COVID-19 Information

Our fall semester is now under way, and DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. For a full list of what is open on campus
or operating virtually, please visit our 
COVID-19 fall semester page.
Latest update: Winter Semester 2021
Learn more about courses and services being offered remotely. Report if you are unwell

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Start strong 2020

Start strong

Start strong programming consists of a combination of virtual sessions along with PREP 1000 - your first Durham College (DC) course in DC Connect. To access PREP 1000, please log into DC Connect. When logging in for the first time, please add oncampus.local\ before your student number. Your default network password will be your birth date (MMDDYY), your postal code or durham. Recordings of many of the virtual sessions are now available in PREP 1000.


  • “I feel more confident after the session that I will be able to accomplish this transition.”

  • “It was helpful. I’m going be leaving today stress free.”

  • “I learned that I can ask for help and that it doesn’t have to be so much on my shoulders.”