COTC to Hold College Credit Plus Information Nights

NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2018 Sixty-eight thousand three hundred and sixty-five Ohio high school and middle school students took part in College Credit Plus (CCP) during the 2016/2017 school year. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is hosting CCP information sessions for students and parents who are thinking about taking advantage of the program.

These sessions will be an opportunity to discuss CCP with COTC staff and learn why it could benefit your student. The sessions will include a presentation and a question and answer portion. Some of the topics that will be covered include athletic eligibility, grade point average, course placement, testing, pros and cons of CCP, high school graduation and college pathways.

NEWARK: Wednesday, March 14 at 6 - 7p.m. – Hopewell Hall Room 53, 1189 University Drive, Newark

COSHOCTON: Thursday, March 15 at 6 - 7p.m. – Montgomery Hall Room 150, 200 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton

PATASKALA:  Tuesday, March 20 at 6 - 7 p.m. – Room 110, 8660 E. Broad St., Reynoldsburg

KNOX: Wednesday, March 21 at 6 - 7 p.m. – Ariel Hall Room 130, 236 S. Main St., Mount Vernon

College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses at COTC. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students. Taking a college course with COTC through College Credit Plus is free. That means no cost for tuition, books or fees if you attend public school in Ohio. If you attend a private school or are homeschooled, you may have limited costs.

For more information, contact the Gateway at or

740.366.9222 - Newark

740.622.1408 - Coshocton

740.392.2526 - Knox

740.755.7090 - Pataskala

COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.