Both regular semester and accelerated session I classes start the week of January 19, 2016. The College is closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Late Registration is Wednesday, January 13, from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Marple Campus, the Southeast Center in Sharon Hill, the Exton Center, and Pennocks Bridge Campus in West Grove. Students wishing to enroll at the Downingtown, Brandywine and Phoenixville campuses should attend Late Registration at the Exton Center or any other location offering late registration activities.
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 two hours before closing time to ensure adequate service. Late Registration is the last day you can register for Spring classes that start the week of January 19.
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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 online application is unavailable beginning 10 days prior to late registration. 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, Refugees and Asylum 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 visa holders from enrolling in credit courses.
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 or www.fafsa.ed.gov/es_ES for the Spanish version. Students applying for financial aid for Spring 2016 should complete the 2015-2016 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, 2015, 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, email@example.com.
Financial aid applicants are required to submit an official, final high school transcript indicating the date of graduation or GED transcript indicating the diploma issue date to the Student Records Office. Financial aid will not be disbursed until all requirements are met, including the official, final high school transcript received in Student Records.
The deadline for high school juniors and seniors seeking dual enrollment classes was December 1. If you missed the deadline, contact the Dual Enrollment Office before May 1 for Summer 1, June 1 for Summer 2 and August 1 for fall classes. Visit www.dccc.edu/highschool for more information.
All bills are sent to your Delaware County Community College e-mail address, accessible through delaGATE, firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment is required within 48 hours of registration or you will be cancelled 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.
Placement testing is required for all new students or students who cannot show proof of completing English Composition or college-level mathematics from another accredited 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 5 years.
During Late Registration, placement testing is ongoing at the Marple, Exton, and Pennocks Bridge campuses 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 available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marple Campus only. Students should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to testing times.
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.
To find the schedule of Spring 2016 classes, follow these directions:
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.