Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.Please visit
dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to
learn how to prepare for online classes.
Because the testing centers at the colleges are closed, incoming and current students can register for summer or fall 2020 classes without the TSI Assessment as long as they have graduated from high school or have a GED. However, they will need to take the TSI before the end of the first semester in which they are enrolled in freshman-level courses. The DCCCD testing centers are currently working with the College Board to explore options for providing tests remotely. For questions, visit the
Testing Center webpage. Dual credit students should contact their high school about alternative means of assessing readiness for college courses.
Summer and Fall 2020 registration will begin April 21 for current students in good academic standing. General registration for everyone else will begin April 27. Beginning April 3, students will have access to Navigate, an online mobile application that will provide information to students about their assigned academic advisor.
You can email your advisor directly if you know their email address. Otherwise, visit the
advising centers webpage to find the general advising email address for the college at which your advisor is located.
The counselors are currently working on arranging remote appointments. For questions, email your assigned counselor or visit the
DCCCD counseling webpage.
At this time, the Financial Aid Help Center is only available by email. Contact them at
email@example.com for any financial aid questions.
You are still responsible for paying your full installment plan. However, all late fees on the April 2 installment will be waived. If you were charged late fees earlier in the semester, you are required to pay those. For questions, contact the Financial Aid Call Center at
Please contact the Financial Aid Call Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Students who choose to drop courses continue to be accountable for their Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid purposes. The Department of Education has not yet waived Return of Title IV aid requirements. Please check back for possible updates.
Your classes may be converted to online education/distance education, and you are expected to participate if still enrolled.
Your classes may be offered on an alternative schedule, and you are expected to participate if still enrolled.
If DCCCD continues to pay all other employees, currently employed FWS workers will continue to be paid.
Contact Financial Aid at email@example.com for special circumstances consideration.
Contact your instructor and the Financial Aid Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for special circumstances consideration.
You will be required to return all financial aid received.
Federal Work Study students who were employed before the college shutdown will continue to be paid for hours they would have normally worked. Federal Work Study students have specific award amounts and cannot earn monies beyond those amounts. Students will be paid per usual, provided his or her supervisor turns in a signed timesheet. If students have any questions about this,
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We understand the unique challenges international students face during this time of change. International students who are far from home may feel an extra sense of uncertainty. Rest assured that international student advisors and designated school officials (DSOs) are available to serve and support students remotely by answering questions or directing international students to available resources. Students may email their campus DSO for specific requests and concerns.
International students wishing to transfer to a four-year university should contact the Designated School Official (DSO) at their college. The DSO will assist the student in the transfer process. Please contact your college International Student Services office.
All DCCCD International Student Services offices are maintaining their application deadlines. Please contact the International Student Services office for information on application deadlines.
Due to the threat posed by public gatherings during this period, SEVP has agreed to relax restrictions for current F1 students until the COVID-19 threat has passed and operations can return to normal. This applies only to current F1 students. If you are a current F1 student, please contact your DSO for answers to any questions you may have.
Online tutoring for some classes will be available starting the week of March 30. Check the DCCCD website for more details. Check also with your course faculty for online resources that can provide assistance.
The Colleges with Nursing programs (El Centro, Brookhaven and Mountain View) will be posting information about updated HESI exam schedule and Nursing application deadlines on the DCCCD website, "Get Started in the Nursing program." The colleges with nursing programs (El Centro, Brookhaven and Mountain View) will post information about the updated HESI exam schedule and nursing application deadlines on the Get Started in the Nursing Program site.
As a result of college closures, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students so they can continue their work remotely. Visit the Adobe Creative Cloud website and use your school credentials to sign in. These are the same credentials you use for eCampus or your DCCCD email.
Additional instructions are available in SharePoint.
Students should contact the Career Resource Center (formerly known as the Health Career Resource Center) for information about any changes in the Health Occupations program deadlines at
Currently, there are no plans to extend the Spring semester end date.
If you are enrolled in a course and have questions about your assignments or changes in the planned course schedule, email your instructors.
Log in to the eCampus course(s) for which you are enrolled to get updated information. Email your instructors if you have further questions.
You can drop a course before the day it starts and receive a 100% refund. Instructions are on the DCCCD website.
Generally, all courses will be delivered online. Students are encouraged to log in to eCampus to check specific course information and alternative arrangements. Please email your instructor for the course in which you are enrolled to find out what arrangements have been made.
Yes. If you have any questions about your course, please contact your instructor.
Unfortunately, DCCCD is unable to provide devices to students at this time. However, several local internet providers are offering broadband internet access during the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit the
student discount page (login required) for additional information.
