College Connection
Succeeding in College

Everyone at ACC wants you to reach your goals and have fun doing it. Below are a number of ways to help you get the most out of college by becoming a better student and getting more involved on campus. Enjoy!

Student Life

ACC's Office of Student Life is here to get you connected. It's the place to meet new friends, join a club, gain job skills, volunteer in the community, and just to have fun! SL has offices on every campus and offers tons of ways to meet people and get active, from intramural sports, to campus governance, to student media.

Honors Program

The Honors Program is designed provide a supportive learning climate for highly motivated students. It encourages community involvement while developing students' potential and abilities as they begin their academic studies and prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Office of Students with Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities can obtain one-on one advising, academic support, or physical accommodations through ACC's Office for Students with Disabilities. The OSD web site includes examples of accommodations, request forms, and additional information.

Developmental Education

Courses in Developmental Education help students prepare to enter college-level course and succeed. Offered in a number of different learning formats, Developmental Education courses are available in the following areas. Click the links to find out more:

Courses in college study skills, advanced college vocabulary, and speed-reading are also available.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

The ESOL department helps students improve their English for college studies, work, and day-to-day life. ACC's offers small-sized English classes in three skill areas:

  • Writing and grammar
  • Reading and vocabulary
  • Oral communication

For students who are Deaf or hard of hearing some ESOL classes are taught exclusively in American Sign Language.

Visit the ESOL website for information on all of the department's programs.

Tutoring at ACC

We know that school can be tough, so we have excellent tutors that can assist you in your academic efforts for no cost.


SMARTHINKING is the leading provider of online tutoring, giving student's access to academic support and independent study resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week. ACC provides currently enrolled students with free access to SMARTHINKING tutoring services.