Dual Enrollment

Application Procedure

                    Application Procedure Tutorial Video

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 What First-Time "New" Dual Enrollment Students Must Do:

  1. Before starting this application process, please read all the information below. The application must be completed on a laptop or a desktop using Google Chrome (DO NOT USE YOUR CELL PHONE).
  2. Students who need to register for tests must have an USF U number (U#) for the USF testing center (Complete the Non-Degree Application below).                                        
  3. Note: Parents and Students should fill out the Non Degree Seeking application together to ensure Residency, Immunizations and Approval Form 1 are completed. The application process is initiated by completing the online USF “Non Degree Seeking” Application, as a  High School Dual Enrollment student. Use Google Chrome on a laptop or desk top computer, not a cell phone. Students must enter the name of their high school to be considered, or homeschool.  Students will select the Semester, Fall (August Course) or Spring (January Course); then select the USF Campus closest to you.   AVOID MISTAKE: Make sure to select the semester that you plan to take dual enrollment courses-either in August (Fall) or Spring (January). Also, Do Not Check Discipline or Misconduct unless you have done something illegal; school discipline referrals do not count unless the SRO was involved. On the last screen of the application, when asked to pay, just close the screen and your application will be processed and fees waived. DO NOT PAY! Just close your browser. 
  4. Dual Enrollment applicants must establish residency by the same process as all applicants, please work with your parents or guardians when filling out the "Non-Degree Seeking" online application above.  

  5. Students must set up their NetID (USF email) 2-3 days after their application. They do this by using the same email they used on their application. USF communications will only be sent to their USF email accountActivation of Student NetID is found here. 
  6. Once the NetID is established, students will get their USF U# and provide it to their counselor. Parents / Students / Counselors or / administrators can submit the Dual Enrollment Approval Form 1. This form is only completed once per year. Please save a copy of the submission to your computer or print your confirmation.
  7. Students will use OASIS found under MyUSF at the top of the USF Homepage to look up courses they are considering for dual enrollment.  They must have a course prefix, a course number and the five (5) digit CRN# for each course to be reviewed with their counselor, so that their counselors/administrators can submit Approval Form 2 for registration.  Click here for a tutorial on how to look up courses in OASIS. 
  8. Counselors/Homeschool Parent Administrators must approve courses selected by the student (parent), who will provide the counselor course information to include prefix, number, title, and CRNs for online or at a USF Campus courses.  For all students taking courses on their high school campus, no CRN is required.
  9. For Public High School Campuses: USF only allows students to register and take four (4) courses on a participating high school campus. Once the student reaches four (4) courses at their participating high school they can continue dual enrollment online or at a USF Campus. Students are allowed to take any modality combination such as, a high school campus course, USF online course, or a USF Campus course while dual enrolled. They do not have to wait until the four (4) courses on their high school campus are completed, they may add modalities as needed for their high school graduation requirements.
  10. All Students must comply with the USF Immunization Policy 33-002. This applies to USF courses offered at a USF campus and for USF courses offered at a high school campus. Courses offered online do not need immunization records but students are encouraged to submit records in case the student's modality changes.  Not completing immunization records can cause holds on a student's account and could slow the enrollment process.
  11. The Early University Programs cannot solve immunization issues, students and parents must contact Student Health Services immunization@shs.usf.edu.  Additional information regarding USF Health and Immunization, including instructions on how to submit information online, can be found on the Student Health Services website. For tips on filling out the Medical History Form, click here. Students can scan their Immunization records and any supporting documents along with a signed Medical History Form as one pdf file and send to immunization@shs.usf.edu.  IMPORTANT: To DECLINE the Meningitis vaccine, check the "decline" box,  or select you had it - do not leave it blank.  All forms do require signatures (the forms must be DOCUSIGNed through email sent to the student's USF email and parent's email) this applies to both the parent and student.  If exemptions are being requested for Medical Reasons or Religious Reasons please follow instructions on the Student Health Services website and email them at immunization@shs.usf.edu 

  What the School Counselor/Homeschool Parent Administrators Must Do:

