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All DCCCD colleges will be closed Friday, April 18 in observance of the holiday.  Classes will resume Monday, April 21.
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Orientation: Two Ways

On Campus:
  • This will be your first time in college
  • Plan on taking classes at the college
  • Like speaking with people face to face
  • Provides the opportunity to meet El Centro administrators, staff, faculty, and students
  • Meet other new college students
  • Learn how to register for classes
  • Register for classes during the advising session
  • Receive information on financial aid from a financial aid advisor
  • Appropriate for new college students, transfer students, and returners
  • Plan on taking courses mostly online
  • Learn about the different types of online courses offered
  • Will be able to register for classes online
Please note:
  • Appropriate scores in reading are required
  • Please allow 24-48 hours after completing your online orientation before having the orientation block removed
  • Students completing orientation online will be required to attend a scheduled advising session before registering for classes

Admissions area: 

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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