previewdaysCollege Preview Day |  Tuesday, December 3 or 10

Two days, two times: 12:45-2:45 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m. See how DCTC can prepare you with skills for a high-demand, high-wage career. Apply for admission at Preview Day to be entered to win a $500 scholarship. Register at

elegant_holiday_party_year_end_function_invitation-r8d448dd571ae4597b0024b321f5409a7_imtet_8byvr_512Holiday Open House |  Thursday, December 5

Dakota County Technical College is celebrating the holiday season and the completion of Phase I of DCTC’s Transportation & Emerging Technologies bonding project. The annual annual Holiday Open House is 2:30-5:30 p.m. and the ribbon cutting will take place at 4 p.m.

studentlife-200x125Student Life Fair  |  Wednesday, January 22

Stop by the Student Life Fair to meet representatives from the student clubs, organizations and athletics teams. Learn about upcoming events, activities and the benefits of getting involved in Student Life.

stethoscope_mediumHealth Fair  | Wednesday, February 19

Over 25 vendors will be on campus for our Health Fair. Come to get information on a variety of health-related topics, including stress management, ergonomics, nutrition, fitness, safety and mental health.

blood-driveBlood Drive  |  Thursday, February 27

Donating blood is a no-brainer. It’s simple, safe, easy, quick and virtually painless. A single donation can help as many as three different people. Sign up to donate blood through the Red Cross at DCTC’s Rosemount Campus.

0602_WVcollegedebt1Grad Fair  |  Tuesday, March 4–5

Attend the Grad Fair for all your graduation needs. Attendees will be able to pick up applications for graduation, ceremony photography information, invitations and envelopes, maps and directions, Phi Theta Kappa regalia, graduation gifts and accessories and job placement information.

944579_thumbnailMulticultural Celebration  |  Wednesday, April 17

Save the date for the 2013 Multicultural Celebration. Join members of the college community as they gather to share cultural elements and hallmarks while celebrating diversity on campus and throughout the world.

graduationGraduation  |  Friday, May 16

DCTC will hold this year’s commencement ceremony at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, Minn. This annual event honors those students who have completes their program of study and are ready to begin a new career or continue their education.

Spring Semester 2014

Spring Semester begins | Monday, January 13

No Classes (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) | Monday, January 20

No Classes (Faculty In-Service) | Friday, January 31

No Classes (President’s Day) | Monday, February 19

No Classes (Faculty In-Service) | Friday, February 28

Spring Break | Monday, March 17–21

No Classes (Faculty In-Service) | Wednesday, April 2

No Classes (Good Friday) | Friday, April 18

Spring Semester Ends | Tuesday, May 20

View the complete Academic Calendar and Course Schedule on the Dakota County Technical College website.

Registration is now open for Spring 2014