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How you can become a Year Up student

Classes begin in January and August. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until the class is filled. We encourage you to apply early as space is limited.

STEP 1: SUBMIT AN INTEREST FORM

Take 5 minutes to let us know you’re interested in applying. Fill out an interest form ONLINE or at our office.

STEP 2: ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION

This is a great opportunity to tour the site, ask any questions you may have about the program, and to connect with current students.

Where:
El Centro College
R building (Across from campus)
701 Elm Street, Suite 400
Dallas, TX, 75202

When:
Mondays @ 11:30am
Wednesdays @ 5:30pm

 

YU DFW Campus Map 1

 

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Where:
El Centro College
Building C, Room C365
801 Main St
Dallas TX 75202

When:
Every third Wednesday of the month @ 11:30am
3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 6/19, and 7/17

 

YU DFW Campus Map 2

Parking: If you are driving, you can park in the meters or public parking lots in the area, but will need to plan to pay between $5 and $10 for parking.

If possible, we encourage you to take the DART and get off at the West End Station so that you do not have to worry about parking.

Plan to arrive 15 minutes early, and build in time for parking and getting to the building. Please also bring an ID with you to get a visitor’s badge when you arrive at the building.

 

Contact our Admissions department at (469) 754-3421 or DFWAdmissions@YearUp.org with any questions or to RSVP for an information session.

STEP 3: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

After attending an Information Session, you will have the opportunity to fill out the online application.

STEP 4: INTERVIEWS

If you are qualified, our staff will invite you in for an interview. You will need to arrive on time and dress professionally.

Applicants who are accepted to Year Up will be notified via phone or email. A confirmation of acceptance will be expected from the candidates within two weeks of the date of their letter of acceptance from Year Up.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, please feel free to contact an Admissions Representative at (469) 754-3421.