Want to earn college credit in high school without leaving your high school campus?
JJC-approved Dual Credit courses count toward a college degree, as well as high school graduation requirements. Dual Credit offers high school students an elevated curriculum in a nurturing environment, at no cost.
Benefits of Dual Credit
- Congratulations….it’s official you’re a JJC student! Now you can obtain a JJC student ID card at the Main Campus, Photo I.D. Services or the Romeoville Campus Resource Center. The JJC ID card provides many benefits, such as: JJC library card, access to several on-campus computer labs, as well as local business discounts. Your ID card is an acceptable form of identification in the Academic Skills Center, iCampus Testing Center, cafeteria and the JJC bookstore.
- Reduced overall college costs. JJC dual credit courses are offered at no cost to the student if they are taught by an approved high school instructor. All tuition and fees are waived.
- Complete your college degree quicker. Dual credit students will complete their degrees in less time.
- Enhanced curriculum for high school students. The addition of college coursework to high school curricula expands the options available to high school students while adding college level rigor.
- These courses make for an easy transition between high school and college. Dual credit courses help prepare students for the transition to college by engaging them in college level work and developing pathways to degree attainment.
- High school students are able to obtain college credit prior to graduation.
- Students enjoy the convenience of taking JJC dual credit courses within their high school daytime schedule.
- Dual credit courses are transferable JJC courses. The student will receive a JJC transcripted grade upon completion of their dual credit course. For additional information about transferring credit please refer to itransfer.org.
To learn more about becoming a dual credit student, please visit our FAQ page. If you are a high school teacher who wants to become a dual credit instructor, please visit our Instructor Information page.
To view a list of dual credit high school courses, visit our Dual Credit High Schools page.