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The DEC will maintain the following operating hours while class is in session.

Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 7:00pm

Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Staff are available to address concerns over the weekend. For assistance on Saturdays and/or Sundays, please email


 callNow Call the DEC at 434.395.4332.
Messages received during operating hours will be answered within an hour of receipt.
Messages received outside of operating hours will be answered on the next business day.
email Email us at
Emails received will be addressed within 24 hours.
For urgent questions please call us at 434.395.4332.
appt Same-day appointments will depend on staff availability. Appointments may be scheduled, by request, outside of operating hours. All appointment requests will receive a response within 24 business hours.
You can call or email us to schedule an appointment. When requesting an appointment, indicate your availability and identify your specific needs.
walkIn During operating hours staff are available for walk-ins in Allen Hall 204.
If no staff are available, we can schedule an appointment to meet with you within the next 24 business hours.