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Additional information for CCP students during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • For CCP classes held at the high schools, taught by high school faculty, NC State will follow your district’s operating decisions for these sections, and support the faculty and students accordingly. Where NC State provides adjunct faculty to teach a course based at the high school, please stay in contact with your instructor to understand any modifications to the course for online access.

  • Update as of 4/6/20:

    1. For ACCUPLACER, NCSC is offering remote testing options. Please click here (PDF), opens in a new window, opens in a new window to review Important Testing Information prior to scheduling your ACCUPLACER.

    To schedule your remote testing appointment, please complete the form linked here: https://northcentralstatecollege.wufoo.com/forms/ncsc-accuplacer-placement-test-registration/, opens in a new window You will receive an email with confirmation of your appointment from ckelley@ncstatecollege.edu, opens in a new window.

    2. Additionally, House Bill 197, signed on March 27, 2020 by Governor DeWine, allows for the following modification to CCP Student Eligibility requirements for Summer or Fall 2020 enrollment:

    For Summer and Fall terms 2020:

    · In order to meet student eligibility requirements, a student shall have an overall high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, if that prospective College Credit Plus (CCP) student has not had the opportunity to complete an assessment exam due to this emergency. For more information, please visit the Ohio Higher Ed, opens in a new window website.

    3. Some college courses will require higher placement scores for enrollment, beyond what will establish CCP Eligibility for a student. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly for the ACT or ACCUPLACER. Placement questions? Refer to this document, opens in a new window or email cbash@ncstatecollege.edu

    · For Fall semester enrollment, NCSC’s CCP testing/test receipt deadline is July 30th.

    · With the cancellation of the April ACT, NCSC will also accept the June ACT scores for Fall semester enrollment.

    · For Summer semester enrollment, NCSC’s CCP testing/test receipt deadline is April 30th.

    · *If your high school has advised you of an earlier testing deadline, so as to coordinate with your high school scheduling requirements and deadlines, please let us know and we will work to accommodate your ACCUPLACER request.

    4. For students attending a nonpublic or home school, who need ACCUPLACER to be admitted to NCSC for your CCP Funding Application through OH|ID, the state deadline for your CCP Funding Application has been extended to May 1 at 5pm.

    · Please let us know if we can accommodate your ACCUPLACER request, or issue you a conditional letter for your funding application: cbash@ncstatecollege.edu.

    5. Prepare for ACCUPLACER and preview sample tests on the Accuplacer website, opens in a new window.

    · CCP Students will be offered the following test sections with NCSC:

    – Reading

    – WritePlacer

    – Advanced Algebra & Functions

    *We are aware this situation is beyond the students’ control, and will support students in all manners possible.

  • Does a CCP student need to reapply to the college every year?
    • If a CCP student enrolled in a NCSC course during the current academic year, they do not need to reapply to NCSC for CCP.
    • If a student applied for CCP at NCSC, but did not enroll in coursework through NCSC, then the student’s application would expire after the year. This student would need to reapply to NCSC for CCP.

    When does a student interested in CCP need to apply to NCSC?

    Submit your online CCP application to NCSC by the semester deadline. Visit: https://ncstatecollege.edu/ccp/

    • To begin your classes in the Summer semester, submit by April 1
    • To begin your classes in the Fall semester, submit by June 1
    • To begin your classes in the Spring semester, submit by November 1

    Where can I check my CCP admission status?

    You can monitor your CCP admission status by logging into your Admissions account with NCSC.

    What is required for CCP Admission at NCSC?

    Admission will be based upon receipt of your secondary school transcript as well as qualifying test scores. For testing options and deadlines, please visit the College Credit Plus ACCUPLACER section of these FAQs.

    • For deadlines on Transcript receipt and Testing by semester, Click Here.

    Do I need to submit an Intent to Participate Form to my school counselor or principal every year?

    Yes. The annual deadline for this is April 1.

    (Update as of 3/27/20) For CCP Participation in the 2020-21 school year, the state deadline has been extended to May 1. Please visit https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families, opens in a new window for more information.

    Does NCSC need a copy of my Intent to Participate form?

    No, this form is only submitted to your school counselor or principal.

    Where can I find an Intent to Participate Form to submit to my school counselor or Principal?

    • Your school counselor may have this form available on your school’s website. · A general Intent to Participate Form is available here: Public School Students Intent Form – Public school students can simply fill out and give this form to their school counselor or principal.
    • Homeschool & Nonpublic School Students – Please note that starting in 2020, the Intent to Participate Form will be part of the funding application. There will be no separate paper form.

    (Update as of 3/27/20) The CCP Funding Request deadline, for 2020-21 school year, has been extended to May 1. Please visit: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families, opens in a new window for more information.

    CCP Advising and Course Registration Questions (Update as of 3/24/20)

    For current CCP Students, who have taken a CCP class at a NCSC campus or online (and who have previously complete CCP Orientation at NCSC’s main campus):

    • You may log into MyNC to plan your requested courses for Summer or Fall 2020 semesters. Once planned, your CCP advisor must approve the course request.
      • To have your course plan approved, go to the Advising tab and select ‘Request Review’
    • Summer course registration for this group of students opens on 03/27/20

    For newly admitted CCP Students, who are seeking to enroll in courses that will meet at a NCSC campus or online, and currently enrolled CCP students, who have not yet taken a course at a NCSC campus or online:

    • You will need to meet with a CCP advisor for your academic advising and also to schedule your CCP Orientation
      • This can be done via Zoom or phone at this time.
      • Please reach out via email to make arrangements sgeorge@ncstatecollege.edu or cbash@ncstatecollege.edu
    • We are also moving CCP Orientation to an online format, which will temporarily replace the campus-based format that is required before a CCP student can enroll in an on-campus or online course. More information will be made available during your CCP advising meeting.

  • Please click here (PDF), opens in a new window to review this family guide on the recent changes to CCP, and what it mean for students. (Released 4/6/20 by Ohio Department of Education/Ohio Department of Higher Education)

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Caree Bash
CCP Director

cbash@ncstatecollege.edu

419-755-4843

136A Byron Kee Center
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Scott George
Academic Advisor

sgeorge@ncstatecollege.edu

Phone: 419-755-4547

Text: 419-318-0481

120 Byron Kee Center
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Important Dates for the Fall 2020 Semester

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Current Student Registration Deadline for classes online or on NCSC's campus

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