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Returning Student Enrollment Process

  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3

Step 1 - Apply

You may apply if you are over age 18, or have a high school diploma or GED certificate.

Please note that you must request official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have previously attended before you can enroll at one of the colleges of DCCCD, even if you just want to take one class. The colleges can send them directly to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Dallas Colleges Online 9596 Walnut St. Dallas, TX 75243

Complete the online Application For Admission or print version (Application begins on page 3, after instructions.)

If you are under 22, Proof of Meningitis Vaccine is required.

Or if you are taking 100% of your classes online, you may fill out the Meningitis Vaccine Waiver form.

You will receive a student identification number that you will use throughout the process and your program of study.

Step 2 - Advising

Academic Advisors at Dallas Colleges Online work with students to help them achieve their educational goals and encourage students to actively participate in the Academic Advising process. To prepare for your advising appointment, students should utilize eConnect to:

This will allow you to track your academic progress, know what courses are required to complete your degree or certificate and build your schedule for the upcoming semester. It is best to review this information before meeting with an advisor to ensure that they are prepared for registration.

Contact Advisor

Step 3 - Register

Returning students may submit a Class Request form to register.

What you should check for:

  • Advising report for restrictions and online registration eligibility
  • Program of Study for courses remaining to complete your degree
  • Plan your schedule utilizing your list of possible classes
  • Consider:
    • Work schedule
    • Financial aid
    • Transportation
    • Prerequisites

Register for your courses through the Class Request form or eConnect as soon as possible to reserve a spot. Classes fill up fast!