Steps To Readmission

Returning Students

(Students who have previously taken coursework at ACC.)

Welcome back to Alvin Community College. We are excited to have you rejoin the Dolphin Family.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at or call 281-756-3531 for assistance. Thank you for choosing Alvin Community College.

1. Apply for Admission

After one academic year of non-attendance, students will need to submit a new admissions application:

    • Complete the Online Application at ApplyTexas.Org for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 terms only.
    • Complete the Online Application at GoApplyTexas.orgfor the Summer 2022 terms and forward.
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      Note: An acceptance email should be received within 48 business hours during normal processing times and may be longer during peak registration periods. Please check your spam folder for this important communication if it does not route to your inbox automatically.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to submit FAFSA regardless of financial status. Having a FAFSA on file helps to satisfy scholarship requirements also. Review Financial Aid Steps. For assistance, email

3. Submit Official Transcripts (if applicable)

All transcripts from previous institutions must be sent to our institution.

  1. Submit transcripts from each college attended after ACC.
  2. If you attended ACC more than five years ago, you must resubmit all prior college transcripts.

Request official transcripts to be sent electronically to ACC (SPEEDE, Parchment, etc.) via email to: Students may bring official transcripts in a sealed institution envelope when meeting with an ACC Pathways Advisor, or mail to: ACC Registrar's Office 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511. 

4.Complete Placement Testing and Pre-Assessment Activity (if applicable)

This step may not be required for returning students. However, if necessary students should take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) to measure college readiness. (Required before registering courses in the Associate degree programs.)
See the testing homepage for test scheduling and exemption information.

5. Satisfy Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement

This step is only required for students under the age 22. 
Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement

Note: Immunization records sent via email should be sent in PDF format. Please do NOT send in an actual picture.

6. Complete New Student Orientation (if applicable) & Title IX Training

New student orientation is not required for transfer or returning students (if previously completed), however students are encouraged to participate to be familiar with the ACC Campus.

In addition, students are required to complete online Title IX training regarding ACC’s campus sexual assault policy. Students will receive an email regarding this requirement.