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Registration Deadlines:

To qualify for Dual Credit at NIC, you must be an Idaho resident, be at least 16 years of age or have completed at least one-half of your high school graduation requirements to participate in classes on an NIC campus (including online classes). A minimum GPA of 3.0 is recommended.

Fall 2023

  • Admissions and Registration Deadline: September 29, 2023
  • Withdrawal deadline: October 3, 2023
  • Drop deadline with “W”: November 17, 2023

Spring 2024

  • Admissions and Registration Deadline: February 23, 2024
  • Withdrawal deadline: February 27, 2024
  • Drop deadline with “W”: April 12, 2024

NIC Registration Checklist

  • Talk to your parents and your school Site Coordinator/Counselor about dual credit courses offered through IDLA. Be sure to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of college credit available through a dual credit course.  A full list of course offerings can be found on the IDLA Course Catalog.
  • Be sure you meet any prerequisite requirements for the course prior to registering for the course.
  • Work with your Site Coordinator to register for the course through IDLA.
  • Check your registration confirmation email for the course start date and other important information.
  • Register as a student through NIC
  • Start by creating an account at:
  • After creating your account, continue to the Start Application/Dual Credit student application.
    • Parents/guardians will need to complete their portion of the Dual Credit Authorization form once the student application has been submitted. This will come as a DocuSign form to the parent/guardian’s email students provide on the application.
    • Students will receive an email welcome letter and their NIC student ID number.
  • Talk to your parents and your school Site Coordinator about Advanced Opportunities funds provided by the State of Idaho. Determine whether or not to use these funds to pay for the cost of your college credits.
  • Using Advanced Opportunity funding? Work with your school Site Coordinator to register through the state Advanced Opportunities portal.
  • Not using Advanced Opportunity funding?
    • Review to verify if you need to complete a certificate of residency with your county. If so, visit the Idaho Association of Counties website to access the form. 
    • Payments can be made by going to your Student Finance page MyNIC > Self Service. Payments can be made through Self Service with a Visa, MasterCard, or debit card.