Dual Enrollment Admission Process

    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. For faster processing, please 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. If you do not receive an email immediately, please contact the Office of Dual Enrollment at (361) 354-2723 for assistance. 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 10 days to process information once it has arrived. 

    2. Submit Official Transcript. "Official" transcript means it has the HS seal, Registrar's signature and must be in a sealed envelope from HS. Home-schooled students must provide a notarized record of the school subjects completed.Please submit this directly to the CBC Admissions Office through your high school electronic system, hand-deliver it to the nearest CBC location or mail it to Coastal Bend College, 3800 Charco Rd., Attn: Admissions Office (Dual Enrollment), Beeville, TX 78102. 

    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 ProofTexas Senate Bill 1107 requires all new entering students who are 21 years of age and under provide proof of a meningitis vaccincation at least 10 days prior to the first day of classes. 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 admissions@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, please submit permission form to your high school counselor. If your counselor is not available, you can scan and email it to ecuyler@coastalbend.edu or schedule an appointment with a Dual Enrollment Team member by calling (361) 354-2723. It is very important that your high school counselor is involved with the registration process if it is during the school year. For Summer registration, you can contact the Dual Enrollment Office for assistance. 

    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 Team Member. 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.

    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