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College Credit Plus Resource Center

College Credit Plus

Ohio’s College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students.

And the best part? Taking a college course from a public college or university is free. That means no cost for tuition, books or fees. If you choose to attend a private college or university, you may have limited costs. 

 

Benefits for Students and Their Families Include

  • Early exposure to college coursework, rigor and expectations
  • Challenging coursework options
  • Cost-effective way to earn college credit early
  • Opportunity to experiment with a field of interest while taking course on Hocking College campus
  • Opportunity to complete college coursework with a strong and familiar support system at the high school
  • CCP options provide student a strong foundation for success
  • Credit transfer opportunities - transfercredit.ohio.gov

 

Want to Know More About Our College Credit Plus Program?

For more information about our College Credit Plus Program, please contact:

 


Still Have Questions About the College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Interested in Applying for College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Download the checklist Download the CCP Application

  


 

You can also find additional information online through the Ohio Department of Education or the Ohio Department of Higher Education

Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, CCP replaces Ohio's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and all alternative dual enrollment programs previously governed by Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3365. Governor Kaisch signed HB 487 into law on June 16, 2014

For Students

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Process to Participate

  • Attend the high school information night with your parent/guardian about CC Plus by February 15.
  • Notify your high school guidance office of participation no later than April 1. Students attending a private high school and homeschool students must apply to the Ohio Department of Education to receive funding to underwrite their costs.
  • Complete the Hocking College CC Plus Application and submit to Hocking College prior to the application deadline. Be sure to have the guidance office include your most current transcript.
    • Summer deadline is April 1.
    • Autumn deadline is May 1.
    • Spring deadline is November 1.
  • Take the Hocking College placement exam either through the Accuplacer format or submit ACT or SAT scores.  Achieve college ready scores or meet conditional score requirements.

About The Accuplacer

  • Hocking College uses the Classic Accuplacer and tests sentence skills, reading, and math (college level math, elementary algebra and arithmetic. 
  • Review for the Accuplacer 
  • Students can take the Accuplacer one time per year at no charge.  The Accuplacer is administered at Hocking College Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays, winter and spring break, from 8 AM until 4:00 PM. Students must arrive no later than 2:30 PM to allow ample time for testing. 
  • If you have an active IEP or 504, please see the Hocking College CC Plus advisor prior to taking the Accuplacer.
  • If taking the ACT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College’s school code 3352.
  • If taking the SAT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College's school code 1822.

Resources for Students

Recommendation Form     2018-19 College Ready Scores     Level One Courses

 

Additional Information About College Credit Plus:

  • Credit earned through College Credit Plus is free to students and parents.
  • Three or more semester hours of college credit equal one Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • Two semester hours of college credit will earn two-thirds of a Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • One semester hour of college credit will earn one-third of a Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • Each student enrolled in College Credit Plus will be assigned a Hocking College advisor. The advisor will work closely with your high school guidance counselor.
  • College Credit Plus replaces dual enrollment and PSEO programs.

Webinars for Students & Families

Take a few moments to view these webinars from the Ohio Department of Higher Education for more information on important topics for the 2018-2019 school year.


Still Have Questions About the College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Interested in Applying for College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Download the checklist Download the CCP Application 

For Teachers

College Credit PlusTeaching College Credit Plus
Courses in Your High School

High school instructors of college credit courses must meet the requirements for faculty teaching in institutions of higher education, as stipulated for accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission and the Ohio Board of Higher Education.

  • Faculty teaching general education courses, or other non-occupational courses must hold a master's degree or higher in the discipline or subfield.
  • If a faculty member holds a master's degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than that in which he or she is teaching, the faculty member should have completed a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach.
  • Each institute of higher education evaluates transcripts based on its own interpretation.

Instructors who teach a College Credit Plus course in a high school will receive periodic professional development. All credentialed high school faculty will be considered non-paid, adjunct instructors at Hocking College. This distinction may be used as part of a professional résumé and may give instructors the opportunity to teach courses for Hocking College on campus and online in addition to their courses at the high schools.

Teachers who are interested in applying to teach College Credit Plus courses should contact Christine Woodgeard, at woodgeardc@hocking.edu or 740.753.6083.

