West Campus offers free services

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Del Mar College West Campus is located o Old Brownsville Road in Corpus Christi.

Whether you’re looking for dental work, a haircut or even car repairs, you can save time and money by heading to West Campus. Many departments there offer affordable services for students and the public.

Students in the dental hygiene clinic program lend out their helping hands and skills to give dental screenings, teeth cleanings and X-rays at a nominal charge.

“The dental hygiene program is great and provides top-of-the-line training,” said dental hygiene student Sarah Gill.

Located in the Health Science I Building, the clinic is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Call 361-698-2854 to schedule an appointment.

Students in the cosmetology department, located in the Flato Building, provide their creative skills to clients. They offer a variety of services from haircuts to hair coloring at a discounted price. Appointments are required by calling 361-698-1799.

The cosmetology department holds the Locks of Love drive each year as well. This year it is planned for the middle of March. Donors can also make hair donations throughout the year with an appointment.

The automotive department offers many vehicle-related repair services to the community for the cost of parts and with no labor fee. You must call 361-698-1701 to see what the automotive class is working on that week to guarantee if a certain service is available. The elimination of labor costs makes a big difference.

The culinary department is serving up some savings. It offers delicious meals at affordable prices. To-go plates are available but must be phoned in beforehand. Call 361-698-2809 for times and the menu.

West Campus is located at 4101 Old Brownsville Road. It’s a short trip to save some big bucks.


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