Why take college courses as a high school student?
What courses are students permitted to take?
Why CSU’s Program is student and schedule friendly?
What services does CSU provide its Viking Bridge students?
- Students are able to apply AP credits to prerequisites and take advanced courses
- The wide variety of courses and times that CSU courses are offered enable students to take courses in the morning, the afternoon, or three days a week.
- Students are able to schedule for classes after they attend orientation
Limitations to the activities/services students are provided
- Personalized academic advising
- Free tutoring
- Free use of the Recreation Center (full-time students)
- Dining services
Application Requirements and Application
- Students taking courses at CSU while they are still enrolled in high school are NOT able to:
- live in the residence halls
- work on campus
- participate in NCAA sponsored sports
- sign up for financial aid
- participate in extracurricular activities, unless it is part of a class
Steps in the process of taking a CSU course
Examples of students’ schedules (pseudonyms, but real schedules, based on different needs and interests)
- Application requirements
- CSU school codes to have students’ test scores automatically submitted to CSU (Recommended for all students planning to apply for PUP or as an undergraduate):
- ACT/PLAN: 3270
- SAT/PSAT: 1221
- Completing high school requirements
- Courses that will easily transfer to colleges out of state
- Arts and Humanities focus (English/History)
- Social Sciences focus
- Math focus
- Science focus
- Business focus
- Drama focus
- Mon, Wed, Fri schedule
- Tues/Thurs schedule (very rare)
Non-public high school deadlines and regulations for PSEOP
- 4 credits are guaranteed to all students interested and accepted into the PSEO Program
- Students must complete (with all signatures) the Ohio Department of education Office of Finance Program Services Application for Nonpublic Student Participation in Post-Secondary Enrollment Option “B” Program form that the state sends to the high school every year
- Students/high schools must postmark materials to the State of Ohio between May 15 and June 15
The PUP brochure