 

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Process to Participate

  • Attend the high school information night with your parent/guardian about CC Plus by February 15.
  • Notify your high school guidance office of participation no later than April 1. Students attending a private high school and homeschool students must apply to the Ohio Department of Education to receive funding to underwrite their costs.
  • Complete the Hocking College CC Plus Application and submit to Hocking College prior to the application deadline. Be sure to have the guidance office include your most current transcript.
    • Summer deadline is April 1.
    • Autumn deadline is May 1.
    • Spring deadline is November 1.
  • Take the Hocking College placement exam either through the Accuplacer format or submit ACT or SAT scores.  Achieve college ready scores or meet conditional score requirements.

About The Accuplacer

  • Hocking College uses the Classic Accuplacer and tests sentence skills, reading, and math (college level math, elementary algebra and arithmetic. 
  • Review for the Accuplacer 
  • Students can take the Accuplacer one time per year at no charge.  The Accuplacer is administered at Hocking College Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays, winter and spring break, from 8 AM until 4:00 PM. Students must arrive no later than 2:30 PM to allow ample time for testing. 
  • If you have an active IEP or 504, please see the Hocking College CC Plus advisor prior to taking the Accuplacer.
  • If taking the ACT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College’s school code 3352.
  • If taking the SAT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College's school code 1822.

Additional Information About College Credit Plus:

  • Credit earned through College Credit Plus is free to students and parents.
  • Three or more semester hours of college credit equal one Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • Two semester hours of college credit will earn two-thirds of a Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • One semester hour of college credit will earn one-third of a Carnegie unit or high school credit.
  • Each student enrolled in College Credit Plus will be assigned a Hocking College advisor. The advisor will work closely with your high school guidance counselor.
  • College Credit Plus replaces dual enrollment and PSEO programs.

 


Still Have Questions About the College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Interested in Signing Students Up for College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

Download the checklist Download the CCP Application

 

For Administrators

Why Join the College Credit Plus Program at Hocking College?

See the difference it can make for students in your district

College Credit Plus Offers Numerous Benefits for Students and Their Families

Key Benefits for students and their families include:

  • Early exposure to college coursework, rigor and expectations
  • Challenging coursework options
  • Cost-effective way to earn college credit early
  • Opportunity to complete college coursework with a strong and familiar support system at the high school
  • CCP options provide student a strong foundation for success
  • Credit transfer opportunities - transfercredit.ohio.gov

Sample pathways for students:

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Process to participate

  • Attend the high school information night with your parent/guardian about CC Plus by February 15.
  • Notify your high school guidance office of participation no later than April 1. Students attending a private high school and homeschool students must apply to the Ohio Department of Education to receive funding to underwrite their costs.
  • Complete the Hocking College CC Plus Application and submit to Hocking College prior to the application deadline. Be sure to have the guidance office include your most current transcript.
    • Summer deadline is April 1.
    • Autumn deadline is May 1.
    • Spring deadline is November 1.
  • Take the Hocking College placement exam either through the Accuplacer format or submit ACT or SAT scores. Achieve college ready scores or meet conditional score requirements.
  • Enroll in Level One Courses from the Hocking College Catalog.

About the Accuplacer

  • Hocking College uses the Classic Accuplacer and tests sentence skills, reading, and math (college level math, elementary algebra and arithmetic.
  • Review for the Accuplacer 
  • Students can take the Accuplacer one time per year at no charge.  The Accuplacer is administered at Hocking College Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays, winter and spring break, from 8 AM until 4:00 PM. Students must arrive no later than 2:30 PM to allow ample time for testing. 
  • If you have an active IEP or 504, please see the Hocking College CC Plus advisor prior to taking the Accuplacer.
  • If taking the ACT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College’s school code 3352.
  • If taking the SAT, submit scores to Hocking College using Hocking College's school code 1822.

Resources for Administrators

Recommendation Form     2018-19 College Ready Scores     Level One Courses

Still have questions about the College Credit Plus
Program at Hocking College?

Interested in signing students up for College Credit Plus
Program at Hocking College?

Download the checklist

Download the CCP Application


Want to Know More About Our College Credit Plus Program?

For more information about our College Credit Plus Program, please contact:

You can also find additional information online through the Ohio Department of Education or the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, CCP replaces Ohio's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and all alternative dual enrollment programs previously governed by Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3365. Governor Kaisch signed HB 487 into law on June 16, 2014.

 

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