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Current or Returning Students

If you’re a current or returning ACC student, skip the admissions and application steps, and go straight to registration.

New Student Steps to Enroll

Getting started is easy at Austin Community College. We have an open admissions policy, and there are no application fees (except for international applicants). It takes just a few steps to enroll. Once you complete these steps, you're eligible to take credit classes at any of our 11 campuses or online. Applications are accepted year-round. Applying early ensures you'll be ready when it’s time to register for classes.

Step 1: Prepare

  • Choose Your Program
    • Have a program in mind? If so, great! If not, explore your interests on ACC’s Areas of Study or take a Career Quiz to see what programs are a fit for you.

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  • Attend a Virtual Information Session
    • Areas of Study - Schedule an information session focusing on ACC’s Areas of Study, core curriculum and workforce options, associate and bachelor degrees, as well as transfer opportunities. Schedule Session »

  • Talk to a Recruiter
    • Schedule a 1-on-1 chat with an ACC representative who can answer specific questions and help you get started applying. Pick a time that works for you!

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      Meet the team and connect with your guide to admission at ACC.

Step 2: Apply

Step 3: Attend Orientation, Register, and Pay