Step 1: Attend a Dual Enrollment Orientation
Information about the orientation can be found on this page. If you are already a YC student, skip to step 3.
Step 2: Apply for Admission
Concurrent enrollment students complete step 1 and contact Academic and Career Advising
Go to the become a student tab to complete an application for admission. You will receive a username and temporary password. Follow the directions to set up your new permanent password. SAVE your username and password so you can log into the Yavapai College Website.
Once you have applied to be a Yavapai College student you will NOT need to complete the application again. Click here for help with the admissions process, registering for classes, retrieving your log-in information.
Step 3: Find your Yavapai College ID number
Your Y number can be found in multiple locations; however, the fastest method is logging onto the website, then click on "Hello (your name)" and go to My Preferences/Account Settings. Your Y number will be displayed in red at the top of the page.
Save your Y number in the same location as your username and password (e.g. cell phone). You will be required to provide this number regularly to the college
Step 4: Report your intent to participate in the dual enrollment program to your high school liaison
Provide your full name and Y number to your high school liaison.
Step 5: Identify and meet prerequisites for the intended course(s)
Yavapai College requires a placement test score be on file with the college for all Dual Enrollment students taking general education classes. ACT, SAT, AIMS Reading and COMPASS scores may be used to meet prerequisite requirements. Submit your ACT/SAT scores to the DE coordinator if your school doesn't have them on file.
AIMS, SAT and ACT:
Yavapai College requires a placement test score or equivalent for all students taking general education or transfer classes. If you have taken the AIMS, SAT, or ACT test within the last two years and have scores at or above the testing standard, these may be used to meet prerequisite requirements. Qualifying score information may vary from course to course. The standards are available on the Testing Services English and math Skills Assessment page.
Automotive, Agriculture, Business, Computer Science, Computer Networking, Fire Science, and Welding DO NOT have prerequisites listed.
Step 6: Schedule and take the COMPASS assessment if needed
The COMPASS consists of three basic sections: Reading Comprehension, Writing (grammar and sentence skills) and Mathematics. Compass results do not affect your admissions to the college; they are used for placement into courses based on your current skill set.
Yavapai College administers the COMPASS Assessment once every spring semester on the following high school campuses: Bradshaw Mountain, Camp Verde, Chino Valley, Prescott, and Sedona Red Rock. Students attending these high schools are responsible for scheduling their COMPASS testing appointment with their high school coordinator. Contact your high school for dates and times.
See the next drop down toggle for additional information about the assessments
Step 7: Get Your Books
Please check with your high school counselor to determine if you will need to purchase the College required textbooks. If textbooks are required, the student is responsible for covering the cost of books.
To order books, log onto www.yc.edu and click on My Schedule, View/Buy Textbooks
Step 8: Register for dual enrollment classes
- Obtain the CRN from your high school dual enrollment instructor.
- To register, go to www.yc.edu and enter your username and password.
- Click on Register by CRN and enter in the CRN’s provided by your instructor.
- Dual Enrollment classes follow the YC academic calendar, therefore it is the student’s responsibility to register EACH SEMESTER by the last day to add a class. See the YC academic calendar for current dates and deadlines.
- Year-long classes will register in the Fall.