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Current ASU Dual Credit Students

Welcome to Angelo State University! We are happy to have you join us as a dual credit student. The information below will help you as you enroll in the program and as you continue through your courses. If you have any questions, please refer to your high school counselor, or feel free to contact us!

  • Student Resources
    • Academic Calendar

      ASU Dual Credit courses follow the ASU Academic Calendar. This means that dual credit courses will start and end at the same time as the other ASU college courses. This may vary slightly from the high school calendar. Please refer to the course syllabus or speak with the instructor about the course schedule. Please make note of the drop deadlines each semester. If you are not doing well in the course and would like to drop the course, please speak with your high school counselor and instructor of the class. 

    • RamPort

      RamPort

      RamPort is our student portal where you can check your ASU email, see your personal information, view/pay your bill, and view your unofficial transcript. 

      You will receive an email allowing you to set up access to RamPort once registered for your first semester of dual credit classes.

      If you are having trouble logging in, please contact the IT Help Desk at 325-942-2911. 

    • Blackboard

      Blackboard is the online platform where students can view information about their course including the syllabus, instructor contact information, and assignments.

      Some instructors will utilize Blackboard to deliver course materials like notes, test reviews, and post important announcements. Online courses taught by ASU faculty will be delivered on Blackboard. An online introduction is available to view in Blackboard. 

      If you have trouble accessing blackboard, please contact the IT Help Desk at 325-942-2911.

    • Advising

      You will sign up for classes through your high school counselor. Discuss with your counselor which classes are available, and for which classes you are eligible to enroll.

      When selecting courses for dual credit, it is important to consider your future educational goals. An academic advisor is available to assist dual credit students with selecting their dual credit classes and determining how the courses can be applied to a bachelor’s degree plan.

      Contact the Dual Credit Academic Advisor, Jessica Behringer with assistance in planning your dual credit classes. 

      JessicaBehringerPhoto of Jessica Behringer
      Dual Credit Academic Advisor
      325-486-6796
      dualcreditadvising@angelo.edu

       

      Students should always consult with an academic advisor or counselor at their prospective college or university to determine what courses might be applicable to their major and consult with their high school counselor to ensure they are needed for high school graduation requirements.

    • FERPA

      FERPA stands for The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. FERPA, as amended, establishes requirements regarding the privacy of student records. FERPA governs:

      • The release of student records maintained by the university
      • Access to student records

      Parental Access to Student’s Records

      When a student reaches the age of 18 OR is attending a postsecondary institution, regardless of age, FERPA rights transfer from the parent to the student. Parents of Angelo State University students may not receive non-directory information unless the student creates a FERPA/Proxy Authorized User from their secure RamPort account.

      Directions to setup FERPA/Proxy access

    • Textbooks and Course Material

      Your dual credit teacher will notify you of any course materials required for the course. Please refer to his/her syllabus for your course.

    • Tuition Payments

      Dual Credit students may check their balance or pay a bill through Ramport.  Payments can be made online or by mailing in a check or money order. See the Dual Credit Costs website to view a payment guide with current dual credit rates, instructions on how to view/pay the bill, and payment deadlines. If you fail to make your payment by the payment deadline, your schedule will be dropped. A reinstatement fee will be charged to be placed back to your classes. 

      If you make a payment and decide to withdraw from dual credit classes before the 20th class day, ASU will follow this refund schedule: Tuition Payment and Installment Procedures.

    • Academic Standing

      Dual Credit Academic Probation

      Students are placed on academic probation at the end of any term when a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 is not attained in college-level courses. Students are not subject to academic probation until a minimum of six semester hours of ASU dual credit courses has been attempted. Students on academic probation will be allowed to enroll in the next term, but may not register for more than 6 hours of dual credit courses in that term and must achieve a 2.00 GPA to continue enrollment in the following term. 

      Dual Credit Academic Suspension

      Dual credit students who enroll in dual credit courses while on academic probation will be suspended from the succeeding long-term if they fail to achieve at least a 2.00 GPA in dual credit courses for that term. Students who are placed on academic suspension at the conclusion of the spring term are not eligible for enrollment in dual credit courses the following fall semester. Students who are placed on academic suspension at the conclusion of the fall term are not eligible for enrollment in dual credit courses during the following spring semester.

