Through Credits In Escrow, academically capable high school students may enroll in
college credit courses while still enrolled in high school. The credits earned are placed
in escrow pending graduation from high school at which time the credits are applied toward
the student's college certificate or degree program.
Eligibility Criteria for Credits In Escrow:
High School Seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 4.0 or higher on a 5.0
scale. Students will be considered Seniors the summer after completion of the Junior year
in High School.
High School Juniors with a cumulative grade point average of 4.5 or higher on a 5.0
scale. Students will be considered Juniors the summer after completion of the Sophomore
year in high school.
Appropriate placement scores in subject area disciplines which require stipulated entry
level skills as required by the College.
A recommendation in writing from the high school principal, counselor, or other school
designee which approves the student for enrollment in college credit course work.
Additionally, the High School will stipulate on the written recommendation the maximum
number of courses and/or credit hours for which the student may enroll during any given
Payment of DACC tuition and fees by the student.
High School students requesting an exception to the eligibility criteria excluding
placement testing may be considered on an individual basis by the students' home high