Lake-Sumter Community College


LSSC recognizes the value Dual Enrollment offers in providing strong academics aligned to post-secondary standards, increases to student engagement, and high school student exposure to adult expectations.  Dual enrolled students statistically have an increased positive attitude towards earning a post-secondary degree and have higher rates of success in that effort than those who are not. Benefits of this program include:

  • Graduate from high school
  • Build momentum towards completing a college degree
  • Enroll in college
  • Earn higher college grade point averages
  • Retain in college to the second year
  • Start college in a four year institution
Important Updates:
16-17 Dual Enrollment Agreements are scheduled to be approved in August. All Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreements are available to access by clicking on the "Articulation" tab located on the left menu bar.
Students are encouraged to check their student Lakehawk email account and the LSSC DE webpage frequently for important updates and changes.
Students enrolled with a Lake County public high school should refer to the Lake County Public DE Academic Advising Guide to help with course selection. Students should not register for classes that do not appear on the list.
Early Admissions Program:EA is a form of dual enrollment that allows eligible students to accelerate their college degree and earn high school and college credit simultaneously. This program allows students to take 12-17 credit hours each fall and spring semester. Students must have a 3.5 HS GPA AND 3.0 LSSC GPA to be eligible. Students enrolled with a Lake County public school must be classified as a Senior. Students must obtain an Early Admissions Approval form along with a printout of their HS GPA from their HS counselor and submit to LSSC by the posted admissions application deadline. Students are encouraged to submit their paperwork by the end of June due to Fall registration becoming available in July. Please see below for upcoming deadlines. Please note: students are not permitted to take classes at their high school of record or through FLVS when enrolled in the EA program.
Lake County Textbook AnnouncementFor textbook/access codes disbursement and collection hours, location, materials to bring to obtain textbooks, please click here The Lake County School Board provides all Dual Enrolled Lake County Public High School students with required textbooks/access codes for their college coursework. Students are responsible for picking up their books/access codes directly from Lake County Schools located at 512 S. Palm Ave. in Howey. Students are encouraged to check the webpage for textbook pick up/return scheduled times before making the trip to Lake County Schools. Students should not pick up books from the LSSC college bookstore. If you have any questions/concerns about dual enrollment textbooks please contact Ms. Jessica Pedraza: 742-6949;   
Sumter Textbook/Access codes Announcement: The Sumter County School Board provides textbooks/access codes to Sumter County public high school students.  Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks/access codes each semester by submitting a copy of their LSSC course schedule to the Sumter County Adult Education Center.  If you have any questions/concerns about textbooks/access codes and for hours of operations,  contact Linda Bonner at 352-793-5719 or    

Important Dates:  

Spring Classes: January 6th- May 2nd

Spring Withdrawal deadline: March 25th

Spring Grades Available via LOIS: May 5th

Summer A/AE Admissions application deadline: April 25th

Summer B Admissions application deadline: June 13th

Class Schedule available online: October 12th

Fall & Summer Current Student Registration 45 + hours: March 14th

Fall & Summer Current Student Registration Under 45 hours: March 21

Fall & Summer Open Registration: March 28

Summer A/AE Fee Payment deadline: May 2nd

Summer B Fee Payment deadline: June 20th

Summer A Add/Drop deadline: May 10th

Summer AE Add/Drop deadline: Mary 12th

Summer B Add/Drop deadline: June 28th

Summer A Classes: May 9th-June 23rd

Summer AE Classes: May 9th-August 11th

Summer B Classes: June 27th-August 11th

Dual Enrollment Academic Advising Contact information