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 for Fall 2020

Interim Guidelines and Policy Regarding Dual Enrollment Students for Florida Gateway College

Effective June 15, 2020.


Informational Data for Student, Parent, High School and Florida Gateway College Personnel:

The Florida Department of Education released an Emergency Order (EO), DOE Order No. 2020-EO-02, in response to COVID 19. In section VIII(d), the emergency order states:

The testing requirement for student eligibility for initial enrollment in college credit dual enrollment courses taken through December 31, 2020 provided in section 1007.271(3), is suspended.

Per State of Florida guidance, this EO does not eliminate the unweighted 3.0 GPA requirement for initial eligibility and, “Florida College System institution boards of trustees may establish additional initial student eligibility requirements”, F.S. 1007.271(3).

Per the recommendation of the Department of Education and within the guidance provided by the Florida Department of Education all new Dual Enrolled Students will need to satisfy the following in order to be enrolled as a dual enrolled student at FGC:

1. Print the application for admission to the college here.

2. The common placement score received by the student and that is on file with either the high school or FGC which was completed prior to May 1, 2020 will be used and accepted for initial enrollment and eligibility as a dual enrollment student as long as those scores meet or exceed the minimum previously stated cut-off scores. If the student’s scores do not meet the minimum cut-off, the student is not eligible for the Fall 2020 dual enrollment program.

3. Student will need to have an unweighted 3.0 GPA requirement for initial eligibility

4. Students that have not completed a common placement test prior to May 1, 2020 will need to submit one of the following in order to determine eligibility for dual enrollment at FGC for Fall 2020 only:

  • PSAT Scores** (includes PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT)
    • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW): 430 or higher
      • Placement: English AND Reading (ENC1101)
    • Math: 480 or higher
      • College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)
    • College Algebra or Statistics: 530 or higher
      • College Level Placement: College Algebra (MAC1105 or STA2023)
    • FSA (Florida Standards Assessment)
      • Most recent ELA Score: Level 4 or 5
        • Placement: English AND Reading (ENC1101)
      • Most recent Mathematics Score: Level 4 or 5
        • College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)
      • EOC (End-of-Course)
        • Most recent Math Assessment (Algebra I or Geometry): Level 4 or 5

College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)

5. The high school guidance counselor and parent/guardian must indicate approval for each student to take dual enrollment classes at FGC.

6. Test scores in anyone of the alternative assessment instruments must meet college level readiness in both English and Mathematics to be eligible for dual enrollment eligibility.

7. A signed articulation agreement needs to be signed by all parties (parent, student, school district, FGC.

Determine your eligibility for Dual Enrollment for Spring 2021
    • 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 common placement tests 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.

Apply here –> Online Application 

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 view the DE New Student Orientation found on our DE webpage under New Dual Enrollment Students along with how to run a degree evaluation, check schedule planner and transfer information.

Register

Complete your FGC course registration selections, which must be approved by your guidance counselor then register for classes during the open registration period.

Contact your high school guidance counselor with any questions.

Home-Schooled High School Students

Determine your eligibility for Dual Enrollment for Fall 2020

Interim Guidelines and Policy Regarding Dual Enrollment Students for Florida Gateway College

Effective June 15, 2020.


Informational Data for Student, Parent, High School and Florida Gateway College Personnel:

The Florida Department of Education released an Emergency Order (EO), DOE Order No. 2020-EO-02, in response to COVID 19. In section VIII(d), the emergency order states:

The testing requirement for student eligibility for initial enrollment in college credit dual enrollment courses taken through December 31, 2020 provided in section 1007.271(3), is suspended.

Per State of Florida guidance, this EO does not eliminate the unweighted 3.0 GPA requirement for initial eligibility and, “Florida College System institution boards of trustees may establish additional initial student eligibility requirements”, F.S. 1007.271(3).

Per the recommendation of the Department of Education and within the guidance provided by the Florida Department of Education all new Dual Enrolled Students will need to satisfy the following in order to be enrolled as a dual enrolled student at FGC:

1. Print the application for admission to the college here.

2. The common placement score received by the student and that is on file with either the high school or FGC which was completed prior to May 1, 2020 will be used and accepted for initial enrollment and eligibility as a dual enrollment student as long as those scores meet or exceed the minimum previously stated cut-off scores. If the student’s scores do not meet the minimum cut-off, the student is not eligible for the Fall 2020 dual enrollment program.

3. Student will need to have an unweighted 3.0 GPA requirement for initial eligibility

4. Students that have not completed a common placement test prior to May 1, 2020 will need to submit one of the following in order to determine eligibility for dual enrollment at FGC for Fall 2020 only:

  • PSAT Scores** (includes PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT)
    • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW): 430 or higher
      • Placement: English AND Reading (ENC1101)
    • Math: 480 or higher
      • College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)
    • College Algebra or Statistics: 530 or higher
      • College Level Placement: College Algebra (MAC1105 or STA2023)
    • FSA (Florida Standards Assessment)
      • Most recent ELA Score: Level 4 or 5
        • Placement: English AND Reading (ENC1101)
      • Most recent Mathematics Score: Level 4 or 5
        • College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)
      • EOC (End-of-Course)
        • Most recent Math Assessment (Algebra I or Geometry): Level 4 or 5

College Ready Placement: Mathematics (MAT1033, MGF1106, MGF1107)

5. The high school guidance counselor and parent/guardian must indicate approval for each student to take dual enrollment classes at FGC.

6. Test scores in anyone of the alternative assessment instruments must meet college level readiness in both English and Mathematics to be eligible for dual enrollment eligibility.

7. A signed articulation agreement needs to be signed by all parties (parent, student, school district, FGC.

Determine your eligibility for Dual Enrollment for Spring 2021
    • 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 common placement tests 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

Submit the following to the Dual Enrollment office for review:

  • Completed DE Application (found on DE webpage)
  • Eligible Test Scores

Apply here –> Online Application 

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 view the DE New Student Orientation found on our DE webpage under New Dual Enrollment Students along with how to run a degree evaluation, check schedule planner and transfer information.

Call the DE office at 386-754-4300 with your Student ID# (stated in letter of acceptance) to register for the homeschool articulation agreement meeting.

Forms

New Dual Enrollment Students


Convert to a Standard Student after Graduation

Regular Dual Enrollment Students

Checklist to Continue as a Standard Student

Home School Dual Enrollment Students

Checklist for Home School Student to Continue as a Standard 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 Office of Accessibility Services or call Terry Auger, coordinator of accessibility services, at 386.754.4215.  The Office of Accessibility Services is located in Building 014, Room 102, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, Florida 32025.

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