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Small business owners who want to learn more about managing and expanding their businesses — and about hiring great employees — are invited to apply for the Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Dr. Joe May
“Completing college isn’t an end; it’s a beginning,” said Dr. Joe May. “That’s why I believe the White House proposal to provide a free community college education to all Americans is a model for success.”
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​On Jan. 21, join us to learn about the Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Registration for the next class closes Feb. 2.
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​Dr. Joe May discussed today a proposal from the White House that would provide a free education for students who are enrolled at the colleges of DCCCD and the nation’s other community colleges.
Dr. Bill J. Priest
​Dr. Priest served as chancellor from 1965 until his retirement in 1981. He died Dec. 31, 2014, at age 97.
Dr. Joe May
​The new partnership aims to help low-income community college students find resources they may need to finish school.
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​Dr. Fernando Figueroa was approved as vice chancellor of educational policy, and Mark Hays will serve as vice chancellor of workforce and economic development. Also, Dr. Pyeper Wilkins will serve as associate vice chancellor for advancement/executive director, DCCCD Foundation.
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​Hundreds of higher education leaders convened in Washington, D.C., today for the White House College Opportunity Day of Action.
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​A new program will give veterans an opportunity to train for high-demand careers without using their VA benefits.
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​Two Eastfield College police officers were attacked by a trespasser on the evening of Nov. 3, 2014. The suspect has been apprehended.
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​The Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development will host an open house Nov. 6 to mark the occasion.
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The Keys to Success/Las Llaves del Éxito college fair for families will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
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​Activities scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18 and 19, at Brookhaven College will show how STEM areas apply to everyday life and can be fun, too.
Vice President Joe Biden
​The grant will help equip Richland College to train Texans who require new job skills for immediate employment.
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​Eight students have been named 2014-2015 LeCroy Scholarship recipients by the DCCCD Foundation for their outstanding leadership and academic achievements.
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​Dallas County Community College District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.
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​Members of the Dallas County Community College District’s board of trustees recently passed the 2014-2015 budget, which included maintaining the current tax rate; increasing tuition, effective spring 2015; and increasing salaries for full-time employees, among other items.
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During Commit to Complete Week, Sept. 22-26, students of the colleges of DCCCD will pledge to complete their credentials and participate in other activities.
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​The Dallas County Community College District will celebrate Constitution Day in September with programs, giveaways and entertainment on its college campuses. Lectures and panel discussions about the U.S. Constitution are some of the activities planned.
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Get all the latest news about registering for classes.
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You may not be able to register online for a number of reasons. Learn about the most common ones.
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Students can no longer register late for regular semester classes. (The final registration date depends on the term.) So be sure to register early!
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Remember, if you miss the registration cutoff for regular-schedule classes, you can still sign up for Flex Term classes.
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Read the latest updates about DCCCD financial aid.
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​If you are a first-time borrower on or after July 1, 2013, there is a limit on the maximum period of time that you can receive Federal Direct Subsidized Loans.
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Did you know you can always check eConnect to make sure you don't miss critical financial aid messages?
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Learn how financial aid disbursement works and how you can get your money earlier next semester.