Posted June 21, 2018

Dependent children of Regular DMACC employees may be eligible for the Dependent Child Tuition Remission program. DMACC will pay tuition for dependent children and step-children of Regular DMACC employees for a total of six semesters. Application for tuition remission must be made every semester.  We are now accepting Dependent Child Tuition Remission applications for students currently registered for fall classes.  


For more information, go to the Human Resources section of the DMACC website at and read Human Resources Procedure 3625, Dependent Child Tuition Remission.  The application form, P-50, Dependent Child Tuition Remission Application may be printed from the website and is also attached to this announcement for your convenience. 


Questions may be directed to Tiffany Marlow, Benefits Specialist/964-6258


FREE Kona Ice-date change

Posted June 20, 2018

​Due to the weather report this week, FREE Snow Cones have been moved to Wed., June 27th from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m..  The Kona Ice truck will be set up on the Courtyard outside Bldg. 5.  Come enjoy a FREE Kona Ice courtesy of the Ankeny Student Activities Council!



Upcoming changes to the DMACC phone system

Posted June 19, 2018

Please take note to the following upcoming changes to the DMACC phone system. These changes will affect all users at all DMACC campuses.


During the week of July 2nd, the following changes will be made to the DMACC dial plan.


  • All outgoing calls will require dialing an “8" (instead of a “9") for an outside line. This is being changed to minimize the ongoing issue of accidental/misdialed 911 calls being placed to DMACC Security as well as the local 911 dispatchers.


  • All internal calls will become 5 digits in length. This will require dialing “5" + the current 4-digit extension. (For example, extension 6200 will become extension 56200 internally.) This change is being made to provide future expansion opportunities in conjunction with DMACC's growing presence.


Additional information regarding the timeframe of these changes will be provided as it becomes available.


Any questions regarding these changes should be directed to the Tech Support group at x7300.


Barnstormers tickets

Posted June 19, 2018

​Since DMACC is a sponsor of the Barnstormers, there is exciting news to share with you!  The Iowa Barnstormers are in the PLAYOFFs!  Because of DMACC's long and strong supportive relationship with the Barnstormers, DMACC employees have an opportunity to purchase PLAYOFF tickets at a fabulous price.  The game is Fri., June 22nd at 7:05 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena.  AND if the Barnstormers win this, they will host the Championship game—the UNITED BOWL on Sat., July 7th at Wells Fargo Arena.


This is a BIG deal for our community. Please click this link for your tickets.  And as always, you may call the Barnstormers for tickets and/or questions at 515-633-2255.

Here is the link to buy tickets!


Summer Short Shakespeare

Posted June 19, 2018

This summer DMACC Ankeny Theatre is proud to present a 75-minute adaptation of Comedy of Errors in the quad on the Ankeny campus between Bldg. 2 & 5. 

Shakespeare's classic farce about two sets of twins separated at birth happening upon the same city gets a Summer Short Shakespeare update. Each set of twins will be played by one actor to add to the farce and chaos of this delightful play.

Performance dates and times are as follows:

June 23rd at 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.
June 24th at 6 p.m.
June 29th at 7 p.m.
June 30th at 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.

Admission is FREE
Rated PG-13

Feel free to bring your own chairs and a picnic snack - no reservations required.

Email for more information. ​

Changes Coming to DMACC’s Homepage

Posted June 19, 2018

DMACC Marketing and Public Relations will soon launch a refreshed website homepage. Dedicated to attracting and better serving prospective students, it will emphasize six targeted audience groups, reduce the size of the campus videos and reorder some of the graphic designs. The changes were implemented after listening to and acting on recommendations from current and prospective students. The top of the menu bar and the location of the myDMACC button both will not change. The refreshed homepage will launch after the July 4th holiday.

We need your help!

Posted June 19, 2018

When: June 26th, packaging from 3 PM to 5 PM
Where: Bldg. 5, Ankeny Campus

Join us on Tues., June 26th to package 15,000 take-home meals to have available to students right here at DMACC! Each package can feed a family of six, and each campus will have meals for their students. On the 26th, we need people for set-up, meal packaging, and tear down, so there are several ways you can help! Staff, faculty, and students are all invited to participate. Children aged 12 and up are welcome to volunteer with parental supervision.

Questions? Contact Shelia Aukes, or Therese Herold,

To sign up, click on the link below.
** Shifts are in one hours increments, but volunteers may sign up for several shifts**​

Fiscal Year-End Banner

Posted June 7, 2018

​As a reminder, the College’s fiscal year ends on Saturday, June 30th.  To establish year-end financial totals and enrollment data, Banner will not be available from 2:00pm on Friday, June 29th until Sunday morning, July 1st.  All fiscal year activity must be entered into the system by 2:00pm on Friday, June 29th.  This means all course enrollments and registrations, all billings for courses and other services, and all cash receipts must be entered into Banner by that time.  The college network will not be affected but web-time entry will not be available.  All activity entered after the system is made available on Sunday will be fiscal year 2019 activity.

During the year-end closing process, the Business Office will be monitoring payments, requisitions, purchase orders, billings and cash receipts.  All billings, cash receipts, payments to vendors, requests for payment, and employee expense reports related to activities that began or were completed prior to June 30th may be recorded as fiscal year 2018 transactions by the Business Office.   Please don’t hold checks, billings, and invoices to process them as 2019 business.  As these items are received in the Business Office, they will be processed in the proper accounting period.  If you have questions about a specific transaction, please contact the Business Office.

Ankeny Journalism Camp for Middle Schoolers in July

Posted June 5, 2018

Do you know a middle-schooler interested in journalism or media production?
The DMACC Ankeny Campus will be hosting a five-day journalism camp for 10-13 year-olds from July 16th-20th.  Campers will learn the basics of journalism, including interviewing, writing, photography, video, audio, and designing a printed newspaper that they can keep. They will also receive a T-shirt.

The cost is $100 and the camp will run 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Chronicle newsroom.
Campers should bring a bag lunch, but snacks will be provided.
For more information, e-mail

Andy Langager or sign-up at this link (