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American Institute of AEronautic and Astronautics SpAce Diversity Scholarship

This program supports student attendance at the AIAA Space Conference, including registration, hotel, and transportation. Students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications are welcome from students in all disciplines with an interest in space, including but not limited to STEM fields, communications, law, industrial design, journalism, and political science.

Students will be selected based on a 300-word essay demonstrating their interest in space, diversity of participants, and geographic guidelines provided by certain sponsors.

The deadline for this application is 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time on 7/15/17. Applicants will be notified of their status by 8/1/17. Application URL: https://www.aiaa-

For more information, download the flyer here.


Advising FAQS for Students

Not sure which math you need before you take General Physics I? And what about Engineering Physics II? Get all the info here on the Advising FAQs page!


Engineering at ACC

Exciting things are happening in our Engineering program here at ACC. Check out the new video to see what's happening.


Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC

Start your engineering career with the new co-enrollment program for engineering students at ACC. Students start by taking classes at ACC, then transfer seamlessly into the College of Engineering at Texas A&M.

Students become a part of A&M from day one, and are guaranteed full admission to Texas A&M upon successful completion of the two year program. Applications for the Fall 2017 class will be accepted through June 30 2017. For more information visit the Texas A&M - Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC webpage, or contact Dr. David Fonken, Dean of Math and Sciences, at


Society of Physics Students Society of Physics Students

The Austin Community College Society of Physics Students is a chapter of a national organization that is designed for students with an interest in physics. They meet several times a month to explore internship opportunities, discuss various physics topics, host guest speakers, plan field trips and experiments, and to enjoy the company of others who love physics.

SPS couples the energy of handfuls of isolated, sometimes small groups of students into a support system of hundreds of similar groups and thousands of affiliated individuals across the globe. SPS members are eligible for awards, internships, research opportunities, grants, and more!

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Information and Resources for Students and Counselors

Looking for more information or resources? Visit the Resources and Information page.

Planning to Transfer to a Four-Year College?

Do you want to know how your ACC classes will transfer to some of the nearby colleges and universities? Transfer guides are available for:

ACC's Transfer Resources page is a good source of information about universities, degrees, course equivalencies and other resources. The University of Texas at Austin has a UT transfer guide for Austin Community College students.

Interested in Earth and Environmental Science? (Environmental Science/Geology)

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Austin Community College Hands-on Science (ACCHaoS)Students are amazied by science!

What is ACCHaoS? Check out our website at!

Coming soon to a school, library, or a Star Party near you!