  1. Advise students before starting the application process that it must be completed on a laptop or a desktop using Google Chrome (NOT TO USE THEIR CELL PHONE).
  2. Advise students who wish to sign up for a test at the USF testing center, that they must have filled out a non-degree application. The testing center requires an USF U number (U#) to register for a test.
  3. Students will assist their counselor by providing their U number, course names and CRNs for approval.  Counselor will verify the the student’s standardized test score and GPA from the student's high school transcript to meet the requirements for admission, and verify the student’s overall readiness for academic success in college-level courses.  Counselors /Administrators can document submission by saving a copy of the submitted form to their computer or print the confirmation for their records.
  4. After reviewing and approving the courses with the student, the school Counselor/ Homeschool Parent Administrator will submit a completed Dual Enrollment Approval Form 2. (Reminder: ENC 1101 and 1102 are only offered on a high school campus. They not available for USF online or at USF campuses). Form 2 needs to be completed each semester, one for Fall (August), and one for Spring (January).  There must be a CRN# for USF online and USF Campus courses (5 digit number) that the student provides.  Please save a copy of the submission to your computer or print your confirmation for your records. Students are not actually registered until three weeks before classes begin, so sometimes top choices are not available. Full inventory of USF courses, with prerequisites noted under selecting Courses and Registration. 
  5. For all students taking courses on their high school campus, no CRN is required. 
  6. For Public High School Campuses: USF only allows students to register and take four (4) courses on a participating high school campus. Once the student reaches four (4) courses at their participating high school they can continue dual enrollment online or at a USF Campus. Students are allowed to take any modality combination such as, a high school campus course, USF online course, or a USF Campus course while dual enrolled. They do not have to wait until the four (4) courses on their high school campus are completed, they may add modalities as needed for their high school graduation requirements.
  7. Only Homeschool Administrators/Parents (Not Private, Public, or Public Charter) are required to fill out the transcript form. Click here for the form, and then submit the completed form via email to: dualenrollment@usf.edu  Please include the letters DE and the student U# in the subject line of the email.
  8. Private Schools and Homeschools: Assist students in obtaining unofficial high school transcripts and unofficial test scores that are sent to dualenrollment@usf.edu this is to facilitate processing while official test scores are being sent from the testing company to USF (usually takes 3-5 weeks to arrive).
  9. Public schools: Have students request their ACT, SAT, and/or CPT test scores be sent to USF. (usually takes 3-5 weeks to arrive).
  10. Public Schools: For PERT scores only (if no other qualifying test is used): This is for all new students to dual enrollment that only have PERT scores. Each school or district should compile a batch list showing ONLY the School Name, U#s and PERT Scores of each new student applying FALL and/or SPRING (Excel format). There should be no other information or data on the list. Send the list to the EUP office via email: dualenrollment@usf.edu
  11. Homeschool Students will submit test scores for verification to the USF Early University Programs office: dualenrollment@usf.edu. If not, they may have their official test scores sent to USF directly from the testing company.
  12. Remind students to take the Canvas tutorial / orientation once they have access to the Learning Platform. 
  13. Note: Dual Enrollment Approval Form 2 must be submitted by the school Counselor/ Homeschool Parent administrator every semester (one for fall and one for spring, do not combine semesters). Please save a copy of the submission to your computer or print your confirmation for your records.
  14. Remind instructors at high school based campuses they need to post attendance from the first week to the last week of the course in USF CANVAS to avoid drops and communicate any errors. Approval Form 2 submitted should match the instructor's rosters. Errors need to be reported within the first week of the course to the EUP Office. 
  15. Students must log into Canvas the day before or on the first class meeting to ensure the course is available in Canvas. If not, the student must be added. After Drop/Add week, students cannot be added or dropped from registered classes.
  16. Remind instructors at high school based campuses that mid-term grades and finals must be entered into Canvas by the due dates, not at the end of the high school semester. Calendars may be different. 

                                                                 Course Registration

For a tutorial on self-registration see video here:  How to register and search your schedule on Oasis . Oasis is located on the upper right side of the USF homepage under MyUSF.

Students who are approved for and taking any USF online or USF Campus courses will Register themselves when the Non-degree seeking registration window opens.               

Fall Registration: Late July or Early August.

Spring Registration: Late November or Early December.

Check important dates to know when to register for non-degree courses-they will fill fast.

Students taking USF courses at their high school do not have to register their high school campus course.  Approximately three weeks before the semester begins, USF administrative staff will courtesy register students who are taking classes on their high school campus based on Approval Form 2.

NOTE: If a student is taking a combination of USF Online / USF Campus courses plus a high school campus course they will have to register for those courses that are not on the high school campus.

Final Steps:

  1. The school Counselor/Homeschool Parent Administrator will be notified after registration has been completed through the email they provided in Approval Form 2.
  2. Students must log into Canvas the day before or on the first class meeting to ensure the course is available in Canvas.  If not, the student must be added.  After Drop/Add week, students cannot be added or dropped from registered classes.