The below is from the GSFC website (“024 Dual Enrollment.pdf Dual Enrollment Program Regulations – 1600. 2023- 2024 Award Year) and must be downloaded.
- Student eligibility also here from GAFutures site.
Dual Enrollment Program
Regulations – 1600.
2023- 2024 Award Year
Page 6 (and part of page 7):
- Definitions. (Electronic Link)
- Program Specific Eligibility Requirements.
1604.1. General Eligibility.
- An Eligible High School is any private or public secondary educational institution
physically within the State of Georgia and any Home Study program operated
pursuant to O.C.G.A. §20-2-690 and completes the program participation
- A student who does not live in Georgia may participate in the Dual Enrollment
Program if the student is enrolled and physically attending a participating high
school in Georgia and meets all other eligibility requirements.
- An eligible student must be enrolled in an approved eligible core academic area
course(s) in English, math, science, social sciences and world (foreign) languages,
and Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) career pathway course(s)
listed on the Dual Enrollment Course Directory.
1604.2. Grade Level Eligibility.
- A student must be a 10th, 11th or 12th grade student at an Eligible High School,
subject to the limitations set forth in these program regulations.
- Students in the 11th or 12th grade may enroll in any approved Dual Enrollment
courses at an eligible participating postsecondary institution (USG, TCSG or
- Students in the 10th grade may enroll in approved Career, Technical and
Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses at a participating TCSG institution only.
- Students in the 10th grade with a minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT
composite score of 26 in a single national test administration, taken prior to the
term of enrollment and in the GSFC Dual Enrollment system, may enroll in any
approved Dual Enrollment courses at a TCSG, USG or private eligible
participating postsecondary institution.
- Students that were 9th graders during the 2019-2020 school year and participated
in Dual Enrollment funding Program during the 2019-2020 (FY 2020) year may
enroll as 10th graders in any approved Dual Enrollment courses at an eligible
participating postsecondary institution (USG, TCSG or private) for the 2020-2021
year.2023 – 2024 Dual Enrollment Program Regulations Page 7 of 35
- Public high school students, designated by their high school, pursuing High School
Graduation Accelerated Career Diploma as of Spring term 2020, may enroll in any
approved Dual Enrollment courses at a TCSG, USG or private eligible participating
postsecondary institution pursuant to their Accelerated Career Diploma.
1604.3. Age Limit.
- A student must be less than twenty-two (22) years of age on the start date of the
postsecondary term of enrollment for which funding is sought.
- A student who reaches twenty-two (22) years of age during the
postsecondary term may complete the term.
1604.4. Enrollment Status.
- A student must be approved and classified by the Eligible High School or Home
Study program at which he or she is Enrolled, as a Dual Enrollment student.
- A student must be admitted and classified as a Dual Credit Enrollment student
by an Eligible Postsecondary Institution through the last day of the Eligible
Postsecondary Institution’s drop/add period in order to be eligible for Dual
Enrollment program funding payment.
- If a student officially or unofficially withdraws or drops out prior to the
postsecondary institution’s’ drop/add period, he or she is ineligible to receive
Dual Enrollment program funding payment for that school term. Students that
drop out during the drop/add period are subject to the provisions in
accordance with Section 1612.
- A student may Enroll at two or more Eligible Postsecondary Institutions during a
single term. An Eligible Dual Enrollment student cannot receive Dual Enrollment
funding for hours which exceed the 15 semester or 12 quarter hours per term
limit, regardless of the number of Eligible Postsecondary Institutions in which the
student is Enrolled.
- Prior to participating in the Dual Enrollment funding Program and as part of the
application process, the student and student’s parent/guardian must sign a
student participation agreement (SPA) acknowledging an understanding of the
responsibilities assumed by the student while participating in Dual Enrollment.
- A student must abide by the rules of the Eligible High School or Home Study
program and the Eligible Postsecondary Institution the student is attending, and a
student can be denied participation at any time in the Dual Enrollment Program
for violations of such rules.
REVISED2023 – 2024 Dual Enrollment Program Regulations Page 8 of 35
1604.5. Length of Eligibility.
- A student’s length of eligibility concludes at the end of the term in which the student
has reached the age limit, as set forth in Section 1604.3, or the Funding Cap or
received a high school diploma, a High School Equivalency diploma or completed a
Home Study program, whichever occurs first.
Selective Service, page 9 (and 10):
1604.9. Selective Service Registration.
(Federal Selective Service laws here).
1. A student must be in compliance with Georgia state law requirements of having
registered with the United States Selective Service System requirements, in
accordance with O.C.G.A. § 20-3-519.1(b).
2. Selective Service registration, by required males, should be completed prior to the
program application deadline in order to be eligible for payment for such school term.
a. A late disbursement is permitted if the student meets Selective Service
requirements any time during the fiscal year.
3. GSFC will maintain Selective Service registration or exemption status information for
state aid program applicants/recipients. The registration status will be available to
the postsecondary institution in which the student is enrolled in order for the
institution to determine program eligibility.2023 – 2024 Dual Enrollment Program Regulations Page 10 of 35
a. The Institution may collect documentation supporting a student’s registration
status and submit to GSFC for consideration.
4. Male applicants required to register with the Selective Service System must have a
registered or exemption status on file with GSFC to be eligible for state aid programs
and for a disbursement invoice to be paid.