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Late Registration for Spring 2014

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Wednesday, Jan. 15, is the last day to register for Spring 2014 classes that begin on Jan. 21.

Late Registration is from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Marple Campus, Southeast Center in Sharon Hill, Exton Center and Pennocks Bridge Campus in West Grove. Students interested in registering for classes offered at Upper Darby Center, Downingtown, Phoenixville or Brandywine campuses are welcome to register at the above locations.

The entire process could take between 1 to 4 hours depending upon lines and where you are in the process. It is best to come early and no later than than 6 p.m. (4:30 p.m. at Southeast Center) to ensure adequate service.

Quick Links

Application for Admission High School Dual Enrollment
Financial Aid Schedule
Payment Visiting Students
Placement Testing Special Notes
Transcripts  

 

Application for Admission

If you are new to the College or have not been enrolled for the past year or more, you must file an application for admission before you can placement test and register for courses. Visit www.dccc.edu/apply to print a copy of the application. Please bring the completed application with you to Late Registration. The last day to submit applications electronically is January 5. Paper applications will be accepted at Late Registration.

You are required to indicate your citizenship status on the application. Permanent residents (resident aliens) must provide resident alien number. Immigrant visa holders, asylum and refugees should be prepared to provide proof. Foreign nationals/non-immigrant visa holders are charged International student rates, see www.dccc.edu/tuition for updated tuition and fees. Current immigration regulations prohibit B and F2 visa holders from enrolling in credit courses.

Financial Aid

Students applying for financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Students can access this form at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students applying for financial aid for spring 2014 should complete the 2013-2014 form. The school code for Delaware County Community College is 007110.

If you applied for financial aid and/or completed the process after November 1, 2013, you must pay your tuition and fees when you register. You can pay your bill in-full or take advantage of the College’s payment plan. Should you receive financial aid, your account will be adjusted accordingly. Remember, the process can take time, so getting on the College’s payment plan will hold your classes while you wait for final eligibility determination. Plan accordingly and check your status frequently on delaGATE.

Financial aid applicants are required to submit an official, final high school or GED transcript to the Student Records Office. Financial aid will not be disbursed until all requirements are met, including the official transcript received in Student Records.

Payment

Paper bills are not mailed to students.  All bills are sent to your Delaware County Community College email address, accessible through delaGATE. Payment is required within 48 hours of registration or you will be canceled from classes. 

You can pay in full or take advantage of the payment plan by paying half of your bill plus a $30 processing fee. Two additional payments are due during the semester. The College accepts, cash, checks, money orders, VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express. Payment by credit card or electronic check can be made through the student portal delaGATE at delagate.dccc.edu.

Placement Testing

Placement testing is required for all new students or students who cannot show proof of completing English Composition or college-level mathematics from another college/university. Students can waive the placement test with a minimum of 500 SAT verbal and 500 SAT math or a minimum of 18 ACT verbal and 20 ACT math. Students must provide proof of scores for advising and need to request official scores be sent to the College. The school code for the SAT is 2125 and the ACT is 3542. SAT and ACT scores must be current within five years. 

During Late Registration, placement testing is on-going at Marple Campus, Exton Center and Pennocks Bridge Campus until 6 p.m. and until 4:30 p.m. at the Southeast Center. Testing can take several hours, so plan accordingly.

English as a Second Language (ESL) placement testing is given at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 5 p.m. at the Marple Campus only. Students should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to testing times.

Transcripts

Students who attended another college should bring a copy of their transcript to assist with advising, even if you had an official transcript sent to the College. There will be no staff in the Records Office during Late Registration to assist with getting copies of transcripts from your file.

Schedule

To find the schedule of Spring 2014 classes, follow these directions:

  • Go to the Class Search and under “Search by Term” choose "Spring 2014" and click “Submit”
  • On the new screen, you may choose by Course Level, Subject, etc. Select a specific course if you wish. The default is “All.” When you have made your selection, click “Class Search”

Once you have chosen your class, determine your student status:

High School Dual Enrollment

The deadline for high school juniors and seniors earning above average grades and seeking dual enrollment classes was Dec. 1. If you missed the deadline, contact the Dual Enrollment Office before May 1 for Summer I, June 1 for Summer II and Aug. 1 for fall classes. Visit www.dccc.edu/highschool for more information.

Visiting Students

If you are a matriculated student from another college and would like to take courses with us to transfer back to your home institution, go to dccc.edu/visiting  for more detailed information.

Special Notes

There will be no classes Jan. 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. holiday), Feb. 15-17 (Presidents' Day weekend and holiday)m Feb. 18-19 (faculty in-service) and March 17-23 (Spring Break). 

Commencement is May 22, 2014.

As of July 1, 2013, the College is tobacco-free

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