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 Office
303.797.5621
admissions [at] arapahoe.edu
graphic for checkbox Apply for Financial Aid by completing a FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. 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
303.797.5661
finaid [at] arapahoe.edu
 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. Admissions Office
303.797.5621
admissions [at] arapahoe.edu
graphic for checkbox Access Navigate. Review My Path and Complete Major Explorer  
graphic for checkbox Complete Basic Skills Assessment. Complete the assessment test, or submit your high school transcript or valid ACT/SAT scores to the Testing Center if you have been out of high school or less than 5 years. Testing Center
303.797.5993
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 the Basic Skills Assessment prior to attending New Student Orientation.

Student Life
303.797.5668
orientation [at] arapahoe.edu

Graphic for the checkbox Obtain your Student ID Card from Admissions & Records.
Student ID cards available M-F, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admissions Office
303.797.5621
admissions [at] arapahoe.edu
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] arapahoe.edu

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
Accept the Payment Agreement prior to registration
Make sure to authorize COF after registration
Advising Office
303.797.5664 advising [at] arapahoe.edu
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
303.797.5638
cashier [at] arapahoe.edu
graphic for checkbox Obtain your Parking Permit from Campus Police. You will need your paid fees receipt from the Cashier's Office. Parking Services
303.797.5947
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
303.797.5676
accbookstore [at] arapahoe.edu