Cancel
Loading...

Western Dakota Tech Learn. Do. Now.

Visit Us Request Info Chat Online

Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment allows high school juniors and seniors to enroll in courses at Western Dakota Tech and earn credit for high school graduation as well as post-secondary credit from Western Dakota Tech at the same time. In addition to earning dual credit, students have the opportunity to gain college-level experience and explore potential career fields while still in high school. This can give students a jump-start on their college careers, all while building confidence and saving on tuition. Any individual enrolled in a Rapid City Area Schools (RCAS) 51-4 high school and is at least a junior in good academic standing can enroll in Dual Enrollment.

* indicates required
Cost

RCAS students can take all courses free of charge. All books are free of charge for Dual Enrollment students. Non-RCAS students can take Dual Enrollment classes at the reduced rate of $48.33/credit.


Frequently Asked Questions

Click below to review answers to common questions about Dual Enrollment.

FAQ


Admissions Process

For Dual Enrollment, students must:

  • Fill out the Dual Enrollment admissions application.
  • Provide high school transcripts.
  • Provide proof of MMR vaccinations
  • Take the Accuplacer test. (Contact Enrollment Services to schedule a time to take the Accuplacer test.)

When all steps are complete, schedule an appointment to register for classes.

Dual Enrollment Application


Transferability

It is the responsibility of the student to contact his/her prospective post-secondary institution and to provide necessary information so the institution may determine if the Dual Enrollment credits taken are transferable.

Western Dakota Tech cannot guarantee transferability of credits to any institution, with the exception of the designated
Regental General Education courses to the SD Board of Regents Universities.

Academic Calendar

Western Dakota Tech does not follow the same academic calendar as the Rapid City Area Schools. Students will receive more detailed information upon registration of classes.

View Academic Calendar

Laptops

Western Dakota Tech is a Laptop Campus.  WDT/RCAS does not provide laptops.  Students may be expected to bring a laptop to classes at WDT or have access outside of class. 

Laptop Requirements

Books

Books will be provided free of charge to all Dual Enrollment students. Students are responsible for filling out a book request form and will receive their books at orientation or by mail.

Students are required to return the books at the end of the semester. If a student would like to keep their books, they can be purchased at the bookstore
 any time prior to the start of the semester.

WDT Bookstore

Attendance

Students enrolled in Dual Enrollment classes at Western Dakota Tech must follow all Western Dakota Tech and RCAS policies. Students enrolled in Dual Enrollment classes at Western Dakota Tech will be referred to the Western Dakota Tech Student Handbook. Attendance policies in individual classes are listed on the class syllabus. Parents do not need to call Western Dakota Tech to excuse students.


Student Handbook


Join the Conversation

Connect with Western Dakota Tech