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Step 1: Apply for admission

Screenshot of the "choose application type" screen with Dual Credit circledYour first step is to apply for admission to PCC.

Choose Apply as a Dual Credit student.
Selecting the wrong application type will make you unable to register for classes, and you may need to start the application over.

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Once you’ve applied, you can continue to Step 2: MyPCC setup.

Additional help

If you need assistance, contact dualcredit@pcc.edu or see our application instructions:

Apply for admission instructions

Download these application steps.

  1. Start the application
    Screenshot of the first page of the application

    • Go to the PCC application and choose to Apply as a Dual Credit student. Selecting the wrong application type will make you unable to register for classes, and you may need to start the application over.
    • Admission Term is the PCC term in which you are registering for your Dual Credit course. If you’re unsure, ask your high school instructor or counselor.
    • Enter your name and click Fill Out Application.
  2. Application checklist – name
    • Select Name from the application checklist.
      Screenshot of the application checklist
    • Verify the spelling of your legal name. You may add a preferred name, which will appear on the class roster.
    • Select Yes if you’ve taken any kind of class at PCC (AP or IB credit, a driver’s ed or swimming class, or any other class at a PCC facility). If in doubt, ask your parents.
  3. Application checklist – address and phone
    • Select First Address and Phone from the checklist.
    • Enter your address and phone number. Using your home or a parent’s number as a secondary phone number is a good idea.
    • If you don’t have an address or phone, you may use your high school’s address and/or phone number.
    • The address entered will be checked against a current USPS database for accuracy. Verify the address you entered is correct and click Check This Address.
  4. Application checklist – personal information
    • Select Personal Information from the checklist.
    • Enter your information. Make sure the email address you enter is one that you use regularly. Your confirmation email will be sent to this address, which you’ll need 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.
  5. Application checklist – current student type
    • Select Current Student Type from the checklist.
    • 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.
  6. Application checklist – planned course of study
    • Select Planned Course of Study from the checklist.
    • In the dropdown menu select Dual Credit High School Program – Not Financial Aid Eligible.
  7. Application checklist – high school
    • Select High School from the checklist.
    • 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, 2022.
  8. Application checklist – attending reason
    • Select Attending Reason from the checklist.
    • Enter the number corresponding to the strongest reason why you wish to take Dual Credit.
    • Stating your goals can assist you in staying motivated to achieve them!
  9. Screenshot of the application checklist with all the boxes checked and the "submit application" button circledApplication checklist – transfer status
    • Select Transfer Status from the checklist.
    • Enter the number corresponding to what you feel you want to do in the future.
    • This will allow PCC to better serve you, but it’s fine if you change your mind!
  10. Submit your application!
    • If your application checklist has all the boxes checked, then you’re ready to submit it!
  11. Agree to terms
    • You must agree to the terms to proceed with your admission application.
  12. Application submission confirmation
    • Verify the email address is accurate. In approximately 1-3 business days, you will receive your admission acceptance letter emailed to this address. This will contain your PCC username and ID #.