You may apply as a Liberal Arts; Guest Student if you plan to take classes and transfer those classes to your current college. Please click on the following link to apply.

For answers to specific questions about the admissions application process, please contact DMACC Admissions by email at or by phone 515-965-7337. Please note that orientation is not required for guest students so once you get accepted you will be able to register for your class(es).

Here is the link to the registration methods information:


The credit class registration dates are available in the following link for your review.


Schedule of Classes

You can click on the following link to view the schedule of classes.

•    You will want to select the Semester of interest

•    Under location select 'All' or 'Online'

•    Under subject select 'Topic of Choice'

•    Then scroll down and click search; this will provide the courses offered during the semester of interest. Campus location will show in the second column from the right. When registering for classes this area will indicate the type of class in which you enroll in (Face-to-Face, Internet class-WEB (online), Web Blended, Blackboard Collaborative-Real Time Virtual Classroom). 


Class Type Description:


Course Prerequisites

To satisfy course prerequisites, please send us a copy of your unofficial transcript(s) from any previous institution(s). If you are currently in the pre-req course, please send a copy of your class schedule. 
Taking a math class? Send your unofficial transcript OR proof of appropriate ALEKS score (completed within previous 18 months) to

 An unofficial transcript must show the institution, your full name, semester completed, and final grade.

Proof of ALEKS Assessment (from another institution) must include the test score, date completed and your full name.
 When sending prerequisite documentation, please include your DMACC ID# and the course you wish to take at DMACC.

You may review the tuition and fees information from the following link:

For answers to specific questions about classes, please contact Sarah Alexander, Academic Advisor, by email at or by phone 515-964-6599 or Shari McLean-Merten, Academic Advisor, by email at or by phone at 515-964-6307. They will provide the necessary support and assistance with your academic planning.