Take college classes while you're still in high school and get high school and college credit.



Jump Start is a Southeastern Community College program through which high school juniors and seniors can earn college credits while still in high school.

What classes can I take?

You can take all kinds of college classes - from Anatomy to Welding and everything in between. Whether you're aiming for a B.A. at a four-year college or a two-year program right here at SCC, you have plenty to choose from. Some classes are offered at SCC, some online, and still others right at your own high school.
Click here to view the Jump Start Student Handbook.

Available programs

Not all high schools in our area offer the same college-level classes. Your best bet is to talk to your high school guidance counselor for the complete scoop.  If you're ready to enroll in a Jump Start class (and have everything you need from your high school guidance counselor), Apply For Jump Start now.

Click below to download a PDF of our Jump Start Academies.

Animation, Graphics & Web Design
Arts & Sciences
Construction Technology
Health Sciences
Industrial Maintenance



Click here for the Concurrent Enrollment Student Handbook.

Will these courses transfer to other colleges?

Check out this link: www.transferiniowa.org  to see how courses may transfer to other colleges. 
It’s also recommended that you double check with the college to make sure
how/if courses will transfer.    

To view the SCC Art Transfer & Career Guide, click here.
To view the SCC Math & Science Transfer & Career Guide, click here.


For parents
Parent FAQs

For school districts and instructors
Procedure Manual
Concurrent Enrollment Instructor Handbook

nacep logo  SCC's Jump Start program is accredited through the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) www.nacep.org.












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