College Credit

College credit can be earned by high school students in various ways.  Each program has different application processes, deadlines, and fees.  Mrs. Cindy Neely is the school counselor in charge of College Now, Quickstep, and Baker credit.  Please feel free to reach out to her with additional questions.

Options for College Credit

College NOW JCCC

College NOW JCCC

JCCC -Johnson County Community College partners with high schools in our area for students to take classes in their high school and earn college credit.  You do need to enroll and register for this option.  Here are the courses offered at Shawnee Mission West.

STEPS FOR COLLEGE NOW at JCCC:

1.  Apply - If you have not previously taken College Now courses while in high school, you will need to apply for admission to JCCC.  Select the term you plan to be taking courses (Fall=First Semester OR Spring =Second Semester) 

2. Test - Only certain classes (English 12 AP, College Algebra, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, & AP Physics 1) require either an ACT subscore or a FREE Acculplacer test at JCCC.  

3.  Enroll - View the class schedule and get your five-digit CRN (Course Registration Numbers)

4.  Pay - Tuition is due at the time of enrollment and can be paid online, in person, or mail.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Fall & Full Year Courses:

  • Last day to enroll is 9/14/2018.
  • Last day to drop (no "W" on JCCC transcript)10/15/2018.
  • Last day to withdraw (with a "W" on JCCC transcript) 3/1/2019.

Spring Term Courses:

  • Spring enrollment opens 1/22/2019
  • Last day to enroll is 2/15/2019.
  • Last day to withdraw (with a "W" on JCCC transcript) 4/15/2019.

JCCC College NOW

Baker Concurrent Enrollment

Baker Concurrent Enrollment

Baker University's concurrent credit partnerships allows Shawnee Mission West high school students with a 3.0 GPA to experience college-level course work and to earn Baker University credit.  The fee for each credit hour is $110.00 so a 3 credit hour class will be a total of $330.00.  Each high school has specific teachers who meet the qualifications to teach this dual credit.  Please check with your school counselor to see what classes are offered each year.

STEPS FOR BAKER CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT:

1.  Enroll - Go to the Baker University Concurrent Enrollment and register online.

2.  Payment - Families can pay online with a credit/debit card or by check.  

IMPORTANT DATES:

Fall & Full Year Courses: 

  • Last day to drop (no "W" on Baker transcript)10/18/2018
  • Last day to withdraw (with a "W" on Baker transcript) 3/15/2019.

Spring Term Courses:

  • Last day to drop (no "W" on Baker transcript) 3/1/2019
  • Last day to withdraw (with "W" on Baker transcript) 4/26/2019.

Quick Step Plus - College Algebra

Quick Step Plus - College Algebra

1. APPLY for admission only one time regardless of how many semesters you take classes at JCCC. Go to admissions.jccc.edu to start your application. For new students, to ensure your eligibility to enroll before the deadline, apply no later than the priority date listed on the calendar on the next page. When your application is processed, you will receive an email that includes your JCCC ID number and login information.
 

2. TEST into your College Algebra course or submit appropriate ACT math score of 25 or higher. Required testing must be completed prior to enrollment. Go to jccc.edu/testing for information on Testing Services location, hours, procedures on how to submit ACT scores, placement tests and test prep materials. Students who need disability accommodation for the placement test may contact Access Services at accessservices@jccc.edu.

3. ENROLL in classes online, by phone, or in person. For enrollment DEADLINE DATES, see calendar on the next page. – To enroll online, first you will need the appropriate five-digit CRN that can be found in the table. – Log in to MyJCCC and click the green Add/Drop Classes button. Select the term “Credit Fall” for fall semester/ yearlong courses – Select the Enter CRNs tab on the top left, enter the five-digit CRN number for your course, click Add, then click Agree & Submit. – Confirm that your courses show a status of “Registered” to ensure your enrollment was successful.

4. PAY tuition at the time of enrollment. Tuition may be paid online by logging in to MyJCCC and selecting the My Finances tab or in person at the Bursar’s Office, GEB 115. No payments can be accepted by phone. Students are financially responsible for all charges on their account. 

Quick Step JCCC

Quick Step JCCC

Quick Step at JCCC is an opportunity for students who are seniors to take a class on the campus of JCCC.  You will need to meet with your school counselor to discuss your current credits and when to schedule a class so you will have enough travel time to get to JCCC, park, and attend the class.  

STEPS FOR QUICK STEP:

1.  Apply - if you have not previously taken any courses at JCCC, you need to apply for admissions.

2.  Test - After picking the college course you are going to take, see if you need to have a certain score on the ACT or Accuplacer to enroll in that specific course.

3.  Enroll - Once admitted to JCCC, you will receive a log in to your JCCC account and this is where you can add a class to your schedule.

4.  Payment - You will need to make payment on the course you are taking before classes start.  You will also need to see about any textbooks or materials needed for the class.  

IMPORTANT DATES:

Fall & Full Year Courses:

  • Last day to enroll is 9/14/2018.
  • Last day to drop (no "W" on JCCC transcript)10/15/2018.
  • Last day to withdraw (with a "W" on JCCC transcript) 3/1/2019.

Spring Term Courses:

  • Spring enrollment opens 1/22/2019
  • Last day to enroll is 2/15/2019.
  • Last day to withdraw (with a "W" on JCCC transcript) 4/15/2019.