Parking and Day of Information

​​We are excited to see you on campus for your New Student Orientation (NSO) Session! This is the start of an amazing journey, and we are thrilled to help get you started on the right foot! Take a moment to review the information below so you know what to expect on your orientation day.

Orientation Confirmation

You will receive a reminder email, in your Dallas College email account, seven days before your orientation session. Please reference this email for the date, time and campus location of your orientation session!

Need help accessing your Dallas College Email? Visit the Dallas College Student Email and Microsoft Office webpage.

What to Bring

Here are a few things we recommend bringing with you:

  1. Something to write with and something to write on, in case you would like to take notes.
  2. A photo ID so you can get your Student ID card made.
  3. Any paperwork that you need to submit (Transcripts, test scores, Meningitis records, etc).
  4. Any questions that you have about the Dallas College experience.
  5. A positive attitude and an open mind!

Directions, Parking and Location Information

For directions, parking and session location, click on the campus where you will attend your orientation session.


Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date Time Location Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Wednesday, May 29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. S220 Valley View Lane P3
Tuesday, June 11 4-8 p.m. H125 Valley View Lane P4
Friday, June 21 9 a.m.-3 p.m. S220 Valley View Lane P3
Thursday, July 25 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H125 Valley View Lane P4
Friday, Aug. 2 9 a.m.-3 p.m. S220 Valley View Lane P3
Thursday, Aug. 8 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H125 Valley View Lane P4
Saturday, Aug. 17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H125 Valley View Lane P4

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date TimeLocation Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Thursday, May 30 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Friday, June 7 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Thursday, June 13 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Friday, July 19 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Saturday, July 27 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Tuesday, Aug. 6 4-8 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1
Thursday, Aug. 15 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M115 Dallas Ave. S1

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date TimeLocation Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Wednesday, May 29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Friday, June 7 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Tuesday, June 11 4-8 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Friday, June 21 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Friday, July 12 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Thursday, July 25 9 a.m.-3 p.m. C295
(Check in will be in the C building lobby)
Motley Dr. B
Thursday, Aug. 8 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B
Saturday, Aug. 17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B1042 Motley Dr. B

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

El Centro Campus is in the heart of downtown Dallas. As there are no reserved parking areas for Dallas College students, we recommend using metered street parking or any of the public parking lots near campus. The best building entrance to use is the one on Main Street.

Date Time Location Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Thursday, May 30 9 a.m.-3 p.m. C100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Friday, June 7 9 a.m.-3 p.m. C100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Thursday, June 13 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Friday, June 28 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Saturday, July 27 9 a.m.-3 p.m. B100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Tuesday, Aug. 6 4-8 p.m. B100 Main St. Meters, public parking lots
Thursday, Aug. 15 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A525 Main St. Meters, public parking lots

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date Time Location Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Wednesday, May 29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Tuesday, June 11 4-8 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Friday, June 28 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Friday, July 12 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Thursday, July 25 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Friday, Aug. 2 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Thursday, Aug. 8 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1
Saturday, Aug. 17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. W171 Duncanville Rd. P1

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date TimeLocation Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Thursday, May 30 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Thursday, June 13 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Friday, June 21 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Friday, July 12 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Friday, July 19 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Saturday, July 27 9 a.m.-3 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Tuesday, Aug. 6 4-8 p.m. H237 (H200) N. MacArthur Blvd. P1
Thursday, Aug. 15 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A206 N. MacArthur Blvd. P1

Please check in 30 minutes before the session start time.

Date TimeLocation Suggested Entrance Suggested Parking Lot
Wednesday, May 29 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Tuesday, June 11 4-8 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Friday, June 28 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Friday, July 19 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Thursday, July 25 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Friday, Aug. 2 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WH103 Abrams Rd. D
Thursday, Aug. 8 9 a.m.-3 p.m. SH117 Abrams Rd. C
Saturday, Aug. 17 9 a.m.-3 p.m. SH117 Abrams Rd. C
 

 

For questions, visit the Frequently Asked Questions webpage, or email Orientation@DallasCollege.edu.