College Prep Programs
WHAT IS IOWA LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPONSORED “COLLEGE PREP”?
These College Prep classes are taught in the student’s own school district and are taught by high school faculty certified to teach college level classes. The student will earn high school and college credit concurrently. The Iowa Lakes Community College syllabus and textbook are followed and used for each course.
WHO MAY ENROLL?
The College Prep classes are open to any student attending a public or nonpublic high school who has met the ASSET or ACT requirements for enrollment in Iowa Lakes Community College. Permission must be obtained from the appropriate high school official and the student’s parent or guardian.
WHAT CLASSES ARE ELIGIBLE?
The high school counselor will advise students which College Prep classes are available. The student should contact the counselor to determine which classes are appropriate based on his/her ability and preparation. A student may enroll in more than one class.
WHAT WILL IT COST?
There is no cost to the student for a College Prep class unless the high school’s policy requires students to pay for non-passing grades or withdrawals from the class. The school district pays Iowa Lakes Community College for the cost of tuition, fees, materials, and textbooks.
Students who elect to enroll for Summer semester or Fast Track classes are responsible for the full cost of enrollment.
WHAT ABOUT CREDIT TRANSFER?
Before enrolling in College Prep classes, it is the student’s responsibility to first check with his/her counselor and then the institution being considered for transfer for a determination of which classes will be accepted.
WHERE WILL I ATTEND CLASSES?
Classes are taught in the student’s high school during the normal school times.
HOW DO I START?
The student and the high school counselor determine which classes are appropriate based on the student’s ability and career interests. Registration forms must be completed by the student and signed by the correct high school official. A parent’s signature is required on the registration form if the student is under the age of 18. Attendance and grade reports must be submitted by the instructor.
Any student interested in enrolling in College Prep classes should first contact his/her high school counselor for information.