• New: Are you interested in dual enrollment? Fill out the form here.  


    Traditional Dual Enrollment

    Dual Enrollment programs allow high school students to simultaneously earn college or career credit toward a post-secondary diploma, certificate, or degree at a Florida public institution and credit toward a high school diploma. Dual Enrollment courses are free to DCPS students including registration, enrollment, and/or lab fees. However, there are some restrictions on choice of courses.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • 11th or 12th grade
    • 3.0 unweighted cumulative high school GPA and maintain a 2.0 college GPA
    • Counselor approval
    • Post-secondary ready scores (see below)
    • Students who earn one (1) or more final grade of D/F/FN/W in a dual enrollment course are not eligible for enrollment in dual enrollment courses the subsequent DCPS semester. This rule applies across all dual enrollment programs and partner institutions. 


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  • General Information:

    • Should complete SLS (Strategies for Learning Success) course during first semester of dual enrollment
    • Can take SLS during same semester as other courses
    • Can take 3 courses per semester, only two per semester can be ‘off campus’
    • If course is offered at FCHS, then it must be taken at FCHS


    Unwritten Rules of Dual Enrollment:

    • Always contact your Dual Enrollment coordinator the moment you realize there is an issue.
    • Students need reliable & consistent access to a computer, printer, and the internet. This has to be more than what they can access on their phone.
    • Make sure professors know your name & face by introducing yourself after the first class.
    • Every course has a published syllabus. Find it. Print it. Follow it.
    • Pay attention to the Professors’ Office Policies or contact methods.
    • Attend every class, be early for class, & stay until the professor dismisses the class – EVERY CLASS – regardless of the attendance policy.
    • Bring your textbook(s), notebook, and something to write with to every class. 
    • Take notes in your notebook (not your phone) every class.
  • Traditional Dual Enrollment Deadlines:

    ​Dec. 1 - Registration form due to FSCJ Coordinator for Spring courses held at FSCJ.

    May 1 - Registration form due to FSCJ Coordinator for Fall courses held at FSCJ.

    *You must see the FSCJ coordinator at least two months before the deadline if you are interested in this program.