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What is High School Dual Enrollment?

Dual enrollment is for K-12 students who wish to take college classes in addition to their K-12 courses. The goal is
to provide students who can benefit from advanced scholastic and vocational education the opportunity to take
college-level courses that are not available through their primary school or other alternatives.


How to get started at Ventura College.

  • Apply
    • Apply for admission to Ventura College
  • Portal & Orientation: Activate your portal & complete orientation
    • Portal
      • Your acceptance email will be sent to the email you used to create your OpenCCC Account when you applied. 
      • The acceptance email contains a link to set up the portal
      • Click on the link to activate your MyVCCCD student portal after your acceptance email is received
      • Sometimes the acceptance email goes to an "Important," "Other," or "Junk" folder
      • View this How-to-Video for assistance setting up your portal.
    • Orientation


Apply For Admission

How long does the entire dual enrollment process take from application to registration? The entire process can take anywhere from 24 hours to 7 business days.

  • Application – 24-48 hours
  • DE Form [submission-processing] 24 hours – 5 business days depending on Counselor\Principal and Parent\Guardian for approvals. Forms are processed in the order received.
  • Registration – students register themselves via the MyVCCCD student portal once their Dual Enrollment form has been processed, watch your MyVCCCD student email for a notification.
  • Pay any balance due, to lock-in registration.

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First page of the PDF file: dualenrollment-1