Dual Credit Advising & Student Resources

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Seeking assistance with registration or want to learn more about dual credit opportunities at College of Western Idaho (CWI)? Our team of coordinators and advisors can help you: 

  • explore programs, classes, and career paths
  • create an educational plan to reach your goals
  • connect with campus resources
  • understand college policies and procedures
  • achieve success in your classes

Contact one of the coordinators or advisors listed below, or visit Dual Credit in room 202 of the Nampa Campus Multipurpose Building to get started.

New Students

Contact a Dual Credit Coordinator if: 

  • you have never taken a dual credit class before

  • and/or you are not planning to earn a degree or certificate through CWI. 

Randi Smith
Jake Drexler


  • Dual Credit Strong Start Guide

    If you are taking dual credit classes on campus or online at CWI, review important steps and information to ensure a successful start to your journey. 

    Dual Credit Strong Start Guide

  • High School Schedule Worksheet

    Students seeking to earn a degree or certificate from CWI while in high school are asked to complete the High School Schedule Worksheet prior to planning and registering for classes. 

    • See page 2 of the worksheet for directions.
    • Be sure to confirm classes added to the worksheet with your high school counselor.  
    • Email your completed worksheet to your Dual Credit Coordinator or Advisor.

    High School Schedule Worksheet

  • Graduation Steps

    Dual credit students who plan to graduate simultaneously from high school and CWI must FIRST meet with their Dual Credit Advisor, and then complete the steps for graduation outlined below in order to receive a diploma and participate in the College's commencement ceremony.

    Dual Credit Graduation Requirements

  • Continuing Your Education


    The college admissions process should begin the fall of your senior year of high school. 

    Transfer to CWI

    Students who plan to attend CWI following high school must complete admission steps in order to continue their education following high school graduation. 

    Continuing Your Education at CWI

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    Transfer to Another College or University

    Already have a college or university in mind? Visit their website to find steps to apply, determine which CWI dual credit classes will transfer, and learn about financial aid and scholarships. 

    Visit CourseTransfer to explore opportunities at other public colleges and universities in Idaho and learn how your dual credits may transfer.


    The Advanced Learner Achievement Scholarship was created to help high school dual credit students successfully transition to college following graduation. Each year, select students will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to CWI. 

    To be eligible for the Advanced Learner Achievement Scholarship, students must be: 

    • accepted as a CWI student seeking a degree or certificate
    • enrolled in six (6) credits or more
    • and have at minimum 2.0 GPA.

    To apply, please complete the CWI Scholarship Application