Welcome to ACC. Follow the Destination: ACC map to enroll
Most students follow the Destination: ACC map to become an ACC student. Different steps apply, so check types of students before you begin.
If you require disability services, contact the Student Accessibility Services for enrollment assistance.
Welcome to the Admissions Application for credit courses. Click the button and follow the instructions to submit your application online.Begin Application
Your application is processed within 24 hours. In the meantime, you may continue to the residency form and transcript instructions.
After 24 hours, return to this site and continue to the next step.
You will use online tools to register for classes, access your college records, and communicate with ACC faculty and staff.
Allow up to 24 hours after submitting your admissions application before you activate your ACC online tools.
Step 1: ACCeID
Step 2: ACCmail
Set up your ACCmail account using your ACCeID and password. Remember to check ACCmail regularly for important notices.
Former students: If you are unable to reactivate an ACCmail account, contact the Help Center.
Step 3: Online Services
Using your ACCeID, log in to Online Services and familiarize yourself with the Online Services links for registering and paying for classes, managing financial aid, receiving ACC Emergency Alerts, and viewing grades and other student records.
You are responsible for indicating the correct residency status and you may be requested to provide supporting documentation (applicable only when proving state residency and upon request by admissions staff).
|Residency Status Classifications|
|In-district Texas resident||Out-of-district Texas resident||Out-of-state student||International student|
|Texas resident who has lived in Texas for the past 12 months and resides in the ACC District.||Texas resident for the past 12 months who does not reside in the ACC District.||U.S. citizen who has not lived in Texas for the past 12 months.||Non-U.S. citizen who is ineligible for Texas residency or has not lived in Texas for the past 12 months.|
Update your residency status
If you are returning to ACC after an absence of one year, you must resubmit the residency form.
Official transcripts are an important part of the enrollment process. Send us your transcripts as soon as you complete the ACC application to avoid enrollment delay.
Contact your previous schools to send official transcripts to:
Austin Community College
Admissions and Records
P.O. Box 15306
Austin, TX 78761
Send a separate copy to your home address and bring it to your group planning session.
You may bring your transcripts to any campus Admissions and Records Office. Transcripts MUST be in the original, sealed envelope. Opened transcripts are not accepted.
|Transcript Requirement, Based on Education Level|
|Education Level||Required transcript|
|High school diploma||Send official transcript from your high school.|
|GED||Send a copy of your GED from the Texas Education Agency or other agency that certified your completion.|
|Previous college experience||Send official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. Since you already attended college, you don't need high school or GED transcripts.|
Military & veterans
If you are active-duty military or veteran, send official military transcripts in addition to your high school, GED, and/or college transcripts listed above.
Texas law requires incoming college students under age 22 to be immunized against bacterial meningitis. Some exemptions automatically apply; see the information below to confirm your status.
|Does the Meningitis Law Apply to You?|
|Yes, the law applies to you if you are:|
|No, you are automatically exempt if you are:|
The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requires an assessment that diagnoses your reading, writing, and mathematic skills. Every new student takes the TSI Assessment unless they meet one of the approved TSI exemptions or waivers.
Begin with verification
Verify your TSI status to determine if you must take the TSI Assessment.
Important! Your TSI status does not affect your admission to ACC but is used for course placement. Students who are not yet TSI complete must enroll in a course designed to strengthen skills in reading, writing, or math.
Complete the new student online orientation to learn about college rules and services and prepare for a successful first semester.
If you require assistance during Online Orientation please contact the ACC Help Center at (512) 223.4636 or email@example.com.
All first time credit students are required to complete online orientation prior to registration for classes. A student hold will be placed on your record if orientation is not completed. Allow 24 hours to remove the hold once completed.
International students: If you are a new F-1 student, you also must attend international student orientation before your first semester at ACC.
IMPORTANT: GPS size is limited. Reserve your seat in advance by calling any campus Advising Center.
Unsure if you need GPS-1 or GPS-2? Contact an Advising Center.
What to bring to GPS
Bring the following to your GPS class:
- Official photo ID
- Copies of your high school or college transcript
- Proof of TSI status (TAKS, ACT, SAT, STAAR, PSAT, PLAN, DD214) if available
Follow the registration steps each semester you attend ACC.
Obtain your free ACC Student ID card in person at any campus Admissions & Records Office. You can use your ID card to access on-campus services and receive local discounts.
- Allow one business day after registering for classes.
- Bring an official photo ID for identification.
- Student ID cards cannot be mailed.
There are a few ways to view required and recommended textbooks for your classes. NOTE: Contact the instructional department if textbook information is not available for your class.
|View Required & Recommended Textbooks|
|Course Schedule||Online Services||ACC Bookstore|
|Click on the Textbooks link to the right of the course name in the course schedule.||View textbooks in Online Services after you register. See instructions.||Go to the online ACC Bookstore to create a customized textbook list using your course information.|
Visit Transportation & Parking for information on obtaining a parking permit or Capital Metro bus and rail pass.
Being a successful student starts with your first class. Set up a calendar reminder so you don't miss the first day! (Bring your class schedule so you can locate your class on campus.)