• Dual Enrollment Information


    Join us for a Parent workshop on September 27 from 5:00-6:00 in the TCHS Community Room to learn more.  Representatives from Shelton State and UA Early College will be on hand to discuss program details.  


    SPRING 23 - OPEN ENROLLMENT- October 15-November 28, 2022

    All students must complete a Dual Enrollment Participation form and be approved by TCHS before students can enroll in Dual Enrollment or Early College


    SPRING 23

    Dual Enrollment Information, Procedures and Deadlines

    1) All students (1st time enrollee's and returning students) MUST complete and return the Dual Enrollment Participation form to Mrs. McGillivray to complete the DE process for UA Early College, Shelton State and/or UNA.  

    Students who do not turn in forms will not be eligible for participation....

    Shelton State Dates:  OCTOBER 15- NOVEMBER 28, 2022

    UA Early College Dates: 

    NEW to Early College- open enrollment September 1st - 16th

    Returning Early College students- Open Enrollment October 15- November 28, 2022

     TCHS Fall Scholarship Deadline November 4, 2022- NO EXCEPTIONS.  Scholarship applications do not guarantee funds awarded.  


    Who Can Participate:

    10th-12th graders

    12th graders may take DE courses needed for graduation credit in Fall term only

    Dual Enrollment Qualifications-Shelton State:

    • Must be enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade

    • Provide a copy of your current high school transcript.
      • Minimum 2.5 GPA for academic courses and a 2.0 GPA for technical courses
      • Enrolled in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade
    • Courses must be at or above 100 level.
    • Physical Education (PED), Remedial and Orientation classes are not eligible for dual enrollment.
    • Meet all prerequisite requirements as listed in the SSCC Catalog. Students must submit appropriate ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER placement scores.

    Dual Enrollment Qualifications-UA Early College

    • Must be enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade

    • Must complete UAEC 200 course before beginning academic courses. UAEC 200 does not count for dual credit.

    • 9th graders moving to 10th grade can apply to UA Early College and take UAEC200 over the Summer and start Core courses in the Fall
    • Must have a 3.0 GPA

    • UA Early College Viewbook link- https://uaearlycollege.ua.edu/docs/earlycollege/uaec-viewbook.pdf




     Dual Enrollment Scholarship Opportunities



    TCHS Fall Dual Enrollment Scholarship: Deadline November 4, 2022- NO EXCEPTIONS-

    Funds are available to students who have not previously participated in the TCHS Dual Enrollment Scholarship Program.  Scholarship Funds will pay for one 3 credit hour Dual Enrollment course and can only be awarded one time during your enrollment at Tuscaloosa County High.  Books and Extra fees will be the responsibility of the student.    Funds are not guaranteed.  Scholarship applications can be obtained in person from Mrs. McGillivray in room 1632.  

     Shelton State Dual Enrollment Scholarships- Apply via the Approval form process:


    • Career Technical/ STEM Scholarship- updates to CTE and STEM scholarship opportunities coming soon.


    • Foundation Scholarship- Is a separate application on the dual enrollment webpage “ under tuition and scholarships.” This scholarship will pay for any academic course. This is a separate application on the dual enrollment webpage “ under tuition and scholarships.” The requirements: students must have a minimum of an unweighted 3.0 GPA and be in the 10th grade or higher. The award will only pay for tuition and fees. Students can receive up to six credit hours to utilize in the summer and/or fall semesters.
      • Below are additional requirements for students interested in taking English or math on their high school campuses. Prospective students must meet the below requirements:
        • ENG 101-  ACT subscore of an 18 in the English section or take the Shelton State Accuplacer for free. The required score is a level 5.
        • Math 112- ACT subscore of a 20 in the math section or take the Shelton State Accuplacer for free. The required score is  267.
        • Math 100- ACT subscore of an 18 in the math section or take the Shelton State Accuplacer for free. The required score is a 253, OR High school grades (A or B average) in Alg II w/Trig or higher with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

    UA Early College Scholarship opportunities

    • All students receive 1/2 price tuition. 
    • 1/2 price tuition rate= Courses are only 192.50 per credit hour
    • Tuitin rates SUBJECT to change for 22-23 school year.