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IMPORTANT NOTE: New students attending Delgado for the Spring 2019 semester need to complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

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Welcome to Delgado!

We are thrilled you have chosen us to assist you on your academic journey. To make the enrollment process easier, we have put together this guide that will provide step by step information. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Admissions and Enrollment Services at (504) 671-5012 or enroll@dcc.edu.

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Step One - Determine How to Pay for Classes.
Step Two - Complete Admissions Requirements.
Step Three - Choose Your Classes.
Step Four - Secure Your Classes.
Step Five - Prepare For Your First Day of School. 


Checklist iconStep One - Determine How to Pay for Classes.

When entering Delgado, you must decide how you plan to finance your education. There are many sources of financial aid available, and Delgado also allows students to enroll in a payment plan.

Don't delay taking this first step because options become more limited as you approach the beginning of the semester.

Using Financial Aid

There are many types of financial aid available such as grants, loans, scholarships, veteran's benefits, etc. Below gives instructions on how to obtain and use financial aid.

Pell Grants and Loans

1. APPLY ONLINE AT THE FAFSA WEBSITE (SCHOOL CODE: 004626).

Select 2019-2020 FAFSA for the Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 Semesters.

Delgado provides FAFSA assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Building 10, Room 134 at the City Park Campus.

You will need these documents when receiving assistance or submitting your FAFSA:

  • Driver's license or state ID
  • Social Security number and date of birth for student and parent (if student is under 24)
  • 2017 tax return for student and parent (if student is under 24) for 2019-2020 FAFSA

For summer sessions only: Submit a request for Summer Financial Aid.

FILL OUT YOUR FAFSA NOW

2. LOG IN TO YOUR LOLA ACCOUNT TO VIEW DOCUMENTS REQUESTED BY THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE.

Review and accept or decline your award letter in LoLA. You must be fully admitted to Delgado and enrolled in an applicable program of study before your financial aid can be applied to your account. Contact Financial Aid at finaid@dcc.edu or 1-855-215-8247.

Scholarships

Internal scholarships are awarded by the College each school year, and a list of external scholarships is maintained by the Office of Financial Aid.

Learn more about available scholarships.

Contracts and Waivers

Eligible students may receive a waiver of base tuition and applicable fees if they qualify for an approved Legislative, Board Mandated or Institutional Waiver or Exemption

A third-party organization may sponsor a student's enrollment by committing to paying a student's mandatory tuition and registration fees. Most organizations will grant the sponsorships through an application process.

Learn more about contracts and waivers.

Veterans Benefits

VA education benefits help veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying for college tuition.

Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you've earned!

Find out more about veterans benefits by visiting the Veterans Affairs office or contacting the following advisers.

CITY PARK CAMPUS, CHARITY SCHOOL OF NURSING, AND SIDNEY COLLIER SITE

Peter Brandt
pbrand@dcc.edu

WEST BANK CAMPUS AND JEFFERSON SITE

Joseph Williams
jwilli6@dcc.edu

Learn more about financial aid.

Using Delgado's Payment Plan

Pay tuition in manageable monthly installments – for either your entire bill or the amount remaining after financial aid.

We have made paying tuition easier!

Enroll in a tuition plan to pay your tuition in more managable installments. The payment plan provides many benefits to those who enroll.

Gives you more time.

Make monthly payments over time

Allows you to avoid high interest rates.

Tuition payment plans only charge one low $30 fee at the time of the enrollment.

Learn more about Delgado's payment plan.

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Step Two - Complete Admissions Requirements.

Complete the admissions application.

Submit all required documents to the Office of Admissions or the Answer Center.


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Step Three - Choose Your Classes.

We want to help you choose the right classes for your career choice. The Office of Advising can help!

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Register for classes online through LoLA after being advised.

Not sure what you want to study?

See a list of programs offered at Delgado.

If You Need the Placement Assessment

If you have not taken college English or math, you must take a placement assessment ($15 fee) or submit qualifying ACT scores (School Code: 1577). For exemption details or to schedule a testing appointment, visit the Placement Assessment website.

If You Don't Need the Placement Assessment

If you do not need a placement assessment, check with the Office of Advising before visiting campus. Advisors may require an appointment.

  • You must provide a placement assessment score, college transcript, or ACT score with English and math scores before being advised.
  • If you are a transfer student, you must meet with an advisor based on your career choice, and you must bring unofficial transcripts to all advising sessions for proper placement and pre-requisite overrides. 

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Step Four - Secure Your Classes.

Once you've scheduled your classes, your schedule must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted. To ensure your classes are secure, you may pay in full, enroll in the payment plan, or use financial aid.

Payment in Full

Payment in Person

Pay by cash, personal check, money order, or cashier's check (in-person credit card payments not accepted) at the Bursar's Office. Students can only enroll in and pay toward the payment plan online.

Online Payments

Avoid long lines by paying tuition with a credit card online via LoLA. Delgado welcomes American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA for online payment.

Payments By Mail

Make checks payable to "Delgado Community College" and mail to:
City Park Campus
615 City Park Avenue, Building 2, Room 104
New Orleans, LA 70119

Learn more about making payments at Delgado.

Enroll in the Payment Plan

You may enroll in the payment plan online through LoLA. The payment plan allows you to pay your tuition in more manageable installments via credit card or checking account. Learn more about the payment plan.

Use Financial Aid

If awarded, your authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. You are responsible for any remaining balance. View your authorized aid through LoLA by selecting Account Balance by Term.

 Find out more about how to ensure that your classes are secured.


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Step Five - Prepare for Your First Day of School.

As a new Delgado student, you'll need help getting the lay of the land. Here are some ways to prepare for the beginning of classes.

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Canvas

Taking online classes? Log on to Canvas, Delgado's online classroom.

Bookstore

Purchase books at the campus bookstore with your printed schedule. Bookstore credit is available for a limited time for students who have authorized aid on their accounts.

Mobile App

Download the free Delgado mobile app to access email, Canvas, and many other resources.

Refunds

Delgado Community College has partnered with BankMobile to deliver refunds to students. Simply follow these steps to make your refund preference selection:

  1. Log in to you LoLA account
  2. Go to the STUDENT Tab and then to the ACADEMIC LINKS section. Under DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, click on SELECT REFUND CHOICE.
  3. Select how you want your refund delivered.

Learn more about refunds.

Parking

Obtain your parking decal. Complete the vehicle registration form online.

Student ID Card

Obtain your Delgado ID card. Visit the ID card office.

Student Services

Delgado Community College offers a wide range of services to enhance your college experience. For a full list of services visit the Student Services webpage.


We are here for you!

We want to hear from you! Visit the Admissions website to chat with an Enrollment Specialist of visit an Answer Center near you.