Del Mar College Public Events Calendar

Upcoming Virtual and In-person Events and Activities

WELCOME to the Public Events Calendar, which is now provided in a more formalized format that allows you to access information by clicking on each calendar item specific to events, training opportunities and activities offered by Del Mar College to the public .

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To access event listings in the formal calendar format,

click on the button in the right-hand column.

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Information is correct at the time of posting and supersedes previously posted information. For more details about scheduled "virtual" and/or in-person events and activities, contact the respective department or program for which information is provided. Please check back often for updates.

Some events and activities that are not conducive to the formal calendaring format are provided below.

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Ongoing through Monday, December 4  
Early Advising and Online/On-campus Registration for Spring 2024 Credit Courses at Del Mar College  

Don’t wait! Early Online and On-campus Registration, along with Early Advising, is currently underway for Del Mar College Spring 2024 credit courses with 8-, 12-, 15- and 16-week as well as Maymester options. Both current and prospective students can access WebDMC at to view course offerings, which are frequently updated throughout the registration process. Current students can also use WebDMC to check their financial aid status, review their degree plan and find other information. For On-campus Registration, students need to contact the department of their declared major for specific instructions (access the Academic Advisor Directory). The first early registration period ends on Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with tuition payment due the same day/same time to keep your course schedule. Online Registration will reopen on Dec. 5 at 12:01 a.m. and On-campus Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a Jan. 3 payment deadline for tuition and fees. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16. For more information about registration, visit Del Mar College will be closed Nov. 22-25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

• Questions? Contact the DMC Student Enrollment Center at 361-698-1290 or   


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Wednesday, December 6
Holiday Registration Event for Spring 2024 Credit Classes at Del Mar College

The jolly man in the red suit isn’t the only one who can sack up gifts for the holiday season. You can give yourself the “gift of less stress”  by not waiting until after the holiday rush to complete the admissions process, apply for financial aid or register for Spring 2024 credit courses at Del Mar College. Get registered on Wednesday, Dec. 6, during the College’s Holiday Registration Event at all three campuses––Heritage, Windward and Oso Creek––with DMC Student Services providing extended business hours until 7 p.m. with representatives available to give current and potential students that extra in-person attention. DMC staff from Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, the Registrar’s Office, the Student Enrollment Center and Veterans Services, among other services, will be available to provide assistance to ease some of your stress during the holiday hustle, including removing those “HO HO HOlds” on your student record before registering. Registrants will even receive some goodies as part of the holiday cheer! And, If you can’t make the Holiday Registration Event but need more information, you can fill out a quick request form to have your questions answered! Early advising and online/on-campus registration for Spring 2024 credit courses is currently underway. Get the classes you need at the times you want so you don’t have to worry when the New Year rolls around. Credit courses start Tuesday, Jan. 16. For more Spring 2024 registration information available online, visit

• Wednesday, Dec. 6, extended business hours to 7 p.m., Student Services Holiday Registration Event at Del Mar College.
ª Located at all three campuses as follows:

o   Harvin Student Center, Heritage Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. (78404).

o   Coleman Center, Windward Campus, 4101 Old Brownsville Rd. (78405).

o   Main Central Building, Oso Creek Campus, 7002 Yorktown Blvd. (78414).

Get online directions and campus maps.
Questions? Contact the DMC Student Enrollment Center at 361-698-1290 or


The Scaredy Cat, Chickenshit and Sheep Masquerade Escapade by Millicent Alvarado


Currently through Wednesday, December 6
(Closes at 7 p.m. last day of show)
Del Mar College Art and Drama Department's Fall 2023 Exhibit, “Now Let Us Shift”

She grew up on the Texas-Mexico border and became a scholar of Chicana cultural theory, along with feminist, gay and lesbian theories. Her body of written work includes the semi-autobiographical book, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (1987), which explores the borders between countries, languages, genders, social classes and even those within one’s self. Running through 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, the Del Mar College Art and Drama Department presents this fall’s art exhibit, “Now Let Us Shift.” The show features a collection of 20 artists’ works inspired by the writings and life of the late Chicana activist Gloria E. Anzaldúa (1942-2004). From stirring paintings of borderland landscapes to thought-provoking mixed-media installations, this one-of-a-kind exhibit includes diverse artwork in dialogue with Anzaldúa’s writings about the U.S.-Mexico border. 

• Currently through Wednesday, Dec. 6 with exhibit closing at 7 p.m., Fall 2023 Art Exhibit, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, DMC Heritage Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. (78404), get online directions and campus map.
• Cost: Free.
• Gallery hours Mondays through Thursdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. to boon.
•  For more information , contact the Art Program at or 361-698-1216.



In Focus 2023 Fall Exhibition Group Photo

Through Thursday, December 14
Del Mar College Continuing Education Photography Show,  “In Focus: An Exhibition of Digital Photography”

They have a passion for photography, and the images they capture tell the story from their own unique visual perspectives. This fall, the Del Mar College Continuing Education Department’s Digital Photography class included 13 students whose work is now on display through Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the lobby of the College’s Center for Economic Development. In Focus: An Exhibition of Digital Photography, a free display, features over 60 photographs and some of the best work produced by the Digital Photography class, ranging from landscapes to still life to nature. Center hours for viewing the show are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Fridays. Learn more about Del Mar College Continuing Education courses and programs at

•Through Dec. 14, In Focus Exhibit Viewing, Center hours scheduled 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Fridays.
• Location: Lobby, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples (78411),  get online directions and map.
• Cost: free.
• For more information, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or




Del Mar College offers many workforce development and training opportunities through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs Department and Workforce Programs & Corporate Services Department. Individuals, small business owners, employers and employees can access DMC's offerings to help them up-skill or re-skill for today's workforce, grow their businesses using marketing and managerial strategies that drive customers through the door or online, or prepare for a career that meets the current job market with training opportunities that range from one-hour webinars to multi-day or multi-week short courses that get you prepared FAST!

The process for registering for these offerings is easy, and several are offered at no or minimal cost.

Several courses are listed on the DMC Public Events Calendar, but there are several that you can explore by visiting the SBDC and departmental webpages.

• Small Business Development Center:

• Del Mar College APEX Accelerator:

• Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs Department:

• Workforce Programs & Corporate Services: