Office of Academic Advising

Academic Advising

All new students who have never attended college must meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss a degree plan, test results, course selection, and any other questions about college. New Alvin Community College students who have attended college elsewhere are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor, but not required.

To add your name to the Virtual Lobby waiting room, please click the button below.


Sign up hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily.

Current ACC Students can register and review degree plans via Student Planning located in the POD. Review this instructional video for assistance.

For specific questions, please contact for assistance.

For general advising and admission questions, you may call 281-756-3531 during normal business hours.

You may also visit the campus to see an advisor or other Student Services departments, Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm. Before coming to campus, students are required to complete COVID Awareness Training.

On Monday and Tuesdays, advisors are available virtually on a first-come-first-serve basis until 7pm.


Virtual Advising through Microsoft Bookings

ACC Student Services is now offering Virtual Appointments for advising. Click the icon below to request a virtual appointment.  

If your pathway has no remaining availability, please visit the campus to see an advisor,
M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm, or email us directly at for assistance. General advising questions can also be directed to the advising email above.

Currently enrolled students: Register Now through Student Planning. View “How To” video here for assistance.

Reminder: Before coming to campus, students are required to complete COVID Awareness Training


[How to book a Virtual Appointment]

Steps to Plan and Register for Courses in Student Planning

PDF Version Available Here

Academic Advising Steps

  1. Take the TSI Assessment.
  2. Send transcripts from prior colleges to the Admissions Office. If you completed a GED, fill out a transcript form in the Admissions Office.
  3. Meet with an Academic Advisor.
  4. Bring your test scores, transcript(s), and/or transcript evaluation.

General Studies Students Mandatory Advising Program (M.A.P)

M.A.P. is a mandatory advising program for General Studies majors who have completed 30 credit hours. Advising sessions will cover Career Information, Degree Completion Planning, and Transfer Information. 

Students who have completed 30 credit hours of their General Studies Degree Plan will have a hold placed on their account. Students will need to come in to see an advisor for a M.A.P. advising session to have the hold released.

Career Coach

Discover Majors and In-Demand Careers Based on Your Interests for Free!

Career Coach is a web-based tool that is used for career based research using labor market data to make career decisions easy. The options in Career Coach are endless – from building a resumé, discovering programs to pursue to exploring the local job market.

Take the Career Coach Assessment