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Early Enrollment Status - Steps to Registration

The information below applies to Dual Credit Students (a high school student who enrolls in a college-level course and receives simultaneous academic credit for the course from both the college and the high school) and Early Enrollment Students (a high school student who enrolls
in a college-level course and receives academic credit only from the college).

Students wishing to obtain early admission status must complete and submit the following to Weatherford College:

1.  The online Weatherford College Application for Admission

  • www.applytexas.org
  • See the corresponding sheet for specific instructions on completing the online application for admission.

2.  The Early Admission Application

  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Release section of this form is optional.

The FERPA Release only applies to students who wish to grant third party access to his/her educational records. High school principals and counselors already have access to the student’s educational records.

The FERPA Release must be completed each semester.

  • It is recommended that students who are granted early admission status complete EDUC 1300, Learning Frameworks, in his/her first semester of enrollment.

3.  The Request for Student’s Taxpayer Identification Number (Substitute W-9S) form.

4.  The Dual Credit Tuition Exemption Form, if applicable.

  • This form only applies to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch status at his/her local independent school district.

5.  An official copy of the student’s high school or home school transcript.

6.  Test scores

  • Students who do not possess exemption test (ACT, SAT, STAAR EOC, TSI) scores under the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) requirements and need remediation will not be eligible to enroll in coursework in which they possess a deficiency.

Please remember:

  • Students who would like to request accommodations under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) should contact the WC Disabilities Accommodations office, Dawn Kahlden at dkahlden@wc.edu or 817-598-6350.  Please note that these accommodations may not be the same accommodations afforded to you under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) laws that are used at the high school level.   
  • Payments and payment plans can be arranged online through the student’s myWC account (mywc.wc.edu/ICS/). Payments in full can also be made at your local WC Educational Center (cash, check, credit card) or by calling the WC Business Office (credit cards only) at 817-598-6265.
     
  • Textbooks are required for all WC courses. Textbooks can be purchased at the WC Bookstore (817-598-6286 / Weatherford Campus; 940-626-3259 / Wise County Campus) in person or over the phone, or online at WeatherfordBooks.com.
  • Early enrollment students must minimum grade of “C” or higher in each course in order to maintain satisfactory academic progress and/or to remain continuously enrolled.
            – Not maintaining satisfactory academic progress may impact financial aid eligibility after high school graduation.
     
  • Upon submitting late or missing assignments comprising 30 percent or more or a final course grade, an early enrollment student may be administratively withdrawn.
             – In extenuating cricumstances, the administrative withdrawal may be appealed.

The information above applies to Dual Credit Students (a high school student who enrolls in a college-level course and receives simultaneious academic credit for the course from both the college and the high school) and Early Enrollment Students (a high school student who enrolls in a college-level course and receives academic credit only from the college).

Rev: 02-25-16