How to Apply to CCP

Please note that some academic programs at Southern State require high school graduation or completion of the GED and may exclude entrance under CCP. In most cases, though, admission is based on the high school grade of the applicant.

Currently Accepting Summer (May 22, 2023) and Fall (August 21, 2023) Semester Applications.

Summer Semester deadline: May 5, 2023; Fall Semester deadline: August 4, 2023; and Spring Semester deadline: December 15, 2023

How do I get started? – Public School

  • CCP Information Night: You, along with your parent or guardian, should attend the College Credit Plus (CCP) Information Night provided by your school. This is usually offered October through February 15.
  • Letter of Intent: Notify your guidance counselor of your interest in the CCP program by meeting with them and handing in your Letter of Intent by April 1. (Letter provided by school)
  • Application: Complete the Online Application
  • Transcript: Have your high school email your transcript to admissions@sscc.edu.
  • CCP Permission Slip: Print, sign, and email this Permission Slip to admissions@sscc.edu.
  • Testing: Set up your Accuplacer Assessment.
  • Once application is processed, you will receive additional information by email and regular mail.
  • Questionnaire: Once accepted, you will need to print, sign, and submit this Questionnaire before allowed to register for classes.
  • Registering for Classes: After being accepted and all forms are received, discuss with your high school guidance counselor the courses needed to meet your high school requirements and discuss arrangements for books. Once you have done this, make an appointment to schedule classes with one of our SSCC Academic Advisors by contacting 937-393-3431 x2825 or email studentsuccess@sscc.edu.
  • New Student Orientation: Watch your mail for information regarding New Student Orientation. This is offered in-person or online.

Once you have been accepted into the College Credit Plus Program, all email correspondence is done through your Southern State email. This will be provided on your Acceptance letter. It's important to be checking your email!

The subject matter of a course enrolled in under the college credit plus program may include mature subject matter or materials, including those of a graphic, explicit, violent, or sexual nature, that will not be modified based upon college credit plus enrollee participation regardless of where course instruction occurs.

How do I get started? – Home School or Private School

  • CCP Information: You, along with your parent or guardian, should go to the Ohio Department of Education website for information regarding the CCP program for Non-Public schools and Homeschool.
  • Apply for Funding: You will need to set up an account with the State and apply for College Credit Plus funding by April 1.
  • Application: Complete the Online Application
  • Transcript: Submit a copy of your transcript to admissions@sscc.edu.
  • CCP Permission Slip: Print, sign, and email this Permission Slip to admissions@sscc.edu.
  • Testing: Set up your Accuplacer Assessment.
  • Once application is processed, you will receive additional information by email and regular mail.
  • Questionnaire: Once accepted, you will need to print, sign, and submit this Questionnaire before allowed to register for any classes.
  • Registering for Classes: After being accepted and all forms are received, make an appointment to schedule classes with one of our SSCC Academic Advisors by contacting 937-393-3431 x2825 or email studentsuccess@sscc.edu.
  • New Student Orientation: Watch your mail for information regarding New Student Orientation. This is offered in-person or online.

Once you have been accepted into the College Credit Plus Program, all email correspondence is done through your Southern State email. This will be provided on your Acceptance letter. It's important to be checking your email!

The subject matter of a course enrolled in under the college credit plus program may include mature subject matter or materials, including those of a graphic, explicit, violent, or sexual nature, that will not be modified based upon college credit plus enrollee participation regardless of where course instruction occurs.