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Interested in getting ahead by earning college credit while still in high school? Look no further than OCCC’s concurrent enrollment program.  Concurrent enrollment is open to incoming high school juniors and seniors. Students can enroll in courses at OCCC, which allows them to earn high school and college credit at the same time, saving both time and money.

Concurrent students can take classes on OCCC’s Main Campus, online and even in some local high schools. OCCC will waive up to 18 credit hours of tuition every year to eligible juniors and seniors; however, concurrent students are responsible for fees and textbooks for all courses in which they enroll at OCCC.

Why choose Concurrent at Oklahoma City Community College?

Your success in college is important to us. That's why we focus our resources on providing you with the best educational experience possible. Oklahoma City Community College is affordable, accessible and a great place to get a college education. 

1. Earn both college and high school credit at OCCC! OCCC is centrally located to many high schools, and we also offer most of our classes online, which are accessible statewide.

2. Begin your college career early. The concurrent courses you take may be applied towards a degree and/or may transfer to other institutions. OCCC offers a variety of programs and state-of-the-art technology that prepares students for a career or transfer to a 4-year institution. 

3. Save money.  Concurrent students are eligible for up to 18 hours of tuition waiver per year during their Junior and Senior years in high shool. The fees that students pay are substantially lower than at 4-year institutions.

4. Small class sizes.  OCCC class sizes are much smaller than at 4-year institutions, which means you will receive individualized attention providing a smoother transition and adjustment to academic life in higher education.

Concurrent Enrollment Steps

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  1. Complete the Application for Admission

    The Application for Admission is required for all new students.  New students are required to come to campus for intial enrollment.
  2. Request an official transcript from your high school

    You can bring your transcript (and additional documents) to the Office of Recruitment & Admissions or have your high school send it to OCCC.
  3. Submit official ACT scores or take College Placement Tests

    Students from accredited high schools: in order to be eligible to enroll in concurrent classes, you must either have a 3.0, ACT Composite or Pre-ACT of 19; or SAT or PSAT of 990. The ACT/Pre-ACT Composite of 19; or SAT/PSAT of 990; or the 3.0 will get you admitted, but you must also meet the sub-scores for the courses you are planning to take at the college. Sub-scores can be met through official ACT scores, PLAN scores, Pre-SAT, SAT or taking college placement tests.

    Homeschooled students and students from unaccredited high schools must provide an ACT Composite of 19 or SAT 990 score for admission.

    If you have not taken the ACT we wil use your high school GPA for admission and course placement for the Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters only.
  4. Speak to your high school counselor to see if you qualify

    The OSRHE have strict eligibility requirements for students who wish to enroll in college courses while still in high school. If you meet the minimum requirements , you should speak with your high school counselor to discuss your options for enrolling concurrently.
  5. Get approval from your high school and parents

    If you have met the OSRHE requirements, and your high school approves you to enroll concurrently, you will need to submit OCCC's Concurrent Approval Form This form must be completed by the high school (including signatures from the principal or counselor, and signed by you and your parent. Please note: the Concurrent Approval form is required every semester while you are taking concurrent courses, even for the summer semester. New students will be able to upload their Concurrent Approval forms here: Concurrent Approval Form Upload  Please note: you must be admitted and must enter your OCCC ID and OCCC e-mail address to upload.

    If your counselor is unable to sign the form, they can send an e-mail to admissions@occc.edu . They must be sure to include the following information: your name, your DOB, the semester in which you are planning to enroll, i.e,. Summer 2020 or Fall 2020, and how many classes you are taking at the high school.
  6. Register from Home 

    Students who have submitted their Concurrent Approval form to the department of Recruitment and Admissions will have the option to register from home.  Please upload your completed Concurrent Approval Form here: Concurrent Approval Form Upload Both pages of the form must be completed and scanned. Before submitting your form, ensure that the following areas are completed: name, current high school, semester, Junior or Senior status, number of classes taken at the high school, counselor signature, student and parent intials/signatures. 

    Using the student planning software located in the student's OCCC Portal (located under the Self-Service for students tab).

