Dual Enrollment Admission

ACC Dual Enrollment Program Admission Process

2022-2023 Admission Deadline – April 29, 2022


Download a printable version of the Dual Enrollment Admission Process. 

Complete the Online Application at GoApplyTexas.org for the Summer 2022 terms and forward.
(Use browsers Chrome, Mozilla or the latest version of IE)

Make sure you enter your Social Security number if you have one.

- Select Get Started and enter your My Profile information and save profile.
- Under My Application select “Start a New Application”
- Select “Two-year community/junior college.”
- Select Alvin Community College as the institution in the drop down menu.
- Select Dual Enrollment for your application type.
- Select Semester and pick first semester available.
- Select Alvin Community College again.
- You will answer "Dual Credit questions" and "Questions specific to Alvin Community College". 
- For Term, select first term option available.
- When you have completed all steps, submit your application.
- Once application is submitted, you will receive an email with confirmation number from Apply Texas.

Note: An ACC 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.

Take TSI Exam (Texas Success Initiative Assessment) or provide waiver or exemption.

View waivers, exemptions and other Dual Enrollment Testing Information here.

To learn more detailed information on the TSIA including the State of Texas required PAA (Pre-Assessment Activity), visit the Texas Success Initiative.

TSIA2 Test Prep Sessions offered at ACC!  For more details on each session or to register online, view the TSIA2 Test Prep flyer.

All test options require students to have a picture ID (school, passport, driver license).  If your child does not have a picture ID, you can use this Student ID Form and have it completed by your child's school or notarized.

Visit here to register for testing at ACC or with Examity.

Contact the Student Accessibility Services Office prior to registering for the exam, if accommodations are required.  View the DE Student Accessibility Services Information sheet for the 3-step process to apply for accommodations.

Complete the Early Admission Contract (EAC) or Early Admission Contract (EAC Spanish) online and email or print and return to your ACC DE Advisor.

Register for Dual Enrollment Orientation when available, to learn more about paying for your college courses, how to purchase your textbooks, and how to access resources for your success!

Pay for your ACC College Courses and Textbooks before each semester begins and you have received the "Steps for Making a Payment" email/text. 

Make a Payment

You do not have to log into The POD or need a password to make a payment.

  • Click "Make a Payment"
  • Select Student tab
  • Enter your ACC Student ID Number*
  • Enter Birth Date (mmddyy)
  • Click Login

View the "How to Make a Payment" YouTube video

*Where do you find your ACC ID Number?

You can find your ACC ID number (7-digit number beginning with 0) on your ACC Acceptance Email or you can locate it in The POD on your Fee Statement.

Locate Your ACC ID Number on Your Fee Statement (in The POD)

  1. Log into The POD
  2. Under WebACCess on right side of the page
  3. Select Students
  4. Select Planning & Registration
  5. Select Fee Statement
  6. Click on View Statement on right side of page
  7. Your Student ID number is on right side of page under your name.

Payments can be made over the phone to ACC's Cashier using a credit card at 281.756.3593.

Payment Plan Options

Select the payment plan option online when making your payment ($30 non-refundable setup fee is required for a payment plan). 

***A $50 fee will be assessed for each payment not made by the due date*** Fee Statements are not mailed.  Set a reminder on your calendar to avoid late fees.

When/where can I purchase my textbooks? (View Instructional Video) 

  • ACC utilizes both electronic (RedShelf eBook) and hard copy textbooks. Please review your syllabus to determine which one will be used in your class.
  • Textbooks can be purchased online at the ACC College Store.   
  • Hard copy textbooks can be mailed or picked up by curbside no contact on ACC’s main campus (3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511-Building E). 
  • Some Digital textbooks (RedShelf eBooks) are included in the price of the course, review your fee statement for eBook fees.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to purchase books from the ACC bookstore to ensure correct textbook and any key codes or other supplemental text/software that is required.   
  • Students who purchase their books before class should not open the shrink-wrapping until they’ve attended the class to confirm they have the correct book.  Students who wait until the first day of class to purchase books should have their books prior to the second-class meeting.   
  • If you need assistance, the college store can be reached at 281.756.3681. 

What is the (RedShelf) eBook Fee that I see?

If you notice eBook Fees as part of your Spring 2022 fee statement/bill, it is the digital textbook associated with one of the courses you have been registered for. The price of the digital book has been included for your convenience and at a discounted price.
Learn “How to Access Through Blackboard” for (RedShelf) Coded Content or eBooks

View these steps on “How to Opt Out of RedShelf eBooks”
For more information, students can contact the ACC College Store at 281.756.3681.


Dual Enrollment courses, taken on the high school campus require payment of tuition and a registration fee each semester (Fall-August; Spring-January; Summer-June). Students enrolling in courses located on the main ACC campus, UHCLP campus, or online will be required to pay In-district tuition and all associated fees. Dual Enrollment students are also required to purchase textbooks. Textbooks may be purchased at the ACC Bookstore.

Most college courses are 3 hours, below represents estimated pricing per district for courses taken on the high school campus and/or courses taken on ACC's main and UHCLP campuses. Please refer to the ACC schedule, the MOU, or visit with your ACC DE Advisor to discuss specific pricing for your DE courses.

District Tuition Per Credit Hour   Fees
AISD $25.00 per credit hour $30
AISD @ ACC Campus/Online $25.00 per credit hour $80
PISD $47.00 per credit hour $30
DISD $47.00 per credit hour $30
In-District Home School $25.00 per credit hour All Fees
Out-of-District Home School $47.00 per credit hour All Fees
@ ACC/UHCLP $47.00 per credit hour All Fees

Note: AISD Dual Enrollment technical students are only required to pay fees associated with the certification (examples: certification exams, license, malpractice insurances, etc.). Classroom textbooks are also provided.

Alvin ISD

  • Alvin HS
  • Iowa Colony HS
  • JB Hensler College & Career Academy
  • Manvel HS
  • Shadow Creek HS

Danbury ISD

  • Danbury HS

Pearland ISD

  • Glenda Dawson HS
  • Pearland HS
  • Robert Turner College & Career HS

Living Stones Christian School

Home School/Private/Other


How do I set up my ACC Email and ACCess ID? (View Instructional Video)

Set up your ACCess ID to log into: 

  • Office 365: to access your ACC student email, and the full suite of Microsoft Office.  
  • The POD: ACC’s centralized gateway to vital information, key dates, as well as links to coursework and important websites. 

*Please set up your ACC email account to receive ACC DE updates.  Your ACC email is the official form of communication for ACC.  Students, if you need help, contact the IT Help Desk at 281.756.3544. 

How do I log into The POD?

How do I review and access the college classes I have been registered for?  

To view your Spring 2022 courses: 

  • Log into The POD.   
  • Under WebACCess >Students>Planning &Registration>Fee Statement and Schedule>Spring 2022 for term.   
  • If you have questions or need assistance accessing The POD, contact the IT Help Desk at 281.756.3544 (students only; parents will not be assisted) 
  • If your schedule does not look accurate, contact your ACC DE Advisor. Remember this is for spring only (January - May).  

How do I log into Blackboard?

Scholarship opportunity for new and returning Dual Enrollment students for Fall 2022.  View the DE Scholarship flyer for more details.  Scholarship application deadline is July 28, 2022.  For helpful instructions to apply, view the DE Scholarship Steps.  Contact your ACC DE Advisor or email dualenrollment@alvincollege.edu for more information.  


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