New/Transfer Students

​Are you new to college, or new to Dallas College? Here’s the information you’ll need to get started with financial aid.

How To Apply

Find out what steps you need to follow to a​pply for financial aid.

Types of Financial Aid

There are three types of financial aid: gift aid, work-study and loans.

Deadlines for Applying for Financial Aid

Apply by the priority deadline for the semester you plan to enroll to make sure your award will be processed before the first day of classes.


You may view posted financial aid awards, account summaries and other helpful personal information in eConnect, our secure online services (requires login).

Disbursements and eRefunds (Getting Your Money)

Dallas College processes and distributes​ refunds and disbursements (including financial aid funds) through eRefunds. Learn more about how and when you’ll receive your aid.

Eligibility and Satisfactory Academic Progress

Learn about the eligibility requirements for federal and state financial aid. All students receiving aid must meet certain standards of satisfactory academic progress each term.