College planning starts your Freshman year of high school and continues throughout your high school years. The following links can be used as a guide to help you stay on track and explore ways to find out which colleges are for you and how you can build a schedule of classes and extracurricular activities that will ensure you get admitted.
Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Students are allowed to attend courses at local colleges or universities while attending their own high school. This is called “dual enrollment”.
The State School Aid Act contains a provision that directs school districts to assist students in paying tuition and fees for courses at Michigan public or private colleges or universities, if all of the following conditions are met:
- Selections must meet the approval of the principal.
- The college courses must be academic courses (as opposed to “activity courses”).
- A student may only dual enroll for courses not offered at Roseville High School, or where there is a scheduling conflict.
- Roseville Community Schools will count the college course as high school credit. The school will not include the course grade in the student’s GPA. Each individual college will determine if they will count the course as college credit.
- Dual Enrollment courses are limited based on State Requirements.
Students must meet the Roseville Community Schools’ assessment requirements. School districts are required to pay the lesser of (a) the actual charge for tuition and fees; or (b) the students’ state school aid foundation allowance, adjusted to the proportion of the school year they attend the district. Students are no longer eligible when all high school graduation requirements have been met.
College Search Tools
- Federal Student Aid: Find the Information You Need
- Financial Aid Toolkit. This is a great website to help you get the answers you need:
- Big Future
- College View
- U.S. News and World Report
Financial Aid Information
Begin your process by visiting https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa to create your FSA ID (create one for the student, and one for a parent)…you need this BEFORE completing your FAFSA application. The FAFSA website is: https://fafsa.ed.gov
Does your student qualify for TIP? The Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) encourages eligible Medicaid recipients to complete high school by providing tuition assistance during an eligible student’s qualifying certificate or associate degree program and also during the student’s bachelor’s degree program. Students can create an account and verify eligibility here: https://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/0,4636,7-372--481218--,00.html
Also check out the MI Student Aid website for additional financial aid programs. https://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/0,4636,7-372-86868---,00.html
There are some websites that allow you to create a profile and search for many different scholarships easily:
- Scholly – a free app for scholarship hunting.
For more scholarships, please contact the counseling office at Roseville High School.
Michigan Department of Education Career & College Ready
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is committed to preparing students not just for the opportunities we know about today, but also for the economic and intellectual challenges of the future. The Michigan Career and College Ready portal is designed to connect educators with the resources and tools that can assist in helping students graduate Career & College-Ready.
Seniors are allowed 3 school days to visit their potential college choices. You should ask the college for a signature verifying your visit and turn it in to attendance when you return. Most colleges have tours and orientations on Fridays for high school seniors. You can get the information from their websites.
Recruiters from various colleges come to Roseville High in the fall to meet our students. You can sign up for these presentations in the counseling office. A pass will be sent the day of the visit. Your are allowed to attend three presentations.
17855 Common Road
Roseville, MI 48066
Phone: (586) 445-5553
Fax: (586) 445-5581
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM