Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Health & Wellness

Health Centers

All of the colleges of DCCCD offer an on-campus Health Center that promotes health, wellness and preventive care for students and staff.

DCCCD Health Center Nurse Line

DCCCD Health Centers are offering a Nurse Help Line accessible to all students and employees seeking health advice and information.

  • Phone: 972-514-6920
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m to 8:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Bacterial meningitis (MCV4) immunization is required for all students under the age of 22 entering college. We recommend that all prospective students have adequate immunization for diphtheria, measles (also known as rubeola), rubella, mumps, tetanus and poliomyelitis and miningitis B. 

See the Texas Department of Health's Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.

Health Insurance Resources

Health insurance, with optional coverage for spouse and children, is available through outside vendors. View information about health insurance vendors.

Title IX and Sexual Misconduct

DCCCD wants you to be aware of your rights under Title IX and what you can do if you feel that you have been a victim of gender-based discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct. Learn about DCCCD's Sexual Misconduct policy and where you can report or ask questions.

Police/Emergency Information

Visit the Police/Emergency page for information on how to contact your campus police department in an emergency or to report a crime. This page also has guides on keeping safe in a campus emergency and other helpful resources. 

Download the Rave Guardian Safety App to call DCCCD police through the app and receive push notifications in case of a campus closure or an emergency, such as a lockdown.

Health Centers

El Centro College has a Health Center that promotes health, wellness and preventive care for students and staff. Registered nurses provide services including:

  • First aid for accidents, injuries and illnesses
  • Health information and brochures
  • Some over-the-counter (nonprescription) medicines such as Tylenol, aspirin and antacids
  • Referral information for community health services
  • Selected health education and screening programs
  • Confidential health counseling
  • A rest area

You don't need to be sick to come to the Health Center. Health questions and concerns are welcome.

Students with chronic health problems should visit the Health Center to discuss any special concerns with the nurse before attending classes or whenever problems arise.

No information about your health will be released without your written permission unless required by law.