Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Welcome to PCC Dual Credit!

  • This presentation will guide you through the steps necessary to successfully apply for admission to PCC Dual Credit.
  • Please complete the following steps in the exact order shown and double check your entries for accuracy.
  • Completing the steps improperly will result in your inability to register for classes.
Portland Community College
Applying for dual-credit admission
Step 1: Go to www.pcc.edu, Click on 'Get Started'.
Step 2: Click on 'Apply to PCC'.
Step 3: Click on 'Apply now'.
Step 4: Select “'CC High School	Dual Credit' from the drop down menu. Next, click 'Continue'.
Step 5: Select 'Admission Term' from the drop down	menu. This refers to the term you wish to take your dual credit course. Ask your instructor. Next, enter your first and last name in the appropriate boxes, and click 'Fill Out Application'.
Step 6: Read the instructions on this page. Select 'Name' first.
Step 7: Name: Verify the spelling of your legal name. You may add a preferred name; please be aware that 	your preferred name is what 	will print on the class roster. If you have taken any kind of class at PCC, you will want to 	select YES at the bottom of 	the page*. 
Click 'Continue'.
Step 8: First Address and Phone: Enter your complete address (including your house number) and phone information. Using your home number or a parent’s number as a secondary phone number is a good idea. When you are finished, click  'Continue'.
Step 9: The address entered will be checked against a current USPS database for accuracy. Be sure to enter accurate information and remember to include the city.  Verify the address you entered is correct and click 'Check This Address'.
Step 10: Personal Information: Enter your email address, gender, birthdate, and  other information. It is a good idea to use your high school email address!
If you wish to withhold your name from military recruiters, please make the appropriate selection on this page. Click 'Continue'.
Step 11: Current Student Type: Answer this as it applies to you. If you’ve earned PCC credit in previous years (including through Dual Credit), type the number 2 in 	the textbox. Click 'Continue'.
Step 12: Planned Course of Study: In the pulldown menu select 'Dual Credit High School Program–Not Financial Aid Eligible'.Click 'Continue'.
Step 13: High School: Enter your high school information and the date you plan on graduating from high school. If you don’t know the exact date you will graduate, give us your best approximation.  Example: June 10, 2018
Step 14: Attending Reason: Please enter the number corresponding to the strongest reason why you wish to take dual credit.
Step 15: Transfer Status: Enter the number corresponding to what you feel you want to do in the future.
Step 16: Submit Application: 	If your application looks like this, you are ready to submit it!
Step 17: Agree to terms: You must agree to the terms to proceed with your admission application.
Step 18: Application submission confirmation screen:	Check the email address showing on your screen when you see this message in approximately 30 minutes to 2 business days to confirm that you have been admitted as a new PCC Dual Credit Student!

Step by Step

  1. Go to www.pcc.edu, Click on 'Get Started'
  2. Click on 'Apply to PCC'
  3. Click on 'Apply now'
  4. Select “'PCC High School Dual Credit' from the drop down menu. Next, click 'Continue'
  5. Select the 'Admission Term' from the drop down menu. This refers to the PCC term in which you are registering for your dual credit course/ college credit. If you are unsure which term this will be, ask your high school instructor or counselor. Next, enter your first and last name in the appropriate boxes, and click 'Fill Out Application'
  6. Read the instructions on this page. Select 'Name' first.
  7. Name: Verify the spelling of your legal name. You may add a preferred name; please be aware that your preferred name is what will print on the class roster. If you have taken any kind of class at PCC, you will want to select YES at the bottom of the page*. Click 'Continue'.
  8. Address and Phone: Enter your complete address (including your house number) and phone information. Using your home number or a parent’s number as a secondary phone number is a good idea. If you do not have a home address or phone, you may use your high school’s address and/or phone number. When you are finished, click 'Continue'.
  9. The address entered will be checked against a current USPS database for accuracy. Be sure to enter accurate information and remember to include the city. Verify the address you entered is correct and click 'Check This Address'.
  10. Personal Information: Enter your email address, gender, birthdate, and other information. Make sure the email address you enter is one that you use regularly. Your confirmation email will be sent to this email address, and you will need this information to set up your account and register for classes later. If you wish to withhold your name from military recruiters, please make the appropriate selection on this page. Click 'Continue'.
  11. Current Student Type: Answer this as it applies to you. If you’ve earned PCC credit in previous years (including through Dual Credit), type the number 2 in the textbox. Click 'Continue'.
  12. Planned Course of Study: In the pulldown menu select 'Dual Credit High School Program–Not Financial Aid Eligible'. Click 'Continue'.
  13. High School: Enter your home high school information including the high school code, and the date you plan on graduating from high school. If you don’t know the exact date you will graduate, give us your best approximation. Example: June 10, 2018
  14. Attending Reason: Please enter the number corresponding to the strongest reason why you wish to take dual credit.
  15. Transfer Status: Enter the number corresponding to what you feel you want to do in the future.
  16. Submit Application: Submit Application: If your application has all boxes checked off, then you are ready to submit it!
  17. Agree to terms: You must agree to the terms to proceed with your admission application
  18. Application submission confirmation screen: Check the email address showing on your screen when you see this message in approximately 3-5 business days to confirm that you have been admitted as a new PCC Dual Credit Student!

Additional help

If you are still having issues, contact the help desk. Make sure you tell the help desk staff that you are working on being admitted as a dual credit student.