Dual and Joint enrolled students who wish to use the Student Activity Center (SAC) facility and the University Health Services must pay for those services out-of-pocket directly to those departments. The cost for SAC per semester is $75 and the Health Clinic is $46.
What is the dual enrollment program at Clayton State University?
The Dual Enrollment Program offers qualified high school juniors
and seniors the option to begin working toward their college
degrees while still pursuing their high school diplomas. This
program enables participants to fulfill high school graduation
requirements by taking college courses that provide dual credit,
so they simultaneously complete high school course requirements.
What is the Early Admission Program at Clayton State University?
The Early Admission Program offers qualified high school
students the opportunity to enroll as full-time college students
following completion of their junior year in high school. Very
few students participate in the Early Admission Program.
Why should I consider being a dual enrolled student at Clayton State?
Clayton State University has implemented one of the most
innovative Dual Enrollment Programs in the State of Georgia.
It’s student-centered, family-friendly, and maintains a
collaborative partnership with the surrounding school systems,
private educational organizations, and communities.
The intent of the Dual Enrollment Program is to enhance students' credentials, capabilities, and confidence while giving them the opportunity to get an early start with their college coursework. As a result, students:
What are the participation requirements for the Dual Enrollment Program?
To participate in the Dual Enrollment Program, a student must be enrolled in a Georgia public or private secondary high school (or the equivalent) which is accredited by one of the following:
In some cases, certain “home school” or private secondary education organizations or groups are recognized by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, as approved by the Georgia Accrediting Commission (http://www.coe.uga.edu/gac/).
In addition, a student must be:
Are there any funding programs that support dual enrolled students at Clayton State University?
The State of Georgia has two funding programs. They are:
Move On When Ready (MOWR)
What kind of classes do dual enrolled students take at Clayton State?
Generally, students participating in dual enrollment or the
early admission program take college-level courses from the
University System of Georgia core curriculum or courses for
which core curriculum courses are prerequisites or
co-requisites. In addition, courses listed in the
School Course Directory are the core courses authorized and
funded under the ACCEL Program.
Students may enroll in appropriate elective courses as approved by the high school counselor and the Clayton State academic advisor. Students must have completed two units of a foreign language to enroll in a college foreign language course and three units of science prior to enrolling in a college science course.
Do dual enrolled students attend classes at Clayton State part-time or full-time?
Dual enrolled students have the option (pending approval) of enrolling either part-time or full-time.
The decision to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program on a
part-time or full-time basis depends on many factors and may
require input from the student, parents or guardian, the high
school counselor or principal, and the Dual Enrollment program
director or academic advisor.
How do I apply to be a dual enrolled or early admission student at Clayton State?
As a preliminary step, please contact the Office of Academic
Outreach at (678) 466-5000 or
indicate initial interest in the Clayton State University Dual
Enrollment Program or Early Admission Program. Interested
families are also encouraged to discuss the programs with the
student's high school counselor or principal.
Dual Enrollment and early admission students must first be admitted to Clayton State University and are required to provide the following application materials to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions:
Clayton State University does not accept electronic college or university transcripts.
Although it’s not a part of the student’s admission file,
students who are accepted at Clayton State University must also
submit a completed Certificate of Immunization form to the Office of
Recruitment and Admissions. You can find the form
The application deadlines posted on the http://admissions.clayton.edu web page must be met in order to be guaranteed consideration for the following term.
What are the admission requirements for the Dual Enrollment Program or Early Admission Program?
The minimum admission standards for dual enrollment and early admission are:
Students intending to complete their Required High School Curriculum or high school graduation requirements by enrolling in college courses must also meet the following admission requirements:
What do I do after I’m accepted at Clayton State University?
After a student is accepted at Clayton State University with dual enrolled or early admission status, he or she then completes either the ACCEL or Move On When Ready (MOWR) application:
In addition, the student will receive information from both the Office of Recruitment and Admissions and the Office of Academic Outreach regarding:
Do dual enrolled and early admissions students have to follow Clayton State’s Notebook Computer Policy?
Yes! Clayton State University’s Notebook Computer Policy
requires every student to have ready access throughout the
semester to a notebook computer that meets the ITP Choice
requirements for the student's academic program (find out more
about ITP Choice and hardware/software requirements at
Clayton State makes a standard software load available to students through a technology fee which is included in tuition. It is the student's responsibility to contact The HUB (Clayton State’s IT Help Desk) to schedule an appointment during the first two weeks of each semester. Additional software necessary for specific courses and/or programs will be available for purchase from the university bookstore and/or other vendors.
Where do dual enrolled and early admission students take their college classes?
Dual enrolled and early admissions students may take their
Clayton State coursework at the main campus in Morrow, Georgia,
and also at convenient off-campus instructional sites in
Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Locust Grove, McDonough, and Ft.
Can dual enrolled and early admission students take Clayton State courses during the summer semester?
ACCEL and Move On When Ready Program funding is not available during summer terms.
However, students may choose to enroll in summer semester
courses to take advantage of small class sizes and to accelerate
their educational plans.
What should I do if I have specific questions or concerns about being a dual enrolled or early admission student?
Please contact Tammy Carter, Dual Enrollment Coordinator, at the Office of Academic Outreach at TammyCarter@clayton.edu or (678) 466-5010.