Students and Parents
College Credit Plus is an exciting opportunity to experience a college environment, the rigor of college-level coursework, and earn college credit prior to high school graduation. On this page, you’ll find student and parent resources in regards to College Credit Plus eligibility and the Tri-C admissions process. For more information on enrollment, contact the College Credit Plus coordinator at your closest campus.
CCP Steps to Enroll
College Credit Plus Admissions Checklist (New Students)
- Apply to Tri-C
- Select the campus you will be attending
- See the Admissions Checklist for detailed instructions.
- Determine Eligibility and Placement
- Submit a high school transcript, middle school grade report, and/or qualifying ACT or SAT scores to the College Credit Plus coordinator at your chosen campus. Eligibility for College Credit Plus is dependent upon eligible test scores from a State approved test or an unweighted, 3.0 high school GPA.
- For college level placement, students in grades 10-12 with a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA DO NOT NEED TO TAKE AN ENGLISH PLACEMENT.
- Students grades 7-9 do need to take the placement test. For additional information, read more about the Tri-C English and math placement tests.
- English scores are required for all courses; math scores may be required, depending on course selection.
- Student should also review the My Online Readiness Experience (M.O.R.E.) module on Blackboard prior to enrollment.
- Your acceptance letter will be sent via email. This email will include registration instructions.
Returning CCP Enrollment Steps
- Complete the Tri-C Authorization to Attend Form with your school counselor/school approver.
- Once complete, you will be sent an email instructing you to make an appointment with your assigned Tri-C academic counselor to ensure that the courses you’ve chosen will fulfill your degree or certificate requirements. Counseling appointments are virtual.
- Register for Tri-C courses online.
Private and Homeschool Student Information
Students attending a private high school and homeschool students must apply to the Ohio Department of Education to receive funding to underwrite their costs and send a copy of the funding letter to the college. Once complete, the college provides discounted tuition and book fees to home-school students. View the Home-School Student Information sheet below. For academic year 2021-2022, the funding application was extended by the State. New deadline: May 1st. Tri-C will take applications beyond this deadline.
Tri-C offers an Early Admissions program for high school students that have missed the Intent to Participate deadlines, are not eligible for College Credit Plus, or would like to take a class for personal enrichment. Early admit students have a self-pay option only. Early admit credits are not reflected on the high school transcript.
Choose Tri-C After CCP
Continuing at Tri-C after College Credit Plus is easy! Get started at Tri-C as a traditional, full-time student before transferring to your four-year college. No need to reapply!