New Students

New Student Application Process


STEP 1 – Diné College Dual Credit Admissions Application
Diné College Dual Credit Application


STEP 2 – New Mexico (NM) or Arizona (AZ) Dual Credit Request Form
AZ Dual Credit Request Form
NM Dual Credit Request Form


STEP 3 – Student FERPA Release Form
FERPA Release Form


STEP 4 – Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) Request Form
CIB Request Form for Dual Credit Students


STEP 5 – Submit In-Progress High School Transcript

Please email completed forms and documents to Francetta Begaye, Dual Credit Program Director at or Erica Johnson, Dual Credit Specialist at

Diné College Mission

Rooted in Diné language and culture, our mission is to advance quality post-secondary student learning and development to ensure the well being of the Diné People.

Diné College Dual Credit Program’s Operation Statement

The Diné College Dual Credit Program provides high school students with geographically feasible and affordable access to a quality post-secondary education.

Diné College Dual Credit Program’s Vision Statement

Diné College believes the Dual Credit Program will become a stepping-stone from high school to college, by serving as a pathway to academic degree programs or college-level courses.

  • Must be an enrolled student within a partnering high school
  • 2.0 GPA and/or Principal/Guidance Counselor Approval

High school purchases books and is responsible for dual credit resource material.
Examples of Diné College Dual Credit Courses

  • NAV 101 Navajo as a Second Language I (4)
  • NAV 102 Navajo as a Second Language II (4)
  • ENG 101 Freshman English I (3)
  • ENG 102 Freshman English II (3)
  • MTH 110 College Algebra (4)

Course Payment

Initially, all enrollment, registration, and tuition fees are waived by Diné College. After the high school student successfully completes the course, Diné College is reimbursed for costs from:

  • New Mexico: State of New Mexico Legislation – TCU Fund
  • Arizona: Arizona State Legislation – Unclaimed Lottery Funds
  • Pinon High School
  • Tuba City High School
  • Dził Ditł’ooí School of Empowerment, Action and Perseverance (DEAP) School
  • Many Farms High School
  • Rock Point High School
  • St. Pius X High School
  • Navajo Preparatory School
  • Nizhóní Christian Academy (NCA)
  • Northwest High School


Dual Credit Program Director
Francetta Begaye

Dual Credit Specialist
Erica Johnson

Director of External Campuses
Winifred Jumbo
B.A., Brown University

Tuba City Center Director
Phyllis Begay
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University
(928) 283-5113
DC Extension: 7501

Window Rock Coordinator
Nicolas J. Begaye
(928) 871-2230
DC Extension: 7603

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