Student Information

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.

Welcome to Seminole State College of Florida Dual Enrollment! We consider it a privilege to partner with you as you meet and exceed your educational goals. We are excited for your journey ahead. 

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, 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. A list of eligible private schools for the current semester can be seen below. 
    • Eligible Orange County Public School (OCPS) students enrolled at Wekiva High School and Apopka High School may also 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.
  • Complete the Dual Enrollment Admission Application
    • Must be complete with all approval signatures including the student, parent/guardian and high school counselor (if applicable).
  • Submit eligible test scores
    • Students following the Academic Dual Enrollment opportunity must have SAT (order from College Board), ACT, or Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)scores that place them into college-level coursework  in all three areas of reading, writing and math. 
      • Please note: We do not accept PERT scores from outside institutions. Students must  take the PERT exams at Seminole State to participate in the DE program. Florida Virtual School Students can take the ACCUPLACER exams; which is offered virtually/remote.
      • Please note: The Steps to Dual Enroll documents can be found on the Resources and Forms page.  This helpful guide that provides additional information regarding how to participate in the DE program;  including eligible test scores. 

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. 

Eligible Test Scores

Students who are pursuing the Academic Dual enrollment Track must have eligible test scores in the areas of reading, writing and math (all three areas) in order to participate. The (minimum) eligible test scores are below: 

TestReadingWritingMath
ACT191719 for MAT 1033C
23 for MAC 1105
SAT242524 for MAT 1033C
26.5 for MAC 1105 Math 
PERT106103114 for MAT 1033C
123 for MAC 1105

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. 

NOTE: Most students will be in classes with adult students and will be treated as adults. Students should be mature and able to work independently. The difficulty of the class (whether it is offered at the high school or at the College) is not changed because the student is in high school or middle school. Dual Enrollment students are required to meet all course deadlines and requirements. Unsuccessful completion of Dual Enrollment courses may negatively impact the student's future financial aid. This includes both withdraws and D/F grades.

Private Schools Approved for Dual Enrollment

Private schools must have an articulation agreement with Seminole State College of Florida before their students may participate in Dual Enrollment. Please view our current agreements on the Articulation Listing website. 

Next Steps

After you have successfully applied to the College, you will receive your digital Next Steps letter via email . This email will include very important next steps that you will need to complete in order to start strong as a Seminole State College of Florida student. 

Welcome or welcome back to Seminole State College of Florida.  We are cheering you on as you continue to work toward your educational goals. The purpose of the information listed below is to help you position yourself for success at Seminole State College of Florida and beyond.  

Have you submitted your official test scores?

If you were admitted to the Dual Enrollment program using your unofficial SAT and/or ACT scores (meaning that you did not submit these scores to us directly from College Board or ACT), please note that you are required to submit your official scores prior to the end of your first semester in the program. You will not be allowed to register for courses in subsequent semesters until the official scores are on file. You will need to log into your online College Board (SAT) account or ACT account and request that your test scores are sent to Seminole State College of Florida. 

For more information regarding taking the PERT exams with Seminole State College, please visit the Assessment and Testing website here: https://www.seminolestate.edu/testing

Eligible Test Scores

Students who are pursuing the Academic Dual enrollment Track must have eligible test scores in the areas of reading, writing and math (all three areas) in order to participate. The (minimum) eligible test scores are below: 

Test
Reading
Writing
Math
ACT191719 for MAT 1033C
23 for MAC 1105
SAT242524 for MAT 1033C
27.5 for MAC 1105 Math 
PERT106103114 for MAT 1033C
123 for MAC 1105

Do you have alternative college credit?

There are multiple ways to earn college credit. Have you taken the CLEP exam? Have you taken the Advanced Placement (AP) exam? It may be that you can use credits earned via these exams and more to satisfy requirements here at the college. Please view score equivalencies found on the Florida Department of Education website to see if this may be beneficial to you. 

Have you registered for courses for the upcoming semester? 

At Seminole State College of Florida, there are three semesters that make up an academic year: Fall, Spring and Summer. Each semester, DE students have the opportunity to take a different set of classes (maximum 10 credit hours each semester). In order to register for classes, DE students must follow the instructions found on the "Registration Information" page of our website. Be sure to mind the dates/deadlines. 

Have you gotten your textbooks for the current or upcoming semester?

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:

SCPS students can visit the SCPS Website to access instructions on obtaining course materials. 

  1. Complete the 869 Approval Form and the Course Registration Form.
  2. Submit your completed forms to a Student Success Specialist on any of our campuses to register for courses.
  3. After registering for courses, take both the 869 Approval form and a printed or digital copy of your course schedule to the Barnes and Noble Bookstore to obtain textbooks. You will need a form of ID. Please be sure to inform the representative that you are a Dual Enrollment student. 

Complete the Course Registration Form and submit it to a Student Success Specialist on any of our campuses. The specialist will provide you with a book voucher. 

Take the book voucher and a printed or digital copy of your course schedule to the Barnes and Noble Bookstore to obtain textbooks. You will need a form of ID. Please be sure to inform the representative that you are a Dual Enrollment student.  

Please view this FLVS Help Sheet for instructions on how FLVS students can obtain text books.

Take a copy of your schedule to the bookstore on the Seminole State College campus most convenient to your location. 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.  

Have you returned your textbooks by the end of your current semester?

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. 


Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We are excited for you as you continue in your educational goals and are thankful for the opportunity to be a part of them. 

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.

Are you looking to continue your education with Seminole State?

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. 

Delayed Credit 

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. 

Have you met the requirements to earn your AA, AS or Certificate from Seminole State?  

In order for your degree to be conferred, you will need to submit an Intent to Graduate form by the appropriate deadline. Please review the Academic Calendar for the deadline to submit your ITG form. The form must be submitted to the Dual Enrollment office. 

Upon submitting this form, you will receive email communications from the college. Please be sure to read and respond to all communications.

Are you transitioning to a different college/university?

We wish you all the best in your continued journey! Don't forget to submit your Seminole State transcripts to your institution of choice. 

Contact

Dual Enrollment Office
 407.708.2762