Late Registration

Both regular semester and accelerated session 1 classes start the week of August 28.

Late Registration is Wednesday, August 23, from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Marple Campus, the Southeast Center in Sharon Hill, the Exton Center, and the Pennocks Bridge Campus in West Grove. Students wishing to enroll at the Upper Darby Center should attend Late Registration at the Southeast Center or Marple Campus. Students wishing to enroll at the Downingtown, Brandywine or Phoenixville Campuses should attend late registration at the Exton Center or any 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 2 hours before closing time to ensure adequate service.

NOTE: The above Late Registration date is the last day you can register for Fall 2017 classes that start the week of August 28, so don’t miss out! 

Quick Links

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

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 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. The last day to submit applications electronically is January 6. 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 for updated tuition and fees. Current immigration regulations prohibit B 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 or for the Spanish version. Students applying for financial aid for Fall 2017 should complete the 2017-2018 form. The school code for Delaware County Community College is 007110.

If you applied for financial aid and/or completed the process after July 1, 2017, 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 will not be disbursed until all requirements are met. If all requirements are satisfied, aid will be disbursed on student accounts September 18. If you have additional aid remaining after it has been applied to your fall bill, the College will issue you a refund for that amount. Accounts will be reviewed for refunds, beginning September 27. If your account was previously paid with a credit card or electronic check, your refund will be issued directly back to those accounts first. If necessary, a refund check will be printed and mailed to the address of record on September 28.  

High School Dual Enrollment

The deadline for high school students grades seeking dual enrollment classes was August 1. If you missed the deadline, contact the Dual Enrollment Office before December 1 for spring classes. Visit or email for more information.


All bills are sent to your Delaware County Community College e-mail address, accessible through delaGATE, Payment is required within 48 hours of registration. 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, delaGATEIf you no longer wish to be enrolled in courses, it is your responsibility to drop them, either through delaGATE or by emailing The College’s refund schedule is available through delaGATE at

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 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 five years. 

During Late Registration, placement testing is ongoing at the Marple, Exton and Pennocks Bridge locations until 6 p.m. and until 5 p.m. at the Southeast Center. Testing can take several hours, so plan accordingly. English as a Second Language placement testing is given from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marple Campus only. Students should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to testing times.  


If you attended another college, you should bring a copy of your 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.


To find the schedule of Fall 2017 classes, follow these directions:
 • Go to the Class Search and under “Search by Term” choose "Fall 2017" and click “Submit”
 • 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:

Current Student: Register ONLINE by going to
New Student: Begin the Application process by going to
Visiting Student: See Below

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 for more detailed information.

Special Notes

  • No classes September 2-4 (Labor Day), October 17-18 (faculty in-service) and November 23-25 (Thanksgiving holiday)
  • The College is tobacco free,

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