All students entering college for the first time are required to meet with an advisor. Advisement sessions are scheduled after you have completed
If you are a returning student, it's important to build a relationship with an academic advisor. He or she can help you create a plan and find information that will help you achieve your academic goals.
You may already know that your advisor can help you select courses and plan your class schedule. But an advisor can assist you in other ways, too. He or she can help you:
Academic advisors are available to meet with you throughout the year — not just at registration time. For many students, academic advising is done on a walk-in basis.
During peak advising times (just before and during registration), you may experience extended wait times.
contact us if you have any questions.
Under Texas law (TEC Section 51.907), if you drop too many classes without having an acceptable reason,
your GPA and financial aid could be affected. Be sure you understand how this law may affect you before you drop a class.The law applies to students who enroll in a Texas public institution of higher education (including a college in the DCCCD system) for the first time in fall 2007 or later. Under this law, you may not drop more than six classes without an acceptable reason during your entire undergraduate career without penalty.For more information, please see
Dropping a Course or Withdrawing from College in the catalog or read
Facts About Dropping Classes. Your academic advisor can also answer questions about this law and how it may affect you.
Applying for College
Assessment Testing |
Are you on academic probation or suspension? Find out what steps you need to take to get back on track.
If you know your plan, complete the online Degree Plan Request. Be sure that official transcripts from all colleges you have attended are on file. You do not have to submit transcripts from any Dallas County Community Colleges.
Questions?Advising Center / Degree Audit972-860-4830bhcAdvising@dcccd.edu
online Application for Graduation early in the semester in which you will complete your certificate or degree. If you are graduating with both the Certificate and the Associate Degree at the same time, submit two separate forms.
More graduation information
can be found here.