Contra Costa College is offering West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in grades 9-11 a summertime opportunity to enroll in online college courses and earn high school and college credits at the same time via its High School College Connection Program. The deadline to apply is May 21; to be eligible, students should attend a WCCUSD high school in the aforementioned grades.
Classes offered this summer will include English, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Introduction to La Raza Studies, History of African Americans in the United States and Physics 101. More classes will be added soon, according to the college.
As an added benefit of the High School College Connection Program, students will have textbooks, calculators and laptops loaned to them. Those enrolled will also receive access to free tutoring, as well as career exploration workshops.
For anyone needing assistance, Application Workshops will be held on the following dates: Tues., May 18 from 4-6 p.m.; Wed., May 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Thurs., May 20 from 5:30-7 p.m.; and Fri., May 21 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
To apply, eligible WCCUSD students should complete the HSSC application, the CCC application and the concurrent enrollment form. To apply to the High School College Connection Program or Application Workshops, click here.