Advising and Support Services

Academic advising is available to students, prospective students and alumni. Advisors will help you plan the best program for your interests and abilities.  If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university or are seeking an associate degree, you should work with an academic advisor to develop a plan to meet your academic goals. Requirements for different majors, degrees and certificates, or transfer can vary.

Career Services

The Department of Career Services is a resource center for students in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), college alumni, employers and members of the community. Career Services offers a wide variety of services including career planning, career counseling, job search preparation, practice interviewing, resume assistance, career fairs, on campus recruitment, career seminars and an industry matched mentoring program.

Counseling Services

Need help with life's challenges? The North Lake College Counseling Center provides professional assistance to current students with personal issues that may affect academic success and quality of life. Counseling services are FREE and available by appointment, or by dropping in A-311 (depending on counselor availability).

Disability Services

The North Lake College Disability Services Office (DSO) provides a variety of support services to students in need of assistance. DSO offers individual academic advisement and registration, approving and implementing academic accommodations based on individual disability. DSO may also act as a referral source for students who need additional support.

Financial Aid

If you need help paying for college, many funding sources are available, including grants, scholarships, work-study programs and student loans. The Financial Aid Office staff can help you complete required forms, explain eligibility requirements and provide deadlines for application.

Veterans Affairs

North Lake College honors all veterans and active-duty military and their service to our country. If you are a veteran, a survivor or dependent of a veteran, you may be eligible for veterans’ educational benefits to help you achieve a valuable education. The Veterans Affairs Office offers individual academic advisement, registration, degree planning, course certification for VA benefits, and referrals for campus and community resources.​​