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College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus 2022-2023: Overview

College Credit Plus is a statewide Ohio program that provides an opportunity for qualified students in grades 7-12 to take college courses for both high school and college credit. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students. Taking a college course from a public college or university is free. That means no cost to the family of public and private school students for tuition, books, or fees.

Click here to view the 2023-2024 CCP Public Information Session

Click here to complete the 2023-2024 College Credit Plus Intent to Participate Form 

Click here to complete the College Credit Plus Permission Form


For more information, visit the following website:

The Department of Higher Education

CCP college/university information:

College Credit Plus - Youngstown State University

College Credit Plus - Kent State University-Trumbull

College Credit Plus - Eastern Gateway Community College

Important Dates to Remember

  • March 13 – last day to register for the April ACT without a fee
  • April 1 – Last day to submit the annual Letter of Intent to participate in CCP to the LHS Guidance Office (Mr. Jones)
  • April 7– Last day to complete the YSU CCP New Student Application or Continuing Application
  • April 2 – Last National ACT test accepted for admissions review for all NEW students applying to YSU in fall 2022
  • June 1 – Last day to complete the EGCC CCP Application for summer & fall 2022
  • May 1 – Last day to complete KSU-T Application for summer & fall 2022
  • November 1 – Last day to complete the EGCC CCP Application for spring 2022
  • October 15 – Last day to complete the KSU-T CCP Application for spring 2022

CCP LHS Scheduled Application Days, College Placement Testing, & Orientation Days

  • December 7 – YSU Eligibility Testing for new students 10:00 am
  • January 5 - EGCC Spring 22 Orientation for new students and HS based course 
  • January 20 – EGCC CCP Application Day 10:30 am
  • January 21 – YSU CCP Application Day 10:30
  • May 8 – EGCC CCP Orientation Day 9:30 am-10:30 am


  • Before you Apply

  • Discuss the program with your parents/guardians & review college/university online brochures & handbooks.  

    • If you or your parents/guardians have any questions about the program, schedule an appointment with Mrs. Jones.
    • Understand Eligibility, Admissions & Course Placement for each university.
    • If you have not taken the ACT or SAT - schedule to take the February 12 or April 2 ACT (registration deadline 1/7 and 1/7) or the March 14 SAT (registration deadline February 14).

    Information you will need for Application Days

    • New Students
      • Social Security number
      • Student personal email address
      • Student cell phone number
      • Parent/guardian email address
      • Previous address information if you have lived at your current address for less than two years
    • Continuing Students
      • Your college ID & email (e.g., if you have taken classes at YSU, you will need your Penguin Portal username & password)

    Important Forms and Resources:

    CCP Course Substitution Crosswalk

    Ohio Transfer to Degree Guarantee 

    CCP 30 Credit Calculator Worksheet

    CCP Risks & Benefits

    OHSAA Guidelines for Student Athletic Eligibility