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Academic Advising
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The Academic Advising Office will be closed all day on Friday April 11, 2014 for professional development activities. The advising office will resume normal business hours on Monday April 14, 2014.

Welcome to the El Centro Counseling & Advisement Center online. The departments within this Center form the hub of student services at the college, providing a wide variety of centrally located programs and activities to support students’ pursuit of their academic goals.

From the admissions process to the graduation ceremony, our primary goal is to help remove the barriers to student success – through our programs, our services, our expertise and our personal support. I hope you will investigate all the areas in the Counseling & Advisement Center, and avail yourself of the assistance that can help you reach your goals.

Jim Handy
Executive Dean, Student Development & Support Services

The Academic Advising Center
  • Drop-in assistance
    Academic Advisors are available to assist you with academic advising on a walk-in basis.
  • TSI (Texas Success Initiative) information and assistance
    Receive information on your TSI status, obtain test referrals and get your test scores interpreted.
  • New student orientation
    Enjoy a one day event equipped with the essential information and activities that will guide you to a successful college start. Orientation is conducted for new students prior to the start of each semester.
  • Pre-assessment orientation and information
    Undecided?  Academic Advisors are available to speak to you about all of the possibilities at El Centro College.
  • Transfer information and assistance.

  • Career advising, assessment and exploration.

  • Personal Counseling
    Counselors can assist you with adjustment issues, coping skills, domestic violence, relationship issues, self-esteem, and more.
  • E-mail advising at eccadvising@dcccd.edu
    Can't make it to the office?  E-mail us and an Academic Advisor will get back with you.

On-line self-registration may be accessed through eConnect. Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss their educational and career goals.

Questions? Please visit the Academic Advising Center (A110), call (214) 860-2083 or e-mail eccadvising@dcccd.edu. Se habla espanol (214) 860-2083.

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Hours: Monday-Thursday to 8:00 am-7:00 pm / Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
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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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