3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program Policy

3.5 Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program Policy 


Part 1. Definitions. 


Subpart A.  Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program or “PSEO.” The Post-    Secondary Enrollment Options Program is the program established by Minnesota State Statutes 124D.09 to “promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wider variety of options for students.” Through PSEO, high school students may earn both secondary and postsecondary credit for college or university courses completed on a college or university campus, at a high school, or at another location.  

Subpart B.  PSEO Concurrent Enrollment Course. A PSEO concurrent enrollment class is a Central Lakes College course made available through the PSEO program, offered through a secondary school, and taught by a secondary teacher.  


Part 2.  Postsecondary Enrollment Options Expectations.  Central Lakes College shall provide opportunities for students to participate in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program. Students shall be admitted according to criteria that promote progress through college-level coursework and that augment their continued academic growth consistent with Central Lakes College and MnSCU board policies and system procedures.  


Subpart A. Enrollment on Campus.  Enrollment of PSEO students in courses at Central Lakes College shall be allowed on the basis of available space as defined by Central Lakes College.   


Subpart B. Compliance with Standards. Central Lakes College shall require PSEO students to perform to the Central Lakes College’s academic and student conduct standards.  


Subpart C. Developmental Courses.  Central Lakes College shall not enroll students in developmental courses through PSEO. 


Date of policy creation:  October 20, 2012 

Author:  Nick Heisserer, Director of Enrollment Services 

Date of implementation:  November 14, 2012 


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