NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announced that its enrollment period for the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program for the 2013 spring semester has begun. The College will host an information session for any student who may be interested in learning more about the program on Fri., Dec. 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the admission office, located at the Smith House on Church Street.
MCLA's dual enrollment program offers local area high school students the opportunity to enroll in college courses. Through the program, academically qualified high school juniors and seniors can register for classes at MCLA, free of charge. While earning college credits, students are introduced to college life and experience the academic expectations of a college course.
Students who enroll in dual enrollment may apply these credits towards their college career if they choose to attend MCLA. The credits also are accepted by a number of other colleges and universities across the country.
Space is limited, based on available seats in the courses offered. Funding to cover the cost of books is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Those interested should contact the admission office, 1-800-969-MCLA, for an application and more information.