High School Dual Enrollment

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What is Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment is a program which allows eligible high school students to earn credit toward high school graduation and future college degree programs.

2014-2015 Dual Enrollment Deadlines

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Applications which are incomplete or submitted after the deadline
cannot be processed.



Summer 2014:

Monday, March 24, 2014

Fall 2014:

Friday, May 16, 2014

Spring 2015:

Friday, November 7, 2014



Class Registration Period**

Classes Begin**

Summer 2014 (1 & 2)

Monday, May 5, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

Summer 2014 (3)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Fall 2014:

Monday, August 11, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Spring 2015:

Monday, December 15, 2014

Monday, January 5, 2015

**Dates are subject to changes

Please check the Academic Calendar for other important dates and deadlines

Important Dates for Spring 2015

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: Friday, November 7, 2014
    • *Applications which are incomplete or submitted after the deadline cannot be processed.*
  • First Day to Register for Classes: Monday, December 15, 2014
  • Classes Begin: Monday, January 5, 2015
  • Last Day to Add/Drop Classes: Friday, January 9, 2015
    • *For Saturday only classes: Saturday, January 10, 2015
  • Deadline to Pay Fees: Monday, January 12, 2015
  • Semester Ends: Monday, May 1, 2015


For more important dates, please see the Academic Calendar .



Eligibility Requirements

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To be eligible to participate in Dual Enrollment at FAU, students must:

    1. Have completed their freshman year of high school.
    2. Receive the approval of their high school Guidance Counselor (or designee).
    3. Have a 3.0 unweighted cumulative high school G.P.A.
    4. Take the ACT, SAT, CPT/Accuplacer or P.E.R.T. and achieve all of the minimum scores on any one test (listed below.) Tests may not be mixed and matched.





















*For information on testing at FAU, please visit The FAU Testing and Evaluation website


Dual Enrollment Student Fees

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Tuition, registration, and lab fees are waived for Dual Enrollment Students. However, there are a few fees associated with taking courses at FAU that all students are responsible for:

  • Owl Card – $10.00 one-time student ID card fee; assessed in the student’s first semester of enrollment only.
  • Transportation Access – All students are responsible for paying this fee each semester that they enroll , whether or not they park on campus. For current costs please visit: The Controller's Office Tuition Breakdown (In the yellow box below the tuition total)
  • Additional fees that may be incurred by the student – library fines, parking tickets, owl card replacements, late registration or payments fees, etc.

Course Selection

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Dual Enrollment students may take two classes up to eight credit hours each semester.

Students may not register for:

  1. Courses that are less than three credits without a corresponding lab
  2. Courses graded pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory
  3. Directed independent study courses
  4. Study abroad courses
  5. Graduate level courses
  6. Courses for which prerequisites have not been met
    • *FAU does not record test scores or transcripts for Dual Enrollment students. If a prerequisite has been satisfied by either exam credit (AP) or transfer credit (other dual enrollment) the student must request overrides directly from the individual department of the course.

There are only three College of Business courses that Dual Enrollment students are permitted to take:

  1. ECO 2013 – Macroeconomics
  2. ECO 2023 – Microeconomics
  3. GEB 2011 – Introduction to Business

You will need to satisfy any prerequisites, co-requisites, pretests, proficiency exams, and/or permissions from the instructor/department before registering for classes.

Students who are planning on taking a math class must take the ALEKS placement test and achieve the minimum scores. For more information, please contact the FAU Testing Center .

Course selections must be approved by the student’s high school counselor. Be sure to select some alternative courses in case a first choice is not available.

Students who register for a class not listed on their permission form may be dropped without notice.

Once registered, students who wish to withdraw from a course should check with their high school about withdrawal restrictions and future eligibility for Dual Enrollment.

Resources to assist students in course selection:



Textbooks, Book Vouchers and Bookstores

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Palm Beach County Public School Students:
Obtain a book voucher from your High School Guidance Counselor. Students should take their completed form (Signed by the High School and the Student) and a copy of their course schedule to BookSmart located at: 145 NW 20th St, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Broward County Public School Students:
Print the Broward County Instructional Materials Acquisition Form. Students should take their completed form (signed by the High School, Student, and Parent) and a copy of their course schedule to the University Bookstore located on campus in the Breezeway next to Starbucks.

Non-Public, Private, Charter, or Home Education Students:
Students are responsible for purchasing their own instructional materials.

  • Please make sure your course selections are final before purchasing books.
  • “I-clickers” and electronic codes may not be covered by the book vouchers.
  • Book vouchers may not be offered in the Summer term.



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Grades will be sent automatically to each High School at the end of the term. If a student is required to produce official transcripts for college applications, admissions, or any other purpose, they must order them online through MyFAU .
*Note that there is a fee of $10 per copy.

Once in FAU Self-Service:

  1. Select: "Student Services"
  2. Select: "Student Records"
  3. Select: "Order Official Transcript"
  4. Follow the instructions on the individual pages.  

Returning Dual Enrollment Students

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To continue taking Dual Enrollment classes, students must:

  1. Earn a C (2.0) or better in each FAU class.
  2. Maintain a 3.0 unweighted High School GPA.
  3. Submit proof of current GPA.
  4. Submit Permission Form (Complete one of the following)

Palm Beach County Public School Students
Broward County Public School Students
Non-Public, Private, and Home Education Students

These documents must be received by the deadline date each semester in order to continue in Dual Enrollment. Returning students’ paperwork which is incomplete or submitted after the deadline cannot be processed.

Apply for FAU Dual Enrollment

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Applications which are incomplete or submitted after the deadline cannot be processed. FAU_Logo
  1. High School Dual Enrollment Application
  2. Permission Form (Complete one of the following)
    Palm Beach County Public School Students  
    Broward County Public School Students  
    Non-Public, Private, and Home Education Students
  3. FAU Immunization Form
  4. Proof of current high school GPA
  5. Proof of test scores
Please note that all correspondence from FAU Dual Enrollment is via email.

Helpful Tools and Links

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Contact Us

Contact the Dual Enrollment Office  
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 Coordinator: Jillian K. Dunne
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-297-2009
Fax: 561-297-2081

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