Steps To Getting Started
First Time in College Students
We encourage you to complete the admission process early in order to avoid delays.
Please follow the simple steps below for admission to Alvin Community College. If
you have any questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, request a virtual appointment (during COVID-19) or call 281-756-3531.
Thank you for your interest in Alvin Community College.
1. Apply for Admission
Complete the Online Application at ApplyTexas.Org.
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For more information regarding Continuing Education Workforce Development (CEWD) programs please visit the website or call 281-756-3787.
2. Satisfy Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement
This step is only required for students under the age 22.
Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement
3. Apply for Financial Aid
Visit the Financial Aid office in A155 for assistance, or see the ACC Financial Aid homepage.
4. Submit Official Transcripts (if applicable)
The college no longer requires students to submit their high school transcript or GED score report. However, please note that financial aid may need it for verification, if chosen.
5. Complete Career Coach Assessment
Career Coach is a web-based tool that is used for career based research using labor market data to make career decisions easy. Click here to visit the Career Services page: http://www.alvincollege.edu/careerservices/
6. Complete Placement Testing
Take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) to measure college readiness. (Required before
registering courses in the Associate degree programs. You must take the Pre-Assessment
Activity before taking the TSI.
See the testing homepage for test scheduling and exemption information.
7. Meet With an Academic Advisor
Meet with an academic advisor. You are encouraged but not required to meet with an academic advisor. Sign in at the Admissions and Registrar's Office to meet with an advisor.
8. Register for Classes
9. Complete New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is required for first-time college students and must be completed before the first semester of attendance.
10. Make a Payment
Transfer students and first-time college students are required to complete online training from Get Inclusive regarding ACC’s campus sexual assault policy. Students will receive an email regarding this requirement.
11. Student ID Card
Pay for classes online or in person at the Cashier Window (A-109). Tuition installment plans are available for most terms.
12. Parking Permit
Purchase your textbooks at the College Store in Building E by the Student Center.