In Crisis? View Immediate Support Options
If there is an emergency on campus, call the Dallas College Police Department at 972-860-4290.
If this is an emergency off campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you or someone you know would like to speak by phone or text with a trained urgent care professional, there are nationwide services available:
- Text HOME to the
Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor from anywhere in the United States at any time about any type of crisis.
- Students of color can text STEVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to speak with an urgent care counselor dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students of color.
- Call the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
If you are feeling anxiety or stress related to the coronavirus, there are resources and services to help you manage your concerns. Recommendations for managing stress related to the coronavirus can be found at the
National Institute of Mental Health.
Our campuses are fully open for all.
Update (Aug. 16, 2021): Masks are now required for all employees, students and visitors at all Dallas College campuses and events. Get the latest
updates about our COVID-19 response.
Success coaches (advisors) will be available for walk-in and virtual drop-in meetings.
Counseling Services can be reached by phone between 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Friday, at 972-669-6400. The department email is
To meet with a counselor,
schedule a virtual or in-person appointment.
Feeling stressed out? You're not alone. College can be fun, but it can also be very difficult to juggle school, work, family and friends.
If you start feeling overwhelmed or anxious, a campus counselor can help you find practical solutions to personal or academic problems.
Counseling Services Overview
Dallas College recognizes that you’re a whole person – not just a student. Your academic success depends on your personal development and emotional health.
Our counselors are licensed professionals and are highly qualified specialists with master’s or doctoral degrees. They can help you identify, understand and develop skills to resolve your educational, career and personal issues, and they will assist you in learning how to find your own pathway to success in college and in the workplace.
Dallas College’s Counseling Services is committed to supporting short-term therapy, focused on mental health and wellbeing. The following services are offered:
Learn more about Counseling Services
Make an Appointment
Dallas College's professional counselors are currently offering virtual and in person appointments. You can make an appointment
online, by email at
Counseling@dcccd.edu, or by calling 972-669-6400 and asking to speak with a counselor.
Make a Counseling Appointment
Joining Virtual Appointments
If you schedule a virtual appointment, a member of Counseling Services will email you a calendar invitation with the time and date for your session. At the time of your appointment, please click on the link in the calendar invite to join through video or call the number provided to speak with the counselor by phone at the scheduled time.
View WebEx Online Counseling Tutorial
Campus Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you need to talk to a counselor after hours, the call center operates Monday-Friday from 3 - 10 p.m.