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.

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

Dual Enrollment Textbook Spring return and Summer pick-up has ended. Seniors who were unable to return their books should utilize the date, time and location below for return. Students who have not already placed a Dual Enrollment Summer textbook request, should complete this form for a late order. We will contact you to determine when your materials have arrived. 

Senior Late Spring Textbook Return:

  • This will be done through a drive-thru process in front of the school or building.
  • You will not need to get out of your car and we ask that when you return the books you follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and only have one person in the car, if possible. If not, please have the passenger seat empty.
  • Please bring your own pen with you and have your books in a disposable bag in the trunk of your car for easy access for district staff.
  • This form must be completed 24 hours prior to the date of return.

Senior Textbook Late Return:

June 2nd 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

District Office

7205 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Bldg. 3N,

Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638

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

Dual Enrollment Textbook Spring return and Summer pick-up has ended. Seniors who were unable to return their books should utilize the date, time and location below for return. Students who have not already placed a Dual Enrollment Summer textbook request, should complete this form for a late order. We will contact you to determine when your materials have arrived. 

Senior Late Spring Textbook Return:

  • This will be done through a drive-thru process in front of the school or building.
  • You will not need to get out of your car and we ask that when you return the books you follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and only have one person in the car, if possible. If not, please have the passenger seat empty.
  • Please bring your own pen with you and have your books in a disposable bag in the trunk of your car for easy access for district staff.
  • This form must be completed 24 hours prior to the date of return.

Senior Textbook Late Return:

June 2nd 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

District Office

7205 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Bldg. 3N,

Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638

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.