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Registration

Courses

To submit course choices please fill out our online form.

General Policies

  • The High School Scholars Program is unable to guarantee enrollment in any course. The High School Scholars Program is not a dual enrollment program as such, students should not use Drexel courses to fulfill requirements for high school graduation.
  • High School Seniors may not register for courses the summer following their graduation from high school, unless they are attending Drexel University as a freshman in the Fall.
  • Students are expected to abide by all Drexel University policies, student code of conduct, and course registration guidelines and procedures unless otherwise noted below.
  • Students who fail to submit course choices by the course choice submission deadline (specific to each term) will not be eligible to take a course for that term.
  • All course enrollment will be finalized one month before the first day of the term. After this point, students may only drop their course. No student will be allowed to enroll in a new course after this point. Please see the Dates & Deadlines page for the enrollment finalization deadlines.

Approved Colleges/Schools Offering Courses

High School Scholars may only choose courses from the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • LeBow College of Business
  • Close School of Entrepreneurship

Course Levels

  • High School Scholars may only choose introductory classes. The course level is generally indicated by a course number in the 100s or 200s. These courses may not have any prerequisites or restrictions.
  • High School Scholars will not be enrolled into a secondary level course without first completing the course prerequisites at Drexel University. High school, AP, or other non-Drexel college credit cannot serve as a course prerequisite.

Course Restrictions

  • No online courses
  • No Saturday courses
  • High School Scholars can only take courses listed without prerequisites or specific restrictions
  • Scores from Advanced Placement exams or credit earned at other colleges/universities will NOT count as prerequisites through High School Scholar Program

Registration

  • High School Scholars in good standing may take one (1) course per term at Drexel University.
  • High School Scholars will only be eligible to take classes in which space is available.
  • High School Scholars can search through available courses using the Term Master Schedule available online.
  • High School Scholars will be required to select three (3) potential courses per term, as registration into any class is not guaranteed by the High School Scholars Program.
  • High School Scholars are responsible for contacting their course professors prior to the start of class with any questions regarding the course.
  • Once three potential courses have been identified, High School Scholars are responsible for submitting course choices online prior to the deadlines (specific to each term). Staff will then contact High School Scholars with the details pertaining to the course for which they have been registered.
  • Students who fail to submit course choices by the course choice submission deadline (specific to each term) will not be eligible to take a course for that term.
  • Student course enrollment must be finalized no later than one month before the term. At that point, students may drop courses but are not eligible to enroll in a new course.

Grading

  • High School Scholars are able to access their unofficial transcripts and grades online using the DrexelOne portal at https://one.drexel.edu.
  • High School Scholars are expected to earn a grade of “B” or higher in each Drexel course to remain in good standing.
  • If a High School Scholar earns a “B-“ or “C+” in a course, he or she is not permitted to register for the following term and must wait one (1) full term before registering for another class.
  • If a High School Scholar earns a “C” grade or lower in a course or withdraws from the course, resulting in a “W,” the student must wait two (2) full terms before he or she is eligible to register for another course at Drexel.
  • A High School Scholar who earns two grades of a “C” or lower, withdraws from two courses, OR has any combination of two low grades or withdrawals will be dismissed from the program.
  • A High School Scholar who earns an “F” in a course will be dismissed from the program.

Missed Classes/Excused Absences

  • High School Scholars must abide by the rules set forth by their professors regarding missed classes and absences as outlined in the syllabus or discussed in class.
  • High School Scholars are responsible for contacting their class professors to obtain missed information or assignments (prior to the missed class, if possible).

Dropping or Withdrawing from a Course

  • The University-wide Drop/Withdraw form can be found here and policies can be found here.
  • Drops must be completed by the end of Week one (1) in a given term.
  • Withdraws must be completed before Week seven (7) and will result in a permanent “W” on the High School Scholar’s official transcript.
  • Students wishing to withdraw from a course must print the proper form, obtain the instructor’s signature, sign the form, and either hand deliver (3019 MacAlister Hall) to the High School Scholars Program no later than 12:00 noon on the Wednesday of Week seven (7).
  • Students withdrawing from a course will need to wait two (2) full terms before registering for another course through the High School Scholars program.

If you have any questions about course registration, please see our FAQs.