INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with DualEnroll.com to provide an easy-to-navigate self-registration platform for dual credit students. While dual credit can reduce college cost by thousands of dollars, students and families sometimes find the process of enrolling difficult to navigate.
DualEnroll.com provides an intuitive enrollment process built specifically for students taking college courses while still in high school. A simple process, plus proactive communication to both students and parents, ensures that students and their families can take full advantage of dual credit with Ivy Tech DualEnroll communicates by text message as well as email, and enables multiple dual credit-related reminders customized to each student’s situation, minimizing the number of students who miss out on these opportunities due to overlooked deadlines, missed emails or lost paper forms.
Studies show that student self-registration builds post-graduation college readiness. High quality dual credit has repeatedly been proven one of the most effective methods of increasing post-secondary achievement across high school student populations such as economically disadvantaged, academically at risk or academically advanced students. DualEnroll.com ensures appropriate safeguards that keep students from making choices that might limit their future options while making it easy to complete the process for students who are interested but lack family support or are still developing organization skills.
By providing high schools with the DualEnroll.com platform, Ivy Tech also enables administrators and teachers to support students and the opportunities this program affords without diverting resources and time from other important work.
Ivy Tech has taken a holistic view of how to maximize return on investment of public dollars to drive workforce readiness and academic achievement in Indiana. The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnership (NACEP) accreditation ensures credits have national credibility while DualEnroll.com maximizes participation by simplifying the process for students, parents and high schools optimizing economic benefits for families and academic advancement for students.
“DualEnroll.com is delighted to support Ivy Tech’s proactive efforts to make dual credit easily accessible for students and efficient to administer for high schools,” said Janet Van Pelt, DualEnroll.com Founder and CEO. “We look forward to a long and productive partnership helping Indiana high school students realize the full benefit of Ivy Tech’s dual credit program.”
“Ivy Tech Community College is proud to partner with DualEnroll.com to create a seamless enrollment experience for dual credit students, families, and our K-12 partners throughout Indiana,” said Ivy Tech Vice President of K-14 Initiatives & Statewide Partnerships Dr. Rebecca Rahschulte. “This product will ensure that high school students have an enrollment experience that more closely mirrors that of a traditional college student while providing extra support to high school students as they learn to navigate college processes and ensuring ongoing communication to parents of dual credit students about their high school student’s college course enrollments.”
According to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s 2021 Early College Credit Report, Ivy Tech provides 60 percent of dual credits earned in Indiana. Through pathway programming and early college models, Ivy Tech dual credit students earned more than 4,500 college completions during the 2019-2020 academic year, which included certificates, technical certificates and associate degrees.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and trainings that align to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a Bachelor’s degree.