PPM 80-200-1 Early Entry - High School Student Enrollment (Procedure) on www.olc.edu

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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 
   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 
   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 

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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