Dual enrollment (DE) students are high school students (public, private and home educated) that enroll in select college credit and vocational programs at FGC. Credits earned at FGC count toward your college degree and high school diploma.

Please follow the enrollment steps below to successfully begin your college career in high school! Remember that we are here to help you through this process. Contact dual.enrollment@fgc.edu with any questions.

Public and Private High School Students

Determine your eligibility for Dual Enrollment
    • Be enrolled as a student in a Florida public or nonpublic secondary school (grades 6-12), or in a home education program;
    • Have a 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) to enroll in college credit courses, or a 2.0 high school unweighted GPA to enroll in career dual enrollment courses;
    • For college credit courses, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test pursuant to Rule 6A-14.064, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.);
    • Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement; and • Cannot be scheduled to graduate prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course.Who is eligible for dual enrollment courses? Students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    All students in grades 6-12 who meet these eligibility requirements or additional eligibility requirements as determined in the articulation agreement must be allowed to participate in dual enrollment. Any additional eligibility requirements or limits on dual enrollment participation based on grade levels must be only to ensure college readiness and not to arbitrarily prohibit students who have demonstrated the ability to master advanced courses from participation. Students must maintain a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and the minimum required postsecondary GPA specified in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement for continued enrollment in college credit dual enrollment courses

  • Make an appointment to meet with your guidance counselor to determine your eligibility (3.0 high school GPA and college-level placement test scores in reading, English and math).
  • Attend Dual Enrollment meeting if required by your high school.
  • Take the PERT placement test at your high school. ACT or SAT scores may also be used to meet placement requirements.
Apply for Admission

Once you are approved by your high school to take FGC classes, complete the FGC Application for Dual Enrollment / Early College and submit on or before the semester admission deadline.

Acceptance

Receive your letter of acceptance that will include important information like log-in information for MyFGC and student email, as well as instructions to register for the DE New Student Orientation. Register for your orientation with FGC’s Dual Enrollment Office by calling 386-754-4300.

Register

Complete your FGC course registration form, which must be approved by your guidance counselor. The form will be submitted to FGC’s Dual Enrollment Office for processing during open registration.

 

Home-Schooled High School Students

 

Determine your eligibility for Dual Enrollment
    • Be enrolled as a student in a Florida public or nonpublic secondary school (grades 6-12), or in a home education program;
    • Have a 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) to enroll in college credit courses, or a 2.0 high school unweighted GPA to enroll in career dual enrollment courses;
    • For college credit courses, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test pursuant to Rule 6A-14.064, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.);
    • Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement; and • Cannot be scheduled to graduate prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course.Who is eligible for dual enrollment courses? Students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    All students in grades 6-12 who meet these eligibility requirements or additional eligibility requirements as determined in the articulation agreement must be allowed to participate in dual enrollment. Any additional eligibility requirements or limits on dual enrollment participation based on grade levels must be only to ensure college readiness and not to arbitrarily prohibit students who have demonstrated the ability to master advanced courses from participation. Students must maintain a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and the minimum required postsecondary GPA specified in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement for continued enrollment in college credit dual enrollment courses

  • Request a letter of compliance from your county’s school board office.
  • Schedule and complete the PERT placement test at FGC. Pick up Testing Checklist/Voucher from the Dual Enrollment Office prior to arriving for your testing appointment. The Test Center is located in Building 17 and may be contacted at test.center@fgc.edu or 386-754-7378.
Admission and Registration

Schedule an appointment with FGC’s Office of Dual Enrollment at 386-754-4300 for review of eligibility.  If approved, you will complete the FGC Application for Dual Enrollment / Early College (signed by both parent and student) prior to admission deadline and register for classes with your Dual Enrollment Academic Advisor during open registration.

Acceptance

Receive your letter of acceptance that will include important information like log-in information for MyFGC and student email, as well as instructions to register for the DE New Student Orientation. Register for your orientation with FGC’s Dual Enrollment Office by calling 386-754-4300.

Forms

New Dual Enrollment Students

Convert to a Standard Student after Graduation

Or

Complete the Home School Affidavit

  • Complete online FASFA Form – for any financial aid, scholarship or grant consideration. For any financial aid questions, contact our Financial Aid Office at 386-754-4296 or email them at financial_aid@fgc.edu.
  • Bring the above forms to the Dual Enrollment Office for assistance with conversion to standard college student

Contact Us

Dual.Enrollment@fgc.edu
386-754-4300

Note: If you are a student with documented disability or if you have a 504 Plan please see Disability Services or call Terry Auger, coordinator of disability services, at 386.754.4215.  The Disability Services Office is located in Building 017, Room 16, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, Florida 32025.

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