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Concurrent Enrollment, Butte College

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About Concurrent Enrollment
The Concurrent Enrollment Program allows students to enroll in college courses while simultaneously attending their high school/middle school.  Credits earned through this program may be used to fulfill high school and college certificate, transfer, or graduation requirements.
 
Who Participates?
Any student that is currently enrolled in high school or jr. high may participate in concurrent enrollment.
 
For more information on the Concurrent Enrollment Program at Butte College click the link below.

High School Scholars Program CSU, Chico

The High School Scholars (HSS) program is an excellent opportunity for high school students to take up to two courses at CSU, Chico for a nominal $102 fee*.  The objective of the program is to offer service area students access to college courses that have not been filled by regularly enrolled CSU, Chico students.
 
For more information on the High School Scholars Program at CSU, Chico click the link below.

Butte College Connection: Spend Your Senior Year at Butte College

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About College Connection
College Connection is a partnership with participating school districts to provide high school seniors the option of spending their senior year at Butte College.  Students complete high school requirements through a combination of class time and independent studies while enrolling in Butte College classes each semester.  Students typically complete an average of 22 college units.  Students can earn general education credit, explore interests, majors, and enjoy a supported immersion experience prior to their “official” freshman year of college.

What is College Connection:
 
College Connection is a college immersion program that allows students to take 6 Butte College classes tuition free in their senior year, earn up to 22 units of college credit, experience a diverse learning environment, and develop skills for college success while completing high school graduation requirements with the support of a CUSD teacher and advisor. 
 
College Connection events & information:
  • College Connection applications are available in the counseling office and on our website above.
  • 1/15, 6:00-7:15 pm-College Connection Information Night in Chico High School’s Williams Theater, all students and families welcome
  • 1/17, 3:30 pm College Connection application deadline, submit in high school counseling office
What College Connection students say about the program:
  • College Connection has given me the opportunity to take college classes for free, to build my own schedule, and learn skills of time management. It has given me a head start into college!    -Hailey Ropes
  • I chose College Connection because I wanted a sense of independence and responsibility that was above the average high school experience, and so far, I have loved every bit of it.     -Declan Onstot
  • College Connection has been an eye-opening academic experience, a gateway to opportunities. Students in the program need to be responsible and independent, in exchange for essential knowledge about managing college life.     -Autumn Teso
Have questions?   Contact College Connection teacher/advisor Elaine Ellsmore:  ellsmoreel@butte.edu

Educational Talent Search (ETS)

ETS is a federally funded, national TRiO program that is committed to prepare and motivate low-income, first generation junior high and high school students for success in postsecondary education.
 
ETS seeks students who have the desire, ability, and motivation to excel in their education.
 
Joining ETS implies students and their parents are willing to make a commitment to their future.
 
For more information on ETS click on the link below or you can email the Advisor, Larly Lee.  
ETS Advisor:  Larly Lee
530-898-4429
 

Upward Bound

Upward Bound serves:
  • high school students from low-income families
  • high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree
The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
 
Upward Bound services/activities include: 
  • Weekly academic tutoring
  • Test preparation workshops
  • Parent workshops in their native language
  • Six week summer residential program
  • Leadership development
  • Laptop and equipment loan program
  • Assistance with A-G college prep course selection
  • Financial aid and college application assistance
  • College visitation trips
  • Career exploration internships
For more information on the Upward Bound program click the link below.
 
Program Coordinators:

Are you a student, parent, or community member? Keep in touch with us: