New Students -  Get Ready, Get Set, GO!


  • Apply to DCC.

    Click Apply Now on this page and follow the instructions to create an application account and complete the application.

  • Apply for Financial Aid.

            Financial aid - Complete a Free Application for Federal Students Aid (FAFSA). 

    • Apply online at

    • The DCC school code is 003758.

    • Contact the Educational Opportunity Center for help completing this application, contact 434-797-8577.


    • Submit your highschool or previous college transcript for review.

      • If you have graduated from high school in the last 5 years, you may be able to use your high school transcript, ACT or SAT scores to determine placement (bypass the placement test). Please submit official transcript or score reports to the Admissions Office for review.

      • Have you attended another college? If yes, submit your official transcripts to the Admissions Office for review to determine placement (by-pass the placement test). 

    • Take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) if needed.

      • Students not using transcripts for placement, will need to take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT), for basic assessment of Reading, Writing, and Math to see what courses you need to start in.

      • Call 434-797-8467 or email to make an appointment totest

      • VPT is given Monday through Thursday at 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. and Sundays at 1p.m. in the Learning Resources Center (Library, 1007 Boswell Street,Danville).  The VPT is also given at theSouthern Virginia Higher Education Center, call 434-572-5452.

      • Practice test information is available at

    GO to DCC ROCKS (RegistrationOrientation Computer Knowledge and Support)

    • All NEW students mustattend a DCC ROCKS session. You will receive program information and class schedules; help with DCC's online tools & services (my DCCworkshop); campus tours; your DCC Student ID card and parking permit; and information about paying tuition (see payment information below).
    • Choose a DCC ROCKS event at


    — Last updated by Danville Community College on 12/3/2019 10:35AM PST

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    Danville Community College
    1008 South Main Street
    Danville, VA 24541

    (800) 560-4291


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