Skip to main content

Adult High School Program

The Adult High School Program (AHS) is a program of study designed for students who left high school before earning a high school diploma and wish to complete the remaining credits at SCC to earn a high school diploma. The adult high school diploma is issued by Southwestern Community College (SCC) in conjunction with the local county public school.

To earn an Adult High School diploma, students must:

  • Submit official transcripts from high schools attended
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Place at or above 9th grade level on a reading and math test
  • Complete a minimum of 22 core and elective credits
  • Complete a minimum of 2 credits at SCC

Each student works individually on the credits needed and progress at his/her own speed until all requirements are met.

There is no fee for registration or for instructional materials.

Minor students (ages 16 or 17) must submit a release from the public school and parental permission is required for enrollment.

Click here for: Underage Release for the Admission of a Minor Applicant

Please call Heather Stephan at 828.339.4272 to reserve a spot in an upcoming registration and orientation session.

How to Request Your Adult High School Transcript

If you received an Adult High School Diploma from SCC and need to request a transcript for work or college please submit request signed by student. There is no fee for your transcript copy.

Print and complete Transcript Request Form

Request in Person:

Deliver transcript request form to Room G-5 in Oaks Hall on SCC's Jackson Campus. You will be able to pick up the transcript within 23 business days after you have submitted the request. You must present a form of identification if you are picking up the transcript in person. If you would like someone other than yourself to pick up the transcript, please write this on the request form with their full name and please state that you give them permission to pick up the transcript on your behalf.

Request by mail:

Southwestern Community College
Attention: Devonne Jimison
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779

Request by FAX:

Fax Transcript Request Form to 828.339.4442 Attn: Devonne Jimison

The College and Career Readiness Department will make every effort to comply with your transcript request within seven business days after it is received.

Please call Devonne Jimison at 828.339.4361 for questions regarding transcripts.

For help with the accessibility of this website, please use this form.