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Admission Steps

Your ACC journey begins here.

We’re thrilled that you’ve chosen to take the next step in your educational journey by enrolling at Austin Community College. To make the process as simple as possible, the admission process is divided into four basic steps, below. Different steps may apply, so be sure to check our Types of Student guide to see which path is right for you.

If you require disability services in completing these steps, please contact Student Accessibility Services.

1. First Step

The First Step online orientation prepares you for the application process and gives essential information about attending ACC.

Go to First Step

Reminder! Submit the FAFSA to be considered for financial aid. This is optional but highly recommended.

2. Application

Begin the application process by submitting the online application form for credit students, below.

Begin Application

Activate your ACC accounts:

Activate your ACCeID, ACCmail, and Online Services accounts. Allow 24 hours for your application to be processed.

Submit required documents:

You also must submit these additional documents before your application is considered complete:

3. Information Session

Once your application is complete, take these steps for advising.

Check your application status:

Make sure we've received your documents by calling, emailing, or visiting the College Destination Center. Contact 512-223-7747 for more information. Your application must be complete before taking the advising and registration steps.

Attend an Area of Study Information Session:

Less than 12 credits? If you are a new student with fewer than 12 college credits, you are required to attend an Area of Study Information Session.
12 or more credits? If you have 12 or more completed college credits, you have the option to attend an Area of Study Information Session, or you may meet with an advisor in your area of study to review transcripts and TSI status. Plan your classes by viewing the area of study program information.

Schedule AoS Info Session

View the AoS Info Session Schedule.

4. Registration

Plan, register, and pay:

Your final application step is to plan your classes for the upcoming semester, then register and pay online by the posted deadlines. See registration information.

Prepare for classes:

Questions? Contact the ACC College Destination Center.

If you are an international student, visit International Admissions Steps.

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