Dual Enrollment Program
Classes for the Fall 2023 semester begin August 21, 2023!Reminder!
The Dual Enrollment Program allows qualified students to take college classes and earn credit toward high school and an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree, Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or a career certificate at the same time.
Dual Enrollment Application Steps
To be eligible to dual enroll, students must:
- Be in the 6th - 12th grade.
- Have successfully completed at least one high school level course
- Be enrolled as a Seminole County Public School (SCPS) student, a registered Home School student with SCPS, a full-time Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student, or as a student at an eligible private school.
- Private schools must have an articulation agreement with Seminole State College of Florida before their students may participate in Dual Enrollment.
- Have an eligible GPA.
- For Academic Dual Enrollment, students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative, unweighted, high school GPA.
- For Career Dual Enrollment, students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative, unweighted, high school GPA.
Seminole State offers two dual enrollment paths:
- General Education Path
- Fulfills General Education courses toward an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree.
- The A.A. degree is guaranteed to transfer to any Florida public institution and complete the General Education requirements of that institution.
- A cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 is required for this program.
- Students must meet the prerequisite testing requirements for the course(s) they desire to take.
- Career Path
- Fulfills credit toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or career certificate that may lead into an A.S. degree in select programs such as Criminal Justice, Computers, and Business.
- Students may enroll in Career Dual Enrollment with a 2.5 cumulative, unweighted high school GPA. However, if the A.S. program requires General Education courses, students must have a 3.0 GPA to take those courses.
Complete the Dual Enrollment Admission Application
- Must be complete with all approval signatures including the student, parent/guardian and high school counselor (if applicable).
- Please note: The email address added to the application should be the student's personal email address, not the email address assigned by their high school.
Completed applications can be submitted to any Seminole State College of Florida campus where a Student Success Specialist will assist the student in enrolling into the program, if eligible.
Home School Students
In addition to completing the Dual Enrollment Application, home school students must also complete the updated Home School Articulation Agreement and provide a verification/enrollment letter which details that the student is currently registered as a home school student in Seminole or Orange counties.
The Seminole State account username is created automatically when the student is matriculated. Students will receive two emails to the personal email address used during time of application. These emails will provide account details, instructions on how to activate the account, and information to setup the password through the Microsoft Password Reset Portal (SSPR).
Students who are pursuing the Academic Dual enrollment Track must meet the pre-requisite testing requirements for the subject area of the courses they desire to take. The (minimum) eligible test scores are below:
|ACT||19||17||19 for MAT 1033|
21 for MAC 1105
|SAT||24||25||24 for MAT 1033|
26.5 for MAC 1105
|PERT||106||103||114 for MAT 1033|
123 for MAC 1105
|Accuplacer 10/01/2022 and after||256||253||QAS- 261 for MAT 1033|
AAF-263 for MAC 1105
|Accuplacer taken before 10/01/2022||245||245||QAS-242 for MAT 1033|
AAF-263 for MAC 1105
Do You Have Questions About Dual Enrollment at Seminole State?
Are you a prospective Dual Enrollment student looking to learn more about the program? We are hosting Information Sessions that will provide you with the information needed to participate. Each session will last approximately one hour and will include a time for question and answer.
Registration is required. The meeting information is below and we hope to see you soon.
Information Session Dates
Dual enrolled students are eligible to take up to 10 credit hours per semester, including the summer semester.
Please note: Dual enrolled students are not able to register themselves for classes. DE students will have two holds on their account preventing self-registration. DE students must follow the instructions below in order to register for courses:
To register for courses, please follow the instructions below:
- Select the courses you desire to take.
- Review the courses that Academic Dual Enrollment and Career Dual Enrollment are eligible to take.
- Review the Course Catalog to find courses offered for the semester.
- You can also meet with your high school counselor or a Dual Enrollment representative for assistance in course selection.
- Complete the Course Registration Form
- SCPS, OCPS, and FLVS (full time) students must have their high school counselors sign their registration form to show approval of courses.
- Private School Students, only: Complete the 869 Form(Private School students).
