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Current or Returning Students

If you're already an ACC student or returning for another semester you can skip the admissions and applications steps. Instead, go straight to registration.

New Student Steps to Enroll

Getting started is easy at Austin Community College. We have an open admissions policy, and we never charge an application fee. It takes just a few simple steps to enroll. Once you complete these steps, you're eligible to take credit classes at any of our 11 campuses or online. Don't wait! Applications are accepted year-round. Applying early ensures you'll be ready when it’s time to register for class.

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.

      Begin Quiz »

  • Talk to a Recruiter
  • Attend a Virtual Information Session
    • These interactive presentations and Q&A sessions cover areas of study and their associated programs, as well as other educational options. Additional topics include how to apply to ACC and how to pay for college.

      • Admissions & Support - Assistance through the application process and college resources. Schedule Session »
      • Areas of Study - Schedule an information session focusing on a particular Area of Study. Schedule Session »

Step 2: Apply

Step 3: Register and Pay