Dual Enrollment Admission Process & Forms


     Dual Enrollment Permission Form    

    First time student begin at Step 1.

    Returning students begin at Step 5. 

    1. Apply. Complete the CBC Application by clicking on "Future Students" then "Apply NOW" for faster processing. You will receive your CBC ID immediately upon completing the application to the email you provided on the application.Please make sure that you enter your Social Security Number on the application. Best web browser to use for the CBC application is Internet Explorer. The CBC Admissions Office will notify you immediately of an acceptance notification via email. Students can also still complete the ApplyTexas application for Coastal Bend College which may up to two days for processing. Please not that the application takes 24-48 hours to arrive at CBC. Please allow CBC Admission Office up to ten days to process information once it has arrived. 

    2. Submit Official Transcript. "Official" transcript means it has the HS seal, Registrars signature and must be in a sealed envelope from HS. Please submit this directly to the CBC Admissions Office through your high school electronic system or hand-deliver it to the nearest CBC location. 

    3. Test Scores. Submit one of following test scores: STAAR EOC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, or PLAN. These scores are used to determine if you are college-ready in Reading, Writing and Math. If scores meet the requirements, continue to step 4. If your scores do NOT meet college readiness standards, additional testing is required. Contact the CBC Testing Center at (361)354-2244 for information about the TSI assessment.  

    4. Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Proof. If you are attending courses at any CBC location (this do not include online or dual credit courses taught on the high school campus), you must provide proof that you have had the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination. All documents proofing the vaccinations needs to be submitted to admissions office via email to dualadmissions@coastalbend.edu. Click here for Bacterial Meningitis requirements, instructions, or exemptions. 
    5. DE Permission Form. Complete the Dual Enrollment Permission Form with your counselor and have your parent/guardian sign the form. Once all required parties have signed the form, you can visit any CBC Student Success Center and meet with an Advisor to register you for courses. You may also schedule an appointment with a Dual Enrollment Specialist at the main campus in Beeville or by phone for advising by calling (361) 354-2723.  

    6. Enroll in Dual Enrollment Courses. After receiving your high school schedule, enroll online using Campus Connect which is located on our main website at www.coastalbend.edu or in person at any CBC Advisors or Dual Enrollment Specialist. Please note: you will need your CBC ID and PIN to enroll online. 

    7. Pay for your Course(s). If your high school does pay your for your Dual Enrollment courses, please contact the CBC Business Office at (361) 354-2213 to pay for your courses. You can make an online payment through your CampusConnect account. Select "Student Information" heading and then "Review/Pay Bill" OR Set up an interest-free, automatic payment plan online through your CampusConnect account by clicking the "Review/Pay Bill" link and select FACTS payment plan OR pay in person at any CBC location. NOTE: NON-PAYMENT WILL RESULT IN BEING DROPPED FROM ALL COURSE(S). 

    8.  Buy your TextbooksPurchase your textbooks at the CBC bookstore at any CBC location or click here for the CBC online bookstore . If you need assistance you may contact the CBC Bookstore staff. 


      Mandatory Orientation is required for ALL new students at Coastal Bend College. There are three ways to complete this mandatory orientation: (1) Cougar Day (2)Face-to-Face Orientation Workshop (3) Online Orientation.  Please click here for all the information pertaining to New Student Orientation. 

    9. We encourage all new students that are taking internet courses to view the Blackboard Orientation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your Blackboard account, please contact Yolanda Abrigo at ycharles@coastalbend.edu. 

      • Username is your last name plus the last four digits of your SSN
      • Password is your CBC Student ID number


      If you do not have your CBC Student ID number, login to Campus Connect to obtain that information