Non-Traditional Student

What To Do...
  1. Apply online
    1. Complete the online or paper admissions application if you did not attend DSCC the previous semester excluding summer.
  2. Check Admission Requirements
    1. New Freshman
    2. Readmit Students
    3. Transfer Students
    4. Non-HS Graduate, No GED
  3. Test if applicable
    1. If you are 21 years of age or older and have not already completed college-level English, mathematics and a reading intensive course with grades of D or higher, you must take the ACCUPLACER test, which is offered through the DSCC Testing Center.
  4. Meet with an advisor and register for classes.
    1. Rebecca Reeves
      Adult Student Coordinator
What It Costs...
  1. Cost at a glance.
    1. Tuition and Fees
  2. Apply for Financial Aid
    1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  3. What is Financial Aid verification?
    1. Completing verification
  4. Information about scholarships and grant for Adult Students
    1. TN Reconnect
    2. Adult Scholarships
      1. For information contact:
        Rebecca Reeves
        Adult Student Coordinator
  5. Confirm Enrollment and pay balance owed by the deadline.
    1. How to confirm enrollment
How long will it take?
  1. Degree Plans
    1. Academic Programs by Focus Area
  2. Make an appointment to meet an advisor
    1. Contact Rebecca Reeves, Adult Student Coordinator
  3. Join a Learning Community
  4. Get Credit for Prior Learning and Life Experience
    1. Learn more about PLA