All room numbers for student services listed here are located on the second floor of the Main Building, Littleton Campus, unless otherwise noted.
Whether you are a new or current student, Academic Advising assists you with developing an academic plan, understanding academic policies and procedures, learning about degree and certificate requirements, and accessing campus resources to improve student success. Meet your assigned Academic Advisor and schedule an appointment online. Academic Advising is also available at both the Parker and Castle Rock campuses. Contact the Parker or Castle Rock campus to meet with an Academic Advisor at that location.
The Admissions and Records Office processes applications, determines residency and evaluates residency petitions, coordinates the registration process and analyzes transfer credit. The office is responsible for the graduation process. This office also maintains student records, sends transcripts and compiles student enrollment verifications. The Admissions and Records Office also issues student IDs.
The Career and Transfer Center is available to students and alumni to help develop career and academic plans and transition from ACC to continuing education or the workplace. Career services include career exploration and decision-making, career assessments, job search and employment services, resume critiques and job postings, and and an annual Career Fair. Individual career counseling appointments, walk-in times, workshops and seminars, and online job and resource databases, as well as many additional career tools are available. Transfer services include academic planning, assistance with transfer guides and articulation agreements, two annual transfer fairs, 4-year transfer visits, and transfer information for 4-year colleges and universities. Students are welcome to schedule an appointment with a transfer advisor to learn more about 4-year admissions and scholarship opportunities.
The Financial Aid Office provides assistance with all financial aid, including grants, scholarships, federal work study and student loans. Additional information about financial aid, including Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals, can be found in the Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs section. Please contact the bookstore for all information related to purchasing text books.
Student Access Services can partner with you-encouraging and celebrating accessibility, accountability, and self-advocacy. Let us help motivate and support you toward academic success. Student Access Services provides accommodations to qualified students. To request accommodations, please contact Student Access Services to set up an intake appointment. Accommodations are decided on a case by case basis and the time needed for implementation of services can vary.
Located in the Student Engagement Center, Student Life fosters a positive, collegial atmosphere on campus by coordinating student activities, events and resources for our students. The Mission of the Student Life Office is to facilitate student success and support by providing a variety of programs, activities, services, and experiences that are responsive to the personal, social, cultural and recreational needs of the community college student and are designed to support individuals in achieving their academic, professional, and personal goals.
Campus involvement starts with the Student Life Office. Students can attend student activities, campus events, and participate in clubs and organizations to make friends and build your resume. All students should consider joining a club or organization, such as Student Government or the Sigma Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, ACC's Honor Society. There are several more clubs that cover a variety of topics from astronomy to veterans. If you don't see a club that interests you, you can start one! Membership requirements vary from club to club; however, as ACC organizations, all clubs operate under the College's Equal Opportunity Policy. Take advantage of this great chance to get involved in one or more of the clubs. Contact the Student Life Office using the information above or visit the Clubs page.
The Student Life Office is also a resource for the students. The student discipline and grievance procedures for the college are managed in Student Life. You can find resources for local, off-campus housing and make an appointment with counseling services as well in this office.
The Dean of Students Office is also located in the Student Engagement Center.
Student Recruitment and Outreach serves as the first stop where future students come to learn about the programs and services at Arapahoe Community College, emphasizing what makes it one of the best community college choices in the state. The office provides future students with information about the admissions and enrollment process, various degree and certificate programs, basic financial aid, scholarship information and the different student services that ACC provides. Our staff engages future students through a variety of ways such as daily information sessions, campus tours, high school visits and education fairs. Other responsibilities include: enrollment assistance for all concurrently enrolled high school students or underage students (under 17 years old) taking classes at an ACC campus.
Instructional Testing - This service is available to you to take make-up tests, tele-course tests and online tests where you may need a proctored environment. Arrangements must be made with your instructor. Appointments are required on all three ACC campuses.
A college placement test is mandated by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education for community college students who are seeking a degree or enrolling in college-level English or math. This test takes approximately one and a half hours to complete and there is a testing fee. Photo IDs are required; contact the Littleton Campus Testing Center at 303.797.5993 for available hours. The placement test is also available at the Parker (303-734-4822) and Castle Rock (303-660-3160) campuses, appointments are required on those campuses.
GED Testing- Register and pay for exams at www.ged.com. You may take all or part of the exam in one day or over several days. When you have successfully completed the exam, a high school equivalency certificate from the Colorado Department of Education will be issued to you.
Correspondence Testing- The Testing Center provides proctoring for: DSST/DANTE exams, CLEP, NET, HOBET, Pearson Vue, TD, and correspondence testing for other colleges. Visit the Testing Center page to learn more. Fees may be required. Please note that the following exams will not be available at ACC May 2017 through January 2018 during the 3rd floor remodel - DSST/DANTES, CLEP, Pearson Vue, and TD.
Turn your VA paperwork into the School Certifying Official (M1625) and discuss compliance with GI Bill and/or VA rules to maintain eligibility for Basic Housing Allowance, online classes versus traditional format, etc. Check out the Veterans Benefits page to understand the steps to get started, continue and complete your goals at ACC as a veteran or military-connected student. Remember to activate your student email to receive all our correspondence. Student Veterans are required to visit with an Academic Advisor each semester to ensure the classes he or she is registered for apply directly to the declared degree and/or certificate.
Room M1615, M1630
Arapahoe Community College is committed to supporting veterans and military-connected students in getting involved in student life through camaraderie, advocacy, and service to community. ACC is committed to engaging student Veterans, dependents, and supporters in their successful transition through academia and by improving the quality of their college experience and opening up opportunities to better themselves through meaningful resources. We at ACC thank you for serving our country now let us serve you. ACC has a dedicated Study Lounge for veterans and military-connected students and an active Student Veterans Association. More information can be found on the Veterans Services website.
Whether you are a future student, current student or a visitor, the Welcome Center is here to provide the answers to your questions. The Welcome Center is also where you will find the Student Recruitment and Outreach Department.