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Steps to Enroll for Dual Credit Students

Below you will find our 4 easy steps to enroll. Please feel free to ask questions at any time, and we encourage all prospective students to come and visit campus! We have several Explore Sandburg Open Houses throughout the year or, you can schedule a campus visit when convenient for you. If you have any questions about your next steps, please give the Welcome Center a call at 309.345.3500, or email welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Step 1: Submit an Application

Application Information

If you have any questions or problems with our online application, contact the Welcome Center, 309.345.3500, welcomecenter@sandburg.edu.

Step 2: Placement Testing (Accuplacer)

Course Placement Information
  • Each course has set reading levels that a student must show aptitude in, through placement testing (Accuplacer) before placement in the course.
  • For more information on where to take placement testing, test dates, and how to study for the placement testing, visit our Testing Center webpage.

Step 3: Request Official Transcripts

Request Official Transcripts
  • Request official transcripts from your current high school.
    • If you have attended multiple high schools, request transcripts from all schools attended.
  • Transcripts may be sent to transcripts@sandburg.edu.

Step 4: Register for Classes

Register for Classes
  • Carl Sandburg College staff work with your high school counselor to facilitate registration.
  • Students will meet with their high school counselor and a their Dual Credit Coordinator to begin the registration process.