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1 Dual Credit at Collin College

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 Fall Course Offerings at LHS ENGL 1301 9:40 – 10:30 am MWF 2:40 – 3:30 pm MWF 9:15 – 10:30 am TR ECON 2301 9:15 – 10:30 am TR 2:40 – 3:55 pm TR 9:40 – 10:30 am MWF MATH 1314 8:45 – 9:35 am MWF 3:35 – 4:25 pm MWF SPCH 1311 8:45 – 9:35 am MWF

4 Concurrent Classes at CC Graphic Design Culinary Arts (Frisco) Interior Design Criminal Justice Morning - Choose a time that will allow you to be back at school by 10:40 for 3 rd period. Afternoon – Choose a class that begins after 3:00 so that you have enough time to travel after 2:35 (6 th period)

5 A few things to consider… College Calendar vs Lovejoy Calendar –Weather Closings FERPA and Personal Responsibility –Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Add/Drop/Withdraw –Impact on graduation C or better rule

6 ACCESS ACCESS is A ccommodations at C ollin C ounty for E qual S upport S ervices. 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.

7 Checklist Admission: Submit an Application Official Transcript Proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination or waiver Complete the TSI requirements Registration: Register with an Academic Advisor here at LHS on June 13 at 2:30 Pay for courses & books

8 Application for Admission WHEN do I apply? –You may apply online now for Fall 2013! –Must be complete before anything else can occur at Collin. –HOW? –Complete online with the Texas Common Application at

9 Questions on Create an account/ profile and then an application. Collin is a two year school. Our McKinney location is the only site option. You may select any available choice for major. Under Admissions Basis, you will select Dual Credit. Residency/ tuition is decided based on your answers on the application. -Questions? Please contact our Admissions office-

10 Transcript Collin needs the most recent transcript for every student. Naviance –Naviance loginNaviance login –How – go to your page -- »Go to the college tab »On the left choose transcripts

11 Bacterial Meningitis Requirement State Law (SB 1107) requires all students under the age of 30 entering a higher education institution to show proof of having the vaccine 10 days prior to the start of the term. Exemption to showing proof is if taking the course at your high school, must sign a waiver.

12 Texas Success Initiative The TSI is designed to measure competency in reading, writing, and mathematics. Students need a status in all subject areas. 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.

13 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

14 TSI What will I need to do? Get a testing referral from Admissions Pay at the cashier, cost is $29. Visit the campus Testing Center to test See an academic advisor to review your results

15 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.

16 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.

17 Fall 2013 Important Dates You have a priority registration date in June! – June 18, 2013 at LHS Library 9:00 – 11:00 am First Come first serve basis - Registration and Payment must be complete by Wednesday, July 31st This is a firm deadline – they will drop you! Fall semester: August 26 th -December 13 th

18 What if I 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 student’s signature.

19 Pay Tuition $37 per credit hour for students residing in Collin County=$113 for a 3 credit hr course Pay online or in person by July 31, 2013

20 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.




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