Classes are currently being taught online. All physical facilities are closed to the public at this time, and employees are working remotely.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to find contact information for various departments.
If you need additional assistance, please visit My Community Services and our Community Employment Resources.

General Questions About COVID-19

What is DCCCD planning for the Fall 2020 semester?

Published May 6, 2020

In the midst of this public health crisis, the health and safety of our students and employees are the district's primary considerations. With this in mind, operations and classes will be predominantly online for the Fall 2020 semester. Should our partner school districts resume in-person operations this fall, we will work closely with them to develop safety protocols to continue delivering in-person instruction for P-TECH, dual credit and early college high school. Some specialized programs and job preparation courses that require face-to-face or hands-on instruction will also continue in-person, and the district is currently developing plans to create safe learning environments for those programs to continue.

Additionally, some student-facing campus services, including libraries and some computer labs, will be open this fall on a limited basis. We are still working out the details, so please keep checking the FAQs for updates. In the meantime, if you have a question not covered in the FAQs, please complete this form or text DCCCD at 469-676-0794.

I need something on campus. Can I go to campus?

Published April 9, 2020

DCCCD has moved to a 100% distance learning environment, and its physical facilities are closed at this time, except for authorized district personnel engaged in essential activities, as defined in the "Stay Home/Stay Safe" orders issued by Dallas County and the State of Texas.

I’m having trouble getting an answer to my question. Who can I contact for assistance or more information?

Updated April 20, 2020

Students can text us questions by texting “DCCCD” to 214-978-6457. The DCCCD texting team will reply and help them find the answers and reach the necessary people. DCCCD texting support is available in English and Spanish.

Are there any resources available to help students who are currently food insecure?

Published April 21, 2020

The North Texas Food Bank is assisting those with food insecurities. You can use their Find a Food Pantry page or look at upcoming NTFB events to see upcoming locations where food will be distributed.

Does DCCCD have any resources for students who are trying to keep up with everything right now, such as first responders or those still working?

Published April 13, 2020

DCCCD is grateful to its many students who are currently fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many resources for students currently available at the Virtual Student Resources page.

Will Maymester, Summer I and Summer II classes be online too?

Published April 13, 2020

All DCCCD courses for Maymester, Summer I and Summer II sessions will be conducted online. Registration for Maymester, summer and fall will begin April 21 for current students in good academic standing. General registration for everyone else will begin April 27.

How are information and updates about things like online learning being reported to students, employees and the general public?

When the decision was made to begin remote operations and online learning, the following communications were sent:

  • An email to all employees
  • An email to all students
  • Postings on the district and college social media sites
  • A media advisory to local media outlets
  • Updated announcements on the district and college websites

All additional announcements utilize same methods of communication. Students and employees are encouraged to verify their information in eConnect to be sure they receive the latest updates.

What should I do if I think I have been exposed?

The district and all colleges are following CDC guidelines, which specify, in part, the following:

If you suspect you have been exposed or are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you are asked to call your health care provider and tell them that you may have acquired the virus. This will help the health care provider's office take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed. Please consult the CDC for further steps one can take to potentially spare others from the disease.

If you believe you have come in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or you believe you may be infected with COVID-19, please view our self-quarantine guidelines and complete our self-reporting form (login required) so that health professionals can adequately track this information and coordinate internal support. The information will be kept secure and confidential.

Where can students find resources to assist them during this outbreak?

The colleges of DCCCD offer a variety of resources for our students on campus. In addition, students can find community resources through My Community Services and discounts from various businesses and organizations on our student discount page (login required).

Does the district have any resources for students seeking employment?

Published March 31, 2020

list of open positions has been compiled. The link also includes information about DCCCD Career Services.