- Home school, SCPS, OCPS and FLVS students do not need to complete the 869 form.
- Submit both the Course Registration Form and the 869 forms (if applicable) to Seminole State College
- Visit a Student Success Specialist on any Seminole State College campus. The hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Friday). Please Note: The campus is closed on Fridays throughout the summer.
- Please note: The student must be present to submit forms.
Dual enrolled students are not permitted to register for the courses listed below:
- Clock hour programs that do not lead to industry certification
- Courses that are less than 3 credit hours
- Exception: EGS 1006, EGN 1007 and courses required for the honors program
- Limited access degree programs (Nursing, Police Academy, Fire Fighting, etc.)
- Seminole State Automotive programs
- Developmental courses, ROTC or physical education courses
- Bachelor's Degree program courses
Dual enrolled students must maintain the following grade point average (GPA) in order to remain eligible for Dual Enrollment:
- A 3.0 high school GPA for Academic Dual Enrollment
- A 2.5 high school GPA for Career Dual Enrollment
- A 2.0 cumulative Seminole State College GPA
Students who do not meet the 2.0 college GPA requirement and wish to continue to participate in the dual enrollment program must do the following:
- Students who earn a "D" or "F" during their first semester of Dual enrollment will be permitted to repeat the course if they meet the high school GPA requirement.
- After the first semester of Dual enrollment, students who earn a grade of "D" or "F" in a dual enrollment class and wish to continue to participate in the dual enrollment program will be required to repeat the course in which he/she earned the "D" or "F" grade in the subsequent semester.
- If the student still meets the minimum College GPA requirements they are allowed to enroll in courses that were not completed successfully as grade forgiveness.
- If the student no longer meets the College GPA requirements to qualify for dual enrollment due to failing grades will only be allowed to enroll in those courses for which they fail and must earn a grade of C or better in order to be eligible to continue to a participate.
Please note: Dual Enrollment students may not attempt the same course at the colleges more than two times.
Steps to Drop a Course(s)
Students are able to drop courses without penalty up until the Drop Deadline. See the Academic Calendar for a full list of dates and deadlines. When a student removes a course prior to the Drop Deadline, there will be no penalty and no record of ever having been enrolled in the course on the on the academic record.
To drop a course, students must complete the following steps:
- Complete the Registration Form (bottom "Courses to be Dropped" section only).
- Submit the completed form to a Student Services Specialist on any Seminole State College campus prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.
Steps to Withdraw
Courses removed after the Drop Deadline are considered a Withdrawal. Students can withdraw from a course until the Withdraw Deadline for the term. See the Academic Calendar for a full list of dates and deadlines. After the Withdraw Deadline, a student cannot remove a course from their schedule.
Please note: Withdrawing from a course will not negatively impact the GPA. However, the grade of "W" will reflect on the college transcript/student record. Withdrawing from courses may also negatively impact the student's ability to receive Federal Financial Aid in the future. A grade of "W4" can be administered by the faculty member for "no-show" and does count as an attempt.
To withdraw from a course, the student must:
- Complete the Withdraw Form. The form must be signed by the high school guidance counselor (except for home school students) and by the student.
- Submit the completed form (in person) to a Student Services Specialist on any Seminole State College campus prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.
Textbooks for the Fall 2023 semester become available at the Bookstore on 8/8/23.Reminder!
One very important step in your journey at Seminole State College of Florida is having the course materials needed for the classes you are registered to take. An ideal time to have your textbooks in hand is no later than 1 week prior to classes beginning. If you have not done so already, please be sure to obtain your text books using the instructions below:
Home School, Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS), Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), and Private School Students
- Take a copy of your schedule to the bookstore on the Seminole State College campus most convenient to your location. Please Note: You will be able to retrieve your books from the Barnes and Noble bookstore within 1 business day of registration. Please bring your photo ID.
FLVS (full-time) Students
- Please view this FLVS Help Sheet for instructions on how FLVS students can obtain text books.
