Requirements and Deadlines
The school district leadership, independent charter school, head of private school, or homeschool parent will request a DEAA (Dual Enrollment) and/or EAAA (Early Admission) from USF. Students, individual public schools or school counselors DO NOT request an articulation agreement.
Students are ELIGIBLE to participate in dual enrollment once their public school district/ charter school/ private school / or homeschool parent administrator has requested & signed an articulation agreement [Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement (DEAA) with USF]. As the Homeschool administrator, you must send a copy of the signed letter from your local superintendent (the district you registered in) stating that your homeschooling took place in their district and is in compliance with state law.
Ask your school district or charter or private school to verify they have a DEAA with USF. Articulation Agreements are requested and signed by the following signing authorities: Public School Board Officials for that public school district; Homeschool parent/administrator; or Private / Charter School administrator.
REQUIREMENTS for STUDENTS
To be considered for dual enrollment at USF, students must be enrolled in a Florida public or nonpublic secondary school or in a homeschool and meet or exceed the following academic qualifications: Both GPA and TESTING must be fulfilled.
- Minimum 3.5 weighted high school GPA (Homeschooled Students Exempt from weighted calculation). Homeschool/Private schools must send transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Minimum scores on one of the following tests:
- SAT: 560 Critical Reading / 530 Math
- ACT: 21 Reading / 21 Mathematics
- PERT: 123 Math / and/or 106 Reading AND 103 Writing (Offered at State Colleges; ask your high school counselor)
- CPT (Accuplacer): 256 Reading AND 253 Writing /and/or 250 AAF (Advanced Algebraic Function) 261 QSA (Qualitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics) (For USF TAMPA testing center: Students must apply as Non-Degree Students and Have a U#, Must bring Photo I.D.) MUST have USF U number!
- Homeschools/Private schools MUST send student test results to email@example.com
You, as the Homeschool administrators must send a copy of the signed letter from your local superintendent (the district you registered in) stating that your homeschooling took place in their district and is in compliance with state law.
- TEST scores MUST BE in by NOV. 15th for Spring, and by June 15th for Fall for students to participate (this is for private and homeschools).
- Digital submission of "Approval Form 2" by a school counselor/administrator as ready for success at the college level of instruction. Counselor confirms that GPA and testing requirements have been met (number 35) in FORM 2.
- Official SAT or ACT scores must be sent to USF from the testing company. Send unofficial copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. On the test application, request scores be sent to USF using school code 5828 for the SAT, and 0761 for the ACT. It usually takes 3-5 weeks for test results to arrive. CPT scores are not sent to us but are available to you from https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/scores/getting-scores.
- Send partial unofficial high school transcripts and unofficial test scores to email@example.com while waiting for official results.
- Students who need to register for tests must have their USF U number (U#) for the USF testing center (U numbers are assigned upon completion of Non-Degree Application) and must bring PHOTO ID!!!
- IMPORTANT: Students MUST HAVE access to a LAPTOP or DESKTOP for course work using google chrome. Use a laptop or desktop for academic processes and course work access, as Chromebooks/tablets use a different operating system.
|USF Fall Semester (August Start)||USF Spring Semester (January Start)|
|On or before May 15 - Articulation agreements with school/district for fall and spring are due||On or before November 1 - Articulation agreements with school/district for just spring are due|
On or before June 1 - Online “Non-Degree” Dual Enrollment Application for Fall Start (August) and Spring Start (January). And Counselors/ Parents / Students / Administrators submit Form 1 for each student annually.
On or before November 15 - Online “Non-Degree” Dual Enrollment Application for Spring Start (January). And Counselors/ Parents / Students / Administrators submit Form 1 for "New Students."
On or before June 15 - Dual Enrollment Approval Form 2 for FALL ONLY (August) IS SUBMITTED for registration and course planning from all public high schools.
June 15 - All Dual Enrollment Approval Form 2 submissions are due for Fall (August) for Dual Enrollment USF Online or USF Campus Courses.
On or before November 15 - High School Campus Courses Approval Form 2 for SPRING ONLY (January) is due for registration and course planning from all public high schools.
November 15 - All Dual Enrollment Approval Form 2 submissions are due for SPRING (January) for Dual Enrollment USF Online or USF Campus Courses.
IMPORTANT: Students who do not have a counselor submitted Dual Enrollment Approval FORM 2 will be DROPPED after registration.
The following courses are not eligible for dual enrollment:
- Courses of less than 3 credits (except for 1 credit labs)
- Performing arts studios and physical education/sports classes
- Reminder: ENC 1101, ENC 1102, ENC 2210, ENC 3246, ENC 3250 or any courses that require
USF Writes are not eligible, unless they are offered on a public high school campus, or the school or school district
arranges to pay for the textbook "USF WRITES" for the student.
Students must have all prerequisites needed for the given class. Transcripts, test scores, etc. can be used to show qualifications: Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
USF establishes and renews articulation agreements annually.
In compliance with Statute 1007.271, USF strives to submit its articulation agreements to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) by August 1.
Deadlines related to application, school approval, and course enrollment reflect the sequence required for these actions.
- Students who maintain the minimum continuing eligibility standard and a post-secondary GPA of 2.0 or higher after accruing six (6) credit hours may be allowed to take up to eleven (11) credit hours per semester.
- Students must earn at least a “C” (2.0) in all dual enrollment courses.
- Maintain a weighted 3.5 GPA on high school transcripts, including dual enrollment course grades.
- Students who receive a “C-", “D”, “F”, or “W” in any given USF course will not be eligible for dual enrollment the subsequent fall
or spring semester unless they have more than one course.
WITHDRAWING: If students withdraws (W) from their USF class and do not have another USF dual enrollment class that semester, they must sit out the following semester. Or if their GPA falls below a 2.0. If a student withdraws after the Withdrawal period, the student will reiceve a (WF) as the penalty.
All students repeating a Dual Enrollment course, will repeat the course at their own expense even if for grade forgiveness.
- Student who have allowed 3 semesters go by without attending must re-apply as a NEW student. (Examples: If you applied in the Fall and never attended Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters, you must have a new application you are considered NEW, If you applied for Spring and did not attend Spring, Summer, or Fall You must re-apply as you are then considered NEW.