    Your OCCC Portal username is: firstname.middleinitial.lastname, your password is the last six digits of your social security number

    If you need assistance with learning to navigate your Student Planning Account please try reading this Enrollment Steps PDF or for concurrent enrollment assistance, click the the Zoom Meeting link.

  7. Which classes can I take?

    After you been admitted and sent in your Concurrent Approval form, it is time select your classes. Below is a list of the most common courses concurrently enrolled students have taken.  Students are not limited to the classes on the list. Students need to meet requirements for only one column on the chart below:

    General Education
    Course
    ACT/PACT
    Score
    OR SAT/PSAT
    Score
    OR Accuplacer Next
    Gen Score
    OR HS
    GPA**
    ENGL 1113
    (English Composition 1)
    English 19 Reading 19 OR Reading-Writing
    510
    OR Reading 245
    OR
    Writing 250
    OR 3.0
    PSY 1113
    (Intro. to Psychology)

    SOC 1113
    (Intro. to Sociology)

    HIST 1483
    (U.S. History Before 1877)

    HIST 1493
    (U.S. History Since 1877)

    POLSC 1113
    (American Federal Government)
    Reading 19 OR Reading-Writing
    510
    OR Reading 245
    OR
    Writing 250
    OR 3.0
    HUM 1113
    (Music Appreciation)

    ART 1053
    (Art Appreciation)
    Reading 19 OR Reading-Writing
    510
    OR Reading 245
    OR
    Writing 250
    OR 3.0
    BIO 1113/1114
    (Biology)
    Science 19 OR Reading-Writing
    510
    OR Reading 245
    AND
    CPM 3-minimum 10
    OR 3.0
    CS 1103 (Intro. to Computers
    and Application)
    Reading 19 OR Reading-Writing
    510
    OR Reading 245
    OR
    Writing 250
    OR 3.0
    MATH 1483
    (Functions and Modeling)

    MATH 1503
    (Contemporary Math)

    MATH 2013
    (Intro. to Statistics)
    Math 19 for all Math listed OR Math 510 for all Math listed OR CPM 3 test-
    Minimum 10
    for all Math listed
    OR 3.0

    **Due to Covid-19 and disruptions in ACT/SAT/Accuplacer testing, students will be able to use a 3.0 GPA to take the courses listed above fro the Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters only. 
  8. FERPA and Student Privacy/Consent

    Once you are enrolled as a student at OCCC, your academic record is protected under FERPA, and no one is able to access your record without your written consent.  For information about FERPA and educational rights, please see: http://www.occc.edu/records/ferpa.html

Continued Eligibility

Concurrent students must maintain a minimum 2.0 college GPA in order to continue enrollment as a high school student.  If a concurrent student is deemed ineligible while in high school, he or she may resume classes upon high school graduation after submitting an official and final high school transcript. Concurrent students must meet with an Admissions Outreach Advisor each semester for enrollment and are required to provide a new Concurrent Enrollment Form with all required signatures each semester and an updated high school transcript in order to enroll.

Returning Students

Returning students must turn in a Concurrent Approval Form to the department of Recruitment and Admissions, in order to have the option of registering online using the student planning software located in the student's OCCC Portal (located under the Self-Service for students tab). Please print and fill out the form accessing the link to the form above.

Your OCCC Portal username is: firstname.middleinitial.lastname, your password is the last six digits of your social security number.

If you need assistance with learning to navigate your Student Planning Account please try reading this Enrollment Steps PDF.

Please upload your completed Concurrent Approval Form here: Concurrent Approval Form Upload Both pages of the form must be completed and scanned. Before submitting your form, ensure that the following areas are completed: name, current high school, semester, Junior or Senior status, number of classes taken at the high school, counselor signature, student and parent intials/signatures. 

 *Please note, you will not be able to enroll online until the Concurrent Approval Form has been uploaded and processed by an Admissions Specialist.  Once the form has been processed, an e-mail will be sent to your OCCC account informing of you of the next steps to take to complete enrollment.