Below are a few points of interest to help students and parents understand the new Dual Enrollment dual-credit program.
- The eligible student and parent/guardian should schedule the required Dual Enrollment advisement session with the school counselor to discuss the dual-credit program options.
- Completion of the Dual Enrollment Georgia Student Finance Commission application is required each semester or quarter.
- The student must apply and be accepted to a participating eligible postsecondary institution (University System of Georgia, Technical College System of Georgia or private institutions).
- The student and parent/guardian must sign a Student Participation Agreement during/after an advisement session with the high school counselor.
- Eligible students may participate in high school competitive and other extracurricular events.
- Courses do not count against any maximum hourly caps for the HOPE scholarships or grants.
- College courses taken must count toward local and/or state high school graduation requirements.
- The Georgia Student Finance Commission will manage funding and payments to the postsecondary institutions provided by
annual state appropriations.
- The Dual Enrollment dual-credit program is not available for coursework exempted or given credit by examination, testing, training, or prior experience.
- Dropping a course or not following program rules and regulations may result in students losing credit, receiving a failing grade and/or being removed from Dual Enrollment; thus, affecting their high school graduation requirements.
- Students must make annual progress towards graduation and completion of their Individual Graduation Plan to
participate in the Dual Enrollment dual-credit program.