Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Apply & Register

Due to COVID-19, all courses have been moved online. Likewise, due to the shelter-in-place order issued for Dallas County, staff are working remotely. Please understand that this will cause a delay in processing any documents sent by mail or fax. If you have access to an electronic version of your documents you should email them to one of the email addresses listed below. We will do our best to handle all business by email. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

The colleges of DCCCD offer you a great value: quality instruction, seven locations in Dallas County plus online classes, and a cost of only $237 per three-hour credit course for residents of Texas who reside in Dallas County. (Interested in continuing education? Please see our Continuing Education Registration page.)

Please watch the two-minute video below to learn more about the six steps all new students need to go through to enroll.

View a descriptive transcript.

1. Apply to be admitted to the college of your choice.

New-to-college students must complete an application for admission. Note: If you are an international student, please visit the International Student Admission page for more information or to contact us with questions.

Note: Due to COVID-19, meningitis waivers are available.

2. Connect with an enrollment representative for pre-advising.

The pre-advising steps will allow an admissions enrollment representative to connect you to online tools and campus resources. We will guide you through the enrollment process and set you up to be successful when classes begin. 

3. Determine if you meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements.

Before registering for your first credit course, you must meet the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI). This includes a pre-assessment activity and assessment testing.

Note: Due to COVID-19, testing requirements are currently being waived for Summer classes.

4. Connect with an academic advisor and participate in an information session and new student orientation.

All new students are required to attend an information session, through the Advising Offices, as well as the New Student Orientation. During your information session, you will learn about the registration process and the many ways we can help you succeed on and off campus.

5. Register for classes.

Get information about upcoming registration dates.

6. Pay for your classes.

Find out when to pay and where to pay. Remember, financial aid and payment plans are available.

Tuition can be paid in installments for the Fall and Spring semesters.


Still in high school? Dallas County Community College District offers a number of programs designed to help high school students get on the fast track to a college education. Explore these programs to find one that fits your goals and interests.