Dual Credit

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About Dual Credit

North Central Texas College is committed to providing college opportunities for high school students. This commitment encompasses more than 30 years of experience, 45 high schools, and 94 home school families. More than 2,100 students are On Track to a better future, pursuing coursework in NCTC Core Curriculum or enrolling in Career & Technical courses while still in high school.

Title IX

Dual Credit Students at North Central Texas College are required to be familiar with the institution’s Title IX policies related to acts of sexual misconduct, sexual discrimination and sexual harassment.

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Payment or Payment Plan set up is due at time of registration. Dual Credit students will be included in all NCTC drop dates for nonpay.

Public Ed free reduced students are required to pay for all textbooks and any classes beyond the allowance themselves.

Drops will take place on the last Monday of each month.*

*Holidays may affect the drop date.

Dates & Deadlines Spring, Summer & Fall 2022

Important Dates and Deadlines for Dual Credit Students
Dates & Deadlines Spring Summer Fall
Scholarship Application & Information
September 1 - October 15 March 1-April 15
High School Online Registration

Check with high school counselor for exact date

Returning Students
October 4-December 2

New Students
October 18-December 2

Opens March 1


April 19-May 12


Application & Documents
Submission Priority Deadline:
Ensures timely registration
October 1 1 month prior to registration

Last Day for Dual Credit to Register
If application & documents are processed

December 2 Summer 1 June 2
Summer 3 June 2
Summer 2 July 7
May 12
Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund

1st 8-week & 16 week:
January 16

2nd 8-week:
March 11

Summer 1 June 2
Summer 3 June 2
Summer 2 July 7
August 20
2nd 8 Week:  October 14


Classes Begin

1st 8-week & 16 week:
January 18

2nd 8-week:
March 21

Summer 1 June 5-July 7
Summer 3 June 5- August 11
Summer 2 July 11-August 11
August 23
2nd 8 Week: October 18
Last Day to Drop

Without a “W” on college transcript

1st 8-week:
January 23

16 week:
January 30

2nd 8-week:
March 27

Summer 1 June 8
Summer 3 June 22
Summer 2 July 13
September 6
1st 8 Week: August 29
2nd 8 Week: October 24


Last Day to Withdraw

With a “W”

1st 8-week:
February 17

16 week:
April 4

2nd 8-week:
April 21

Summer 1 June 28
Summer 3 July 14
Summer 2 August 2
November 1
1st 8 Week: September 23
2nd 8 Week: November 18


Mid Terms Sent to High School
March 21
Final Grades Sent to High School
May 24 August 18

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