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WHAT IS COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL?

WHAT IS COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL?

The first step is Harrisburg University (HU) interviews and vets a teacher at your School District as a Corporate (adjunct) Faculty with the University. The second step is conducting a curriculum review of the courses at your School District to see if the content aligns with any courses at HU. Some adjustments to course material is required, however once completed, the courses at your School District can count towards credit for courses at HU. Students at your School District can apply for dual enrollment status while in the course they are enrolled in at the High School.For example: A student in the AP Computer Science course your School District completes a dual enrollment application with HU. At the end of the school year, if the student has received a C or better, they will receive college credit for CISC 120 Fundamentals of Computing for a total of 4 credits.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO TAKE DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSES?

For the courses articulated with your School District, any student enrolled in the courses are eligible to apply for dual enrollment credit.

HOW MUCH DOES DUAL ENROLLMENT COST?

For the courses offered at your School District, the cost is $100 per credit.

WHERE ARE DUAL ENROLLMENT CLASSES HELD?

• The courses outlined on this site will take place at your School District, unless otherwise outlined in the program requirement.
• Traditional classroom courses located in downtown Harrisburg, Pa. during the academic year
• Online courses (limited number)

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE DUAL ENROLLMENT CREDITS?

The deadline will be established by the HU Director of Secondary School Services and communicated to your School District administrators and counselors, as well as, all students and parents.

WHERE DO I APPLY?

All course registrations must be completed through this site.

You will receive notification once your application is received, and additional information regarding the courses you register for will follow soon thereafter. Any questions regarding registration can be directed to Caitlin Wilkinson, Dual Enrollment and Special Programs Coordinator, at CWilkinson@HarrisburgU.edu

Parents may use funds from their established PA 529 College Savings Program accounts to pay for 1 dual enrollment while their child is in high school.