Level Up Program

Available now: Sign up for free computer workshops!

*Applications are closed for Spring 2023. Applications for Fall 2023 will open on July 7th!

What is the Level Up program?

This program can pay for three college classes (four for IT and CAD pathways), leading to an Occupational Skills Award (OSA). Any credits earned in an OSA will count towards a level 1 certificate. The program also provides your required textbooks, advising and academic support.

Level Up eligible programs

Business Pathways

Computer Science & Information Technology Pathways

Design, Manufacturing, Construction, and Applied Technologies Pathways

Who can apply?

  • You must have a high school diploma or GED 
  • If you are an ACC ESL student, you must have completed ESL 4
  • You cannot have a degree from the US
  • You cannot be TSI complete (TSI complete students are college-ready in reading, writing and math)
  • You must be a Texas resident 
  • F, B and J visas are not accepted at this time


  • You must check your ACC email regularly
  • You must attend your college classes and support class
  • You must complete all assignments

*You may lose eligibility for the program if you are unable to meet these expectations

Note: A prior criminal conviction could keep you from being licensed in certain careers by the state of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please contact Career Pathway Staff to examine career options. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.