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Academic Advising


Phone: 972-860-7106
Fax: 972-860-8384
Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Academic Advisors at Eastfield College serve students that are interested in enrolling or are currently enrolled in credit courses. Advisors have an understanding of student’s needs, such as goal setting and problem solving.  Advisors are available to see students by appointment of anytime between the hours below. What can we do for you?

Now offering eConnect Workshops Spring 2014 - Monday, March 31-Thursday, April 3rd.

Eastfield College Academic Advisement Week Monday, April 7-Thursday, April 10th.

Identifying a Student

A New student is a student who has never attended classes in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).
A Re-Admit student is a student who has not attended classes for more than one year in the DCCCD.
A Continuing student is a student who has attended class in the current academic year.  Students may visit 2012-2013 Student Handbook for stay in the know about services, programs, and campus contacts.
A Transfer Student is someone who attended another institution, and plans to attend the DCCCD for more than one semester.
A Transient Student is a type of transfer student that completes classes for one semester at a DCCCD college then returns to his/her primary institution.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Your Academic Advisors will help you to:
  • Develop educational plans consistent with life goals and objectives.
  • Identifying a Program of Study and educational career goals.
  • Interpret Test score evaluations.
  • Transcript Evaluation for TSI standing and CORE.
  • Explain concentration requirements and identify appropriate CORE Transferable courses. to fulfill your program requirements aces transferability relevance.

Requirements to earn a degree

Your Advisor will not:
  • Choose a major for you.
  • Log on to eConnect  and select your classes for you.
  • Select your instructors.
  • Plan your schedule for you.
  • Decide your educational short term and long term goals.

Before visiting with your Advisor make sure to:

  • Have your Student ID Card
  • Utilize tools on eConnect.
  • Print out your Academic Advising report on eConnect. How to Read an Advising Report.
  • Check your academic standing and online registration eligibility on eConnect.
  • Know what course load you wish to have.
  • Advisors are available to see students by Appointments and Walk-Ins .  Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes.  You may also stop by anytime during office hours and see an Advisor as a walk-in on a first come first serve basis but may have a longer wait time.
Note: You may have to see a specified Academic Advisor if one has been assigned to you.  Call the Advising office 972-860-7106 for more information.

Not sure what your academic standing is? Look on your Academic Advising Report on eConnect.

Students with an academic standing of Suspension or Dismissal must adhere to the district Probationary Policy and submit a Petition of Reinstatement by a specific deadline. See the Advising Office for details.
Students on probation, suspension or academic dismissal from another institution shall adhere to the same academic standards of the College District.

Registration Deadline Dates for ALL Probation Level Students:

May Term 2014– Friday, May 09, 2014 at 5pm (classes begin May 16th.  2014)
Summer I 2014Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5pm (classes begin June 4th, 2014)
Summer II 2014 – Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 6pm (classes begin July 9th, 2014)
Fall 2014 – Saturday, August 16, 2014 (classes begin August 25th, 2014)
Fall 2014 Flex-Term – Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5pm

Petition for Readmission Deadline Dates for ALL Probation Level Students:

May Term 2014 – Friday, May 2, 2014
Summer I 2014 – Friday, May 23, 2014
Summer II 2014 – Friday, June 27, 2014
Fall 2014 – Saturday, August 16, 2014 (for courses beginning August 25, 2014)
Fall 2014 Flex-Term –Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5pm

NOTE: Petition deadlines apply for all classes offered during Summer/Fall terms. Any petition received after the petition deadline will be considered for Flex term courses that begin after regular terms.