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CCP Staff

Caree Bash

CCP Director

cbash@ncstatecollege.edu

419-755-4843

136A Byron Kee Center
for Student Success

Casey Randall

­Academic Advisor

crandall@ncstatecollege.edu

419-755-4791

121 Byron Kee Center
for Student Success

Scott George

Academic Advisor

sgeorge@ncstatecollege.edu

Phone: 419-755-4547
Text: 419-318-0481

120 Byron Kee Center
for Student Success

What is College Credit Plus?

College-ready students in grades 7-12 can take courses at Ohio Public Colleges at no cost under Ohio’s College Credit Plus (CCP) initiative. Funding is even available for private school and home school students.

Important Campus Information

We look forward to assisting you with your CCP needs!

We are encouraging students to utilize technology whenever possible for matters such as course planning, registration, and general inquiries. Please let us know how we can best assist you! CCP staff contact information is below.

For Accuplacer, NCSC is offering remote testing options:

  1. Before scheduling an Accuplacer, you must have applied to NCSC for CCP (info here).
  2. First, review this important testing information.
  3. Next, complete the appointment request here. You will receive an email about your appointment. Questions about testing can be sent to Casey Randall at crandall@ncstatecollege.edu.

CCP Eligibility

In 2021-2022 students can meet statewide CCP eligibility requirements through one of the following options per state guidance:

1. Demonstrate a 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA) from high school or middle school transcripts

or

2. Have CCP-eligible scores on an assessment exam such as ACT or ACCUPLACER

Course Placement (Testing may be required):

*Testing will still be required for placement into some NCSC courses. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly for the ACT and/or Accuplacer. See this link for examples of NCSC courses with specified Math, English and/or Reading placement scores. 

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For important CCP updates from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, please visit: https://www.ohiohighered.org/collegecreditplus

For additional online student resources, please visit: https://ncstatecollege.edu/resources-for-students-online/

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 11/16/20:

  1. For ACCUPLACER, NCSC is offering remote testing options.Please click here (PDF) to review Important Testing Information prior to scheduling your ACCUPLACER.­
  • You will receive an email with confirmation of your appointment. For questions about your testing appointment, email: crandall@ncstatecollege.edu
     
  1. Meeting Ohio’s CCP Student Eligibility requirements
  • In order to meet statewide CCP eligibility requirements, a student must demonstrate qualifying test scores on an exam such as ACCUPLACER or ACT. For more information, please visit the Ohio Higher Ed website.

 

  1. Some college course enrollment will require higher placement scores, beyond what will establish CCP Eligibility for a student. 

 

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  1. Prepare for ACCUPLACER and preview sample tests on the Accuplacer website
  • CCP Students will be offered the following test sections with NCSC:
    • Reading
    • WritePlacer
    • Advanced Algebra & Functions

 

*If your high school has advised you of an earlier testing deadline to meet your high school scheduling timeline, please let us know and we will work to accommodate your ACCUPLACER request.

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  1. For students attending a nonpublic or home school, and who will also need to annually apply for CCP Funding through the OH|ID portal, Ohio’s deadline to do so is April 1 at 5pm.
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. Where can I check my CCP admission status?
  4. 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.
  5. Do I need to submit an Intent to Participate Form to my school counselor or principal every year?
  6. Does NCSC need a copy of my Intent to Participate form?
    • No, this form is only submitted to your school counselor or principal.
  7. 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. Please visit: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families for more information.
  8. CCP Advising and Course Registration Questions
      • 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 the upcoming semester. 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’
      • 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 to review this family guide on the recent changes to CCP, and what it mean for students. (Released 11/20 by Ohio Department of Education/Ohio Department of Higher Education)

Important Dates to Remember

Please note your high school/career center may have different deadlines for their students.

Be sure to check with your counselor to find out their testing/registration deadlines

Fall 2021 Semester

Application Deadline for new CCP students

Transcript Deadline

Testing Deadline

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

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

Fall 2021 Term Begins

Fall 2021 14-Day Course Drop Deadline

Fall 2021 Last Day to Withdraw

Fall 2021 Term Ends

Spring 2022 Semester

Application Deadline for new CCP students

Transcript Deadline

Testing Deadline

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

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

Spring 2022 Term Begins

Spring 2022 14-Day Course Drop Deadline

Spring 2022 Last Day to Withdraw

Spring 2022 Term Ends

Summer 2022 Semester

Application Deadline for new CCP students

Transcript Deadline

Testing Deadline

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

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

Summer 2022 Term Begins

Summer 2022 14-Day Course Drop Deadline

Summer 2022 Last Day to Withdraw

Summer 2022 Term Ends

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