Contact your instructor to see what they would recommend.
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Due dates for library materials have been extended to May 14. In the meantime, if you receive an overdue notice, please disregard it.
While the due date for rented books has not changed, the non-return charge date has been extended 15 days past your current return due date to allow time for your mailed book to reach the store. To avoid late charges, please have your book in transit by the due date. For more information visit your
bookstore website at dcccd.edu/bookstores.
Shipping is currently available for all online book orders. Pick-up is currently not an option. If you placed a pick-up order prior to this change being made, a bookstore manager should be in touch with you soon to make arrangements. If you have additional questions,
Email your adoption waiver to the registrar office at the college you will be attending. You can find these emails at the
DCCCD Admissions Offices page. You could also send it, along with any additional questions you may have about the foster care program, to a
foster care student program college champion.
If the district decides that a class will not meet/begin, the district will cancel the class, and students who have paid will get a 100% refund.
If you choose to drop a class, the refund you get (if any) depends on when you drop.
Refund Schedule for an Eight-Week Flex Term Class Starting March 30 (originally scheduled to start March 23)
Before the first class day
On the first through eighth class day
On the ninth or 10th class day
On the 11th or later class day
Class days are counted Monday through Saturday, not counting district holidays/conference days.
Get more information about dropping or withdrawing from classes.
Yes, students may still order free electronic transcripts via Greenlight or paper transcripts to be mailed to their desired location through Credentials Solutions ($5 fee). Visit the Transcripts webpage for more info.
At this time, the best way to send a transcript to the DCCCD is electronically. With campuses closed, no one is in the office to receive mailed transcripts. When the campuses open again, the registrar office will begin processes transcripts that have been received by mail, but there will be a backlog.
Paper transcripts can be requested online through Credential Solutions for a fee. Students may also send electronic transcripts through GreenLight for free.
Visit the transcripts FAQ page for more information.
After thorough consideration, we have decided to postpone commencement ceremonies for the spring semester at each of our seven colleges until a later date. This change is based on new guidance issued by our nation’s government health officials discouraging large gatherings or events.
All campus and community events will be postponed until further notice.
Yes, you can contact advisors and student navigators by email during this time. Visit the
advising centers webpage to find your college's academic advising center email address. For additional questions or advising resources,
email DCOAdvising@dcccd.edu. To reach a student navigator,
DCCCD offers counseling services to students with licensed professional counselors. For more information, visit the
DCCCD counseling webpage, where you can find information about our counseling services, contact information for counselors at each college and community mental health resources.
Along with other college offices, the dual credit offices will operate in a virtual environment. Please contact them via email.
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DCCCD will continue remote operations and distance learning through end of April, though there is a possibility it could extend through the end of spring semester. We will continue to work with local and state health officials to monitor the COVID-19 situation and tailor our plans accordingly. Continue to check your DCCCD email and visit the check the COVID-19SharePoint site and public website for updates.
Once the decision was made to close the following communications have been sent:
Any further announcements will utilize same methods of communication. Students and employees are encouraged to verify their information in eConnect to be sure they receive the latest updates.
Students should plan to continue their class assignments online. Faculty are being asked where possible to adapt their teaching so that their classes continue remotely and online.
Additional steps faculty should consider taking now are outlined on the district's Coronavirus Updates SharePoint site (login required), which offers steps to consider in the event there is a two-week or more closure.
Students can text "DCCCD" to 214-978-6457 for help. There is support available in English and Spanish.
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.
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).
list of open positions has been compiled. The link also includes information about DCCCD Career Services.
The district is adjusting its cleaning practices across our campuses to address this disease. In addition to being airborne, the virus is thought to be spread by surface contact with common "touchpoints," such as doorknobs and light switches. Custodial vendors and their employees have already begun increasing daily disinfecting during all shifts and are targeting high touchpoints and surfaces on all campuses using a non-cross contamination program. During the spring break period of March 16-20, our custodial vendors and their employees will also be performing a deep cleaning at every DCCCD location using industrial-grade disinfectants to combat germs.
The Office of Emergency Management will provide briefings from the Dallas County Health Department as they are received. Information from other sources will also be provided to the chancellor's staff. The following additional teams are collaborating to provide information to the district about COVID-19 and or flu procedures and decision-making processes: legal counsel, Office of Emergency Management, risk management, district human resources, public and governmental affairs/marketing, and our college health centers and police department.
CE departments will work directly with the company or partner entity to select an appropriate date to resume on-site training or provide an online delivery option, if applicable.;
Yes. For students who have completed orientation, there are online AEL course options. Students can request assistance from the WorkReadyU team at