Q1. What is the Concurrent High School Enrollment Program?
Students currently attending high school, who meet the CCSF requirements, may sign up for City College courses and attend both institutions within the same semester.
Q2. What are the requirements to participate in the Concurrent Enrollment High School Program?
You must be a high school student.
Q3. Can I enroll in more than one class?
Concurrently enrolled high school students are permitted to enroll in a maximum of up to eleven (11) units for Fall and Spring semesters or eight (8) units for the Summer semester.
Q4. Will I get high school credit for the classes I take at City College?
When enrolled at City College and registered for classes, you will receive college credit which can go towards a degree/certificate. Your high school will determine whether to give you high school credit for taking a college credit course. City College does not make any decisions for high schools. Please check with your high school counselor.
Q5. Does City College have any programs that offer high school credit?
It is the determination of the high school the student is attending if high school credit will be given and the amount of credit as well to a student taking Concurrent/Dual Enrollment courses.
If you want high school credit only, you can enroll in the high school program within the Transitional Studies Department.
We recommend that potential high school students interested in Transitional Studies begin with counseling services at these locations:
- John Adams Campus - 1860 Hayes St., 415-561-1013
- Mission Campus - 1125 Valencia St., 415-920-6043
- Southeast Campus - 1800 Oakdale St., 415-550-4372
Q6. How much does it cost to enroll in the Concurrent High School Enrollment Program?
Enrollment is free for California residents. Additionally, enrollment fees are waived for non-residents of CA under Senate Bill 2364 except for non-immigrant (this includes F1, B1/B2, J1). High school students who are not eligible for the Senate Bill 2364 waiver are required to pay out-of-state tuition fees. B1/B2 high school visa students are not allowed to take credit courses at City College due to visa limitations. Students are responsible for books, supplies, etc.
For out-of-state tuition, please visit Tuition and Fees.
Q7. What is the process for enrolling in the Concurrent High School Enrollment Program?
To enroll in concurrent enrollment, follow these steps to become a CCSF Student.
Q8. What is the procedure for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students, who are interested in attending more than one semester?
For each subsequent semester of enrollment, Continuously concurrently enrolled students must submit a new High School Concurrent Enrollment Permission/Consent Form to the Office of Admissions & Records, MUB 188 by the published deadline date.
Q9. Can I add a class?
You can add a class during the add/drop period only if you have completed the enrollment steps (see Question #7). All adds are at the discretion of the instructor and can only be processed if your principal/designee has recommended the same course. If you are accepted into a course that is not on your Consent Form, you must obtain and complete a new form.
Q10. I tried to apply or register online, and it would not allow me. What is the problem?
If you are a current student and have submitted your Consent/Permission Form to the High School Enrollment Coordinator, you should be able to add classes via myRAM Portal.
If you are getting an error message saying that you "need approval to take this course" please ensure you have submitted all documentation to the High School Enrollment Coordinator in Admissions & Records to give you access to register for classes.
Concurrent/Dual High School students can register for approved classes via myRAM Portal. Please see the Add/Drop Procedure page for information on registering.
If you are having difficulty applying online through OpenCCC Apply, please call 1-877-247-4836 for assistance.
Q11. Are Concurrently Enrolled High School Students allowed to take physical education (PE) classes?
No, City College of San Francisco does not permit Concurrently Enrolled High School Students to enroll in physical education courses. (Title 5 Regulation, Section 55002).
Q12. I am graduating from high school and am a concurrently enrolled student at CCSF, do I need to reapply?
Yes, you will need to apply. If you are no longer a concurrently enrolled high school student or have graduated from high school, you must apply for Admission as a regular college student (Make sure you apply as a first-time college student). Please visit the steps to become a CCSF credit student for further information.
Q13. Do concurrent enroll high school students receive priority registration?
Per Education Code; (Title 3.Div 7.part 47.ch1.art1.76001.e) the governing board of a community college district shall assign a low enrollment priority to special part-time (i.e. High School Student) described in subdivision (a) in order to ensure that these students do not displace regularly admitted students.
Q14. Can Undocumented High School Students Participate in Concurrent Enrollment?
Yes, under CA law AB 2364, undocumented and DACA high school students can participate in concurrent enrollment and can apply to have the non-resident tuition fee waived.
Q15. Can High School Students Take Transfer-Level English and Math classes?
Yes, but you must meet the prerequisite. Please follow these steps below.
- Complete the Online Prerequisite Challenge Form
- Attach a copy of your transcript showing the related course completed at another college or high school with a "C" or higher grade.
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Q16. I have additional questions?