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         Career and Technical Programs  Career and Technical Programs
         Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Training  Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Training
         American Council on Education (ACE) Guide to Educational Credit  American Council on Education (ACE) Guide to Educational Credit
         Credit-By-Examination  Credit-By-Examination
         Credit for International Baccalaureate Diploma  Credit for International Baccalaureate Diploma
         Continuing Education Programs  Continuing Education Programs
         Continuing Education Units  Continuing Education Units
         Credit for Experiential Learning  Credit for Experiential Learning
         Developmental Education  Developmental Education
         eConnect  eConnect
         English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
         Evening/Weekend College  Evening/Weekend College
         External Learning Experiences  External Learning Experiences
         Human Development Courses  Human Development Courses
         Intensive English Programs  Intensive English Programs
         Study Abroad Programs  Study Abroad Programs
         Noncredit Student (Audit)  Noncredit Student (Audit)
         Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)  Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
         Service-Learning  Service-Learning
         Servicemember's Opportunity College  Servicemember's Opportunity College
         Tech Prep  Tech Prep
         Teacher Preparation Program  Teacher Preparation Program
         Workforce Education Course Manual  Workforce Education Course Manual
         Attending Classes  Attending Classes
         Dropping/Withdrawing from College  Dropping/Withdrawing from College
         Third Attempt to Enroll in a Course  Third Attempt to Enroll in a Course
         Excused Absence for Military Personnel Called to Active Duty  Excused Absence for Military Personnel Called to Active Duty
DCCCD Core Curriculum  DCCCD Core Curriculum
DCCCD Core Curriculum  DCCCD Core Options for AAS Awards
Transfer Services  Transfer Services
Third Attempt to Enroll in a Course (Archived)

Effective for Fall Semester 2005, the Dallas County Community College District now charges a higher tuition rate to students registering the third or subsequent time for a course. All third and subsequent attempts of credit and Continuing Education/Workforce Training courses will result in higher tuition rate with few exceptions. Developmental Studies and some selected courses will not have the higher tuition rate charged. Third attempts include courses taken Fall 2002 and after at any of the Colleges of the DCCCD.

The State of Texas financially subsidizes the education of college students. Tuition paid by any student represents only a portion of the actual cost of any credit and many Continuing Education/Workforce Training courses with the State paying the remainder of the costs. The Texas State Legislature has mandated that effective with the Fall 2002 Semester, the State will no longer subsidize a student's enrollment for the third or subsequent attempt of most credit and Continuing Education/Workforce Training courses; therefore, students should take care in dropping a course.

Students should carefully select courses and consult an academic advisor to determine if they are repeating a course the third time. Students should also take care in dropping a course. When a student withdraws from a course after the official semester census date and is awarded a "W", the course counts as an attempt. Therefore, students should take care in dropping a course.

For more information about courses that are exempt from this ruling and for cross lists of both credit and Continuing Education/Workforce Training courses, go to www.dcccd.edu/Current Students/Paying for College/Third Course Attempt/.

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