80-200-1 BOT 07-10-11 EARLY ENTRY - HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ENROLLMENT (PROCEDURE) A. Eligibility A junior or senior high school student wishing to enroll at Oglala Lakota College must submit a statement from their high school Principal or Counselor that the student: 1. has a G.P.A. of 2.0 or above (a copy of the high school transcript will need to be attached for documented proof). 2. is prepared for College level work The statement should also mention that the high school is aware of and approves of the student enrolling in College courses. B. Courses 1. High school students will be allowed to choose from regular courses scheduled during that semester. 2. Students will be required to take placement tests in reading and math. They must place into college level courses. If a student places into the development courses, they are not prepared for College level work. 3. A college counselor, in consultation with high school personnel. 4. Course selection should relate to a student's high school preparation, interests and career goals. C. Registration 1. The student will be allowed to register for no more than 7 credit hours. 2. Registration will be on special basis and no credit will be granted until proof of high school graduation is presented. D. Financial Aid 1. High school students cannot receive regular financial aid but the College will waive tuition, registration fees, lab fees and activity fees for students who would otherwise be eligible for financial aid. 2. Book costs cannot be waived so that arrangements for payment must be made by the student before receiving books. 3. Students determined not to meet financial aid eligibility criteria will be liable for all costs. 4. Students must have eligibility determined before credit is given. This would involve submission of financial aid packets at the appropriate time. 5. All credit hours attempted as an early entry student will count toward their future financial aid satisfactory academic progress. E. Records 1. Records will be maintained in the Registrar's Office and at the appropriate Center in a special file under "High School Enrollees" and the Registration Card will be clearly marked as such. 2. The separate records will insure that high school students are not confused with regular students and that all commitments are met by both the student and the College. F. Support 1. Counselors should take special notice of these high school enrollees and maintain contact with them and the appropriate high school personnel. G. Independent Study 1. Under no circumstances will high school students be allowed to enroll in independent study. H. Other Policy 1. All other College policies applicable to regular college students will apply to high school enrollees.
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