Our Henry Campus is located in The Academy for Advanced Studies (AAS) at Henry County High School in McDonough, GA.
Top Frequently Asked Questions
Are courses completed at Clayton State University – AAS transferable to other colleges and universities?
Clayton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a part of the University System of Georgia; thus courses are broadly accepted at other institutions across the country.
Clayton State University (CSU) and Gordon State College (GSC) have an agreement to offer nearly the entire college core at the AAS. Clayton State students may take GSC courses concurrently and have the courses easily transferred to Clayton State.
When are Clayton State courses offered at the Henry Campus - AAS?
Classes are currently offered in the morning Monday through Thursday. A new class schedule of 8:50am – 10:10am and 10:15am – 11:35am will begin Fall 2019. The courses are offered on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule. Clayton State is also a leader in offering online and partially online (hybrid) courses as well.
Can college students coming home for the summer take courses at the Henry Campus - AAS location?
Courses are not offered during the summer semester at the Henry Campus.
Can high school students take courses at the Henry Campus - AAS?
Yes, Clayton State’s Dual Enrollment Program allows qualified students to take college courses while still in high school. The courses they complete fulfill high school requirements but also count as college credit. Such programs expose students to the nature of the college classroom, while they still have the support they receive from parents and their high school.
How many courses or credit hours does a Dual Enrollment student have to take each semester?
Dual Enrollment students can take as little as one course or up to five courses each semester. The maximum number of credit hours the program will cover is 15 credit hours or approximately five courses each semester. There is no minimum requirement.
Is transportation provided to the Henry Campus – AAS?
Yes, Henry County School students can take the Academy bus from their home high school to the AAS each day to take their Dual Enrollment classes with Clayton State University- Henry Campus. Students taking classes on the main campus must provide their own transportation.
Can a Dual Enrollment Student take classes at the main campus?
Yes. Our main campus is located at 2000 Clayton State Blvd. in Morrow, GA. Students are welcomed to select from course options available on our main campus. Students taking classes on the main campus must provide their own transportation.
Does Clayton State University’s Henry Campus have a separate application and registration process?
No, students follow the regular Clayton State admission process to enroll at our Henry Campus. High School dual enrollment students can submit an online or paper application and the $40.00 application fee is waived.
What Clayton State degrees are offered at the Henry Campus - AAS?
At this time, we do not offer complete degree programs at our Henry location, but we plan to do so in the future with the approval of the Board of Regents. However, all of the courses offered at the Henry Campus can be used to fulfill the general education requirements for many of our degree programs on the main campus.
Can the HOPE Scholarship or other forms of financial aid be used at the Henry Campus - AAS?
Yes, students who are eligible for financial aid can generally use the support they receive to pay for expenses at the Henry County location.
I am interested in teaching at the Henry Campus - AAS location, how can I apply?
Although many of our classes are taught by full-time faculty from the main campus, we are always looking for qualified individuals to teach part-time. Instructors must have at least a master’s degree in the discipline they teach. Those interested may email Dr. Christopher Williams, Director of Academic Outreach: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I learn more about Clayton State University and the AAS?
For more information, please contact Christy Haynes, Dual Enrollment Advisor for Henry County Schools at email@example.com or call (678) 466-4633.
How can I learn about maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)?
For information, please visit http://www.clayton.edu/financial-aid/SAP1718. You can also contact the Financial Aid office at FinancialAid@clayton.edu or call (678) 466-4185.
Wondering what grades you need to bring up your GPA?
Check out this Raise Your GPA calculator from the Financial Aid web page or check this link for the Registrar Office http://www.clayton.edu/registrar/gpa-calculator.