Frequently Asked Questions
Students taking Dual Enrollment courses in high school save money with discounted tuition, and time by earning college and high school credits simultaneously. Students will also gain college experience before they even graduate high school.
High school accommodations/modifications will not be automatically applied in Dual Enrollment classes. You need to contact the ACC Student Accessibility Services Office to discuss any test and/or classroom accommodations for DE courses. Call 281-756-5701 or email for an appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dual Enrollment Academic Core courses are guaranteed to transfer with a grade C or higher to any Texas public college or university. Some universities will accept “D” grades.
Students should check with the university, public or private, to determine the policy regarding the acceptance of college transfer credit. Many workforce education courses, e.g. welding, EMT, medical terminology, culinary, keyboarding are not designed for transfer to a baccalaureate.
House Bill 505 removed limitations on the number of classes a student may take. However, Alvin Community College recommends that students taking more than three classes per semester do so only under the recommendation or advisement of the ACC Advisor or the High School Counselor.
While the student will receive a letter grade from the college, all the dual enrollment courses will also have a corresponding numeric grade that will be delivered or assigned by the ISD. Grades will appear on both student high school and college transcripts.
Visit the ACC College Store.Students are encouraged to purchase their textbooks from the ACC College Store. There are some classes that require additional access codes that are bundled with the textbook only when purchased at the ACC College Store.
The Testing Center administers all assessment tests. The Center is located in Building A. If you have any questions call 281.756.3526.
Person Proxy allows the student to designate a person to view certain areas of a student’s record online. It is an online "view only" option and should not be mistaken as a FERPA Limited Disclosure access. Students may change or remove access at any time. Person Proxy is completely FERPA compliant. The link to get to Person Proxy is under My Student Records in The Pod.
Once the student click’s on Grant Online Access, they are directed to Student Self Service where the student can then designate who to grant access to. The student will be prompted to enter their Proxy’s first name, last name, DOB, SSN, email address and any former last names. Students cannot grant access to anyone without a valid SSN.