How to enroll as a K-12/Dual Enrollment Student
Students in K-12 (Kindergarten through 12 grade in High School) must complete Three Easy Steps.
1. Complete your Application for Admission online through the California Community Colleges website.
2. Complete the appropriate form:
Students must complete the Special K-12 Permit with his/her K-12 counselor who will help select classes that meet his/her educational needs. Students are only permitted to register for classes that his/her counselor and administrator approve. Each form needs to be signed by the K-12 Principal and/or designee and college counselor. Grades 8 and below are required to meet with the appropriate Dean of Instruction to gain additional approval.
Parent and student complete the top portion of the form.
Note: You must have one form for EACH class you wish to enroll in.
Please forward the completed permit to a Merced College K-12 Counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org for review and approval.
Note: K-8 student will additionally need an Instructional Dean’s signature
Submit the completed electronic form to the Admissions and Records office at email@example.com to process enrollment for the upcoming term.
There is limited enrollment in Kinesiology (formerly Physical Education) activity classes for K-12 students. Only 10% of the total class seats available my be offered to K-12 students. This limit applies to all semesters at Merced College, including summer term.
3. You may now Pay Fees the $46-per-unit registration fee is waived for K-12 students enrolled in 11 units or fewer. K-12 students choosing to enroll in over 11 units are responsible for all fees for the total number of units enrolled in the given semester. Some courses may require payment of a material fee (see course description in class schedule). K-12 students are also responsible to purchasing their own textbooks (optional textbook fee vs book purchase) for their college courses.
Please note that associated fees are waived for K-12 students taking courses as part of the Career and College Access Pathways program (CCAP).