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Frequently Asked Questions
You have Questions, and We have Answers.
Please review the LPC Dual Enrollment Handbook (link below) for answers to the most frequetly asked questions. Additional FAQs can be answered below.
How to Switch NMAT 256 Classes
Happy first week of class! If you have decided that the current NMAT 256 class you are in is not for you, you are welcome to switch into another class with availability.
To do this you will:
Log in to Class Web
Click on the Student Services tab,
Click on Registration, then Look Up Classes to Add
Select Noncredit Math- LPC in the subject dropdown, then Course Search
Select NMAT 256, then view sections and find the section you'd like to register for and remember the CRN
Then go back to the main menu and repeat the process to drop the current class you are in and add the new class that you want to switch to.
To do this you will:
Log in to Class Web
Click on the Student Services tab,
Click on Registration, then Add/Drop or Withdraw from Classes
Select Summer 2022 in the dropdown menu, then Submit
Webdrop your current class and type the new CRN in the box to register for the new class
What is Dual Enrollment? What is the difference between Dual and Concurrent Enrollment?
The terms “Dual Enrollment” and “Concurrent Enrollment” are often used interchangeably. Both accurately describe K12 students who enroll part-time in college. However, “Dual Enrollment” is the preferred and most common term that will be used in California Community Colleges. Dual Enrollment provides K12 students with the opportunity to earn credit toward high school graduation and university transferable credits.
How much does it cost to take classes at Las Positas College while a high school student?
Enrollment fees are waived for students taking Dual Enrollment classes. However, mandatory college fees still apply. Examples of these fees may include: Student Health, Student Representation, Transportation, and Student Activities fees.
For more information about fees, please click here: http://laspositascollege.edu/admissions/fees.php.
Do I have to pay for books or other materials?
Students taking Dual Enrollment classes will not incur any costs for books. However, other materials and supplies like calculators may be the responsibility of the student.
Please check with your high school counselor for more information.
How old do I have to be to take classes at Las Positas College?
Even though our regular policy does not allow 9th graders to participate in Dual Enrollment, through this special program it is permissible.
Please check with your High School Counselor about how credit towards high school graduation will be considered and appear on your transcript.
How many LPC classes can I take?
Dual Enrollment students can enroll part-time in classes at Las Positas College which means they can take up to 11 units in Spring and Fall, and up to 6 units in Summer.
Are Dual Enrollment classes easier than other college classes?
No. Since Dual Enrollment classes are college classes, they will be at the rigor of college classes.
Who do I talk to if I have problems registering, discover an issue in class, or need help and I don’t know where to start?
Dual Enrollment students have supports from their High School and the College. Should you have concerns about how college courses might translate to credits at your high school, please check in with your high school counselor.
When in a Las Positas College class, if you notice an issues, please start by inquiring with your instructor. For help with registering for classes or other student services issues, please contact one of our Counselors for help.
Please note that student who enroll in classes at Las Positas College have access to a wealth of services, supports, and resources that are open to all LPC students. Please review the Student Resources Guide for more information. Also note that students must adhere to the College’s policies as noted in our Catalog.
Who teaches dual enrollment classes?
Dual Enrollment classes offered at Las Positas College are taught by Las Positas College instructors. Our instructors are highly skilled, have Master’s degree level training, and have industry experience.
Will classes count for credit towards high school graduation?
Please consult with your high school counselor to find out how Dual Enrollment classes will count toward high school graduation and how those credits will appear on your transcript.
How do I apply to take classes at Las Positas College?
After completing the CCC Apply application, you will receive a W# (this is your Las Positas College student ID number) and prompts to create a Zonemail email (this is your Las Positas College email address) account within 2 business days. Please follow the instructions therein. Make sure to print/save a copy of your application for your records.
To complete the Concurrent Enrollment application, you must fill out the e-form with all information including the courses you’d like to take. After submitting the e-form you will receive a verification code by email. The form will be routed to your parent/guardian and School Designee for approval and signature.
For more information about completing the application process, view these general instructions. Please note, students must apply to take Dual Enrollment classes each semester.
When can I sign up for classes?
You can sign up for classes when the appropriate application and registration windows are open. Please view our Las Positas College Academic Calendar to find these important dates.
Where are the classes offered?
Dual Enrollment courses may be offered on the LPC campus, at a local high school, or a designated location in the community. To find the location for the class in which you have interest, visit CLASS-Web to search for the class and view the class location and section notes.
Will the course be offered online?
There are no plans to offer this course online at this time.
When will the course begin? How many hours a day and days a week will it be offered?
This course will be offered from June 20, 2022 to July 28, 2022. There are no plans for an alternative schedule at this time. Summer courses are often offered 3-5 times a week for 3-4 hours a day. Dates, times, and locations can be found in CLASS-Web once the summer schedule is released in April.
Are there any academic requirements or prerequisites for LPC classes?
Classes at Las Positas College may have special requirements or prerequisites students must complete in order to register for them. To find out the requirements for a class in which you have interest, view the course information in the College Catalog.
Is this course approved by the UC/CSU?
In many cases, if a course has been approved by your high school to count towards high school graduation and the A-G requirements, and it has been notated on your high school transcript, the course can fulfill university requirements. However, it is best to confirm acceptable course requirements with the university of your choice.
For UC A-G requirements, visit: https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/admission-requirements/freshman-requirements/subject-requirement-a-g.html
For CSU A-G requirements, visit: https://www.calstate.edu/apply/freshman/getting_into_the_csu/pages/admission-requirements.aspx#hsReqScroll
I’m the parent or guardian of a high school student in LPC classes. Can I access their information?
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 is a federal law that establishes the rights of students with regard to education records, and ensures students of the right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to those records. The Admissions & Records Office will not discuss a student's academic records with any person other than the student, regardless of age, relationship, marital status, etc. unless written authorization using the FERPA Release Form has been submitted by the student to Admissions & Records. This policy is to protect the student's right to privacy under FERPA laws and regulations. By filling out this form, the student gives permission for the designated individual(s) to view and access the type of information specified on the form.
For more information, please read about Student Privacy at the US Department of Education.
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Emerald Templeton, EdD
Education Partnerships Project Manager
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Summer Hours: June 6 - August 4, 2022
In Office: Monday-Thursday
Campus Closed on Fridays