​​​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

Angelika and Tiffany Gardner

Mother, Daughter To Graduate Dallas College on the Same Day

​Tiffany Gardner and daughter Angelika both earned associate degrees in Business Administration and will graduate with honors.

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Dallas College Highlights Community Connections During Dallas Arts Month

​Exhibits, concerts and Design Week highlight April arts events from the School of Creative Arts, Entertainment and Design.

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Veteran Honor Cord and Salute Ceremony

​Veterans will be recognized for their military service and given an honor cord to wear at commencement.

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Broadway Star Alyssa Fox Found Her Passion for Theater at Dallas College

​Everything is still a little surreal for Alyssa Fox these days. She sometimes does a double take when she hops on the subway and sees her face on a poster, or even featured on the Gershwin Theater entrance in the heart of New York City. But, when you’re the star of “Wicked,” one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history, you’ve reached celebrity status.

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 and Hospitality Institute 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 Dallas College 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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