Westfield State University’s Dual Enrollment program offers qualified Massachusetts high school students the opportunity enroll at Westfield State University in a part-time course of study to earn credits towards high school graduation while earning college credits concurrently. Dual Enrollment students are registered for approved courses on a space and funding availability basis. All eligible students must have a “B” (2.5) or better grade point average and must be recommended and approved by their guidance counselor as having the ability and maturity to benefit from college level coursework and a college environment. Students wishing to return for a second or subsequent semester must maintain a “B” (3.0) grade point average in the Westfield State University coursework attempted in addition to maintaining a “B” (2.5) or better grade point average in their high school courses. Students can only take classes from Westfield State University’s Common Core and should consider 100 level classes.
All participants will be commuting students and are responsible for their own transportation; bus pass or parking permit. Furthermore students are responsible for purchasing textbooks and other instructional materials. Grades will be made available online to students upon completion of the semester. Students are responsible for acquiring and keeping track of their student number (CWID) and password to access their grades and schedules. Transcripts of all completed work will be maintained by the college and made available to students upon written and signed request. See further information on signature page.
Westfield State University’s (WSU) Dual Enrollment program is funded by the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnerships (CDEP). Students wishing to participate in this program must meet all CDEP eligibility criteria’s, which can be found at http://www.mass.edu/strategic/read_cdep.asp. Participation in CDEP is based on the eligibility criteria and funding availability. Students who are not selected to participate in this program may be eligible to participate in WSU’s High School Scholar program (a non-CDEP funded dual enrollment program).