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FAQ - Dual Enrollment

What if I have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) at my high school?
High school juniors and seniors with special needs or disabilities may participate if they earn qualifying scores on the placement tests, and are able to participate and achieve in class without modification of course work. For more information regarding students with disabilities visit the Disability Services website.

Is financial aid available for dual enrollment students?
No. According to federal guidelines, dual enrolled students are not eligible for financial aid administered by the College. However, poor performance in dual enrolled classes may impact future financial aid eligibility. Students may apply for financial aid once they have graduated from high school.

Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Dual enrolled courses can often be included when student transfers to a senior institution using NOVA’s Guaranteed Admission Agreements. However, some courses are not designed to transfer. Colleges and universities have specific policies regarding acceptance of transfer credits. Students should contact the college or university you are considering to discuss the transferability of dual enrollment courses, or talk with a counselor at NOVA for more information.