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Advising F.A.Q.
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I have never attended college, how do I get started?

Where can I go to learn more about the college and different services offered?

Why are new students required to take the Human Development course?

How long do classes last?

Do I need to set-up an appointment to see an advisor?

What is the Texas Success Initiative?

What is the Accuplacer?

When can I take the Accuplacer?

Can I register online?

If I am eligible to register online can I still see an advisor?

How do I register for classes?

Do I need official transcripts from all the colleges/universities I attended before I can register for classes?

How many courses should I take?

Should I take a course online?

Do I have to be a full time student to receive financial aid?

When will I need to pay for my classes?

How does the payment plan work?

When do I need to apply for financial aid?

Can an academic advisor help me complete my financial aid form?

Who is able to help me with transfer information?

What is a formal withdraw from classes?

Will all of my courses transfer to another institution?

Where can I go for econnect questions?

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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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