Dual Enrollment students who received free textbooks must return textbooks and course materials at the end of the semester to the high school textbook manager, the high school designated staff member or back to the Seminole State College of Florida bookstore (if received from there). Failure to do so could result in you being charged for the textbook and/or associated fees and may delay or prohibit your text book registration process.
The Dual Enrollment team is available to assist all current Dual Enrollment students via scheduled appointments. Review the Dual Enrollment Advising Calendar below to select and register for an appointment. On appointment days, we are available to meet with you in-person, by phone, or via Zoom. Please indicate your preferred meeting modality when registering. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive an email confirmation.
*Please note: These appointments are reserved for current students. Prospective students should attend a monthly Information Session, found on our Future Students page.
Current or prospective students can walk-in and receive assistance without the need for appointment on our Walk-in days as indicated in the Calendar below. All walk-in assistance will be provided in-person, on the Sanford Lake Mary campus. Walk-in assistance is limited to 20 minutes per student and is ideal for students who need assistance with matters that can be addressed very quickly. Completed registration and application forms may still be submitted to a specialist. Please review the calendar below for the hours of availability.
If you are a current or new Dual Enrollment student, you likely have many questions, such as:
- Which classes can/should I take?
- Will it be possible for me to earn a degree?
- How do I register for or remove classes?
- What forms do I need to submit?
- What about my AP classes?
- What is a "credit hour?"
Join us for our upcoming (Virtual) Group Advising Session that will provide you with important information to strategically plan out your journey with Seminole State as a Dual Enrollment student. This virtual session will last approximately one hour and includes time for questions and answers.
Registration is required. The meeting information is outlined below.
Group Advising Events
Dual Enrollment Advising Calendar
Dual Enrollment students may also eligible to apply for the Grindle Honors Institute at Seminole State College.
The benefits of the Honors Institute include:
- An Honors diploma or certificate
- Smaller, engaging, innovated courses
- Graduation recognition and more
More information can be found on the Honors Institute website.
Collegiate High School
Are you a Crooms or Lake Howell student? Learn more about our Collegiate High School.
Submit an Intent to Graduate Form by the Posted Deadline
- Complete an Intent to Graduate form.
- Submit your completed Intent to Graduate form to the Dual Enrollment Email inbox. Your assigned advisor will send your degree audit along with your Intent to Graduate form to the Graduation Office by the deadline if you are eligible.
- Submit a Student Records Information Change Form if necessary to update your name and/or mailing address.
Have you submitted your final high school transcript?
Upon graduating from your high school, you will need to submit your official, final high school transcript. Typically, the transcript is not available until a few weeks post high school graduation. Official, final transcripts must be sent to the College at: Seminole State College of Florida, Enrollment Services, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773. Your high school may also have the ability to submit the transcript to us digitally. If you prefer to submit a hard copy be sure that the hard copy remains sealed/unopened.
Home school students must submit the Home School Affidavit.
Have you completed the Steps to Enroll?
If you are looking to continue your education with Seminole State post high school graduation, you will need to follow the Steps to Enroll for a first-time- in college students. Please note: Dual Enrolled students can begin to take classes during the Summer B term. Please view the Academic Calendar for dates.
If a high school senior desires to take courses prior to the Summer B term, the student must apply for Delayed Credit. Delayed Credit is a program for high school seniors wanting to enroll in classes but will not graduate high school until the term has already begun.
Florida Department of Education Resources
- Dual Enrollment Course Equivalency List
- This list is helpful in determining the number of high school and college credits awarded for Dual Enrollment classes and highlights required General Education courses.
- Comparison of Florida's Articulated Programs Chart
- Dual Enrollment Statement of Transfer Guarantees
- Associate in Arts (AA) Degree Requirements
- Assessment and Testing Office - PERT
- Tips for Successful Dual Enrollment
- Are you a student with a disability? The office of Disability Support Services(DSS) may be able to assist you with your accommodation needs.
- Please note: In college, the student must self-identify to the DSS office.
- The DSS office provides a helpful chart to understand the difference between the college and high school academic accommodations process.
To request more information about Seminole State's Dual Enrollment Program, as well as other educational opportunities, please email email@example.com .