Getting started at ACC

Use this printable version checklist to be sure you complete all the steps needed to become an ACC college student.   

Your First Steps

checkbox_0.gif Complete the Admission Application. Select “Apply Now." Applications will be processed within 3 business days. You'll receive an acceptance letter to the email address you provided on your application. Admissions
admissions [at]
graphic for checkbox Apply for Financial Aid by completing a FAFSA at The priority deadline is March 1. Check your aid status in myACC on the Student Finance tab. The Arapahoe Community College school code is 001346. Financial Aid Office
finaid [at]
 After Receiving Acceptance Letter
graphic for checkbox Activate your Student Email Account. Log into myACC using your student ID number and password. Refer to your acceptance letter to find your Student ID, login, and email instructions. Your student email is ACC’s official communication method. Records & Enrollment Services
records [at]
graphic for checkbox Access Navigate. Review My Path and Complete Major Explorer  
graphic for checkbox Complete college placement testing. Complete the placement test, or submit your high school transcript or valid ACT/SAT scores to the Testing Center. Testing Center
testingcenter [at]
graphic for checkbox Sign up for New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation is required for first-time students and easy sign-up is available online. All new students must complete college placement testing prior to attending New Student Orientation. Student Life
orientation [at]
Graphic for the checkbox Obtain your Student ID Card from Records & Enrollment Services.
Student ID cards available M-F, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Records & Enrollment Services
records [at]
graphic for checkbox View the ACC Catalog and Student Handbook online.  
graphic for checkbox Meet your Advisor. Make an appointment with your Academic Advisor to discuss course selections and degree plans. Advising Office
303.797.5664 advising [at]
graphic for checkbox Register for courses online through myACC or Navigate.
myACC: Student Tab > Look Up Classes     
Navigate: myACC > Student > Navigate > My Plan > Ready to Register
Advising Office
303.797.5664 advising [at]
graphic for checkbox Contact Student Access Services (if needed) to request academic accommodations and schedule an intake appointment. Student Access Services
303.797.5730 (voice/TTY)
After Registering for Classes
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View payment deadlines, find monthly invoices, and pay for courses through myACC. You must have awarded financial aid, set-up payment plan or paid tuition by the payment deadline. 

Cashier’s Office
cashier [at]
graphic for checkbox Obtain your Parking Permit from Campus Police. You will need your paid fees receipt from the Cashier's Office. Parking Services
graphic for checkbox Print your schedule in myACC (Student Tab > Registration Tools > Detailed Student Schedule)  
graphic for checkbox Purchase your textbooks online or at the Bookstore. Bring a copy of your class schedule if purchasing books at the Bookstore. Bookstore
accbookstore [at]