    • Dual Credit Grades

      Your instructor will assign you with a letter grade of A, B, C, D, or F. Enrolling in an Angelo State dual credit course will result in an institutional GPA at Angelo State.  All coursework obtained through ASU will be calculated in the institutional GPA. Your overall completion rate of college courses does include courses taken as dual credit and the overall completion rate of college coursework will be used to determine your financial aid eligibility in the future.

      Viewing Your Grades

      Your grade will be available in RamPort the week after classes conclude. You can log-in to RamPort to view the grades that you received. Please follow these instructions to do so:

      1. Login to your RamPort student account with your ASU username and password
      2. Click the Dual Credit tab on the left and navigate to the Academics section
      3. Click on the Grades icon
    • Online Tutoring Services

      Dual Credit students are encouraged to use the free online tutoring service available through Upswing. Free online support is available 24/7 for mathematics, writing, and most ASU dual credit courses.

      Upswing Online Tutoring

    • Writing Center

      The ASU Writing Center is available for dual credit students to utilize. The Writing Center website has resources to assist you with your writing skills, tutoring services, and reviewing assignments. So that our writing center is able to assist you properly, please include your ASU CID (Student ID number) on all documents submitted to the Writing Center. You should have received emails with your CID. Your teacher may also be able to provide this CID to you. Visit the Writing Center website for more information.

    • Library Services

      Dual credit students are able to use the Porter Henderson Library at no cost. The library has over 60,000 online articles available. 

      Porter Henderson Library

    • Disability Accommodations

      Students can be approved for accommodations for an ASU dual credit course upon request.  Students must request accommodations through the high school and ASU for dual credit courses, and will need to renew each semester a student wishes to receive accommodations in a dual credit class. 

      To request accommodations, vist our Dual Credit Disabilities Services page.

    • Official Transcript Request

      Official Transcript Request

      If you need to order an official transcript from Angelo State, please follow the link and instructions. There will be a small processing fee if you are ordering online. 

    • Fostering Ram Success (Foster Care Student Support)

      As a former or current foster youth, you may be eligible for additional support services and financial support through the Fostering Ram Success Program. Dual credit students may qualify for a tuition waiver to cover the cost of their dual credit courses.

      For more information, visit the Fostering Ram Success webpage

      Fostering Ram Success logo
      fosteringrams@angelo.edu
      325-942-2061

    • Crisis Help Line

      Help is available around the clock with the ASU Crisis HelpLine. You can speak with a counselor who can help and get you connected with ASU services. Call the ASU Crisis HelpLine if:

      • Someone engaged you in sexual activity without your consent
      • You’re contemplating suicide
      • You’re worried your relationship just hit a violent point
      • Your drug or alcohol abuse is out of control
      • You’re in a mental health crisis

      The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline also provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. For more information, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 1-800-273-8255

    • Career Development

      Career Development offers counseling and career assessments at no charge to all students. The Career Development website offers resources for exploring careers and applicable majors, interviewing and job search tips, resume tips, and part-time job opportunities.

    • Veteran & Active Duty Military Benefits

      ASU Dual Credit students who are a dependent of a veteran or active duty service member may qualify for financial assistance to pay for dual credit courses through the Hazlewood Act and GI Bill. The ASU VETS Center can discuss these options with students and parents to determine. 

      ASU VETS Center Logo
      vets@angelo.edu
      325-486-VETS (8387)
      Houston Harte University Center, 113
      ASU Station #11040, San Angelo, TX 76909-1040

    • Multicultural Center

      The Multicultural Center offers services, which foster an array of creative opportunities to promote student engagement and diversity appreciation. Dual credit students living locally can take advantage of the Multicultural Center services on-campus as well as activities held on the campus. Check out the ASU calendar and social media for activities. All dual credit students can take advantage of LGBTQ+ resources, DACA student support, and other specific student population services available on the Multicultural Center website.

    • Testing Center

      The ASU Testing Center provides national and state standardized testing and proctored testing, both paper-based and online. Dual credit students can take tests on the ASU campus by registering online for tests like the ACT (national and residual), SAT, TSI Assessment, and CLEP.  Students who do not live locally in San Angelo should contact their high school about testing opportunities in their area. 

    • Student Conduct

      A University, like any community, must have regulations and/or standards by which its members abide and procedures by which its organization functions. The standards should provide order and an atmosphere conducive to intellectual and personal development. This Student Handbook and the Code of Student Conduct contained within are intended to serve these purposes in the interest of all segments of Angelo State University.

