Application Information

Thank you for applying to DSLCC! We are excited to have you join us.

Admissions Requirements:

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College has open admissions for most programs. You can be admitted if you:

    1) Have a high school diploma/its equivalent, OR

    2) Are at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from one of our programs

Admissions and Onboard Process for New Students

    1) Complete DSLCC Application for Admission

        *Remember to print or take a picture of the last page of your application. It lists your EMPL (student) ID number and your myDabney                         username and temporary password

    2) Review your Acceptance Letter from DSLCC's Office of Admissions

        *Acceptance letters are sent via USPS on a weekly basis to the mailing address you provide in your application. Make sure this information is              correct.

    3) Login to your myDabney account and EAB Navigate

        *Access email in myDabney account

        *Set communication preferences and complete the major explorer in EAB Navigate

    4) Complete the FAFSA

            *Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to help pay for classes

     5) Submit Transcripts/Prior Learning Information

            *Send to DSLCC Student Services

         *Official transcripts from high school, any colleges attended, as well as any AP, IB, or CLEP scores

    6) Take Virginia Placement Test (if needed)

         *Placement testing information

            *You may be exempt from taking the VPT based on Multiple Measures (e.g., SAT, ACT, high school GPA, high school math classes,                    GED scores)

      7) Complete Financial Aid "To-Do" List in myDabney

            * From myDabney, click on SIS and then,

            * Click on Student Center

            * View your outstanding To-Do list items

     8) Meet with an Academic Advisor

            * Meet with an advisor in Student Services on Main Campus (540-863-2820) or at the Rockbridge Regional Center (540-261-1211)

     9) Complete Additional Program Admissions Requirements

              * Some DSLCC programs (e.g., Nursing, Practical Nursing) are selective admissions and require a separate application and additional                           requirements

    10) Pay Your Tuition

             * Make sure you do not owe a tuition balance after all financial aid and/or scholarships have been applied

     11) Get Your Student ID Card Made at the DSLCC Library

     12) Register for New Student Orientation with Student Services

             * Call (540) 863-2820 to register

     13) Get Your Textbooks at the DSLCC Bookstore

     14) Attend Class!!!


— Last updated by Dabney S. Lancaster Community College on 8/20/2019 12:34PM PST

Contact Us

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College - Student Services
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
(540) 863-2800
(540) 863-2915

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College - Rockbridge Regional Center
35 Vista Links Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-1211
(540) 863-2915


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