What is Dual Credit?

Dual credit is a program that allows high school students to enroll in college courses for credit prior to high school graduation. College credits earned through dual credit can be applied toward high school and college graduation and can be transferred to other colleges or universities. College...

Are credits earned through the CWI Dual Credit Program transferable to other colleges and universities?

CWI dual credits are accepted by all Idaho institutions of higher education. They are guaranteed to transfer, but not guaranteed to apply to your major. Please consult with the school(s) you wish to attend regarding the transferability of any college credits earned. ...

Do Dual Credit students qualify for federal financial aid?

Dual Credit students do not qualify for financial aid because the federal government requires students to have received a high school diploma or its equivalent to be eligible for federal grants or loans. However, public high school students grades 7-12 are eligible to receive state...

Do I need to purchase books for Dual Credit courses?

Dual credit students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks. The College of Western Idaho Bookstore will have all the required textbooks for any class offered on the CWI campus. Students may choose to buy textbooks from an Internet source but should verify with the CWI Bookstore...

How do I make a payment online?

You can pay online for Dual Credit courses through your MyCWI student account or you can make a payment at any of the CWI One Stop locations; click here for a list of Locations.

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How do I register for Dual Credit courses?

Application/registration instructions can be found on the Dual Credit Registration page .  After reviewing the steps on that page, decide which method of registration applies to you.  If you...

How do I request official transcripts?

Once grades are submitted, you can request official transcripts. Students can request official transcripts through the Student ClearingHouse or download their transcripts through their MyCWI...

I am on a 504 or IEP at my high school. Can I receive accommodations at CWI?

Yes! To receive accommodations through Disability Student Services you must schedule an appointment with a Disability Coordinator. You will need to provide proof of your disability when you meet with the advisor.

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If I want to attend CWI after graduation from high school, what do I need to do?

Please visit the Student Resources/Transfer page for information on attending College of Western Idaho or transferring to another institution.

May I register late?

No, students must register by the appropriate deadline in order to take dual credit courses. Please speak with Dual Credit office or your high school counselor if you have questions about deadlines. Deadlines can also be found on the...

What are the differences between the Dual Credit Program and the Advanced Placement Program (AP)?

CWI's Dual Credit Program refers to classes offered to high school students for both high school and CWI college credit. Students participating in dual credit classes receive college credit for specific courses offered at their high school or courses taught on a CWI campus or online....

What if I change my mind after registering for Dual Credit courses?

If you decide to drop or withdraw from a Dual Credit class, you must officially drop the class by completing a Withdrawal Form and submitting it to the Dual Credit office according to the drop and withdraw dates listed on the...

What is my status at CWI when I register for dual credit?

You are an officially registered, non-degree-seeking, dual credit student of College of Western Idaho when you are enrolled in a dual credit course. You are subject to CWI's regulations including those for plagiarism, academic honesty, code of conduct, registration, tuition payment and...

What is myCWI and how do I access it?

MyCWI is a system that allows students to view their student information, courses, and grades and is accessible via the CWI website.

Once a student’s application has been processed, they will receive an email with their CWI ID number, CWl email address and username. New students...

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