Dual Credit Orientation | SKYCTC

Dual Credit Orientation

Welcome to SKYCTC Dual Credit! Here’s everything you need to know to successfully complete your courses.


MyPath is your gateway to Student Self- Service, Blackboard, and KCTCS email. From the SKYCTC homepage, click MyPath in the upper left-hand corner

  • Remember to login using your KCTCS email address which is your username@kctcs.edu and your password
  • To pay your bill online (click here for detailed directions)
  • To verify your class schedule and view class meeting days, times, and locations
    • Click Manage Classes Tile > from the left side panel select View My Classes
  • To change personal information (like address and phone number)
  • To view your unofficial SKYCTC transcript and final grades
  • To view the course syllabus for each of your classes (usually posted by the first day of the semester)
  • To complete assignments for your classes
  • To access online textbooks and materials for your classes
  • To check your in-progress grade throughout the semester
  • To communicate with your SKYCTC instructors and staff as needed
  • To stay up-to-date with important class and SKYCTC information (such as cancelled classes, inclement weather closings, etc.)
  • We recommend that you check your SKYCTC email daily or at least set it up to forward to your primary email account

Class Information

SKYCTC is committed to student success and improving employability of our students. Based on feedback from educators, community leaders, and business and industry partners, workplace ethics practices promoting success in the classroom are incorporated into course expectations. In addition to course and program competencies, student success will be measured by:

  • Being present and punctual
  • Participating in academic activities
  • Maintaining professional behavior

Students are allowed to miss 15% of class meeting.


  • Check the start date in Student Self-Service.
    • Log into your online course(s) in Blackboard on the first day of class and complete any first day assignments to avoid being dropped from the class as a "no-show".
  • Continue logging into Blackboard daily and follow the course schedule regarding assignment deadlines.
  • Check the start date and class location in Student Self-Service.
    • Attend class the first day to avoid being dropped as a "no-show."
  • Follow the course syllabus and scheduled class meetings.
    • For a planned absence, communicate with your instructor in advance and offer to submit assignments prior to the deadline.
    • Be conscientious of the Workplace Ethics Agreement when planning absences.
  • Complete all Blackboard assignments

Many SKYCTC classes have online textbooks and materials. Visit Digital Textbook Charge for estimated cost. These are automatically charged to your SKYCTC bill and made available through Blackboard; your instructor will provide more information during the first class meeting or in Blackboard.

To check and see if additional or alternate books and materials are required, please visit the SKYCTC Bookstore website.

To use the online textbook look-up, you will need the course and section number for each of your classes. These can be found by viewing your class schedule in Student Self-Service.

  1. Select Southcentral CTC from the drop down menu for Campus
  2. Enter DEPARTMENT – Example: ART for ART 100
  3. Enter COURSE – Example: 100 for ART 100
  4. Enter SECTION – Example: 10D1

If your course has a required hard copy textbook, it will be your responsibility to purchase the required textbook.

Full Term Courses

  • August 16: Classes begin
  • August 22: Last day 100% refund Regular 16 week session
  • September 14: Last day 50% refund 16 week session
  • October 11: Last day for "W" 16 week session
  • December 3: Class work ends
  • December 6-12: Final Examinations

First Bi-Term Classes Beginning August 16

  • August 16: Classes begin
  • August 19: Last day 100% refund first bi-term session
  • August 30: Last day 50% refund first bi-term session
  • September 13: Last day for "W" first bi-term session

DC Online Courses Beginning September 1

  • September 1: Dual Credit Classes Begin
  • September 7: Last day 100% refund
  • September 26: Last day 50% refund
  • October 21: Last day for "W"
  • December 6-12: Final Examinations

Second Bi-Term

  • October 18: Second bi-term begins
  • October 21: Last day 100% refund second bi-term session
  • November 1: Last day for 50% refund second bi-term session
  • November 13: Last day for "W" second bi-term session
  • December 6-12: Final Examinations

Holidays and College Closures

  • September 6: Labor Day Holiday (College closed)
  • October 11-17: Fall Break
  • November 25-28: Thanksgiving Break (college closed)

Contact SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu immediately for assistance.

  • Dual Credit students do NOT have access to drop or withdraw from a course through MyPath. Please contact SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu for assistance.
  • Grade and refund issued according to College’s academic calendar.

Tuition, Payment, and Scholarship

  • You will be billed for the tuition and any digital textbook charges associated with the chosen course(s).
  • The Dual Credit tuition rate for the 2021-22 Academic Year is $72 per credit hour, which is two-fifths (or 40%) of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) hourly tuition rate.
  • Student bills will be available online as soon as registration is complete, however dual credit waivers and scholarships are applied throughout the semester when applicable.
  • You are welcome to pay at any point throughout the semester, but the final payment deadline will be December 15th for the fall semester and May 15th for the spring semester.
  • Should you overpay, a refund will be issued.

Pay Online

  • Login to Student Self-Service> Click Account Balance Tile> from the left hand panel select Make a Payment.
  • You can pay online with a debit or credit card.

Mail Check/Money Order

  • Make payable to SKYCTC (include your 9-digit KCTCS ID number)
  • Mail to:
    SKYCTC Business Office
    1845 Loop Drive
    Bowling Green, KY 42101

Pay by Phone

  • Call 270.901.1120.
  • You can make payment with a credit or debit card.
  • You must provide the cashier with your 9-digit KCTCS ID.
  • KHEAA Scholarships
    • KHEAA Work Ready Kentucky Dual Credit Scholarship
      Public/Private High School Students enrolled in technical dual credit courses, may be eligible for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, which can cover tuition for up to two courses in an academic year.
    • KHEAA Kentucky Dual Credit Scholarship
      Public/Private and Home School Juniors and Seniors may also be eligible for the Dual Credit Scholarship provided by House Bill 206, which can cover tuition for up to two dual credit courses over the secondary school career.
    • Both scholarships cover tuition ONLY and will not cover any additional charges. Please visit www.kheaa.com for more information, or contact your guidance counselor.
  • Local Scholarships by High School
    • Depending on your school district, local scholarships may be available. Check with your guidance counselor to see if this applies to you.

If you have questions contact us at SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu or 270.901.4332.

Finish Your Degree

If you finish your degree with us you could be eligible for our DC to Finish Scholarship.