Current high school students taking classes at Cabrillo who had not yet completed placement, submitted the orientation eForm, and planned some courses by by October 21st, 2022.
Get started with dual enrollment!
Follow these steps
Check out the courses recommended for high school students. Cabrillo's academic counselors (drop in or make an appointment) can help you choose classes based on your goals. Check with your high school counselor to choose classes that will also meet your high school requirements. If you plan to take a Math or English course, complete the self-paced placement process. Check out the Dual Enrollment Handbook for information that will help you!
Dual enrollment students must apply to Cabrillo for each semester in which they intend to take courses. Check out the Cabrillo Application Visual Guide for Dual Enrollment or contact the Welcome Center for help! This step will give you the the Cabrillo ID that you need to login and submit the Dual Enrollment eForm!
Once you receive your Cabrillo ID, login to your MyCabrillo portal to complete the Dual Enrollment eForm. Select that you are 'A high school student taking a Cabrillo course on my own' , add the courses that you would like to take, and attach the completed signature page signed by your parents and your high school, and submit the form. Review the step-by-step guide for instructions on completing the dual enrollment eForm to understand this process.
To login to MyCabrillo, your default MyCabrillo password is your six-digit birthdate (mmddyy).
To share your classes you have chosen with your parents and high school, use the eForm Download button at the bottom of the eForm to access a PDF version of your dual enrollment form to share with your parents and high school.
Allow for 5-7 business days for your dual enrollment eForm to be processed. Check the status of the eForm in the system at any time Under Activity, open your eForm and review the History. Once the form has been processed, you will see Approved and Workflow Ended under History. Once it is approved you can move on to registration.
Once your dual enrollment eForm has been processed (which can take 5-7 business days), register for classes at your assigned registration time in MyCabrillo. You can confirm your registration time using the What's My Registration Date eform.
All students have the opportunity to earn an earlier registration date by completing these activities:
The start date of your course(s) will be listed in the schedule. Also be sure to look at key dates on Cabrillo's Academic Calendar. The Dual Enrollment Handbook will give you lots of information to support you as a dual enrollment student. Once you are registered:
Know when your class starts! Your course day and time is listed in the course schedule. If you have any questions, check in with your instructor.
Learn about Canvas! Many classes use this system so learn how to login and use the system.
Check your email. Throughout the semester, but especially at the beginning of the term, you may receive emails with important information.
If you have an IEP or 504 plan at your high school, make an appointment with the Accessibility Support Center (ASC) to discuss accommodations.
Review of Dual Enrollment Policies & Guidelines
Work with a Cabrillo Academic Counselor to identify appropriate courses that will help you meet your academic goals. You are required to meet all course prerequisites prior to registering for a course.
Discuss your plan for dual enrollment with your high school counselor. Your high school district can tell you which courses will count toward your high school graduation requirements.
As a dual enrollment student, you are eligible to take up to 11 units each term. Tuition and fees are waived for up to 11 units. When enrolling in more than 11 units, tuition will charged for all units. You are responsible for purchasing required textbooks or course materials for each course.
As a dual enrollment student, you are a college student. You must:
- Follow Cabrillo's academic regulations (listed in Student's Rights and Responsibilities Handbook) and deadlines in the Academic Calendar. You are expected to meet all deadlines such as submitting class assignments on time and dropping classes by established dates.
- Go to your classes! Read Attendance Policy in Cabrillo's Academic Policies and Procedures.
- Communicate! You are responsible for communicating with your instructors especially if you need to be excused from class.
Cabrillo College is required to follow the rules regarding the privacy of student records outlined in the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which apply to all students regardless of age. Cabrillo employees, including instructors, can only release information directly to the student. If you require access to your information (e.g. grades, transcripts, class schedule), you must request the information or put a written consent on file to allow someone else to access your information.
All courses will become a part of your official college record. Poor grades can affect your academic future in such areas as admission to colleges/universities, eligibility for financial aid, eligibility for athletics, and academic probation.
If you do not wish to continue in a class, you are responsible for withdrawing from (dropping) the course in MyCabrillo by the dates listed in the Academic Calendar. There are two withdrawal periods you should look for:
In the early part of class, you may withdraw without it appearing on your transcript.
Last day to withdraw from a full-term section with a 'W,' after which you cannot drop.
After these dates have passed, you will receive a grade on your transcript.
When your course is complete go to MyCabrillo to view your final grade(s) and request your official Cabrillo College transcript to be sent to your school. Your high school must receive a copy of your Cabrillo transcript to give you credit for Cabrillo courses toward high school graduation. This is not an automatic process.
Cabrillo's Accessibility Support Center (ASC) provides services, accommodations, and academic support for students with disabilities and learning differences at Cabrillo College. If you have an IEP or 504 plan, contact the ASC by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (831) 479-6379 to discuss accommodations. Your accommodations in college may differ from those provided by your high school and your IEP or 504 does not automatically transfer.
Make an appointment and share a copy of your IEP or 504 as soon as you decide to register for classes.
There are many resources to help you choose what courses to take! Whether you want to explore something new, complete courses that may fulfill high school graduation requirements, or you want to pursue a degree or certificate at Cabrillo, help is available:
Check out the list of courses recommended for high school students.
Meet with a Cabrillo Academic Counselor to identify appropriate courses. Cabrillo Academic Counselors can help you make a plan to reach goals like completing a certificate or degree at Cabrillo and/or transferring to a four year program to continue your education.
Talk to your high school counselor to identify courses that will meet high school requirements. Your high school district can tell you which courses will count toward your high school graduation requirements.