Adult Learners

Returning to college as an adult can be difficult & intimidating, but it can also be one of the most rewarding decisions you can make! We at DSCC are committed to helping you succeed. Below is helpful information for adult learners.

Sign up now to attend one of our Adult Student Orientations throughout the year! This is a great time to meet other adult students, learn more about financial aid, and complete admission requirements. Sign up for one of the orientations below by using the Appointments PLus link!



Contact Information

Rebecca Reeves
Adult Student Coordinator

Micki Poe
Financial Aid Counselor

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

You may qualify for funding up to $4000 if you live in the counties of Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion or Weakley. (The amounts may vary if you live in other counties of Tennessee or in other states.) This service offers tuition scholarships, book scholarships, and gas cards to eligible participants.

For more information contact Ms. Connie Stewart at 731-286-3364 or

Ready to get started?

Apply now for admission.

Need financial aid?

Complete your FAFSA.

Ready to Reconnect?

Learn about TN Reconnect and admissions requirements.

Ready to go to class?

Meet with an advisor to set up your class schedule.

Got credits?

Get Credit for Prior Learning and Life Experience

Ready to Apply for TN Reconnect?

Fill out the TN Reconnect Application