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APPLY FOR ADMISSION - Complete and submit the application for admission online, by mail or in person.  Apply online: www.applytexas.org

 

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GET YOUR STUDENT ID - Come by the AskAC counter to get your photo ID.

 

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SEND OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT - Contact your high school counselor and/or the Registrar’s Office at each college you have attended previously to request that an official transcript be sent to Amarillo College.

 

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APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID - Scholarships, grants, and loans are available, but you have to apply early – before March 1 is best. Applications are free at: www.actx.edu/foundation and fafsa.ed.gov. More financial aid details: www.actx.edu/fin.

 

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SEND PROOF OF BACTERIAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION - New students under the age of 22 are required to show proof of bacterial meningitis vaccinations or complete an exemption form prior to registration. To access the forms, please visit: www.actx.edu/admission/meningitis.


 

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LOG ON TO AC CONNECT - As soon as you receive your acceptance letter, you will have a special email account. You MUST log on to view important information on a regular basis. Follow the directions at http://myaccount.actx.edu or http://acconnect.actx.edu to get your user information. Call AskAC at (806) 371-5000 if you need help.


 

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COMPLETE PLACEMENT TESTING - You may be exempt from taking the TSI Assessment. Please see an academic advisor or www.actx.edu/testing to check your exemption status.


If you are not exempt, see below.

Pre-Assessment Activity: New students are required to
do a pre-assessment activity prior to placement testing.
Go to www.actx.edu/tsi

Schedule Placement Test: For more information and to register
for a testing time: (806) 371-5445 | www.actx.edu/testing


 

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Get GreenlightedMEET WITH YOUR ADVISOR: Your Academic Advisor is assigned according to your chosen field of study and will help you chart your educational and career path. The Advising Center in the Student Service Center (SSC 130) can get you started - even if you’re not sure where to go or what to major in.

(806) 371-5440 | www.actx.edu/advising

Be sure to check with your advisor for specific program requirements.


 

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REGISTER FOR CLASSES THROUGH AC CONNECT


 

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PAY FOR CLASSES - Be sure to pay (or make payment arrangements via payment plan, financial aid, etc.) by the deadline, or you will lose your registration.

Pay online at https://acconnect.actx.edu — click the financial tab.
Pay by phone (806) 371-5000.
Pay in person at the AskAC counter.


 

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ATTEND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
All students are required to attend/participate in a new student
orientation session. Visit www.actx.edu/nso for options.
For more information: (806)371-5440.


 

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GET YOUR BOOKS
Bookstores are in the CUB on Washington St., Building D on
West Campus or online. If you have financial aid you can charge
to your account. Be sure not to unwrap anything and save your
receipts until you’ve been to class and are sure you have the
right books and supplies.

For more information: (806) 371-5304 | www.actx.edu/bookstore


 

NEED HELP? 806-371-5000


If you are a student with disabilities, please contact disAbility Services at
Student Service Center, Room 130 • (806) 345-5639


 




PRIORITY DEADLINES
 

FALL 2014    SPRING 2015
     
  • Application: April 30
     
  • Financial Aid: Mar. 15
     
  • Advising: July 1
     
  • Registration: Aug. 1
     
  • Payment: Aug. 14
 
  • Application: Sept. 15
     
  • Financial Aid: Oct. 1
     
  • Advising: Dec. 1
     
  • Registration: Jan. 1
     
  • Payment: Jan. 8