We are excited that you have chosen to study at Austin Community College. After you have received notification of your admission from the International Student Office, follow the steps below.
Complete the Form I-20/Visa Application process if you are accepted to ACC and seeking the F-1 visa for the first time.
Skip this this step if you already have a valid F-1 visa.
Your online services account will indicate if you need to submit meningitis immunization documents. This can include an exemption or waiver. See instructions
Austin Community College expects you to arrive by the Program Start Date on your I-20 for testing, advising, class registration, and orientation. See the Required Arrival Dates. You will not be able to register for classes until you check in. Transfer F-1 student should confirm your expected arrival date with the ACC International Student Office.
Upon arrival in the U.S., you must report to the International Student Office within 48 hours.
On your first visit to the office, you must bring the following items:
Failure to report to the ISO with these documents will jeopardize your F-1 Student Visa status.
See the International Student Office hours
You must attend the international student orientation. See orientation information.
In addition to the F-1 Student Orientation, you will want to attend the New Riverbat Orientation and Group Advising session offered to all ACC students. Please visit the New Riverbat Orientation & Advising page to begin.
Plan, register, and pay: Your final application step is to plan your classes for the upcoming semester, then register and pay online by the posted deadlines. See registration information.
International students paying for tuition in currency other than U.S. dollars may use Flywire to send an international wire. ACC only accepts wire payments of the exact tuition amount due. Payment in any other amount will be refused. See Flywire for details.