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COVID-19 July 1 Update: The Fall Term Class Schedule has been updated to reflect on-campus and online courses: view Fall Course info. EFSC will reopen its four campuses in August for the Fall Term with many classes online, limited in-person classes and safety measures in place to protect against COVID-19, including a requirement to wear face coverings inside all buildings. Read Reopening Plan details & FAQ. With Summer Term courses underway online, Campuses are currently closed, but essential Student Services are available remotely: See the Virtual Student Services Guide

 
 
 
 

Dual Enrollment: COVID-19 Impact

 
 
 
 

Due the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of on-campus access at EFSC and Brevard County schools, students should follow this alternate process for enrolling in Dual Enrollment, including alternate processes for placement readiness, orientation and course registration. If you are just getting started, review the GPA requirements in Step 1 of the accordion below this box, plus contact your high school guidance counselor through contact information at your school's website.

If you have verified with your school counselor that you are eligible, follow the steps in this box, starting with the step that best fits your individual situation.

Apply online to EFSC and receive your acceptance letter.
• Please note: Your H.S. transcript will be electronically transmitted from your school to EFSC during the COVID-19 closures. You do not need to request a paper copy.
Complete the Virtual Orientation.
If you have not already completed the College Placement Testing Requirement, an alternate process is in place due to the State of Florida suspending placement testing for initial DE enrollment. EFSC has developed alternative measures for determining initial dual enrollment eligibility and placement into courses for Summer and Fall Terms 2020. Follow these three steps:

    1. Review the Alternative Measures PDF.
    2. Reach out to your high school guidance counselor through the contact information for your school. The counselor will add the readiness measure(s) to your Dual Enrollment Registration Form.
    3. Follow the alternate Course Registration Process at the link below to submit that completed form to EFSC.
Click to see the alternate Course Registration Process for dual enrolled students during the COVID-19 closures. Be sure to check your Titan Student Email frequently during this process.

Important Note: Remember that information below is general information about Dual Enrollment. Check the red box above for adjusted processes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click the topics below to see each step in detail as you begin your college journey while you're still in high school. If you have questions, get in touch with your high school counselor.

Public/Private School Student's Guide to Dual Enrollment

Step 1:  Getting Started

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to COVID-1, alternative eligibility and readiness measures for placement in Dual Enrolled courses are in place for Summer and Fall Terms. Placement testing for DE students was suspended by state order. Please refer to the Red Box on this page and follow the instructions to comply with the alternate measures.

Meet with a school counselor to determine if you are eligible for EFSC’s Dual Enrollment Program. Private school students must be enrolled in a school that has an articulation agreement with the College. Be sure you meet the minimum unweighted cumulative high school GPA and test score requirements for the EFSC program that interests you. Private school students should also consult with their school to determine potential costs associated with the Dual Enrollment Program.  

Associate in Arts Degree:
3.0 unweighted high school GPA
College-ready reading and writing scores on the ACT, PERT or SAT

Associate in Science:
3.0 unweighted high school GPA 
College-ready reading and writing scores on the ACT, PERT or SAT
                             
College Credit Certificate:
2.5 unweighted high school GPA
College-ready reading and writing scores on the ACT, PERT or SAT

Career and Technical Certificate:
2.0 unweighted high school GPA

Step 2:  Apply for Admission to EFSC. (Required Documents)

1. Complete the High School Dual Enrollment online application. You are exempt from paying the application fee. View Dual Enrollment Application Process PDF if needed.

2. Obtain a sealed official high school transcript from your guidance office. Bring the transcript to the mandatory orientation session along with your application confirmation page or acceptance letter.

Step 3:  Attend an EFSC Dual Enrollment Orientation. Required!

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to and follow the alternate orientation process.

You must attend a Dual Enrollment orientation as part of your admissions process. Click for the Dual Enrollment orientation Schedule, or it's available in your high school guidance office. Parents are welcome to attend with you. You may attend a session at the location that’s most convenient for you. 

At orientation, you must submit your:
1. Confirmation page or acceptance letter showing your online application was submitted and,
2. Official high school transcript in a sealed envelope.

You will not be able to register until this information has been received and processed by the College.

Step 4:  Complete the College Placement Testing Requirement.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to COVID-1, alternative readiness measures for placement in Dual Enrolled courses are in place for Summer and Fall Terms. Placement testing for DE students was suspended by state order. Please refer to the Red Box on this page and follow the instructions to comply with the alternate measures.

Step 5:  Fill out the EFSC Dual Enrollment Registration  Form

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to and follow the alternate Dual Enrollment registration process.

Step 6:  Registration

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to and follow the alternate Dual Enrollment registration process.

Dual Enrollment students must register in person during Walk-in Registration by meeting with an EFSC Advisor. Click here to find out when registration begins for each term.  You can schedule your registration advising appointment online. Begin by logging into myEFSC, then go to the EFSC Student Applications Section. Use the drop down and select Student Services Appointments > click Launch and follow the prompts. You must bring your completed and signed EFSC Dual Enrollment Registration Form with you to register.

Fees: EFSC waives tuition and fees in accordance with Florida Statute for students participating in Dual Enrollment. All students are responsible for paying the $10 per semester Wi-Fi/Print Access Fee. If a student intends to park a vehicle on campus to attend class, the student must purchase the annual $40 (plus tax) parking permit. The permit is valid from July 1 through June 30. To avoid receiving a traffic citation and fine, purchase your parking permit by the end of the first week of classes and park only in student designated parking areas.

Step 7:  Getting Your Textbooks

After registration, take your class schedule back to your high school. If you are a public school student, the school will provide the required textbook and/or electronic access code for your selected EFSC courses. You are responsible for purchasing required consumable materials such as lab manuals or workbooks, which cannot be used by another student. If you’re a private school student, you will be responsible for obtaining required instructional materials. Visit the EFSC Bookstore web page for Campus bookstore information.

Questions?

Talk with your high school counselor or call EFSC's Dual Enrollment Office at 321-433-7152 or 321-433-5155

Check Orientation Info & the EFSC School Advisor List

Compare Dual Enrollment, AP, IB and AICE by viewing the Florida Department of Education's comparison chart.

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