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Steps to Dual Enrollment OUSD

  • ​​​​​​​​​Apply online at Click “Ap​ply Now."
    • Students need to enter their high school GPA and coursework when applying. If students leave the high school data blank on the application, they will be directed to take the Guided Self-Placement or submit high school transcripts to be placed into English, math, and courses that have prerequisites.
    • Students currently taking a college course can skip this step and go to Step 4.
    • Students who took a college course last semester can skip this step and go to Step 4.
    • New and returning students who have not taken a class in more than one semester must re-apply.
  • Summer and Fall online application available starting April 1.
  • Spring and Intersession online application available starting November 1.
  • Students will receive an email with a Student ID # that is 7 numbers and starts with a 2. This is your SCC Student ID #, which you will need for your Special Admit Form (formerly CAP Form).

  • ​​​​​​​​​If you plan to enroll for a course that requires a prerequisite, you must demonstrate satisfactory completion of the prerequisite or take the appropriate assessment.
  • If you completed your prerequisite in high school, submit an unofficial copy of your HS transcript or AP score along with your Special Admit Form – see Step 4 above.​
  • If you have not completed Algebra II or Integrated Math III or higher, you will not be cleared to take courses that have Algebra II (Intermediate Algebra or SCC Course Name MATH-080) as a prerrequisite. Courses that require completion of MATH-080 or Algebra II include but not limited to ECON-101, ECON-102, CHEM-100, CMPR-120.
  • If you applied to SCC at a time you did not complete the Algebra II requirement but now have that completed, you will need to submit your high school transcripts to dualenrollment@scc​ for prerequisite clearance.
  • Refer to Prerequisite Clearance website for more information.

  • ​​​​​​​​​​Go to Understanding Your Course Placement Recommendation ​for step-by-step instructions on how to access your English, math, and reading placement​.
  • If your math results are 4 or higher, you have met the requirement for courses that have the MATH-080 (Intermediate Algebra) as a prerequisite.

  • ​​​​​Check your assigned Online Registration Date in WebAdvisor.
  • As required by state law, K-12 students will receive a later priority registration time not to displace regularly admitted students.
  • General registration dates are available through, click on Registration Dates.

  • ​​​​​As an Orange Unified high school student, you will be registered by the SCC Dual Enrollment Office on your registration date.
  • Once you are officially registered in the class, you will receive an email from the Dual Enrollment Office confirming your registration.
  • If the class is closed/full, you will put on the waiting list and notified by email. You are responsible for managing your waitlist. Refer to the Waitlist Policy for further information.
  • If you would like to register for a class AFTER the term has started, attend the first day of class and request an Add Authorization. If it is an online class, you may email the instructor to request an Add Authorization​.
  • How to Add a Class with an Add Authorization.​
  • Students who need help with WebAdvisor login can reach out to your SCC Career Education Coach for assistance.​

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Enrollment Fees (in-state fee) is waived for Dual Enrolled Students who are in grades 9th-12th and enrolled in less than full-time within RSCCD. However, Dual Enrolled​ ​​​Students will be responsible for other mandated and required college fees if the course(s) are taken at the college.  
  • ​The fees must be paid in full within 3 days of registration (weekends and holidays included). If the fees are not paid in full within 3 days, the student may be dropped from their course(s) for non-payment. The day you register counts as the first day.​
  • Students enrolled full-time within the Rancho Santiago Community College District (which includes Santiago Canyon College and Santa Ana College) will be charged the current Enrollment Fees for all units. Full-time is defined as 12 units for the Fall and Spring semesters and 6 units for the Summer and Intersession terms.
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  • ​​​​​​​Your class may require textbooks and other class materials. Visit SCC Haw​k Bookstore to check for the required textbooks for your class(es).


Welcome and congratulations on taking this step of earning college credit while in high school through Santiago Canyon College Dual Enrollment Program!

NOTE - Your high school has to approve your participation in dual enrollment. Please make your high school counselor or principal aware of your interest and get their approval.