Arapahoe Community College

2016-17 DSF Student Success Requirements

Arapahoe Community College is an official DSF Partner College that provides DSF Scholars with additional support on campus to help you be successful. DSF wants you to succeed as you pursue your education. To that end, students at ACC must meet certain Student Success Requirements to maintain scholarship eligibility. Please note that Student Success Requirements may change year to year. Please review this page for the most accurate information concerning your Student Success Requirements.

Please click on the button below to download a PDF of the Student Success Requirements for 2016-2017, plus details on reaching your campus contact.

Requirements for New Students

  • Attend the Transition to ACC Workshop to connect with your assigned Academic Advisor, learn about student success resources available and build community amongst DSF Scholars at ACC. The workshop will be held on June 5 for scholars enrolling Fall 2016 and in January for scholars enrolling Spring 2017. To register for the event please contact your campus contact, Julie Nicholson, at the email or phone listed below.
  • Participate in the following first semester retention program:
    • Four meetings with the scholarship academic advisor (DSF campus contact)
      • Before start of classes
      • Prior to Census date
      • Prior to the midpoint of the semester
      • Prior to the 15 week withdrawal deadline
    • Complete and turn in two progress reports within the first 60 days of your first semester for the year.
    • Enroll in AAA 109 Advanced Academic Achievement Strategies.

Requirements for Continuing ACC Students

  • Check-in with scholarship academic advisor (DSF campus contact) within 60 days of the start of each semester.
  • Attend at least one career workshop within the first 60 days of your first semester for the year.


Fall 2016
60-Day Check-In Deadline: October 21, 2016

Spring 2017
60-Day Check-in Deadline: March 21, 2017

Contact Information

Campus Contact 
Julie Nicholson
M2010 (Academic Advising Office)

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