Eligibility Requirements

How to Apply for Dual Enrollment

  • Current registration with the Lake or Sumter County School District
  • Students must be classified as 6th-12th grade.
  • College credit: 3.0 unweighted high school GPA or Career certificate: 2.0 unweighted GPA.
  • Qualifying Test Scores: In accordance with State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.0315, students must successfully complete all sections of a common placement test, through scores on a single test or combination of tests, and meet all college ready cut score requirements as a prerequisite to Dual Enrollment eligibility and participation. LSSC accepts the highest test scores on any of the tests or combination of tests identified in the table below.

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 myLSSC 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

Textbooks for Sumter County Public Schools Students

  • Access your detailed schedule from your myLSSC 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