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Program Regulations

  1. Dual Enrollment (DE) students are subject to all Policies and Procedures as well as Academic Regulations and Standards of Montgomery College.
  2. The College reserves the right to make the final decision on admission. Final decisions will rest with the College in accordance with the policy, guidelines, and procedures for admissions.
  3. DE students are eligible to take most college level courses for which they qualify. DE Students must meet the prerequisite requirement and assessment level(s) for each enrolled credit-bearing course. DE students may not enroll in developmental courses or courses that combine developmental and college level work. DE students must assess at a minimum reading level to be eligible to take any college courses.
  4. Dual Enrollment students may generally enroll in one (1) to three (3) courses each term, during fall and spring semesters and up to two (2) courses during each winter and summer session.
  5. Students are responsible for paying all required tuition & fees and purchasing any required textbooks, materials and supplies associated with their registered course(s).
  6. Students under 14 or not yet attending high school, by the first day of their initial entry term, will be referred by the DE office to be interviewed by the director of dual enrollment to obtain an exception to the program requirement; 
  7. All Dual Enrollment students seeking any accommodations for assessment testing or a college course must be registered through MC’s Disability Support Services. Documentation should be submitted at least six (6) weeks prior to testing and/or the start of the semester in order to ensure timely services.
  8. Earned college credit may be used to fulfill the credit requirement for the HS diploma, as outlined by the Maryland Department of Education (COMAR 13A.03.02.05).  HS Principal’s approval must be obtained prior to the start of each semester.
  9. Continued eligibility to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program is contingent upon successful completion with a minimum grade of "C" or better in previous college course(s). Students who withdraw with a “W” on their transcript may also be ineligible for future participation. Students must continue to meet the Dual Enrollment  standards and follow the same procedures for enrollment. Student must also satisfy all financial obligations to MC prior to enrollment.
  10. Student MUST follow the prevailing enrollment process to be registered through dual enrollment. All appropriate approvals and supporting documents must be received and verified prior to a student obtaining permission to enroll. High school students cannot register themselves and must be registered through the dual enrollment office.
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