Policies and Procedures for High School Students
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District will provide
opportunities for students to enroll in courses at Grossmont College
or Cuyamaca College while they are enrolled in high school.
Permission from the high school administrator and parental approval
must be obtained prior to registration.
To be eligible for concurrent enrollment, students:
- Must have completed the tenth grade and be at least 14 years
of age at the opening day of the semester of attendance.
- Must be currently enrolled in high school.
- Must be determined by the high school principal (or
designee) to have the ability to benefit from "advanced
scholastic or vocational work."
- Have written parental approval prior to registration.
Prospective students who do not meet all these criteria will not
be accepted for college admission. An appeal process is available
through the Admissions and Records Office at Grossmont College.
- High school students will be held to the same academic and
conduct standards as any other college student enrolled in the
class. Access to specific courses may
be limited by space availability and/or course prerequisites.
(See college catalog and class schedule for specific
- High school students will attend high school for at least
the minimum high school day.
- High School/College Credit (HS/CC) students may enroll for
either day or extended day courses but are limited to two
courses per term. State law places a limit on
the number of HS/CC students who may enroll in Exercise Science
- All classes taken at Grossmont College are for college
credit. Enrollment in the HS/CC program will establish a
permanent college record. Courses taken for college
credit may be used to meet high school graduation requirements;
however, this determination is made solely by the high school
- High school students will need to provide transportation to
and from the college, purchase a parking permit (if needed) and
the required books and supplies for the
Plan Ahead. Students should begin the process for special admit
enrollment at least one month before the semester or session of
attendance. To enroll at the college, follow these
- Meet with your high school counselor or designee to:
- Develop an educational program plan relating to the
instructional program at the college, and
- Select appropriate courses after the required
prerequisites have been met.
- Complete the High School/College Credit Enrollment
available on the web or at the college
Admissions and Records Office.
- Obtain your parent's or guardian's signature on the High
School/College Credit Enrollment Authorization form.
- Complete an
Application for Admission
to Grossmont College.
- Present the application and High School/College Credit
Enrollment Authorization forms to the Admissions and Records
Office at Grossmont College.
- English and mathematics assessment is required for students
taking English and mathematics courses.
- Counseling services will be provided during the orientation
session prior to the beginning of each semester.
- Internet registration is available using
- You may only register for courses in the subject areas
approved on your High School/College Credit Enrollment
- HS/CC students must pay all appropriate and related fees.
- California residents may be eligible for a fee waiver, but
Federal financial aid is not available to high school students.
(See the class schedule for specific information.)
Attend class. You must be present for the first class meeting or
the instructor may drop you. In addition, the instructor may drop
you for excessive absences. However, it is always the students
responsibility to drop the course before the published deadline date
if you no longer plan to attend.
If you wish to continue your concurrent enrollment into the next
college semester, you may complete a new High School/College Credit
Enrollment Authorization form. A new Application for Admission is
Courses taken for college credit may be used to meet high school
graduation requirements. An official college transcript should be
requested by the student and sent to the high school for graduation
Spring semester classes typically end in early June; therefore,
grades may not be available until mid-June. Please consider this
fact when making plans for high school graduation.
After high school graduation: If you have been enrolled in
the HS/CC program, you are eligible to continue your enrollment at
Grossmont College. Please notify the Admissions and Records Office
of your graduation so that your records can be updated.