Applying to the Fall/Fall Advantage 2019 DCP Program

DCP last day
March 22, 2019 – Last day to apply before the link closes!


The Fall 2019 DCP app is open!

Feeling adventurous in 2019?  Made a resolution to change your life?

The Disney College Program (DCP) might be just what you’re looking for!

Find out where the sky meets the sea…. Application for Fall 2019 DCP program is open now!

The DCP Fall/Fall Advantage 2019 application opened January 22, 2019.

Apply here:  Apply to the DCP Now!

March 17, 2019 UPDATE:

dcp fall
The DCP Fall 2019 application link is closing March 22, 2019. If you are interested in applying, best to do so this week.  Good luck!


These are the main DCP programs at Disney World and Disneyland in 2019:

Program Dates
There are 5 main DCP programs at WDW and 4 main DCP programs at DLR.

Fall 2019 Program  

Students should apply/interview January 2019 – late March 2019

Program begins early/mid August 2019 and ends in early January 2020

Fall Advantage 2019 Program 

Students should apply/interview January 2019 – late March 2019

Program begins late May/early June 2019 and ends in early January 2020

Quarter Session Programs

There are also specialized program time frames for students who attend schools that follow a quarter or trimester academic calendar.

Summer Program

The summer-only program is only for DCP Alumni who have successfully completed their program and are in Good Standing with the company. 

Summer 2019 Program begins mid-to-late May/early June 2019 and ends in early August 2019 (10 weeks).


The app is open!

The DCP is currently accepting applications for the following program dates:

  • Anaheim, CA
    • Housing: August – January
      • 8/11/2019 – 1/4/2020
    • Local/Commuters: May/June – January
      • 5/14/2019 – 1/4/2020
      • 6/11/2019 – 1/4/2020 (No Lifeguard hires)
  • Orlando, FL
    • ​Fall Advantage: May/June – January
      • 5/13/2019 – 1/2/2020
      • 5/20/2019 – 1/2/2020
      • 6/3/2019 – 1/2/2020
    • Fall: August/September – January
      • 8/5/2020 – 1/2/2020
      • 8/12/2019 – 1/2/2020
      • 8/19/2019 – 1/2/2020
      • 8/26/2019 – 1/2/2020
      • 9/3/2019 – 1/2/2020


Step #1:  Apply!

#1. Apply, then #2. Take the Web-Based Interview.

Step #2:  The Web-Based Interview (WBI)

#3. Then schedule your Phone Interview!

Step #3:  The Phone Interview (PI)

Step #4: Wait and see if you catch a wave! Good luck!

Step #4:  The Waiting Game!

Good luck and we hope you catch a wave!

Step #5:  Acceptance!

Step 5:  Acceptance email arrives!!!  Whoo-Hoo!!!  Congrats!!!!!!!!
Spring 2019 Program!!!!! 🙂


After you apply:

If you’ve been invited to take a Web-Based Interview (WBI), find out more here:

DCP Web-Based Interview Tips

If you’ve been invited to a Phone Interview (PI), find out more here:

DCP Phone Interview Tips


Check out all the current Disney employment openings at:  Disney College Program Careers

This program is currently offered at both at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, FL and the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, CA. During the application process, candidates will be given the opportunity to express interest in one or both locations. (It is not necessary to apply separately.) A Disney College Program participant’s wage will vary between $11.00 – $15.00 per hour, based upon the role that he/she is selected to perform. Participants may also be eligible for premium pay in select roles and will learn their exact rate of pay upon receiving an invitation.


Link to get email notifications for future openings:

DCP Program info
DCP Program info


What Disney role, i.e., job, would you like to apply to???

Fun Roles for Cast Members at WDW

Apply today!  🙂
Many colleges will give you 3 – 5 credits for doing the DCP program! Check with your college adviser.


We’ve written two books about our time at the DCP:

Adventure Book Cover
Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link:

Have a magical day!


two disney sisters
Two Disney Sisters

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