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Follow the steps below to successfully apply to College Credit in High School (CCIHS) program. The steps look like a lot, but they are not hard, especially if you follow the helpful suggestion.

How to Complete a CCIHS Application

1. Go to the Universities of Wisconsin Application to get started.

Choose create an account or sign in if you've filled out an application for another UW school. Please use a personal email when creating an account. The Universities of Wisconsin Application website will require email verification. Upon creating an account, a verification code will be sent to the email address you used to create your account. Use this code to verify your email and gain access to complete your application. 

IMPORTANT: If you are creating your account at your high school, you will need to be able to access your personal email to access the verification code.


2. Choose start application.

Answer the questions as shown below.

  • Are you applying as a degree-seeking student? No.
  • Are you a U.S. Citizen? Answer accordingly.
  • Have you graduated from high school/secondary school or earned your GED/HSED? No.
  • Verify that the application shows "You are a high school non-degree applicant." If it tells you something different, go back and make sure you answered the questions correctly.

screen shot of application showing text you are a high school non-degree applicant

3. Choose "Continue" and answer with the following:
  • Where do you want to go? ;UW-Green Bay
  • Choose your program: College Credit in High School Program
  • When would you like to start school? Choose your intended semester.
  • Verify your summary looks like this. If you summary shows something else, go back and make sure you answered the questions correctly.

screen shot of application showing the text review your choices with example summary of choices

4. Choose "Next" and provide personal information.

Primary and Preferred Name: When entering your name, please use your legal name in the primary field. A preferred name is the name you would like the instructor to call you by. For example, Thomas prefers to be called Tom. If you go by your legal name, leave the preferred field blank. Please know your preferred name will show on the instructor’s class roster.

Choose one of the following to answer the question "Which form of identification can you provide?".

  • Social Security Number: If you choose this, you'll be asked for your 9-digit number.
  • Tax Identification #: You probably don't have one of these.
  • Do Not Want to Provide/Do Not Have: If you choose this, you will get a message about why you should provide a TIN or SSN. There are no tax or financial aid implications for high school dual credit students so you don't need to worry about this. Choose "Close and Accept".

Continue with parent/guardian information.

  • Do not "Skip Parent Section".
  • You only need to provide information for one parent/guardian.

Continue with residency information.

  • Residency is determined by the parent section.
  • Answer yes to the question: "Are you claiming Wisconsin residency to qualify for the Wisconsin resident tuition rate?"
  • Choose "Save and Continue."

Add your high school.

  • Choose "Add High School". You do not need to upload your transcript.
  • Then "Save and Continue".
5. Choose "Next" and continue with the essay section.
  • You are not writing an essay, but you need to complete this field. 
  • Type in the name of your current high school.
6. Sign and submit your application.
  • There is no cost to apply for high school dual credit.
  • Choose "I Agree" to answer "Do you agree to all of the above?".
  • Sign your application in the signature field.
  • Choose "Submit Application".

What's Next?

After you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email to the email address you used to create your account. If you do not get a confirmation email, check your junk folder. If you don't have a confirmation in your junk folder, check to make sure you finished and submitted your application.

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Need help?

We're here for you! Call or email CCIHS at (920) 465-2480 or

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