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Register for New Student Orientation
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*Financial Aid takes a minimum of 2-3 weeks to process after completing the application. To apply for financial aid go to www.fafsa.ed.gov. To contact a Financial Aid advisor, call 972-587-2599.
For sign language interpreter, mobility assistance, reader, vegetarian meal, etc. Please contact Disability Services Office directly for accommodations, call 214-860-2411.
Online Orientation Request: Students requesting to complete Orientation Online must qualify based on assessment scores in reading. You will receive a response to your request within 48 hours. After completing online orientation you will need to attend a scheduled group advising session.

Walk-in: You can attend a New Student Orientation marked as closed. In the event that space allows you will be able to complete your registration process at orientation; if space does not permit you will be asked to register for classes at another time.
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Note: You must be present for the entire orientation

Check-in time will begin 30 minutes before the start time.

Quick Links

El Centro Campuses


Downtown Campus

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
Web: Downtown Campus

Bill J Priest Campus

1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214.860.5900
Web: BJP Campus

West Campus

3330 N Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: 972.391.1400
Web: West Campus
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