Articulation Agreements

Articulation Agreements

 Types of Agreements:

  • Public School District Agreements cover all public high school students in the district to include public charter schools. 
  • Independent Charter School Agreements cover the students attending that charter school.
  • Private School Agreements (Registered in the State of Florida) cover the students attending that private school.
  • Homeschool Agreements cover individual students who are homeschooled by a parent homeschool administrator.

The process for establishing articulation agreement(s) with USF is an easy process, select one or both agreements below and USF will process the request.

                  Click Here to Request an Articulation Agreement for Dual Enrollment this is for students taking college level courses for credit that also satisfy their high school graduation requirements. The courses that they take as dual enrolled will be applied to their college transcripts when they apply to college. Students can take dual enrolled courses in grades 9-12 and then apply for Early Admissions below once they have completed most of their high school credits and are starting grade 12. 

                  Click Here to Request an Articulation Agreement for Early Admissions This requires students to score a 1300 on the SAT or a 29 on the ACT. It is an option for students that have finished up most of their high school graduation requirements and wish to enroll as a degree seeking student and start their university education program.  They will finish their remaining high school graduation requirements and take dual enrolled courses for University credit that apply to their major. Once early admitted to USF in their senior year of high school, they will not have to re-apply to USF to continue, it is automatic. 

Deadlines for requesting full-year articulation agreements for Public School Districts and Public Charter Schools seeking dual enrollment options is May 15 prior to fall implementation. This is to ensure that all documents are signed and uploaded by August 1 of each year. 

Private schools, homeschool Administrators (parents), and Independent Charter Schools may request articulation agreements as an on-going process.  Processing deadline for Fall (August) and Spring Courses is May 15.  Processing deadline for Spring Courses (January) is November 1. The deadlines ensure that students can make their online application deadlines. 

Note: Articulation agreements for either Dual Enrollment or Early Admission are valid for one year-beginning on July 1, always ending on June 30—enabling students to apply for fall and/or spring semesters. 

Early admission enrollment must be for fall and spring semesters (full time), and follows the fall admission timeline under important dates.  

                    USF does not offer dual enrollment credit in the summer semester.