Great Lakes Bay Early College (GLBEC) provides an opportunity for incoming 10th and 11th-grade high school students to earn up to 60 or more college credits at Saginaw Valley State University or Delta College at no cost to the student. Students can potentially earn their high school diploma and an associate's degree while receiving certification. Benefits include:

  • College experience

  • Reduction of student loan debt

  • Expansion of employment possibilities directly after graduation

  • Opportunity to earn credentials at no cost prior to graduation

  • Life-long relationships and mentors

  • Access to state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and college campuses


The Great Lakes Bay Early College is a program of the Saginaw Intermediate School District in partnership with Bay Arenac ISD, Midland County ESA, Saginaw Valley State University, and Delta College. Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District, Bay City Academy, Carrollton Public School District (in cooperation with Omni High School), Frankenmuth Public School District, Freeland Community School District, Saginaw Township Community School District, St. Charles Community School District, Swan Valley School District, Vassar Public School District, and Windover High School are participating partners.


2021-2022 Enrollment 

GLBEC invites all interested fall 2021 Sophomores and Juniors of Bay Arenac, Midland, and Saginaw surrounding counties to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year. To enroll, at least one parent and student(s) must register to attend an information session. 

Register for Information Meeting
Enrollment Process