Requirements of the Program

  • High School Partnerships is available to high school juniors and seniors in Gateway's service area towns and cities
  • The student must have an overall "B" average in high school
  • The student's guidance counselor must recommend the student for involvement in the program
  • The student is required to have ACT or SAT scores, or take a placement exam, in order to partipate
  • The student must register on or after the designated High School Partnership date (typically the week prior to the Gateway class start date)
  • Students are eligible for only one course per semester
  • All tuition and fees are waived for the course, however, students are responsible for books and transportation 
  • Students must successfully complete one course in order to continue the next semester 
  • The application process is required each semester.

Background Information

The Board of Regents for Higher Education has provided an opportunity for high school students to attend a community college prior to graduation.  

Contact Information

Public Schools
Students should contact their guidance counselor

Gateway Community College
Elizabeth Vega, Interim Director of Admissions, 203-285-2013, evega@gatewayct.edu

For More Information

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Vega, Interim Director of Admissions, 203-285-2013, evega@gatewayct.edu