Eligibility Requirements

As a result of the Florida Department of Education Emergency Order 2020 EO-02 the following requirements for initial dual enrollment eligibility from 5/13/20-12/31/20 shall be in place and will supersede previous statutory requirements as outlined in the Emergency Order. 

  • All sections of a common placement test must be successfully completed, through scores on a single test or combination of tests, for dual enrollment participation. 
  • Test scores must be less than two years old and may be mixed for eligibility purposes. 
AssessmentSectionMinimum ScoreLSSC LevelLSSC Course(s)  
PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQTEvidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW):430English & ReadingENC 1101
PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQTMath480College-ready MathematicsMAT 1033 MAT 1100
PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQTMath530College level placement  MAC 1105 MGF 1106 MGF 1107
Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)ELALevel 4 or 5English & ReadingENC 1101
Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)MathematicsLevel 4 or 5College-ready MathematicsMAT 1033 MAT 1100  
End-of-Course (EOC)Algebra 1 or GeometryLevel 4 or 5College-ready MathematicsMAT 1033 MAT 1100  

Steps to Enrollment

1. First Steps

Talk To your High School Counselor
To start the Dual Enrollment process you will need to speak to your High School Counselor to confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements.
In order to apply for Dual Enrollment, your Counselor will provide you with:

  1. The link to the Dual Enrollment online application
  2. A copy of your GPA verification
  3. A copy of your qualifying test scores
  4. High School Counselor Approval Form

2. After You’ve Been Accepted  

You will receive an acceptance letter in the mail. 

Activate your Lakehawk email account
Your student email account is how LSSC will communicate with you regarding important updates and information related to being a student.
Activate your student email account here

Attend New Student Orientation
Complete the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) new student orientation program.
Register for orientation

Students with a 504 or IEP
If you have a 504 or IEP, please contact Student Accessibility Services. At Lake-Sumter State College, we are committed to working with students with disabilities to provide academic accommodations in making Lake-Sumter State College equal access, equal opportunity institution.

3. What’s next? 

Have classes approved
Meeting with your High School Counselor prior to the first fee payment deadline to get your classes electronically approved. Failure to have classes approve could result in students being dropped from their classes.

Textbook approval process
Once your Dual Enrollment classes have been approved by your High School Counselor and the LSSC staff you will receive an email directing you to pick up your textbooks.

Changes to your schedule
If you decide to make a change to your schedule, you are required to do so via your LOIS account and repeat the process by visiting your HS counselor and getting your courses approved electronically by the posted fee payment deadline. Once your new class is approved by your HS counselor and LSSC, you will receive a new email notifying you that your textbooks are ready to be picked up.

Textbooks for Lake County Public Schools Students

  • Review all information on how to pick-up your textbooks at the Lake County Schools Office Dual Enrollment Webpage
  • Access your course materials list for each class and bring a printed or digital copy to Lake County Schools Office
  • Only students with vouchers from Lake County Schools Office can pick up selected course materials/textbooks from the Lake Sumter State College Bookstore

Contact Information
Lake County Schools – Department of College & Career Readiness
509 S. Palm Ave
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737
352-253-6770

Textbooks for Sumter County Public Schools Students

  • Access your detailed schedule from your LOIS account and bring a printed copy to the Sumter County Adult Education Office

Contact Information
Sumter County Adult Education Office
1425 CR 526A
Sumterville, FL 33585
Phone: 352-793-5719

Additional Information