Student Services

Guided Pathways Webinars and Questions and Answers

View the webinar

Participants can view the webinar through the ACC Live Streaming webpage when the webinar is being held, or attend in person at Highland Business Center Room 201.   Videos are closed-captioned.

Student Assistance & Veterans Affairs

The Financial Aid Office administers financial assistance programs to benefit eligible students and families who are unable to afford the cost of a college education. Our goal is to help students avail themselves of federal, state and institutional financial aid programs available to them.

Financial aid specialists are available to assist students with the application process, eligibility requirements, and money management guidance. Visit the Financial Aid website for information.

Deans of Student Services

Executive Deans are new leadership positions as of August 2016. These positions are key to ACC's guided pathways implementation and will enable the college to provide student support that is more holistic, proactive, and focused. Learn more→

Advising Procedures Manual

Welcome to the PDF version of the Advising Procedures Manual. The document has been broken down into sections for easier browsing/printing, by topic. A PDF copy of the complete manual is also available at the bottom of this page. Note: Questions/comments about manual contents should be directed to

About the Vice President, Student Services

Virginia Fraire, Ph.D., was appointed Vice President of Student Services at Austin Community College (ACC) in February 2015.  Dr. Fraire leads the administration of admissions and records, student assistance and veteran affairs, special population services, student life, advising, counseling, Title IX, student conduct, behavioral intervention, recruitment, community outreach, bridge and supplemental instruction, student learning labs, and assessment and academic testing.

Role in Shared Governance

Institutional decision making at ACC is supported by a system of Shared Governance composed of councils and committees that function as recommending bodies with respect to matters that fall under their sphere of responsibility.

Staff Resources

Documents are provided here in a PDF format. Questions about the files should be directed to Mirosalva Zuñiga. Note: Some of the documents, noted with asterisk (*), are only available on ACC computers or VPN; if not on ACC network, you will need your email password to access. 

Employee Recognition Program

Department Meeting Information

All meeting minutes are provided here in a PDF or Word format. Questions about the files should be directed to Peggy McClellan. Note: Documents are only available on ACC computers or VPN; if not on ACC network, you will need your email password to access.

FY16: No meetings scheduled at this time.

Contact Us

Dr. Virginia Fraire
Vice President, Student Services

Mirosalva Zuñiga
Executive Assistant
Austin Community College
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390, Room 504.5
512.223.7053; Fax: 512.223.7052

Student Services Campus Contacts