College Credit Plus at Edison State Brochure
For optimal course selection and registration, it is strongly recommended that prospective CCP students complete the admission and assessment steps by the dates listed below.
Fall Registration—Submit all admission materials by May 1.
Spring Registration—Submit all admission materials by November 1.
Summer Registration—Submit all admission materials by May 1.
NOTE These are suggested timelines, not deadlines. Admissions for Edison State CCP is on-going. Nonpublic school and home-schooled students should refer to the state website regarding deadlines specific to them since state deadlines could impact funding opportunities. Please be advised, while Edison State does not have a specific admission deadline; your high school may have strict deadlines. You are responsible for ensuring that you have met any criteria imposed by your high school to be eligible to participate in CCP.
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Click below for CCP Frequently Asked Questions
Email CCP@edisonohio.edu or contact
College Credit Plus (CCP) offers a unique opportunity for students to enhance and further their educational and career objectives while still in high school. CCP students can earn college and high school credit concurrently, accelerating their college careers at no cost. Credits are easily transferable to public and private universities nationwide. As college students, CCP participants learn a great deal about what's expected at the college level, easing their future transition to college life.
For additional information about College Credit Plus at Edison State—review our CCP brochure by clicking the cover image to view a digital publication or click here for a downloadable PDF.
What is CCP?
Get Started at Edison State
Students in grades 7–12 who attend school in the state of Ohio may be eligible to participate in the College Credit Plus (CCP) program to earn free or low-cost college credits. Students wishing to participate in the CCP program through Edison State Community College must complete the admission steps listed below. In addition, nonpublic AND homeschool students must complete the steps outlined for nonpublic school students and home-school students by the Ohio Department of Education.
SUBMIT Letter of Intent Students must submit a Letter of Intent to their high school by April 1. This letter informs the school district of the student's intent to participate in the CCP program the following school year. Many area high schools have a custom Letter of Intent tailored to the needs of the school district. See high school guidance counselor for additional information regarding the Letter of Intent.
Nonpublic and home-school students must sign up for an OH | ID account and apply for state funding by April 1.COVID Impact Letter of Intent and nonpublic/home-school funding deadlines have been extended to May 1, 2021.
APPLY to Edison State Prospective CCP students must submit an online application to gain admission to Edison State. Click the button below to apply.
QUALIFY to participate Assessment scores are used to determine eligibility to participate in the CCP program and course eligibility at Edison State. Students can submit qualifying ACT or SAT scores OR register to take the ACCUPLACER Assessment at one of the Edison State locations.
COVID Impacts Eligibility for the 2021–2022 academic year may be established through the use of assessment scores OR the student's unweighted high school cumulative GPA. A minimum unweighted high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to establish program eligibility. Edison State is currently limiting visitors to campus and will be utilizing a transcript review process to establish CCP program and course eligibility. Transcripts may be sent to CCP@edisonohio.edu or, where applicable, to the district's Edison State liaison. Click the button below to learn more about CCP qualification requirements and procedures.
REGISTER for classes Students must consult with their high school guidance counselor and/or an Edison State staff member to sign up for courses offered on campus, online or at select high schools. A registration form must be submitted for each semester of participation.
ATTEND orientation New students are required to complete new student orientation to learn about important Edison State policies and procedures. The online orientation module in Blackboard will become available to students after their first course registration is completed. Click the button below to learn more.
Students who have previously been accepted into the College Credit Plus program and have established course eligibility at Edison State Community College may continue in the program by enrolling for courses at an Edison State campus, online or at their high school (if available). Students do not need to reapply to Edison State on a yearly basis. However, each year students must follow state guidelines regarding the submission of a Letter of Intent. Nonpublic school students and home-school students must follow guidelines established by the Ohio Department of Education.*
Returning students should follow Edison State CCP course registration procedures to enroll in courses for each semester of participation. As students progress through the CCP program, it may be necessary to submit updated academic records or to repeat the assessment process, in order to improve course eligibility.
*NOTE The "Letter of Good Standing" for returning nonpublic and homeschool students will be mailed out annually by Edison State, by approximately the first week of March. This letter is needed by returning nonpublic and homeschool students to complete the state's funding application process.
In order to receive funding for CCP participation,
nonpublic school and
home-school students must submit an application for CCP funding to the Ohio Department of Education. A parent/guardian must create an OH | ID account to complete the funding application. All application materials must be submitted through the
OH | ID account prior to April 1.
COVID Impact This deadline has been extended to May 1, 2021.
NOTE Starting in 2020, the Intent to Participate form will be a part of the funding application. There will be no separate paper form.
The application for funding must be completed for each year of CCP participation. Once funds are awarded by the state, an award letter will be received in the OH | ID account. A copy of the award letter must be submitted to Edison State for each year of CCP participation. Submit award letters to CCP@edisonohio.edu.
Edison State Community College is proud to partner with area high schools to offer high quality educational opportunities to students participating in the College Credit Plus program. Administrators interested in learning about partnership opportunities to establish course offerings at their high schools should contact Edison State's Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Paul Heintz, for more information.
