College Credit Plus

Ohio’s new College Credit Plus (CCP) program offers an opportunity for students, who meet the requirements, to earn both high-school and college credits.

A CCP informational powerpoint is attached for your reference. All students who are interested in pursuing CCP whether at STVM or at The University of Akron should reach out to the CCP Coordinator Christa Hovey at chovey@stvm.com for further information and instructions. 

View the PowerPoint Presentation


St. Vincent-St. Mary students will be required to complete the following steps for enrollment:

How to enroll in our College Credit Plus program

Step 1

  • Notify your counselor you are interested in participating in the CCP Program.

Step 2

Step 3

  • If applying to Kent State - Signature Page and Transcript Request Form are electronic and will generate from the application. 
  • If applying to the University of Akron or Stark - Fill out Transcript Request Form and turn it into Christa Hovey, CCP coordinator.

Step 4

Step 5

  • We are still waiting to hear regarding Ohio State legislation whether or not ACT scores will be necessary to apply.  (Decision should occur in February). 
  • Until then, ACT/SAT scores, or Accuplacer scores, will be necessary to apply to the CCP Programs for the 2022-23 school year. 
  • If you would like to take the Accuplacer you can sign up here: 
  • Kent State Accuplacer
  • If you would like to take the ACT/SAT you can sign up here: 

Step 6

  • Parents must set up an Ohio ID account to fill out funding application. (February 3rd - March 30th)

Step 7

  • Once Ohio ID account has been created, fill out the CCP Funding Application (on the Ohio ID account) by April 1 at 5:00pm. 
    • If you do not fill out the application, you will not receive funding for CCP classes.

Step 8

  • Attend a CCP Student Orientation and Registration Session. Parents are required to attend with their student.
  • Students participating in the CCP Program must be enrolled in a total of seven classes with a minimum of four classes being taken at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.
  • Call Christa Hovey in the School Counseling Department with any questions at (330) 253-9113 ext. 139
  • St. Vincent-St Mary High School students will work with their high school counselor and the college admissions counselor to establish a schedule that best meets the needs of the student.

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