March 30, 2021
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Fall Classes will be available for viewing April 8.
MercyOne Newton Medical Center Auxiliary in Newton, Iowa is offering scholarships for students interested in pursuing an education in nursing and other health-related
careers. Applicants must live in Jasper County to be eligible. Application deadline is March 31, 2021. If interested in applying, please contact Sue Rardin at or 515-965-7179
For more scholarship opportunities check out DMACC and Other Scholarship Opportunities
It's not too late to apply for a DMACC Diversity Commission Student Scholarship for the summer semester!
The deadline to apply for a summer scholarship is 4 p.m. on Fri., April 9th.
The DMACC Diversity Commission Student Scholarship recognizes deserving students who demonstrate leadership skills, character, diversity and the potential to be future leaders, and who are interested in or are engaged in some level of diversity,
equity and/or inclusion in their lives.
The Commission awards six scholarships, in the amount of $500 each, every semester (fall, spring and summer). Applications are evaluated by members of the Diversity Commission for content, experiences and overall personal/career goals. 

With any questions, please email Ann Gadbury or Ronn Newby ​​
Current DMACC students may now apply for the Coronavirus Response and Relief
S​upplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Emergency Funds. This federal program provides cash grants to currently enrolled students at DMACC.
Looking for Summer Classes? Check to see what Newton DMACC Campus is offering and register NOW before they fill up! Check this link to see the
Registration is NOW OPEN!!!
Don't forget! Outstanding balances must be paid in full before registering for next term’s classes.
CNA class in Newton
In order to register for a CNA class, submit the required forms at
Nurse Aide Training Program ( and follow the instructions.
You WILL NOT be able to register for this class, yourself.
So you're about to graduate and it's time to step into the world of "professional work", but where is the manual for doing it successfully? In reality, there is no class for successfully launching your career, but there are concrete and definite steps you can take to make sure the leap from school to work is a positively impactful one. From what to ask, what to wear, what to read, and how to prep for the very first day, you'll learn how to launch your career that sets you up for the greatest upward mobility.  
Students can pre-register for the event and receive some materials that will be used during the presentation. Here is the link to register ahead of time:

Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Are you eligible?
As DMACC learns of new services and resources available to students, we will email students with additional information. Be sure to check your email frequently.
Take care of yourself!
With all the changes that have impacted your life over the past year,
there is no better time to start taking care of yourself and we want to help!
This semester, DMACC students can get a year subscription to your favorite mental health or self-care app for FREE.
To learn how to receive your free year subscription, contact Kara Dirksen at
Work Study Job Opportunity
The Newton DMACC Campus has an opening for a Work Study Job Opening.
  • It will be at the front desk and you would be greeting students and visitors who arrive at the Newton Campus Building. Offer directions to various building locations. Provide contact information for faculty and staff, and offer the lobby telephone if needed.
  • Qualifications for this position are Excellent customer service skills, helpful attitude and an understanding of the DMACC telephone system.
  • This position will start immediately.
  • Pay is $9.50 per hour.
  • You also MUST be eligible for Work Study. If you're not sure if you're eligible contact Jenny Michael at 641-791-1725 or
  • If you have questions about being a work study, please contact Jenni Patty
at 641-791-1748 or
To apply follow this link and scroll down to the Newton Campus position.
When contacting DMACC by phone or email, please know your DMACC ID and include it in the email or be ready to give it to the person you are on the phone with.
If you don't know your DMACC ID number. Check on any correspondence (email or mail) from DMACC. It will be on there. It it also in many places in myDMACC. If you have your DMACC One Card, it is also on there.
It will start with 90xxxxxxx.

  • Inclement weather MAY change delivery method of face to face classes, but virtual classes will progress as normal. Instructors will share their expectations prior to bad weather.
  • Check your DMACC email frequently for important information.
  • Registration is now open for Summer Term.
  • Fall Term classes will be viewable online April 8.
  • Fall Registration opens in April. Check to see when you are eligible to register at Credit Class Registration Dates (

Study Abroad
DMACC plans to resume its Study Abroad Program in February 2022.  
Are you interested in spending a semester abroad? It’s not too early to start planning! If you think you want to spend 8 weeks in the United Kingdom as a DMACC student, come to one of our upcoming info meetings. You’ll learn about how the program is structured, how to pay for your trip, and what you can learn from studying in one of Europe’s most diverse, vibrant cities. 
To register, please email Bethany Sweeney, the Study Abroad Coordinator, at with your name, the email address you check most often, and the info session you’d like to attend. Dates and times are listed below. All info sessions will be held over Zoom, and you’ll receive an invitation to your session of choice once you email Bethany. 
March Sessions:       
Wednesday, March 31, 12:10-12:50pm

April Sessions: 
Monday, April 5, 5:30-6:15pm
Tuesday, April 13, 3:00-3:45pm
Wednesday, April 28, 12:10-12:50pm
for a listing of more events to come & intramural information.
Email with questions.
Important Dates
March 30 - Last day to drop full term classes

April 8 - FALL SCHEDULE available at

April 12 - 21 - Registration opens for Fall Classes. Check HERE to see when you're eligible to register.
Watch for an email about "goosechase". This is an app based student activity game and by participating you can win an Amazon Gift Card. You must be a current student registered for classes this term.
This is brought to you by DMACC Newton PTK and SAC.
For questions contact Sveta Miller
We're Here for YOU!
2020 brought many challenges. Our DMACC Honors 100 class wanted to reach out to all of you and provide support and resources. We are here for you!
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network - (800) SUICIDE
National Youth Crisis Hotline - (800) 442-HOPE (4673)
National Domestic Violence Hotline - (800) 799-7233
2021-2022 FAFSA
It's not too early to start the financial aid process for the 2021-2022 academic year starting next fall. Click here to get started.

Contact Sveta Miller
to find out how to get involved.
We're still here for you!

Call 641-791-3622
or email
Get away for a while & have some fun with a student activity!
Summer Term classes will be viewable online Feb. 24

Fall Term classes will be viewable online April 8

Check to see when registration opens for you!
Need to come use the Newton Computer Lab?

If you are not already
logged in you will be
asked to do that before making an appointment.
8-10am or 1-3pm
Check our website for the latest dates of HiSET Classes and how to register.

Call Jennie Doke-Kerns
for more information.
You will NOT be able to register for Summer Classes until your balances are paid.

You may now apply at for the
2021-2022 school year.
This is the first step of many to receive financial aid.
Check your email for future meetings.

For more information contact: Sveta Miller
Get help now!

Free Tutoring is available
for all DMACC students. Check this website
to sign up for help.
If English is not
your 1st language,
these classes
will help you.
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Assistant Director of Enrollment
Online & Hybrid Programs
office: 712.749.1987
525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
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