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Phone: 575-751-3109 | Fax: 575-751-3394
110 Paseo del Cañon West Taos, NM 87571

Dual Credit and College Link

College Corner Calendar

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Graduation is Friday May 14, 2021, 2 - 4 pm
Taos Academy Charter School
Graduation rehearsal will be on Thursday, May 13, 10 am - 11 am.  Attendance is required for all Seniors.

SENIORS, please apply to your colleges asap.

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Main Campus at:  http://admissions.unm.edu

SENIORS - The UNM recruiter will be visiting TA virtually on Tuesday October 21th at 10:15 am.  

UNM application fee waived through or waived on Oct. 21th during recruiter visit.

Seniors,  There is a FAFSA assistance for each family with advisors from UNM - Taos.

Or please go to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, and begin the application,  for the 2021-2022 college year.  https://fafsa.ed.gov/  

The completion of the FAFSA is required of all college students.
 
Daniels Fund Scholarship Program online application will be opens October 1 and closes November 15, 2020 at 4pm MST.  For more information and to apply please go to:
www.danielsfund.org

Juniors – The PSAT has been postponed to Tuesday January 26, 2021.

College Link and Dual Credit Program
 
The College Link program and Dual Credit program offerings are a great way for High School students to gain college experience and credit in a supported setting.

Taos Academy Dual Credit Programs

Taos Academy has two dual credit options for high school:

College Link – UNM - Taos - Juniors and Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher with approval by Taos Academy Advisor, College Link Advisor, and Taos Academy Counselor

UNM – Taos Friday Early College Program – 10th – 12th grades with 2.0 or higher GPA

ALL UNM TAOS COURSES ARE VIRTUAL FOR 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR.

College Link

Dual Credit classes provide students with the opportunity to earn college credits at the University of New Mexico - Taos branch while still in high school. The Taos Academy College Link (CL) program was the first program to be developed on our campus to serve as a support for participating dual credit students.  It is open to eligible juniors and seniors.  College Link students develop an individualized class schedule with their CL Advisor and may attend UNM-Taos campus classes during the week (Monday-Saturday). The flexible nature of our CL program was created to allow students more class choices throughout the week. Therefore, students are held accountable for demonstrated self-direction and motivation while successfully observing both UNM and Taos Academy academic requirements and school policies.

UNM-Taos FRIDAY Early College Program (FECP)

UNM-Taos offers a unique program of FRIDAY college classes designed for and attended by Taos County high school students only. Taos Academy 10th - 12th graders with a 2.0 GPA or higher are encouraged to begin their college campus dual credit experience in this program. Students register for a morning class and an afternoon class to have full immersion in the college experience at UNM-Taos.

Contact us for more information.