Lay Institute at DTS

Registration Process

Students may register through one of these three convenient options: online, by mail or fax, or in person.

Option #1: Online

Click this button to resister online:
Register Online

Option #2: By Mail

Download the Student Registration Form.

Mail your completed registration form to:

Lay Institute
c/o Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204

Option #3: in Person

Students may register in person on the first day of class.

Arrive at the Campbell Academic Center or Todd Academic Center 1/2-hour before the scheduled class time to complete your registration and payment.


Tuition is $40 for the first course and $30 for each course thereafter. It is payable the first day of class. The Lay Institute accepts cash, checks, credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover), and debit cards. Make checks payable to “DTS.” Please avoid mailing cash.

Please email for discounts available for seminary spouses, alumni, and donors.

By registering online, you will receive an automated email confirming your registration. Otherwise, please call the Lay Institute office (214-887-5269) for confirmation.

You can register as late as the start of the second session of the course. During the fall and spring semesters, the second session of each course meets the second week of the course.

Students may drop or add courses through the second class session. For dropped courses, the Lay Institute will refund paid tuition less $5 through the second class session.