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 Submit an application form and pay the application fee to start the process To give enough time to complete the application process, it is recommended (but not required) that you submit an application form by March 1 to begin studies in the May, Summer, or Fall term or by September 1 to begin studies in the Spring term.
Financial Aid application The deadline for submitting your financial aid application for the May 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms is April 1, 2021.

If you are only attending the Spring 2022 term, you need to apply for Financial Aid by October 1, 2021.

Avoid a late application fee Submit your application form at least 6 business weeks before your first class begins:

May 2021: March 25

Summer 2021: April 26

 Admissions All application documents received by Admissions Office 4 business weeks before class begins:

May 2021: April 9

Summer 2021: May 10

Admission Committee Decision 3 business weeks before class begins:

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:

May 2021: April 30

Summer 2021: June 1

For FORMER students RETURNING to Dallas International

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

May 2021: April 23

Summer 2021: May 24

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

May 2021: April 30

Summer 2021: June 1