College Credit Plus: Begin Your College Education While Still In High School!
Tiffin University offers high school students the opportunity to take college classes while still enrolled in high school through a state mandated College Credit Plus Program. If you qualify, you will be fully integrated into the classroom and/or online courses with current TU students. Your college education can begin today! Here is what you need to know:
Admission Requirements 2015-2016 Academic Year
- You must have a minimum unweighted, cumulative high school GPA of a 2.25 as well as a 16 ACT Composite Score (800 SAT).
- You must submit the online College Credit Plus Application for admission with as well as request a copy of your current academic transcript with your standardized test scores before May 15th, 2015. A new application must be submitted for each academic year.
- You must be accepted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the designated deadline for all 2015-2016 courses online, seated at TU or at your high school (May 15th, 2015).
If you are accepted into TU's College Credit Plus Program, you will need to know the following:
Students MUST notify their high school that they wish to participate in College Credit Plus no later than April 1st, 2015. For more information about student enrollment and questions, please visit the Ohio Board of Regents at https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp.
Students may take a maximum of 12-15 credit hours per semester or two online courses per term (there are two seven week terms in a semester) as College Credit Plus Students. Students participating in both seated and online courses in one semester cannot exceed 12-15 credit hours. This will include any credit hours taken for TU credit at the student's high school.
Students have the convenience of enrolling in courses online, seated at Tiffin University, or at the high school campus where an agreement has been made between the student's high school and TU.
Withdrawing from Courses
Students must maintain a 2.0 TU grade point average each semester to continue to enroll for courses each academic year. If you decide to no longer participate in the program before the course has ended you must file a withdraw request and meet with your high school counselor to develop a new course schedule before the set deadline. Failure to file the necessary forms and request with Tiffin University before the set deadline may result in a failing grade and payment of fees to your local school district.
How to Apply
Students who wish to apply for admission to the TU's College Credit Plus Program are required to complete an online application for admission. You can download an application below. A copy of your current high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores must be requested from your guidance counselor and sent to Tiffin University once your application has been submitted.
Enrolling for College Credit Plus for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
Students who start courses in the fall 2015 semester and wish to continue courses for the spring 2016 semester will not have to fill out a new application once they have applied for the 2015-2016 academic year. However, a Course Selection Sheet will need to be re-submitted to Tiffin University by December 1st, 2015 to enroll for those desired spring 2016 courses.
Students who do not wish to take Fall 2015 semester courses, but wish to do so for Spring 2016 courses will need to submit the CCP online application by May 15th, 2015 with desired courses sent to TU by December 1st, 2015.
Tiffin University Seated Schedule Fall 2015 - Seated Courses - last updated March 2015
(fall 2015 and spring 2016 online schedules are not available at this time)
Deadlines to Remember
FALL 2015 AND SPRING 2016 - The online CCP student application deadline for both seated and online students for the 2015-2016 academic year is May 15th, 2015. New student applications will not be accepted after May 15th, 2015.
All fall 2015 course selections must be solidified by August 15th, 2015. Additional course selections will not be accepted after this date.
SPRING 2015 Continuing Students - Students and their courses for spring 2016 must be requested and approved by Tiffin University for scheduling no later than December 1st, 2015. Course selections will not be accepted after December 1st, 2015.
Please submit all documents and questions to:
Caitlyn Bass - Graduate Assistant and College Credit Plus Advisor
155 Miami Street
Tiffin, OH 44883
Toll free: (800) 968-6446 ext. 3014
Megan Borich - Director of Special Academic Programs
155 Miami St.
Tiffin, OH 44883
Toll free: (800) 968-6446 ext. 3018
Direct: (419) 448-3018