​As Dallas County continues to grow, we continue to help it thrive.

Dallas College supports North Texas communities in meaningful ways, including scholarships, community-centered programs and events, career training and collaboration with service agencies.

Educating and Enriching Our Community


Personal Interest

Whether you want to start a new hobby or broaden your interests, we offer classes that will help you develop your skills or learn something new.


Career Training

Advance your career with training designed to help you succeed. Take classes for credit or find out more about our free training opportunities.


Youth Programs

From music and sports to math and language courses, we've got a number of programs designed to entertain, enrich and educate youth under 18 years of age.


Senior Programs

We are committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities through senior programs that feature both credit and noncredit classes.

News for the Community

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Brookhaven Volleyball Team Finishes Third in Nation

Dallas College Brookhaven's volleyball team responded when its back was against the wall. The Bears have a third place finish to show for it.

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Bears Repeat as National Champions!

The Bears had that New York song blaring two weeks ago. They were celebrating in Farmers Branch, knowing the impending trip to win a national championship lay in the balance.

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High 5: Richland Captures Fifth Straight National Championship!

Dallas College Richland men's soccer team won its fifth straight NJCAA Division III championship Sunday, beating Genesee Community College, 2-0, in Batavia, New York. It is the Thunderducks' 11 national crown in program history.

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World AIDS Day: Rock the Ribbon

World AIDS Day is recognized on Dec. 1 every year. Dallas College is honoring World AIDS Day with events on our campuses.

Employment Resources for the Community

We are committed to connecting our community to employment opportunities, career readiness tools, training and other resources across Dallas County to prepare them for the workforce. If you need a job now or need to become work ready, please see our toolbox of employment resources.

Serving Our Community


Service Agencies

Find out how your organization can become a Service Learning Agency and begin a mutually beneficial partnership with Dallas College.



Each of Dallas College's seven campus libraries has a wealth of resources not only available to students but also to the broader community.


Room Rentals

Many of our campus facilities are available for use by members of the community for meetings, events or programs.


Mobile Food Pantry

Through a partnership with the North Texas Food Bank, a mobile food pantry delivers fresh produce and milk to our seven campuses each month.

Specialized Community Services

Child Care Services

We offer fully licensed full-time child care centers at Brookhaven and Eastfield. The center at Brookhaven serves as a lab setting for our Child Development and Teacher Preparation program.

Culinary Luncheon Service

Students of the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality program prepare complete three-course meals to prove their skills, applying their knowledge to a real-world audience.

Dental Hygiene Services

The Dental Hygiene program at El Centro provides dental hygiene services through a teaching clinic. Patients participating in the clinical setting are part of the teaching process.

Planning & Convening Services

As a non-profit, community or educational entity, Dallas College offers no-cost planning and convening services to help you find your solutions.

Dallas College is the place to make a difference in the community. There is no other institution that I'm aware of that can have such an impact on individual lives, while also serving business and industry, and ultimately our community.”

Promoting College

Connect with Dallas College's Community Marketing and Outreach teams to learn more about our community programs and services.

Public Initiatives

We offer resources that support our commitment to ensuring a safe, just, equitable and sustainable North Texas community.

Who We Are

Our mission: For more than 50 years, we have been committed to transforming lives and communities through higher education.

My Community Services

As part of our commitment to our students and the community, My Community Services is an online directory to help you find the resources you need.

Dallas College Community Newsletter

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