b"Non-Degree Students Non-degree seeking students are students who plan to attend Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on a limited basis and are not pursuing an associate type degree or diploma. Students are limited to 15 semester hours earned at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as non-degree seeking. To enroll after 15 credit hours are earned, students must meet all regular admission requirements. Students entering as non-degree seeking are not eligible for financial aid. Students wishing to use veteran's benefits must contact the campus Military Services office for any additional requirements. 1.Submit the application for admission. 2.Have an official transcript from a college, university, or high school attended, mailed directly to the Director of Admissions. MIBEST The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College MIBEST program offers Mississippi residents, without a high school diploma, the opportunity to enroll in select Career/Technical programs, earn college credits while simultaneously pursing a High School Equivalency.The MIBEST program is available at all MGCCC College Campuses and Centers, affording students all rights and privileges of full-time students.The MIBEST program is offered at no cost to qualifying students for their first semester of attendance.MIBEST students are encouraged to continue their educational pursuit by enrolling the following semester as a full-time college student or seeking full-time employment. Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit High School Students MGCCC encourages qualified high school students to apply for admission under the college's dual-enrollment/dual-credit program. Through dual enrollment, academically talented students are able to enroll at MGCCC while still attending high school classes. Students involved in dual credit courses may be eligible to receive high school and college credit concurrently. Students must meet the following provisions: 1.Complete the application for admission. 2.Submit the Concurrent Enrollment Verification Form signed by their high school counselor or principal stating that the student has met one of the following:1.For academic courses, the student has earned 14 Core Carnegie Units with a 3.0 or better grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale. 2.For career and technical education courses, the student is classified as a sophomore with a 2.0 or better grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale. 3.If the student does not meet the above criteria, the student has achieved a minimum composite score of 30 on the ACT test. If meeting the ACT test requirement, official scores must be submitted to the Admissions Office. 3.Provide official high school transcript indicating grades through the last semester of attendance.The above requirements should be completed well in advance of the intended semester of enrollment. A discussion with a college enrollment specialist concerning course selections must be completed before registration takes place. Credit earned through the dual-enrollment/dual-credit program will be awarded once a student has completed high school graduation requirements and final official transcripts have been received.24"