Program Requirements and Important Dates

  • Students participating in dual-enrollment must be 10th, 11th, or 12th grade 
  • Homeschooled students are welcome to apply
  • Documents required: Unofficial transcripts with current grade-point average, teacher letter of recommendation, and parent/guardian form
  • All credit courses are offered at a flat rate of $300 
  • Some courses require students to purchase textbooks, and book fees can range from $50–$100 per course

The dates below represent official informational dates and academic deadlines for the dual-enrollment courses: 

January 8Spring 2024 courses begin
January 28Spring 2024 midterm grading begins
March 6Spring 2024 final exam schedule published online
March 8Spring 2024 midterm grade due
March 20Fall 2024 dual-enrollment application opens
April 29–May 4Spring 2024 final exam week/
final grading begins on April 29
May 31Fall 2024 dual enrollment application closes
August 12Fall 2024 dual enrollment orientation
August 19Fall 2024 courses begin

We are offering Chicago Public School students a voucher for a 100 percent discount to take part in dual-enrollment courses at Illinois Tech!

Please email to receive the scholarship code. 

  • All courses are transferable to Illinois Tech and may be transferable to other post-secondary institutions
  • Dual-enrollment programs are unavailable during summer sessions
  • Specific details for each courses are in each course description
  • Scholarships are available; scholarships cover 100 percent of tuition costs for all Chicago Public School students
    • For non-CPS students, a portion of the costs can be covered once we receive the appropriate documentation, such as proof of eligibility for free or reduced lunch
  • For more information please contact us at

Students are expected to participate in courses according to the Illinois Tech Academic Calendar. Please be aware that Illinois Tech’s schedule may not align with your high school academic break(s). Accommodations for breaks are at the discretion of individual faculty and may be denied. Additionally, students are expected to handle the high rigor of these courses and be comfortable individually advocating for their academic needs throughout the course. Students can expect to be held to the same standards as college-aged students.

Technology Requirements

Course participation will require a laptop or desktop computer, a strong internet connection, and the ability to download and install software. Chromebooks are not suitable for our courses.


In order to enroll in a dual-enrollment course, students must first submit an application to ensure that they are eligible to register for the course. Admission to these courses requires students to demonstrate high academic performance in rigorous high school classwork AND/OR meet any stated prerequisites.