The staff at Edison State is available to assist high school guidance counselors and students with questions and concerns regarding Edison State CCP policies and procedures. Correspondence can be directed to CCP@edisonohio.edu.
Click below to view or download the most current Edison State Memorandum of Understanding.
Memo of Understanding
Edison State College Credit Plus procedures utilize documents and forms that are specific to CCP. Please use the links below to access important information and forms needed for CCP participation. Additional student forms and documents can be found on the
Registration and Records page.
2021–2022 CCP Registration FormChange of High School Form Transcript Request Form2021–2022 CCP Big DatesCCP Textbook Ordering Guide
Please refer to the following information regarding the acquisition of textbooks.
CCP students taking courses at a high school
CCP students taking courses at an Edison State location or online
* Books are free only for the amount of credits hours that students are awarded from the State. EXAMPLE If a student is awarded 3 credit hours by the State and is registered for a 3 credit hour course, the book will be FREE. If the student is awarded 3 credit hours by the State and is registered for 6 credit hours, the student will be charged for the book that is in excess of the allotted hours. In this instance, the student will receive one book FREE and will be charged for the second book.
TEXTBOOK PICK-UP AND RETURN PROCESS
Students can contact the Edison State Bookstore directly by emailing email@example.com, by calling 937.778.7970 or by visiting www.edisonohio.bkstr.com.
See the Edison State Bookstore's
website for hours during the book purchasing period.
Course registration occurs prior to fall, spring and summer semesters. A registration form must be completed and submitted for each semester of participation. It is the student's responsibility to meet with his/her guidance counselor, complete the registration form and submit the form to Edison State for each participating semester. Registration forms may be submitted through the high school guidance counselor, to the Student Affairs office at any Edison State location or by emailing to CCP@edisonohio.edu.
Advisors are available to assist students with short-term and long-term planning to help support their academic goals. Advising services are available at all Edison State locations. Please call to schedule an appointment. In addition, students can use MyESCCto explore Edison State course offerings prior to meeting with their guidance counselor or Edison State Advisor.
Waitlists If a course is full, students may choose to be added to a waitlist. Waitlisted students are not guaranteed a seat in the course. If a seat becomes available, students are notified via their Edison State email account and must respond within 24 hours to claim the open seat or the spot will be offered to the next person on the waitlist.
Classes taken at your high school can count toward a degree at Edison State. There are various high schools that have certified College Credit Plus courses taught through Edison State at their schools. Locate your high school in the list below to see what courses are offered on-site. If your school is not listed below, you can still take CCP courses with Edison State—either online or in person. (Downloadable PDFs)
Anna High SchoolAnsonia High SchoolArcanum-Butler High SchoolBethel High SchoolBotkins High SchoolBradford High SchoolChristian Academy High SchoolCovington High SchoolEaton High SchoolFairlawn High SchoolFranklin Monroe High SchoolFort Loramie High SchoolGraham High SchoolGreenville High SchoolHardin-Houston High SchoolJackson Center High SchoolLehman High SchoolMiami East High SchoolMilton-Union High SchoolMississinawa Valley High SchoolNational Trail High SchoolNew Bremen High SchoolNewton High SchoolPiqua High SchoolPreble Shawnee High SchoolRussia High SchoolSidney High SchoolTri-Village High SchoolTroy High SchoolTroy Christian High SchoolTwin Valley South High SchoolVersailles High SchoolWest Liberty High School
Students may be eligible to take up to 30 credits hours per academic year. The number of hours allowed is based upon a formula, which includes the number of secondary school units (non-CCP courses) that the student is taking at their high school.
Example: 30 – (secondary school units x 3) = total number of college credits available for the student to take during academic year
Students may not exceed 120 credit hours throughout their participation in the program. Students will incur out-of-pocket expenses for courses taken that exceed state-provided funding.
State guidelines require CCP students to complete 15 credit hours of Level 1 coursework before progressing to Level 2 courses.
The following list of Edison State courses are categorized as Level 2 per the guidelines provided by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All other Edison State courses that are not listed below are categorized as Level 1.
ACC 217SART 131SART 161SCHM 111SCRJ 112SEMT 110SENG 229SMGT 110SMTH 126SPSY 228SSOC 115SSSV 112S
Edison State Community College is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and offers highly transferable courses to both public and private institutions nationwide. Many Edison State courses are part of either the Transfer Assurance Guide (TAG) or the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). The TAG is a set of statewide articulation agreements which guarantees the transfer of the course and credit to any Ohio public college or university. Likewise, when students complete an Edison State transfer module, the courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Ohio public college or university. It’s important to keep in mind that university programs will vary between institutions and some programs may require additional freshman or sophomore courses as prerequisites for junior or senior-level courses. Therefore, students are encouraged to seek out academic advising in order to refine their academic goals and determine an appropriate educational pathway.
Transfer ModuleTransfer Assurance Guide (TAG)
Edison State Community College is committed to providing learning opportunities and support services that enable students to meet their educational goals and realize their dreams. Students accepted into the college agree to uphold the Code of Conduct, Academic Policies and General College Policies as outlined in the Student Handbook. Click the cover image to view the digital publication or click here for a downloadable PDF version.