       

      Angelo State University has a responsibility to maintain order within the University community, and to discipline those who violate its standards, rules and/or policies. Enrollment requires students to share this responsibility. Students agree to abide by the standards, rules and/or policies set forth in this Student Handbook, the Undergraduate Catalog, the Graduate Catalog, and other official University publications, as well as the Texas Education Code.

    • ASU Mobile (for Apple and Android)

      This feature is a free download that gives you access to the following resources:

      • Blackboard: Course, grades, group discussions, and more (must download Blackboard app)
      • My Classes: Rosters, locations, final grades
      • RAMmail: Your primary email account while enrolled at Angelo State
      • View and Pay My Bill
      • Holds
      • Library Resources
      • And more…

      It is highly encouraged all students to download and utilize this app for everyday needs. You can find more information about this app at: http://www.angelo.edu/services/technology/mobile/asumobile.php.

  • Resources for Classes On the ASU Campus
    • Academic Calendar

      ASU Dual Credit courses follow the ASU Academic Calendar. This means that dual credit courses will start and end at the same time as the other ASU college courses. This may vary slightly from the high school calendar. Please refer to the course syllabus or speak with the instructor about the course schedule. Please make note of the drop deadlines each semester. If you are not doing well in the course and would like to drop the course, please speak with your high school counselor and instructor of the class. 

    • Blackboard

      Blackboard is the online platform where students can view information about their course including the syllabus, instructor contact information, and assignments.

      Some instructors will utilize Blackboard to deliver course materials like notes, test reviews, and post important announcements. 

      If you have trouble accessing blackboard, please contact the IT Help Desk at 325-942-2911.

    • RamPort

      RamPort

      RamPort is our student portal where you can check your ASU email, see your personal information, view/pay your bill, and view your unofficial transcript. 

      You will receive an email allowing you to set up access to RamPort once registered for your first semester of dual credit classes.

      If you are having trouble logging in, please contact the IT Help Desk at 325-942-2911.

    • FERPA

      FERPA stands for The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. FERPA, as amended, establishes requirements regarding the privacy of student records. FERPA governs:

      • The release of student records maintained by the university
      • Access to student records

      Parental Access to Student’s Records

      When a student reaches the age of 18 OR is attending a postsecondary institution, regardless of age, FERPA rights transfer from the parent to the student. Parents of Angelo State University students may not receive non-directory information unless the student creates a FERPA/Proxy Authorized User from their secure RamPort account.

      Directions to setup FERPA/Proxy access

    • ASU Dual Credit I.D. Card

      Your ASU ID Card is the official identification card for all dual credit students at Angelo State University. It is used to access university services, events, and facilities.

      To get your ID card, come to the One Card Office, located in the General Services Building at 1830 Rosemont (across the Mall from the Houston Harte University Center/ASU Bookstore). Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. You will need to bring another government-issued photo ID with you

    • Parking On Campus

      Students are required to purchase a parking permit to take classes on the ASU campus. Dual Credit students are required to purchase their own parking permit. Dual credit students will be required to park in the B Lot Parking Zones. Signs are posted in the parking lots designating each lot as A, B, C, and D. You are encouraged to get to campus early to ensure a parking space is available and allow time to walk to class. 

      Ordering your Parking Permit

      RamPark is an online parking registration program for students. You will be able to access this program during the online registration period. It is a simple process, requiring only that you have your campus ID information and vehicle information, such as license plate number and state, color, make, model and year of your vehicle Directions to purchase your parking permit

      Picking Up Your Parking Pass

      Your parking permit will NOT be mailed to you. You must pick up your parking permit from the One Card and Parking Services Office. The One Card and Parking Services Office is located in the General Services Building at 1830 Rosemont (across the Mall from the Houston Harte University Center/ ASU Bookstore). You can pick up your parking pass within two weeks of the first day of classes.

      *Note: The parking pass expires at the end of the summer term. If you are beginning dual credit classes in the summer, you must buy a parking pass for the summer term and for another parking permit for the fall term if you plan to continue during the school year.

    • Paying Your Bill

      Dual Credit students may check their balance or pay a bill through Ramport.  Payments can be made online or by mailing in a check or money order. If you will owe a balance, you must pay it by 5:00 pm on the Thursday before classes start. See the academic calendar for more information. If you fail to make your payment by the payment deadline, your schedule will be dropped. A reinstatement fee will be charged to be placed back to your classes. 

