Admissions & Registration Deadlines

Failure to complete one or more of the requirements listed below by its deadline (“last day”) shown may delay your entry or reentry into Dallas International.

An application or acceptance to Dallas International is generally considered “good” for the original intended term of entry and the following two years. If you find you cannot begin classes at Dallas International before this period ends, please contact Dallas International Admissions to ask if a new application will need to be submitted. Financial Aid applications or awards expire, if unused, at the end of a term. A new Financial Aid application is required to request Financial Aid at each new term or each reentry to Dallas International.

For all students NEW to Dallas International

Requirement Last Day for Completion
 Apply Application and application fee Recommended: March 1 (for beginning studies in the May, Summer, or Fall term); September 1 (for beginning studies in the Spring term)
Financial Aid application May, Summer, and Fall terms: April 1
Spring term: October 1
Avoid a late application fee 6 business weeks before your first class begins:

Fall 2020: July 15

Spring 2021: November 16

May 2021: March 25

Summer 2021: April 26

 Admissions All admission documents received in Admissions 4 business weeks before class begins:

Fall 2020: July 29

Spring 2021: December 2

May 2021: April 9

Summer 2021: May 10

Admission Committee Decision 3 business weeks before class begins:

Fall 2020: August 5

Spring 2021: December 9

May 2021: April 16

Summer 2021: May 17

All post-admission paperwork returned to Admissions Office Must be completed before registering for classes (See Registration below.)
 Registration  Advisor-approved, registered, and arrangements to pay completed. 1 business week before class begins:

Fall 2020: August 19

Spring 2021: January 6

May 2021: April 30

Summer 2021: June 1

For FORMER students RETURNING to Dallas International

 Requirement  Last Day to Meet Requirement
 Admission Email admissions stating intention to return  2 business weeks before class begins:

Fall 2020: August 12

Spring 2021: December 16

May 2021: April 23

Summer 2021: May 24

Confirmation form and updates  received in Admissions Office Must be completed before registering
 Registration  Advisor-approved, registered, and arrangements to pay completed. 1 business week before class begins:

Fall 2020: August 19

Spring 2021: January 6

May 2021: April 30

Summer 2021: June 1