Dual Credit Program

Dual Credit Program:

Academic and career-technical courses at Los Lunas, Valencia, Belen, Infinity, Socorro, Mountainair, Magdalena, School of Dreams Academy and Alamo High Schools whereby high school students can receive both high school and college credit simultaneously.

Benefits of Dual Credit:

  • Jump start your future by obtaining college credits while still in high school.
  • Earn an associate’s degree or certificate while still in high school.
  • Eligible for Dual Credit beginning your freshman year.
  • Meet High School graduation requirements.
  • Skip tuition and textbook costs. Tuition is paid by the State. High school provides your required textbooks. Optional textbooks, course fees or materials are the responsibility of the student.

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 Deadlines & Important Dates

Dual Enrollment Fall 2021

16-Week SessionFirst 8-Week SessionSecond 8-Week Session
UNM-Valencia Spring Registration beginsNovember 8, 2021
Classes beginJan. 17 (Monday)Jan. 17 (Monday)Mar. 21 (Monday)
Dual Credit Enrollment form deadline (all Dual Credit Request forms must be turned in by this date)*Jan. 5 (Wednesday)
*Pertains to courses at UNM-Valencia. If Dual Credit class is offered at High School, deadline may be different.
Midterm ExamsMar. 7-11 (Mon-Fri)N/AN/A
Last day to request to drop a courseFeb. 4 (Friday)Jan. 28 (Friday)Apr. 1 (Friday)
Spring BreakMar 13 - Mar 20
Final ExamsMay 9-14 (Mon-Fri)Feb. 10-11 (Thurs-Fri)Apr. 7-8 (Thurs-Fri)
Semester EndsMay 14 (Saturday)Mar. 13 (Saturday)May 14 (Saturday)