Upcoming activities


The 2016 National Association of Veterans Program Administrators scholarship application period has started. Richland College is a NAVPA member which allows you to apply for a NAVPA Scholarship. The application can be accessed here. Scholarship requirements and instructions are detailed in the application. This scholarship does not impact tuition and fees under Post 9/11 GI Bill, as it can be used for general purposes. The Deadline is January 13, 2017.

DCCCD Activities for November 2016
Wednesday, November 2ndVeteran Benefits and Information Fair (EFC) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8thSVA Booths (Freedom Dog Sale) Commons Courtyard –(BHC) 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Veterans Day Read In – Library (EFC) 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 9thSVA Booths (Yellow Ribbon & SWAG giveaway, banner signing, chalkboard appreciation display) S-Bldg (BHC) 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Veterans Spirit Day: Dog Tag Thank You’s, Obstacle Course, Flag Display, Celebration Cake and Great Music, Mobile Vet Unit (EFC) All Day
Thursday, November 10thSVA Booths (Yellow Ribbon & SWAG giveaway, banner signing, chalkboard appreciation display) S-Bldg (BHC) 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Dana Bowman. Hero Soldier, Golden Knight, and Motivational Speaker. MVC (RSVP – recommended?) 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Arbor Day Celebration honoring our Veterans (Flag ceremony, tree ceremony, & concert) Lower Court Yard (EFC) 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Friday, November 11thFlag Rising Ceremony – EFC 8:00 a.m.
Downtown Dallas Veteran’s Day Parade (BHC, ECC,EFC, NLC, MVC, RLC, DCCCD Streetcar,x) “Honoring the Military Family” 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Parade Route
DCCCD will be in the participating in the parade. We are looking for veteran to walk or ride in the parade. Need to register with your Veteran Service Office before 11/04/16. Staff members must have Supervisor’s approval. Students must have a permission slip completed and approved.
SGA- Veterans Day – Guest Speaker and activities (RLC) 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Wind Symphony, Veterans Day Tribute Concert (RLC – Café) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Veterans Day Gala 2016 at UNT- Dallas in the evening for military members, veterans, and family. (Free to attendees) 6:00 p.m.
RSVP Online
Wednesday, November 16thMilitary Appreciation Day 2016 – Community Event- Richland College- El Paso Hallway 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Events are subject to changes without prior notification. Please check with colleges for updated information.

BHC – Brookhaven College
BHC Ph: 972-860-4673

CVC- Cedar Valley College
CVC Ph:972-860-5656

ECC – EL Centro College
ECC: 214-860-2100

EFC – Eastfield College
EFC ph: 972-860-7323

MVC – Mountain View College
MVC Ph: 214-860-8699

NLC – Northlake College
NLC Ph: 972-273-3169

RLC – Richland College
RLC Ph: 972-238-3778

Veterans Day Gala 2016

You are invited to attend the inaugural Veterans Day Gala to honor our veterans.
November 11, 6:30 p.m.
Founders Hall
Business Dress
Free Event
University of North Texas at Dallas
If interested in attending, register here.

The Gala is the result of a partnership between the University of North Texas at Dallas and several colleges of the Dallas County Community College District.