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High School Student

High School Student


High School Approval - Consult with your high school representative to determine your Early College or Dual Enrollment qualifications under the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act (PSEO).

Assessment - Course prerequisites are enforced at Kalamazoo Valley which requires assessment of your placement level prior to registering for classes. There are three ways you can satisfy this requirement:
  • SAT/ACT scores - Kalamazoo Valley accepts ACT scores and the new SAT scores from tests taken March 2016 or after. Submit your scores to the Student Success Center.
  • Placement Test - complete the free placement test given on a walk-in basis in our Testing Centers.
  • College Courses - complete a college level English and/or math class at another institution with a grade of 2.0/C or better, or have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher as identified on the Kalamazoo Valley application.

  • Consultation – Meet with a Kalamazoo Valley counselor to plan your college pathway to success. Call the Student Service Center to schedule an appointment.

    Registration - Register for classes online in My Valley or by coming on campus during posted registration hours. Registration begins in March for summer, in April for fall, and October for winter and continues through the start of classes. Students attending college for the first time must be registered prior to the first week of class.

    If you will be registering for a class with seats reserved for high school students, you will need to be identified as a PSEO student either by submission of a PSEO form for Dual Enrolled students or notice to Kalamazoo Valley by the high school of acceptance into the Early College program. Please allow two business days for processing from the time of notification before attempting to register for reserved seats.

    Payment (PSEO Form) - A completed PSEO Tuition and Transcript Authorization form must be submitted to the Financial Services office prior to the payment deadline. The PSEO form must show the classes you are approved and registered for to retain your classes. The form is available online or from your high school.

    Student ID - Stop by the Student Service Center when the semester begins to pick up a Student ID card needed to use many services. At the Arcadia Commons Campus, it is required for parking validation and door access.

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