ACC Institutes

Jump-start Your College Journey

Nervous about your first semester of college? Joining an institute is one of the best ways to ensure you get the support you need to thrive. These specialized learning communities take the guesswork out of getting started and help you reach your academic goals.

Institute students:

  • Follow a predefined course schedule.
  • Take a full time class schedule.
  • Work alongside peers who share their academic interests.
  • Have regular contact with faculty advisors.
  • Explore career opportunities.
  • Increase their odds of graduating on time.
  • Increase their odds of transferring to a four-year university.

Try out an institute your first semester or make it an essential part of your Austin Community College journey. It’s a great way to stay on track while learning about the topics that interest you most.