Will these classes transfer to other universities?
Yes! These classes will be able to transfer to other universities since FHU is an accredited institution. FHU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). *There are a few schools that will not accept dual enrollment classes from anywhere. It is the student's responsibility to look up their intended school and verify that they accept dual enrollment courses.
Will the class be similar in difficulty to an AP or Honors high school class?
The courses you will take as a Dual Enrollment student are not a high school courses. DE courses are held to the same academic rigor as courses offered to a full-time undergraduate student on the FHU campus.
Is there IT support for me if I am having trouble with any of the programs that I will need to be successful while taking a course?
Yes, staff will be available for you to contact during the day between 8:00am and 5:00pm CST at 731-989-6111. You can also submit a HelpDesk ticket at helpdesk.fhu.edu.
How do I pay my tuition?
You can send a payment in with your statement, or you may pay online at fhu.edu/finaid/payingyouraccount.
Will students be required to buy books?
Students may be required to buy textbooks depending on which classes they take. Textbooks can be purchased online from fhubookstore.com or any other textbook retailer. Textbooks may be online versions or hard copies, depending on the student's preference and the nature of the book.
How do I get in contact with my professors?
When you receive your syllabus, your professor will let you know the preferred method(s) and time to make contact.
Who can proctor a test for me?
Most of our online courses require the use of a lockdown browser during tests. This information can be found in your syllabus. Courses that are held at our partner schools will be proctored by the instructor.
Is tutoring available?
Yes! Tutoring is covered in the price of your tuition. Tutors can meet in-person and online. Please contact your advisor for more information or to arrange a tutoring appointment.
What kind of computer do I need, and how do I need to equip it?
Follow this link and it will take you to our webpage that will give you a complete breakdown of what computer systems you will need to succeed: http://www.fhu.edu/tutorials/student.
Will I be required to come to campus?
You don’t have to come to campus, but we would love for you to visit us. You are welcome to attend on-campus events. If you would like a campus tour, contact your advisor.
Are there discounts that can be applied to the tuition for the courses?
If you are a resident of Tennessee, you may qualify for the TN Dual Enrollment Grant. DE courses are offered at a deeply discounted tuition rate. Other discounts, which might apply to you as a full-time student, are not applicable for the tuition of a Dual Enrollment course.
Will dual enrollment affect a student being a "freshman" and receiving freshman scholarships when they enter college?
FHU allows students to bring in an unlimited amount of dual enrollment hours and still gives first-time students its freshman scholarships. However, all universities have their own rules about this, and it is the student's responsibility to look at their intended school to verify their dual enrollment policies.