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1 Dual Credit at Collin College Presented by: Recruitment & Programs for New Students

2 What is Dual Credit? Dual Credit - Credit is earned for both high school and college at the same time. Begin a college transcript: transfer options

3 Transfer U

4 Dual Credit Available with permission from your high school –All Seniors may take up to two courses per semester –Juniors may take one course per semester Students complete the entire admissions process, plus a permission form for registration.

5 Course Offerings for McKinney HS Juniors Fall 2011 History 1301 Spring 2012 History 1302

6 Course Offerings for McKinney HS Seniors Fall 2011 English 1301 Government 2302 OR Economics 2301 Earth Science College Algebra Spring 2012 English 1302 Government 2302 OR Economics 2301 Stars & Galaxies College Algebra

7 A few things to consider… College Calendar FERPA and Personal Responsibility Add/Drop/Withdraw –Impact on graduation C or better rule

8 ACCESS ACCESS is Accommodations at Collin County for Equal Support Services. Follows ADA guidelines by providing reasonable accommodations, individual attention, and support for students with disabilities who need assistance with any aspect of their campus experience such as accessibility, academics, testing, and registration.

9 I am ready to sign up for dual credit … what do I do now?

10 Start with your High School Counselor!

11 Checklist Admission: Submit an Application Official Transcript Complete the TSI requirements Registration: Register with an Academic Advisor Pay for courses & books

12 Application for Admission WHEN do I apply? –You may apply online for Fall 2011 now, applications opened January 18 th —there is no fee. HOW? –Complete online with the Texas Common Application at or the paper Collin Application.

13 Transcript Collin needs the most recent transcript for every student. It is used to meet testing requirements and set prerequisites. It can help prove residency and defines your status.

14 Texas Success Initiative The TSI is designed to measure competency in reading, writing, and mathematics. It is used for placement purposes. All students not eligible for an exemption must take an approved placement test prior to enrolling in any Texas public college or university.

15 TSI Exemptions TAKS- Exit Level 11 th Grade 2200 Math 2200 Verbal 3 Writing SubScore ACT19 Math 19 Verbal 23 Composite SAT I500 Math 500 Verbal 1070 Composite

16 TSI What will I need to do? Get a testing referral from Admissions Pay at the cashier, cost is $29. Make an appointment at the Testing Center at any of our campuses.

17 What if my TSI scores are low? The purpose of this assessment is to find out what level you should start your coursework. If you do not place at “college level,” that means you need to focus on your high school work at this time. - This is NOT uncommon.

18 Register for Courses with an Academic Advisor Dual Credit students must register in person with a photo ID. You will need your completed permission form with the required signatures. Pay attention to deadlines for add/drop and payment.

19 Fall 2011 Important Dates You have a priority registration date! Friday, June 17th 9-12am at the Central Park Campus in McKinney in the Conference Center Open registration begins June 21 st Registration must be complete by Wednesday, August 10 th at 8pm Payment due: Wed., August 10 th at 8pm Fall semester: August 22 nd -December 9 th

20 Tuition $34 per credit hour for students residing in Collin County=$104 for a 3 credit hr course $63 per credit hour for student residing out of Collin County=$189 for a 3 credit hr course $118 per credit hour for out of state or out of country students=$354 for a 3 credit hr course

21 Get Books You have to buy books in college! You can find out which books to get from the College bookstore by going online to their website. You may purchase books from your preferred retailer.




25 What if my student can not attend registration? Parents may register for their student with a letter of release and a photo ID. The letter is only good for one day. Needs to include the students name, your name, the date, what you are going to do and the students signature.

26 Dean of Students-Plagiarism Student ID’s Parking Pass-free and recommended Weather Closings Transcripts What else?

27 Recruitment and Programs for New Students Shannon A. Mott Special Admissions Coordinator 972.548.6736

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