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Welcome To Dual Enrollment at LASC!
The Dual Enrollment program offers local high school students free college courses on their high school campus for student convenience. The student has the potential to complete the first year of college BEFORE graduating high school.
WHY ENROLL IN DUAL ENROLLMENT CLASSES?
- Accumulate college credits for free
- Free textbook rentals
- Free access to resources and services
- Explore different careers, majors and interests
- Get exposed to college expectations
- Strengthen your transcripts and academic performance
- Graduate college on time or even early.
- GPA of 2.00 or higher
- Completion of LASC admissions application
- Completion of the School/Parent Approval Form, which can be obtained from your high school's Dual Enrollment coordinator
- Willingness to accept the rigor and content of college classes
IMPORTANT PROGRAM FACTS
- Classes could be offered before, during, or after normal high school schedule
- Student participation requires both parent and school official approval
- Classes offered vary by semester
- Courses are transferable to most four-year universities (UC and CSUs)
Dual Enrollment Steps
K-12 Dual Enrollment Admissions and Registration Process
Complete your online application:
1. Application Process
- Student applies for Los Angeles Southwest College Website
- Click on the "Apply" button in the top right corner and it will direct the student to the start of the application page
- Read the information on the screen to make for sure you are applying for the correct semester/year
- Once you are ready to start your application click on the “Click Here for College Application” tab at the bottom of the page.
2. Student will be re-directed to the OpenCCC website
- Student must create an OpenCCC account, if they have not already done so.
- The student will be assigned a CCCID number
b. Once the student creates the OpenCCC account they must complete an admissions application for the college.
3. Student will receive their acceptance letter from LACCD with their Student ID number, student email address, and further information with in 24 -48 business hours.
- If the student does not receive their acceptance letter within the 24 – 48 business hours, please reach out to the Admissions & Records Office via Live Chat to inquire about their application.
4. Student can now submit their K12 Dynamic Form and include their LACCD Student ID number on the application.
- If the student does not have a LACCD Student ID number, please do not start the Dynamic Form process.
5. Student creates an account on Dynamic Forms
6. Student creates a Dynamic Form and identifies their high school, and enters their parent information and it is then routed to the parent.
- Student must list their LACCD Student ID number on the Dynamic Form
7. Parent approves the Dynamic Form and it is then routed to the high school
- The parent must create their own Dynamic Form account so they are able to sign the document.
8. High school approves the Dynamic Form and it is routed to the Vice President of Student Services
- The high school must create their own Dynamic Form account so they are able to sign the document
9. VP of Student Services approves the Dynamic Form and Admissions & Records codes form on Control High School in SIS
10. School site coordinator sends a list of all Dynamic Forms that they have approved
- Please DO NOT list any students on the master list if their Dynamic Form has not been approved.
11. Admissions & Records staff codes Dynamic Forms into SIS
12. Using the approved list provided by the Dual Enrollment schools, Admissions & Records staff will create a student block for each school to add the students to the roster.
13. Once processed the Admissions & Records staff will update the approved list received from the School site coordinator, and the list will also include an updated roster.
- The Admissions & Records Office does not drop students from their classes. It is the responsibility of the student to drop their class/classes using the student information system.
- Many Southwest classes are open for high school students, as long as prerequisites and conditions for enrollment are met. For a complete listing, refer to LASC Course Schedule. You can see the deadlines for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from a class by clicking Current Students or New Students.
- Note: Please ensure you know the deadlines for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from a course.
- For high school students, the tuition cost is waived and you are responsible only for enrollment fees and course material costs when applicable. This same rule also applies to undocumented students attending a California high school.
- If you are taking a class that is part of a College & Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Agreement, your tuition, enrollment fees, and course material costs are all waived.
- Per AB 2364, CA nonresident high school students do not pay the nonresident tuition fee if they are a United States citizen, a US citizen living abroad due to parental voluntary reasons, or have an eligible immigrant visa. Enrollment fees and course material costs still apply.
- CA nonresident high school students with a non-immigrant or foreign visa pay the nonresident tuition fee, but the enrollment fees are waived.
- Allowable units: High school students can enroll in up to 11 units for the Fall and Spring semesters, and 6 units for the Summer and Winter sessions.
- Permanent record: Enrolling in college courses creates a college transcript.
- Prerequisites: Not all courses offered at a LASC campus or online are available for high school students. Some have required pre-requisite classes and additional qualifications, which can be found by consulting the current class schedule or College Catalog.
- Transferring courses to a university: Students planning to apply coursework taken at CCC toward college or university admission or progress toward a degree should contact the respective institutions regarding policies involving prior coursework.
- Unit equivalency: The University of California recognizes college semester-length courses of 3-semester units as equivalent to 10 credits earned in an eligible one-year high school course. (Exception: The first semester of a college-level foreign language course is considered equivalent to the first two years of high school foreign language (20 credits).
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, students attending an institution of higher learning become an adult when it comes to their educational records at that institution. It is the policy of the Coast Community College District, in accordance with FERPA, to not release/discuss a student's records without the signed release from the student authorizing the release of that information to anyone except the student.
Questions? If you have any questions about registering for classes, contact or visit the Admissions & Records (A&R) Department via live chat.
- Mondays – Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Please note: When sending an email, admissions representatives will be able to reply to your emails on weekdays during A&R business hours, except for holidays. Please give them 48-72 hours to reply.