UNM Los Alamos

Dual Credit & Concurrent Enrollment

Dual Credit & Concurrent Enrollment

Dual Credit

Dual Credit courses provide qualified public, homeschool, and charter school students the opportunity to enroll in college-level courses through UNM Los Alamos and earn both high school and college credit. Tuition is waived for up to two courses per semester.

More information about Dual Credit Enrollment

 The program is designed to:

  • Increase educational opportunities available to public or charter high school students
  • Provide high school students with a college level experience
  • Encourage more high school students to pursue higher education

 

Dual Credit Courses on the UNM-LA campus

All courses offered at UNM-Los Alamos (except Physical Education (PENP) and Developmental (ISE, ISM)) are eligible for dual credit. Please see our current semester Class Schedule for a complete list of courses being offered this semester.

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Prior to the start of a college semester, visit the high school counselor to look at the current UNM-LA semester schedule. Determine UNM-LA courses that would fit the student's schedule and discuss your for dual credit.
  2. At the start of the semester, get a copy of the dual credit application from the UNM Los Alamos web site, the high school counselor, or at UNM-LA advisor, Building 1.
  3. Complete the application. Notice that signatures are required from parents and the high school counselor.
  4. Submit high school transcript with the application.
  5. Return the completed application to the Registrar’s office in Building 1 at UNM-LA at least one week prior to the start of the class.

Costs: Tuition is waived for up to two courses per semester. Book costs are covered by your high school. Students are responsible for all course-specific fees including computer fees, art supplies, lab supplies, etc.

Books: The textbook for a dual credit course may be retrieved from the high school book depository at the start of the semester and must be returned to the high school book depository at the end of the semester. 

Students will be awarded high school credit as well as UNM college credit at the end of the semester in which they took the course.

 

Dual Credit Application

 

How to drop a dual credit course

Dual credit is intended to award credit for both high school and college credit. If a student drops or fails a dual credit course, the student may have to make up the high school credit requirement. The high school transcript will reflect the actual grade or will display a withdraw notation if dropped after the last day to drop without a grade.

To drop a course, visit Student Services at UNM Los Alamos in building 1 to get a drop card. Fill it out completely and obtain the counselor’s signature on the card. Return the completed card to Student Services at UNM Los Alamos for final processing of the drop.

 

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent enrollment allows eligible high school students (public, private, or homeschool) to enroll in college-level courses through UNM Los Alamos and earn college credit. Concurrent Enrollment students are responsible for all course costs including tuition, fees and books.

More information about Concurrent Enrollment

 

Concurrent Enrollment Courses at UNM-LA

All courses offered at UNM-LA are eligible for concurrent enrollment. Please see the current semester Class Schedule for a complete list of courses being offered this semester.

How to register

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Prior to the start of a college semester, visit your high school or homeschool counselor to look at the current UNM-LA semester schedule (found on our website). Determine UNM-LA courses that would fit into your schedule and discuss your eligibility for concurrent enrollment. (Note: students may take courses in the fall, spring, and/or summer semester)
  2. At the start of the semester, get a copy of the concurrent enrollment application (eg. The same application is used for both dual credit and concurrent enrollment) from the UNM Los Alamos web site, your high school counselor, or a UNM-LA Advisor in Building 1 at UNM-LA.
  3. Complete the application. Note: you will need signatures from your parents and possibly from your high school counselor and principal.
  4. Submit your high school/homeschool transcript with the application.
  5. Return the completed application to the Registrar’s office in Building 1 at UNM Los Alamos.

Costs: All costs are covered by the student. This includes tuition costs, books costs, and all course-specific fees.

Books: The student purchases textbooks for concurrent enrollment courses. Visit the UNM-LA online bookstore for more info.

You will be awarded UNM college credit at the end of the semester in which you took the course.

Students wishing to make changes to enrollment must follow UNM rules and deadlines. Contact the Registrar for more information on how to drop a class.

Concurrent Enrollment Application