Viking Early College Criteria and Application Process

  • VEC students must meet the following criteria:

    a. Be enrolled in Spartanburg School District Seven. 
    b. Maintain residence within the boundaries of Spartanburg School District Seven.
    c. Be approved by program staff for sponsorship in the program.
    d. Meet all academic requirements.
    e. Have ACCUPLACER assessment outcomes that meet program entrance requirements.
    f. Successfully complete and submit all required application documents.
    g. Successfully participate in an individual interview with program staff and the SCC Early College liaison, or other college representative, and be deemed to be a good match for the program.
    h. Submit an Early College application to the College and be admitted to the College as an Early College student.
    i. Have documented legal presence in the United States.  Students will be required to document their legal presence, either through verifying legal residency or legal presence (DACA).  Students enrolled under DREAM Act regulations must be charged out of state tuition rates, as per the Attorney General’s directives.  Undocumented students will not be eligible for enrollment in the VEC.
    j. Participate in the VEC cohort orientation.  It is mandatory that students selected for the program and their parents or legal guardians attend orientation.  A representative from the SCC Early College Department presents college-specific information at the orientation.

VEC students in Biology class