High School Dual Enrolled Students
Steps to Getting Started

High School Dual Enrolled Students

Interested in being a High School Dual Enrolled student? First discuss the choice with your parents and high school counselor. Opportunities vary by individual and by high school district; however, all eligible students must have successfully completed the eighth grade and be qualified to enter ninth.

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New High School Dual Enrolled Student Steps

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STEP 1 - Complete online application

Start the online application. Confirmation emails will be sent when the application is received and again when processed. Please allow two (2) business days for processing. If you are a returning high school dual enrolled student, see the instructions below. High School Dual Enrolled students must re-apply each semester they wish to take classes.

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Step 2 - Submit the Dual Enrollment/FERPA authorization form

High School Sponsored Students: Complete  the High School Sponsored Dual Enrollment Form with a parent/guardian.

Self-Pay Students: Complete the Self-Pay High School Dual Enrollment Form with a parent/guardian.

Once your High School Counselor (or parent/guardian for self-pay) signs the form, you will receive a copy for your records.  

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 Step 3 - Set up your MyOCC account & email

Select the “what’s my user name” and “what’s my password” links to set up your login. 

You will receive your MyOCC User Name and Temporary Password via via email when your application is processed. . Once logged-in to MyOCC, select Student Email to log in and activate your OCC email. Your OCC Student Email address uses your MyOCC User Name adding @student.oaklandcc.edu. All future contact from OCC will now be sent to this college email account.

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Step 4 - New student orientation - online

You must complete New Student Orientation before you register for classes. To access orientation, log-into MyOCC and select Pre-Registration Steps, then New Student Orientation. You ONLY have to complete the New Student Orientation and a brief Student Survey at the end. While there are also many Student Lingos that are informative, they are NOT required.

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Step 5 - Course placement

ENGLISH: You MUST complete OCC’s English Placement unless you have a recent SAT/ACT score or qualify for one of the other exemptions.  ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL):  If English not your first language, you are REQUIRED to complete Duolingo for placement.

MATH: If you plan to register for a course that requires math prerequisites, you will need to complete the ALEKS Math Placement unless you have a recent SAT/ACT score or qualify for one of the exemptions.

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Step 6 - Schedule a counseling appointment

All incoming first-time college students are now required to meet with an OCC counselor. Once you complete steps 1-5, call to schedule an in-person or virtual  appointment. 

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Step 7 - Register for classes via MyOCC

Login to MyOCC. Select Student Planning and then Plan your Degree & Register for Classes.

Returning High School Dual Enrolled Student Steps

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STEP 1 - Log into your Admissions profile


Log into your Admissions Profile. Select ‘Create a New Application’ and complete a new application for the semester in which you plan to attend. Be sure to select the options for High School Dual Enrolled.

Most of the information from your previous application will populate. Verify the information is correct and complete any required fields marked with a red *. Submit.

NOTE: The Admissions Profile Email User Name and Password are different from the MyOCC User Name and Password that are still active and used to access your MyOCC and Student Email.

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Step 2 - Submit the Dual Enrollment/FERPA authorization form

High School Sponsored Students: Complete the High School Sponsored Dual Enrollment Form with a parent/guardian.

Self-Pay Students: Complete the Self-Pay High School Dual Enrollment Form with a parent/guardian.

Once your High School Counselor (or parent/guardian for self-pay) signs the form, you will receive a copy for your records.  


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Step 3 - Set up your MyOCC account & email

Login to MyOCC with the same MyOCC user name and password you've been using then select student planning and then plan your Degree & Register for classes