    • Printing Your Class Schedule

      You will want to print your schedule from Ramport a few days prior to classes starting. Occasionally, class locations change from the time that you register to the time that classes start. Printing your schedule closer to the first day of classes ensures you will have the most accurate location for your class. Find the building of your class on the campus map or our virtual tour and determine where you should park.

      1. Sign in to your RamPort student account with your ASU username and
      2. Select the Dual Credit tab on the left and then scroll down to the Registration section.
      3. Click on the View Schedule icon.
    • Textbooks and Course Materials

      You will be required to purchase your own textbooks and any other course materials required for the course. You can view your books required for your class by visiting the Angelo State University Bookstore website, and clicking on “Books.” You can use this information to purchase your books online through another store or purchase them online through the ASU Bookstore. You can also go to the ASU Bookstore in the ASU University Center to purchase your books in-person; some books are also available to rent. Other required course materials will be discussed on the first day of classes and should be listed on your course syllabus.

    • Library Services

      The Porter Henderson Library has many resources available for our Dual Credit students. You are welcomed and encouraged to use the library on campus.  Library hours can be found on the Porter Henderson Library website.

    • Tutoring Center

      Academic Tutoring is available to dual credit students to assist with over 20 subjects and more than 100 courses. Online help services are also available. Visit the Academic Tutoring website for more information and hours.

    • Math Lab

      Math lab is available to dual credit students on campus to assist with math courses. Online help services are available. Visit the Math Lab website for more information and hours.

    • Writing Center

      The ASU Writing Center is available for dual credit students to utilize. The Writing Center website has resources to assist you with your writing skills, tutoring services, and reviewing assignments. So that our writing center is able to assist you properly, please include your ASU CID (Student ID number) on all documents submitted to the Writing Center. You should have received emails with your CID. Your teacher may also be able to provide this CID to you. Visit the Writing Center website for more information.

    • Disability Accommodations

      Students can be approved for accommodations for an ASU dual credit course upon request.  Students must request accommodations through the high school and ASU for dual credit courses, and will need to renew each semester a student wishes to receive accommodations in a dual credit class. 

      To request accommodations, vist our Dual Credit Disabilities Services page.

    • ASU Alert

      ASUAlert is the emergency notification system used to contact you via voice message, text message, and your ASU email account in the event of a campus or regional emergency. Please follow these instructions to update your contact information in order to receive alerts:

      1. Login to your RamPort student account with your ASU username and
      2. Click your name in the upper right corner
      3. Click “My Info”
      4. Click “Update ASU Alert Info” under Personal Information
      5. Enter a phone number for each type of alert
  • Attending ASU After Graduation
    • Apply to ASU as a Freshman
      Apply for ASU Freshman Admission

      With more than 100 majors and concentrations to choose from, your career options are only limited by your desire to find what drives you. We are excited about the prospect of helping you find a path to your future success. 

      Special Admission Requirements for Dual Credit Participants

      Students who complete 6 hours of ASU dual credit with a 3.0 (B) or above will automatically be admitted to ASU as a freshman after graduating high school. Students must submit the following information in order to be admitted:

      • Application for Admission
      • Official high school transcript
      • ACT or SAT scores (score will not be used for an admission decision, but must be on file)
    • ASU Scholarship Information
      ASU Scholarships

      The scholarship team coordinates and administers more than 400 ASU scholarship programs a year that range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars including the Carr Academic Scholarship.

    • Meet your Admissions Counselor
      Meet your Admissions Counselor

      Learn more about the Admissions Counselor who will help lead you through the admissions process on your way to becoming part of the Ram Fam!

    • Visit the ASU Campus
      Visit the ASU Campus

      The best way to see if Angelo State University is the right fit for you is to visit our campus in person. Visit our website to schedule your campus tourtake a virtual tour, or learn about upcoming events!

    • Testing Center

      The ASU Testing Center provides national and state standardized testing and proctored testing, both paper-based and online. Dual credit students can take tests on the ASU campus by registering online for tests like the ACT (national and residual), SAT, TSI Assessment, and CLEP.  Students who do not live locally in San Angelo should contact their high school about testing opportunities in their area. 

    • Official Transcript Request
      Official Transcript Request

      If you need to order an official transcript from Angelo State, please follow the link and instructions. There will be a small processing fee if you are ordering online. If you plan to enroll at ASU as a freshman, you do not need to request an ASU transcript. 

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