ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Belmont College will be hosting a College Credit Plus informational session on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Academic Technical Center in St. Clairsville. The event will be in an Open House format, and formal presentations will take place at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. The premise of College Credit Plus is to afford students in grades 7 through 12, at no cost to them, the ability to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities.

Through the College Credit Plus program, eligible students can:

Earn college credit and required high school graduation credits at the same time.

Start a college degree early.

Take classes that transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

Expand opportunities, discover new interests, and explore liberal arts as well as technical programs.

Enjoy participating in high school activities while taking college classes.

Save thousands of dollars in college tuition.

For information about the College Credit Plus program at Belmont College, call 740-695-9500 or visit