Retiree Opportunities

Emeritus News | Business Cards | Tuition | Employee Assistance Program | Purposeful Life as Retirees



Emeri-news from Richland College can keep you in the Emeritus Program loop! Receive timely and informative updates via email regarding tours, class changes, upcoming events and more! To enroll for free, send an email to emery-news-join@elist.dcccd.edu with Subscribe in the subject line.

You may also subscribe to Richland’s Emeritus Program mailing list by submitting an email with your name and address to rlcemeritus@dcccd.edu


Business Cards

For faculty and administrative employees who have served the district for 10 or more years, business cards at district expense with the "emeritus" designation. Emeritus Request for Business Cards (PDF - 15KB) (login required). To learn more, please contact Gina Lyn Daniel gdaniel.dcccd.edu or 214-378-1603


Tuition Free Class Information

Dallas County residents and property owners, 65 and over who have lived in Texas at least one year, may receive a tuition waiver for up to six college credit hours per semester. Proof of age and completion of a waiver request form is required at the time of registration. This waiver does not apply to noncredit classes.

For more information:

Senior Citizen, 55 or Older, Tuition Reduction Program

Senior Citizen, 65 or Older, Free Tuition for six Credit Hours

Senior Citizen, 65 or Older, Free Tuition for Auditing Classes


Employee Assistance Program

All retirees can now participate in the Employees Assistance Program. All household members are eligible to receive six (6) prepaid counseling sessions per problem incident at no cost to you. You also have access to legal and financial services, referrals to child and elder car services, safe ride, and more.

Alliance Work Partners is available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
800-334-TEEN (8336)
Login Info - Use the code AWP-DCCCD-1622 to register on the Alliance Work Partners website and access your benefits.


How to Live A Purposeful Life After Retirement

Retirement is a great time to do what you love and to try new things. Explore the many opportunities after retirement through community volunteer, choosing second careers, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Retiring Soon? Want to use the DCCCD library, gym, and other facilities? After you retire, please see the Talent Central office to get your new retiree ID.

Contact Gina Lyn Daniel gdaniel.dcccd.edu or 214-378-1603.