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    Dual Enrollment is for students at eligible high schools that wish to take college level coursework for credit towards both high school and college graduation requirements. Georgia’s dual enrollment program is available to any Georgia student in grades 9-12 enrolled in a public school, private school, or home-study program operated pursuant to O.C.G.A. 20-2-690 in Georgia. Students must apply and be accepted to a participating postsecondary institution.

    District Participation Deadline: April 24, 2020

    FY21 Student Participation Agreement

    Click here for a list of participating colleges and universities!

    Student Eligibility for Dual Enrollment:

    • A student must abide by the rules of the participating high school or home study program and the participating eligible institution the student is attending, and a student can be denied participation at any time in the Dual Enrollment for violations of such rules.
    • A student must be approved and classified, by the participating high school or home study program at which he or she is enrolled, as a dual credit enrollment student.
    • A student must have applied, been accepted and approved by the participating postsecondary institution at which he or she is enrolled as a dual credit enrollment student.
    • A student must be enrolled in a participating public or private high school in Georgia or participating home study program in Georgia and has not earned a high school diploma, a General Education Development (GED) diploma or completed a home study program.
    • Dual Enrollment funding is available for a maximum of three semesters or four quarters per award year while enrolled at a participating high school or a home study program based on approved enrollment with a completed Dual Enrollment funding application.
    • Dual Enrollment funding is available during a student’s 9th, 10th, 11th and/or 12th-grade years up to the student’s high school graduation date or home study completion date, whichever occurs first.
    • A student with a documented Individualized Education Plan (IEP), 504 Plan or High School Postsecondary Graduation Opportunity Plan, which extends beyond four (4) years must submit a Length of Eligibility Extension Request Form and meet all other Dual Enrollment eligibility requirements.
    • Participating high schools and home study programs may not adjust a student’s enrollment or graduation plans or records in order to extend a student’s Dual Enrollment eligibility.
    • All postsecondary coursework must be completed prior to high school graduation or home study completion in order to receive Dual Enrollment funding. In no case shall Dual Enrollment funding be awarded for postsecondary coursework scheduled, per the participating postsecondary institution’s calendar, for a term in which a student may not be awarded Dual Credit toward graduation from the participating high school or home school completion.
     Quick Links:
      Colleges & Universities - Forsyth County Locations
     Information Night for 2020-21 Dual Enrollment
    Presentation Materials:
    Cumming Campus: admissions-cmg@ung.edu or 470-239-3105
    Students have the opportunity to take college courses to simultaneously satisfy high school graduation requirements while earning college credit. If you are a Georgia resident, you may qualify to participate in dual enrollment. Georgia’s programs, administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, provides eligible students with awards for their tuition and approved fees, for eligible college courses taken prior to their high school graduation. The tuition and eligible fees are paid for by Georgia's Dual Enrollment program.
    Steps to Dual Enrollment:
    Step 1: Consult with your guidance counselor and review UNG's dual enrollment website.
    Alliance Academy for Innovation (Kathy Bain)
    Denmark HS (Corinna Spurlock)
    Forsyth Central HS (Kyleigh Swanburg or Monal Nabulsi)
    Lambert HS (Travis Church)
    North Forsyth HS (Josh Owens)
    South Forsyth HS (Edward Fernanfez)
    West Forsyth HS (Allison Rinehart
    Step 2:  Apply for admission online or by submitting a paper application. No application fee is required,
    Step 3: Ask your high school to send us your official high school transcript, either directly from the high school to us in a sealed envelope, or electronically through GAfutures.
    Step 4:  SAT and ACT test scores must be sent electronically through the College Board or ACT. Test scores printed on high school or college transcripts will not be accepted.
    Step 5:  Submit your verification of lawful presence documentation if you wish to pay in-state tuition.  This is not required if you pay out-of-state tuition.  Out-of-state tuition is much higher than in-state tuition.
    Step 7: Two weeks after you complete steps 1-5, check your application status to ensure we have received all required documents to evaluate your application.
    Step 8: Complete the Dual Enrollment program application required by GSFC to process program funding.
    Cumming Campus: cjones@laniertech.edu or 678-341-6635
    Steps to Dual Enrollment:
    Step 1: Consult with your guidance counselor and review LTC's dual enrollment website.
    Alliance Academy for Innovation (Kathy Bain)
    Denmark HS (Corinna Spurlock)
    Forsyth Central HS (Kyleigh Swanburg or Monal Nabulsi)
    Lambert HS (Travis Church)
    North Forsyth HS (Josh Owens)
    South Forsyth HS (Edward Fernanfez)
    West Forsyth HS (Allison Rinehart
    Step 3: Complete the Dual Enrollment Student Participation Agreement form and have it signed by your parent/guardian and your high school counselor. All Lanier Tech courses in which a Dual Enrollment participant enrolls must be approved by your high school counselor and listed on the Student Participation Agreement form. The form must be submitted to Lanier Tech each semester of dual enrollment.
    Step 4: Complete the college admissions test. Students must meet regular admission test scores in order to enroll in the Dual Enrollment program. (Learning Support coursework is not available to Dual Enrollment students.) You will be scheduled for admissions testing after your application is received. Contact the Lanier Tech Office of Admissions or your high school counselor for test dates.
    Step 5: Receive acceptance letter/email.
    Step 6: Attend orientation and registration session with Dual Enrollment college advisor (information on orientation/registration sessions will be included in acceptance letter/email) and register for classes.
    Step 7: Complete the Dual Enrollment financial aid application on the GAfutures website. The GAfutures application must be opened in either Chrome or Firefox, it is not compatible with Internet Explorer. A new Dual Enrollment funding application must be submitted each semester.
    Program Brochures:
    Contact your High School Counselor or Dr. Marelle Bowers at sbowers@forsyth.k12.ga.us.