Information for New Students

2 Key Components to Becoming a DMACC Student

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Application for Admissions

  1. Fill out an application for admission. Click here for online application
  2. Complete admission requirements. (i.e. ACCUPLACER® Classic test, Math Placement (ALEKS), typing test, EL​L ACCUPLACER, proof of GED or high school diploma, etc.)
  3. Complete a face-to-face orientation. Orientation information will be sent via personal email or regular mail. For orientation questions, call 515-244-4226.
  4. Complete registration approximately 48 hours after orientation. Registration can be completed online through Web Information System, by phone (515-964-6800), or in person at the Student Life office.
  5. Confirm class schedule and billing due dates.
  6. Purchase your books and attend classes.
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Financial Aid Applications

  1. Apply for financial aid (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at Use DMACC school code 004589.
  2. Submit requested financial aid documents and online forms. You will receive notification from DMACC concerning required documents 10-14 days after your FAFSA is submitted.
  3. Allow 6-12 weeks to receive your financial aid award notification. Accept or decline your award on Web Information System.
  4. Confirm your class schedule and billing dates.