’s alternative methods for DE eligibility which can be found here.  Please contact your school counselor if you have questions about your eligibility

The PHSC academic reentry plan can be found here in appendix F.

Fall 2020 Registration

Eligible dual enrollment students should utilize the Fall 2020 Dual Enrollment Online Registration Worksheet to find important dates and to make plans for Fall dual enrollment coursework. In order for students to be able to register online during their assigned time, students and parents/guardians must meet the deadlines listed on the online registration worksheet. This year is a quick turn around due to delays from COVID19 so please begin the process as quickly as possible. Students should reach out to their counselor via email to review their course selections and gain their approval prior to submtting their form. Below are a few important reminders when planning for Fall Dual Enrollment.

  • Dual Enrollment students can only take courses during Fall Term I 8/24/2020-12/11/2020
  • The number of credit hours that can be accessed are*:
    • Rising 12th grade students may enroll in a maximum course load of sixteen credit hours 
    • Rising 11th grade students may enroll in a maximum course load of sixteen credit hours 
    • Rising 10th grade students may choose to enroll in up to seven credit hours on PHSC campuses or online. They may access additional sections of courses, up to the maximum course load 16 credit hours on their high school campus
    • Rising 9th grade students may take courses at the high school or may choose to enroll in up to three (3) credit hours of courses offered online by PHSC per semester 
    • *Dual Enrollment courses offered at a student's high school must be taken at the high school, not at PHSC.
  • Any student taking an online course for the first time must take the PHSC online readiness course through Canvas. Given that PHSC courses may only be available online this fall, we highly encourage all students to access and complete the online readiness course now. Click here for more information on how to complete this. 
  • All DE students must complete the DE orientation in Canvas. Students who have not completed this will have a hold placed on their Summer registration. Click here for more information on how to complete this.

If you have questions about the dual enrollment registration process, please contact your school counselor. For more information, please visit the PHSC website.

Testing Update:

PHSC Testing Services will administer virtual proctoring of common placement tests.  Students may schedule an exam at https://testing.phsc.edu/schedule-exam/exam. Click here for FAQs.

Click below for directions on completing the online registration process:

Collegiate High School students click here for course registration information.

Textbooks

Summer Dual Enrollment textbook return and Fall pick-up dates have been set. Below are guidelines that must be followed when returning and picking up books.

  • Only one person is allowed in the building for return and/or pick-up
  • A face covering must be worn 
  • Social distancing guidelines, 6 feet apart, must be followed
  • Students who are picking up books for Fall 2020, need to complete the preorder form (see below for link) between August 10th - August 16th. Students who do not complete the preorder form may not have materials available upon arrival.

Click here for the dates, times, locations and pre-order form. Please review this guidance document prior to drop off and pick-up.

Grades

Dual Enrollment grades are reported in the PHSC platform WISE. Due to FERPA guidelines, parents of college students, including dual enrollment, do not have access to this platform unless the student shares this information. Grades for dual enrollment courses taken on the high school campus are also kept in the WISE platform and not in myStudent. Please talk with your student to gain access to grades.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must meet the following eligibility criteria per Section 1007.271(3), F.S.:

  • Be enrolled as a student in a Florida public or nonpublic secondary school (grades 6-12), or in a home education program;
  • Have a 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) to enroll in college credits, or a 2.0 unweighted high school GPA to enroll in career dual enrollment courses;
  • For college credits, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test, please click HERE to view the required scores.;
  • Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement; and
  • Not be scheduled to graduate from high school prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course.

Students must maintain at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and the 2.0 postsecondary GPA specified in the Dual Agreement Articulation Agreement for continued eligibility to participate in college credit dual enrollment courses. Students may be removed from dual enrollment courses if their GPA falls below the required 3.0. If you are unsure if your student meets the above criteria, please contact your school counselor.

Fall 2020 Registration

Eligible dual enrollment students should utilize the Fall 2020 Dual Enrollment Online Registration Worksheet to find important dates and to make plans for Fall dual enrollment coursework. In order for students to be able to register online during their assigned time, students and parents/guardians must meet the deadlines listed on the online registration worksheet. This year is a quick turn around due to delays from COVID19 so please begin the process as quickly as possible. Students should reach out to their counselor via email to review their course selections and gain their approval prior to submtting their form. Below are a few important reminders when planning for Fall Dual Enrollment.

  • Dual Enrollment students can only take courses during Fall Term I 8/24/2020-12/11/2020
  • The number of credit hours that can be accessed are*:
    • Rising 12th grade students may enroll in a maximum course load of sixteen credit hours 
    • Rising 11th grade students may enroll in a maximum course load of sixteen credit hours 
    • Rising 10th grade students may choose to enroll in up to seven credit hours on PHSC campuses or online. They may access additional sections of courses, up to the maximum course load 16 credit hours on their high school campus
    • Rising 9th grade students may take courses at the high school or may choose to enroll in up to three (3) credit hours of courses offered online by PHSC per semester 
    • *Dual Enrollment courses offered at a student's high school must be taken at the high school, not at PHSC.
  • Any student taking an online course for the first time must take the PHSC online readiness course through Canvas. Given that PHSC courses may only be available online this fall, we highly encourage all students to access and complete the online readiness course now. Click here for more information on how to complete this. 
  • All DE students must complete the DE orientation in Canvas. Students who have not completed this will have a hold placed on their Summer registration. Click here for more information on how to complete this.

If you have questions about the dual enrollment registration process, please contact your school counselor. For more information, please visit the PHSC website.

Testing Update:

PHSC Testing Services will administer virtual proctoring of common placement tests.  Students may schedule an exam at https://testing.phsc.edu/schedule-exam/exam. Click here for FAQs.

Click below for directions on completing the online registration process:

Collegiate High School students click here for course registration information.

Textbooks

Summer Dual Enrollment textbook return and Fall pick-up dates have been set. Below are guidelines that must be followed when returning and picking up books.

  • Only one person is allowed in the building for return and/or pick-up
  • A face covering must be worn 
  • Social distancing guidelines, 6 feet apart, must be followed
  • Students who are picking up books for Fall 2020, need to complete the preorder form (see below for link) between August 10th - August 16th. Students who do not complete the preorder form may not have materials available upon arrival.

Click here for the dates, times, locations and pre-order form. Please review this guidance document prior to drop off and pick-up.

Grades

Dual Enrollment grades are reported in the PHSC platform WISE. Due to FERPA guidelines, parents of college students, including dual enrollment, do not have access to this platform unless the student shares this information. Grades for dual enrollment courses taken on the high school campus are also kept in the WISE platform and not in myStudent. Please talk with your student to gain access to grades.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must meet the following eligibility criteria per Section 1007.271(3), F.S.:

  • Be enrolled as a student in a Florida public or nonpublic secondary school (grades 6-12), or in a home education program;
  • Have a 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) to enroll in college credits, or a 2.0 unweighted high school GPA to enroll in career dual enrollment courses;
  • For college credits, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test, please click HERE to view the required scores.;
  • Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement; and
  • Not be scheduled to graduate from high school prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course.

Students must maintain at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and the 2.0 postsecondary GPA specified in the Dual Agreement Articulation Agreement for continued eligibility to participate in college credit dual enrollment courses. Students may be removed from dual enrollment courses if their GPA falls below the required 3.0. If you are unsure if your student meets the above criteria, please contact your school counselor.