The Dual Enrollment program provides opportunities for eligible students in grades 9-12 to enroll part- or full-time in postsecondary institutions and take college courses to earn both high school and college credit.
Dual Enrollment Info/Presentation
What is Dual Enrollment?
A program that allows high school student takes college courses and receives both high school and college credit. Participation eases the transition to college, provides students an early start on their college careers, and offers meaningful and challenging academic experiences to qualified students.
Roswell students can participate in Dual Enrollment courses three ways:
- Take college courses on campus at Roswell HS (depending on enrollment)
- Take all courses on the college campus
- Take some courses at Roswell and some on a college campus
Links to college programs are at the bottom of this page.
Who is eligible to participate?
Dual Enrollment is open to any student enrolled in high school, who is accepted by a state public or private postsecondary institution. Individual colleges may establish additional participation requirements, such as minimum GPA or test scores.
What classes can I take as a Dual Enrollment student?
College English and College Calculus will be offered at Roswell and will be taught by college faculty members, pending student enrollment to make courses. These courses are a 2 semester (year-long) commitment. Other approved courses may be taken on the college campus and are identified as eligible by the Georgia Department of Education.
How do I pay for Dual Enrollment classes?
The Dual Enrollment program provides assistance for college tuition, mandatory fees, and books. In some cases, students may be charged or expected to purchase course related fees, supplies, or equipment.
Some colleges may request the following supporting materials in addition to the application:
Test scores – Scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. Make sure you have taken any required tests (SAT, ACT, or CLEP/AP if required) in time to meet upcoming deadlines. This may mean registering for the March/April test date. For the SAT visit www.collegeboard.org; for the ACT visit www.act.org.
Transcript- May be sent by student through Parchment.com
Immunizations – Send your personal copy or, if an official copy is required, contact your local Health Department or your physician’s office. Copies from the high school will not be accepted.
Selective Service Registration – Required for males age 18 or older, register online at www.sss.gov
Additional Items – Other items may be required, including, but not limited to: parental consent and verification of lawful presence. Check with your selected college for all requirements.
What steps do I need to take to participate?
Pick up and complete an RHS Dual Enrollment Checklist in Student Services in early spring semester (usually available in early February).
Dual Enrollment packets are available in the Student Services office. Each packet has detailed information on the high school and college application process and each step must be completed.
Apply to the college(s) of your choice before March 31st
Some colleges may have earlier deadlines. Contact the college of your choice for information on admissions and participation requirements. (Please note: the application for Georgia Tech Distance Calculus is not available until May 15th)
Submit supporting materials to the college by May 1st
Supporting materials such as immunization records, test scores, parent consent forms, residency documentation, etc. must be received by the college by this date.
Apply for tuition funding each semester
Complete the Dual Enrollment funding application on www.gafutures.org each semester. Failure to apply for funding in a timely manner may result in receiving a bill for tuition.
The deadline for all Fulton County students to submit applications to the college(s) and complete steps on the Dual Enrollment Checklist is 4:00 p.m. on March 30, 2019. Applications will not be accepted after that time. All deadlines are set by Fulton County Schools with approval from the Georgia Department of Education and are NOT negotiable. Students who do not adhere to these deadlines may not be eligible to participate in Dual Enrollment.
Frequently Used Links
Georgia Perimeter/ Georgia State College Dual Enrollment Program
Georgia Tech Distance Calculus Program (application not available until May, students should still submit the RHS Dual Enrollment packet to Student Services by March 31st)
Kennesaw State University Dual Enrollment Honors Program (*deadline in mid-January)
Gwinnett Technical College Dual Enrollment Program
Information about Dual Enrollment from Georgia Department of Education