Early College provides high school students with the opportunity to take college courses, and their earned credits apply to both a high school diploma and a college degree.
Ten Steps to Early College
- Complete the Admissions Application.
- Receive email verifying receipt of your application and a checklist of items required to finalize your admission. This email will include your student identification number (also called your A#). All communication will be sent to the student email provided on the application.
- Complete the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant Application.
- Connect with your high school counselor for assistance with making correct course choices.*
- For students who are not currently enrolled in Early College courses: Begin the Registration Request/Acknowledgement Form process here. Create a new account, and then click on the form link again to log in. Complete all fields thoroughly, including a valid parent/guardian email address (see step 7). Please note that if you are 18 or over by the time courses of the requested semester begin, you must upload a copy of your valid driver’s license, state id, or US passport.
For students who are currently enrolled in Early College: Click on the Registration Request link in the Early College box on Tiger Web.
- Your school counselor will approve your Registration Request and attach a copy of your high school transcript with calculated GPA and updated standardized test scores.
- For students who are not currently enrolled in Early College courses: Parents/Guardians will receive an email request initiated from the Registration Request/Acknowledgement Form process. Parents/Guardians will create their own account, and then click on the form link again to log in and complete the Acknowledgement Form.
- Receive email which verifies enrollment or outlines outstanding enrollment requirements. Check email often!
- Check Tiger Web for the most accurate billing statement (insert link). You are responsible for paying the balance of your tuition by the appropriate due date.
- Purchase textbooks and other course materials.
*Homeschool students, connect with your umbrella schools for guidance on course selection.